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Company The Mark Travel Corporation
Requisition Number 17-0178
Post Date 7/17/2017
Title Group Sales Specialist
City Bethpage
State NY
Description

Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to be a part of an entrepreneurial company where your unique abilities are celebrated, you increase your creative energy and your role adds value every day? Sound impossible? It’s not.

La Macchia Enterprises (LME) has a unique story of being family-owned for over 40 years. We turn vacation dreams into long-lasting memories by focusing on our customers’ End-to-End Experience at every touch point. Our 1,000+ team members embody our core values, making us a global leader in leisure travel and technology. Our team is the reason we’ve earned a spot on the Top Workplaces list for multiple years.

Now it’s your turn to enhance your career. Grow and learn with us as a Group Sales Specialist, for The Mark Travel Corporation, a division of LME. Visit www.marktravel.com to find out more about The Mark Travel Corporation.

A successful Group Sales Specialist will:

  • Be interested in each group opportunity and work with group leads to develop appropriate itineraries to satisfy their travel needs
  • Timely prepare comprehensive group quotes for both travel agents and customers
  • Strive to close group leads and consistently push to exceed monthly sales goals
  • Focus on educating the group in regards to the different innovative solutions we offer for group travel
  • Answer incoming calls via the group phone queue and respond to group requests via email and through our online request form
  • Work with hoteliers to confirm rates, hotel inventory and group inclusions prior to finalizing the group
  • Attend training sessions to build hotel and destination product knowledge
  • Align closely with teammates to problem solve and support each other
  • Take pride and strive for excellence in responding same day to all communications and phone calls
  • Be flexible in supporting different projects throughout the day as priorities change
  • Be Well, Work Well, Live Well every day by bringing great energy, passion and a positive attitude and allowing wellness to touch all parts of your life – at work, at home, at play 
Requirements
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or at least one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Knowledge of systems such as Microsoft Office and other office procedures and terminology
  • Ability to multi-task and stay organized
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain strong relationships both internally and externally
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and staff to contribute to results driven and team oriented environment
  • Proficient in both Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
  • Strong ability to efficiently navigate through various computer screens and programs

Benefits at a Glance:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance – available first of the month after 60 days
  • Short Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Generous time off plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Travel Discounts
  • Team Member Referral Program
  • Wellness Program

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free and tobacco-free workplace and perform pre-employment background checks.

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