Corporate Sales Executive - Travel

Jumia Nigeria

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Jumia Group is a leading global incubator of start-ups. We started operating in Africa in 2012 and since then have launched multiple successful companies, such as Jumia, Jumia Market, Jumia Travel, Jumia Food, Jumia Deals, Jumia House, Jumia Jobs, Jumia Car, Jumia Services. We are currently looking for talented people to join our team and embark on an exciting journey in the core of business development.

Job Description

  • This role is ideal for a travel professional with sales experience within a travel agent or a tour operator, seeking career development and something a little different.
  • Reap the benefits and utilize your existing travel experience!

Responsibilities

In particular, you will:

  • Build and maintain relationships with new and existing clients
  • Communicating with clients to understand their travel needs
  • Preparing tailor-made proposals
  • Converting inquiries to bookings to exceed targets and earn commission
  • Supporting senior managers with ad-hoc projects
  • Develop, build, and manage a client base of corporate accounts
  • Target new and existing B2B accounts
  • Attend networking events with PR/Marketing team and Follow up on leads generated from the events

Job Requirement:

  • Degree in Hospitality, Travel, Tourism, Business or relevant field
  • 3 - 5 years experience selling travel packages to B2B
  • Candidates with personal travel experience will be preferred
  • Exemplary sales skills and customer oriented approach
  • Well versed in various areas of travel (domestic/international, business/holidays, group/individual etc)
  • Ability to present, persuade and communicate effectively
  • Ability to understand client's needs and present solutions
  • Understanding of market and product.

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Summary

Company

Jumia Nigeria

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Sales/Business Development

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years