Business Travel Sales Manager Salary
Business Travel Sales Managers in the United States take home an average $55K per year. Geography and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. In this profession, a large number enjoy medical and dental coverage, and the larger part have vision insurance, as well. For the most part, Business Travel Sales Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
|Salary||$41,626 - $72,714|
|Bonus||$1,991 - $11,150|
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|$41,391 - $74,586|
Job Description for Business Travel Sales Manager
Business travel sales managers generally work for hotels to market to companies which require business travel for their employees. These managers generally market towards companies through oral presentations and written communication, and should have strong knowledge of market trends, what their hotel provides, and what benefits it provides which other chains do not. Strong customer service skills are also important to succeed in this position.Read More...
There may be sales goals which must be achieved. Although some customers will certainly return, these managers should also research new targets and reach out to them in person or by phone or e-mail. They also carry out negotiations with clients to reach deals which are satisfactory for both parties. It is important that they follow up with clients to ensure they are satisfied with the service and identify any improvements which may be necessary.
Those in this position also devise new sales plans to maintain appeal to customers. Some travel may be necessary in order to meet with clients, attend trade shows, and travel to cities which host large amounts of business travelers. The abilities to adhere to deadlines, manage a variety of projects, and work well under pressure are essential for the position, and strong public speaking and presentation skills are needed to carry out appealing presentations for customers. A bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, hospitality, or a related field is generally required for this position.
Business Travel Sales Manager Tasks
- Book substantial, profitable business taking into consideration the needs of each hotel, general pricing guidelines, and booking patterns.
- Respond to customer inquiries and request for pricing.
- Develop and implement specific account marketing plans for appropriate accounts.
- Implement and execute programs for special corporate/preferred corporate transient sales.
- Solicit new business and retain existing customers in the business sales market with a focus to increase transient room revenue.
Pay by Experience Level for Business Travel Sales Manager
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $54K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $60K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Business Travel Sales Managers make a median salary of $65K. Business Travel Sales Managers who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $64K.
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