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Sales Manager - Learning Adventures

The Dragon Trip
London, Greater London, E1 6QR, United Kingdom
£23,000 + commission
November 20, 2016

The Dragon Trip is currently recruiting a Sales Manager to join our team in a friendly, fast-paced office in the heart of Shoreditch in London, to oversee and grow our educational tours and school trips. For more info about this rapidly-growing side of our business, check out our world-leading Learning Adventures.

Start Date: January 3rd 2017

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9.00am-5:30pm, includes 1 hour lunch break (occasional fairs and events outside of office hours)

Location: 26 Hanbury Street, E1 6QR


£23000-£25000 depending on experience

Competitive commission package


Directly reporting to the Head of Educational Tours and company directors

Entitled to 21 holiday days a year


Managing the sales process: dealing with new and existing clients

Developing new clients for the trips and leading on sales strategy

Representing the Dragon Trip at fairs, events, conferences and parents’ evenings

Creating sales reports, sales targets and maintaining a database of all enquiries

Liaising with the operations and customer service teams in China

Creation of content for school trips website and marketing materials

Promoting The Dragon Trip in a range of media

Assisting in management of school trip sales and marketing budget


Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication is essential, as well as interpersonal skills

Organisation: Able to manage a range of contacts, have strong time management skills and allocate resources efficiently

Ambition: Ability to achieve results and help grow the company

Creativity: Able to think of dynamic, exciting ways to promote a product

Strategic: Have a strategic perspective on your role and the direction of the business.

Passionate: Have a love for travel


>>> Experience of China is ESSENTIAL!

Sales experience (preferred but not essential)

Experience in travel industry (preferred but not essential)

Education background (preferred but not essential)

Experience of Japan (preferred but not essential)