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Associates, Inc. 07/03


Job Code: EM51-5634/o
Title: Managing Director
Location: UK
Base Salary: $165,000 - $187,500 +
Relocation: Possible
Reports To: EVP
Misc: -
Notes: Company prefers local candidates but may be flexible


International Travel Company with offices located in over 23 Countries.


• Insuring the overall efficiency and profitability of the sales and marketing departments according to defined strategies and guidelines.
• Will supervise a number of individual offices located throughout Europe. Will also direct managers in offices by establishing business goals and targets with them.
• Direct and monitor all day-to-day sales & marketing activities to ensure that defined turnover & profit goals are met
• Establish and enforce guidelines & policies pertaining to all sales and marketing functions
• Liaise and communicate with offices in Europe to ensure delivery of high quality products that fulfills the needs of clients.
• Develop new promotions to meet changing market requirements based on market trends.
• Liaise with in-house and outsourced advertising agencies in order to achieve defined budgetary & quality goals.
• As a member of the Management Team, contribute to short & long-term organization planning including sales strategies and initiatives geared toward operational excellence.


• Any nationality, must speak, write and read English exceptionally.
• Degree in business management or tourism related discipline.
• At least 15 years experience in the tourism industry.
• Proven international exposure.
• Analytical thinking with a flair for figures and details.
• Good leadership, interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills.
• Able to work under pressure.
• Must be computer literate with Microsoft Office experience.
• Additional language skills in French and/or German may be a plus.


Report to Executive Vice President


• Strategically minded with the ability to bring new business concepts to life.
• Strong interpersonal skills, executive presence and relate well with all levels of employees as well as external clients/vendors/and important business contacts.
• Ability to establish credibility and be decisive and able to recognize and support the organization's preferences and priorities.
• Results and profit-oriented with the ability to balance other business considerations.


The preferred candidate will hold a BA or a BS in Business from a four year College or University. Company will accept non-degreed candidates as long as their travel industry background exceeds minimum requirements.


The preferred candidate possesses the following competencies:

• Integrity and work commitment (trust, confidentiality, fair process, positive attitude, honesty)
• Able to influence others (gain support, influences commitment to business/customer, vendors/suppliers and all staff members)
• Oral communication (face to face, telephone, giving/getting information, listening)
• Self reliance (works independently, gets things done, takes responsibilities)
• Results orientation (quality, quantity, efficiency, performance, high expectations)
• Thinks strategically (short and long term).
• Establishes and tracks projects and plans against goals and budget (sets and monitors budget, forecast resources, establishes measurements, controls costs)
• PC skills (windows, off-the-shelf software as related to business)
• Must possess a corporate wardrobe
• Effective communication (oral, written, behaviors, actions, and inspires confidence)
• Personal organization (time management, prioritization, neat, orderly focused, plans)


While performing this job, it will require:

• Eight (8) hours or more a day of sitting; walking; standing; bending; answering the telephone; entering data into the computer; retrieving data from the computer or analyzing data from reports.

This position may require overnight travel up to 20% (including travel by car and by airplane).


Please Note:
If you have filled out an Application (Form B) with Yours In Travel Group (within this year) please DO NOT fill out an Application on this site (Executive Registry). Yours In Travel Group is owned by P. Jason King Associates, Inc. and we utilize the same proprietary database. Thank you.