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Hotel Account Executive

City:  London
Job area:  Sales
Job field:  Sales
Seniority Level:  Associate
Date:  Oct 6, 2021

At HRS “We love to make it happen”: We are the global market leader when it comes to tech- and data driven business travel solutions. Our enterprise business offers end-to-end hotel management solutions to more than 7,000 corporate businesses globally to simplify their business travel. State of the art service solutions like strategic consulting & hotel procurement, travel payment and expense solutions or efficient tools to manage corporate meetings and group booking facilitate the travel processes and guarantee savings along the value chain. Today we work globally with the Fortune 500, such as Google, China Mobile, Amazon, Siemens, Hitachi, Alibaba, Volkswagen, WorldBank.

Do you want to be part of a forward looking, disruptive company, acting on the corporate business travel, in a engaged and passionate team?

Do you have a hands on work approach, is passionate about change and disruption, and has an entrepreneurial spirit and approaches your job with ownership?

If the answer for those questions is “YES”, than we want to speak with you.

We are looking for a London-based Hotel Account Executive (m/f/d) who acts as an ambassador of HRS to manage the supplier side of the corporate travel business working directly with our hotel partners and chains. #LI-KW2

 

Your Challenges

  • To master the HRS value proposition and communicate in an engaging way to our current and potentially new hotel partners.
  • To build and leverage strong relationships with the hotel market in order to implement HRS sales strategies with the hotel community via our multiple services and products
  • To create a positive network with our most valuable and strategic partners in operations, revenue management sales and general management
  • To generate value to our corporate customers by negotiating exclusive rates and value to hotels increasing their opportunity to gain corporate business
  • To generate adoption and increase engagement of hotel partners to HRS’ services and innovations (payment, booking solutions and procurement) for Transient, Long Stay and M&G business
  • To support and consult our hotel partners in the operational aspects that lead to the increase of sales (content, rate loading and availability management, distribution, financial health etc)
  • To hold educational sessions for hotel partners on the needs of corporate customers (current and future)
  • To hold regular performance review with most important hotel partners and chains
  • To have a consultative approach with an analytical view of the market and guide decisions based on data.
  • To identify and acquire new hotel partners in the managed sales area

 

What are we looking for:

  • Result oriented, responsible, sole-contributor with strong sales skills
  • Ability to initiate positive contact, to act convincingly (e.g., in negotiations), to motivate as well as to identify and resolve conflicts
  • Good communication skills and professional demeanor
  • A team player, with positive attitude and a hands on approach
  • Desire to be part of a company with long term commitment
  • Maturity to deal with conflict in a professional and a solution oriented mentality
  • Resilience and ability to channel energy towards results
  • Curious, open minded and eager to learn
  • Analytical thinking, affinity for numbers
  • Fluent in English, both spoken and written
  • Commercial education – preferably in the travel industry – degree in business administration combined with working experience in the B2B travel industry desirable.

The small print – want to know more?
Our global company is located in more than 30 locations in all continents and we inspire more than 850 employees every day. To fuel our international growth we are always looking for passionate experts who have a strong team-spirit and will take on the challenge to pioneer the international B2B travel Industry.


Interested? Have a look at all of our company benefits.
Let´s make it happen – become part of the HRS Group Team.

Find out more about the HRS Group brands and its segments:
HRS Smarttrip              DS Destination Solution                   HRS Group                      HRS Global Hotel Solution

Req ID:  10121


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