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Associates, Inc. 07/03


Job Code: EM80-3008/3009
Title: Vice President of Sales
Location: LAX & NY
Base Salary: $95,000 - $105,000+%
Relocation: No
Reports To: Executive Vice President
Misc: Corporate Sales Background Required
Notes: These are two (2) positions
Minimum 10 Yrs. Current Travel Industry Exp.


This position is NOT a Sales Rep position with a fancy title. You will be managing a regional group of Account Executives and be required to sell as well to specific hi-end accounts. Must have had at least 7 years Supervisory experience. Territory includes Los Angeles Downtown and Orange County. Other territory includes New York City, the Boroughs, upstate, and northern New Jersey.


  • Research and execute a Sales Plan that will encompass current client base as well as aggressively target new accounts. Conduct sales meetings with account executives on a regular basis to insure that they are meeting their specific goals.
  • Direct the sales team in proper systems and procedures and insure follow up techniques.
  • Interview, hire, and train additional staffing as required to meet performance goals.
  • Call on larger and most prestigious accounts.
  • Develop sales budgets within company guidelines.


  • Maximum of 25 years experience, 7 years in a management role.
  • Minimum 7-10 years outside sales experience in a travel company, preferably a Travel Management Company.
  • Must feel comfortable talking with Fortune 500 Corporation Executives.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.
  • Skill in math, attention to detail, strong PC skills.
  • Organized and analytical.
  • Willingness to follow procedures.
  • High degree of honesty, and integrity.
  • Travel Industry experience.


Report to the 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.
  • Participative management style-advocates team concept.
  • Ability to establish credibility and be decisive with ability 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 other (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)
  • Ability to be adaptable and flexible (adjusts to multiple demands, work area/organization needs/change)
  • Results orientation (quality, quantity, efficiency, performance, high expectations)
  • Thinks strategically (future oriented, adjust to trends, thinks in strategic terms)
  • 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 40% (including travel by car and by airplane).
  • Must have a valid driver's license and willingness to fly on commercial airplanes and private corporate aircraft.




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