Princess Cruises Manager, Business Development in SEATTLE, Washington
Manager, Business Development
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Princess Cruises – We are currently searching for a highly motivated Business Development Manager , for Seattle, Washington. This position reports directly to the Director of Sales. While we prefer the position to be home based in the Greater Seattle area, we would also consider candidates from other cities in Seattle Metropolitan area.
We welcome your interest in joining Princess Cruises – one of the world’s premier cruise lines with 18 ships sailing to hundreds of worldwide destinations – and enjoying all the benefits and perks we have to offer.
Develops materials for training purposes to agencies on topics such as: OneSourceCruises.com (sales & marketing tools), programs, itineraries, product information and policies. Manage the sales processes and activities for travel agencies to meet established sales quotas.
Build and maintain client relationships.
Plan, develop, and initiate agency programs and activities to increase sales and promote group business.
Represent the company at local and national trade events; accompanies clients on-board to coordinate sales presentations.
Apply knowledge of sales and marketing techniques, company products, policies, and procedures to maximize sales.
Maintain high visibility within district and conduct in-person sales calls with agency owners, managers and agents.
Monitor the districts sales performance against budget.
Identify and report on industry trends.
Reviews Advertisements prior to disbursement by agencies to ensure that all rate offers, copyrights and disclaimers are accurate.
Completion of college degree program in related field.
Five to seven years of outside sales experience in progressively responsible positions required, and preferably in the travel industry or demonstrated business development experience in another field.
Working knowledge of Microsoft office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Excellent oral and written communication skills and strong sales presentations skills required.
Fluency in English, both written and oral, a must.
Moderate to extensive travel required which may include some evenings and weekends.
A valid driver's license is required.
Flexible Work Schedule! 9/80 alternative workweek schedule providing each employee with one (1) weekday off every two weeks.
Time off benefits - 8 paid holidays, paid vacation, bonus vacation time and paid sick time
Travel - Cruise and Travel Privileges for you and your family
Health - Complete benefit plans including medical, dental, vision and flexible spending accounts
Wellness - Health and wellness programs include, onsite exercise classes, onsite nutrition and lifestyle classes and discounted gym memberships
Tuition Reimbursement - up to 75% with a maximum of $2000 per year
401(k) - Company match up to 6% of salary at 50% for the first 5 years and 100% thereafter
Employee Stock Purchase Plan - up to a 15% discount off of FMV of CCL stock
Training - In-house Princess University courses on professional development
Rewards & Incentives - Employee Recognition and Reward Programs; rideshare, financial commuter incentives and free parking; banking services and retail stores
Next Steps… Apply today and set sail on an exciting new career course! Our goal is to be the number one cruise and cruise-tour provider. To make that happen, we need qualified, top-notch team members. If you’re looking to get your talent noticed, apply today! Our application process is quick and easy:
Apply online at http://princess.com/careers . Enter the job title into the keyword search to access the job. If you are already on the Princess Cruises website be sure to create a profile and then apply directly to your specific job.
Princess Cruises is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability or protected veteran status.