Account Executive, TravelBeat

  • Location: Haywards Heath
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Contract: Full-time, permanent

Formed in 2015, TravelBeat is a multi-award-winning sales & marketing company that helps organisations and destinations around the world understand the valuable b2b market and how to target it effectively. TravelBeat is proud to call a diverse mix of of Destinations, City Passes
and some of the biggest brands in Culture, Heritage, Attractions, Live Entertainment and Sports our partners. They work inbound to the UK, North America & Continental Europe. They are currently seeking a Account Executive Culture & Heritage and Account Executive Live Entertainment and Sport.

Key responsibilities:

  • Planning and executing sales activity plans with a clear focus on achieving our partners’ targets
  • Working inbound to at least two of the UK, Spain, Germany, Sweden and the USA
  • Developing and maintaining a great knowledge of the competitor and tour operator landscape for our partners
  • Nurturing relationships with existing partners through effective business development and partner relationship management
  • Knowing relevant partners’ ticketing systems, channel managers and their capabilities inside and out
  • Contracting new distribution agents for our partners
  • Identifying new opportunities and develop new relationships to drive revenue growth for our partners
  • E-marketing and e-mail management
  • Copywriting
  • Representing TravelBeat partners at international business and networking events
  • Selling a wide range of experience products & destinations to the travel trade
  • Setting up and attend domestic and international sales calls as partners or the business requires with meeting planning beforehand and follow-up afterward
  • Writing and amending press releases on partners’ behalf
  • Reporting back to partners
  • Managing TravelBeat’s and TravelBeat’s partners’ attendance at trade shows including liaising with stand builders, printers and venues
  • Facilitating partners’ tourism marketing and advertising campaigns
  • Benchmarking, competitor analysis and market analysis as required by clients
  • Familiarisation trip and other event management
  • Other relevant duties, as assigned

Key skills & experience:

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks well
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Have good written and verbal communication skills and an excellent telephone manner
  • Be computer literate with an ability to communicate well by email, you will be provided an Apple Macbook
  • Be proficient in using Microsoft Office applications, in particular Outlook
  • Be numerate and with analytical skills
  • Have good attention to detail
  • Be a team worker and have a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Able to work independently
  • Customer service experience of 2+ years
  • An interest in your chosen focus area (Sports & Entertainment / Culture & Heritage)


  • Experience of working in tourism and/or tourism ticketing
  • Experience of working within the MICE sector
  • Demonstrable knowledge of a tourism ticketing systems and/or OTAs portals
  • Active interest in tourism products
  • Second language – in particular French, German, Spanish or Mandarin
  • Be proficient in using Microsoft Office applications such as Word and Excel
  • Professional experience of 2+ years
  • Full UK driving license
  • Active passport

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How to apply: please send your CV and cover letter to Symeon Vasileiadisys at [email protected].