Job Description: SALES MANAGER - Friendship Tours World Travel

Job Description: SALES MANAGER
We are currently seeking a Sales Manager to grow with us.
General Attributes:
Have you read the Go Giver? We’re looking for a smart SALES MANAGER who understands how to serve
others and make a difference in the world. Friendship Tours World Travel offers exceptional experiential
learning abroad and social entrepreneurial programs for students and teachers traveling in countries
recovering from conflict. We are a small teacher-founded company dedicated to meaningful
experiential education for students in grades 7-12 and community colleges traveling on short-term,
faculty-led tours. We engage travelers with the living history and modern culture of peaceful countries
once at war. We enrich the lives of our travelers and our team, benefit the communities we serve, and
build cultural bridges that lead to greater global understanding and cooperation.
We require professionalism, quality and integrity across all of our operations; we value the safety of our
travelers above all else. Our team is passionate about our work, global education and ensuring a life
changing experience for our travelers.
The role of the Sales Manager is to own and drive sales growth through your own initiative first, and
eventually that of your team. You will build upon the foundation of our strong industry relationships to
generate new sales opportunities and for repeat sales of client schools. After meeting your initial sales
goals, you may enjoy an opportunity to travel with a student group for an incredible experience of
discovery and professional growth.
Job requirements:
A Bachelor’s degree is preferred
Sales / customer service experience, preferably within the education or travel industries
A general curiosity and desire to learn about international travel and trends in global education
Confidence in leading phone calls with faculty leaders and program administrators to
understand their needs in planning a successful trip
High energy level with the ability to learn, adapt and remain self-motivated in a virtual office
Excellent verbal and written skills; clear and professional telephone demeanor
Ability to work efficiently and learn new systems, applications, and tools
Ability to work independently with high intensity for long periods in a virtual office
Ability to multitask, creating and nurturing multiple travel opportunities at a given time
Ability to maintain a positive, solutions-oriented attitude
Strong attention to detail, documentation, time management and follow-up skills
International travel experiences (and willingness to travel again) a plus
Basic computer proficiency and understanding of Microsoft Excel and Word
Willingness to learn and improve internal operations using applications of ZoHO CRM
Friendship Tours World Travel~ 5142 Hollister Ave #25 Santa Barbara, California, 93111
Job Description: SALES MANAGER
The job description does not constitute an employment offer or agreement
between the employer and employee and is subject to change as the needs of
the employer and requirements of the job change.
Friendship Tours is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and considers all applicants
without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, gender, disability,
genetic information, sexual orientation or veteran status.
General Requirements for Traveling with Friendship Tours:
Completion of Chaperone Training with Great Attitude: a willingness to engage in the adventure and
challenge of international travel with energetic young people
Dedication to keeping students safe and healthy; supporting teachers to provide appropriate
supervision and follow Emergency Action Plan in a crisis
Representing Friendship Tours in all communities; being role models and mentors for the travelers
and providing a positive working environment for other team members
Background criminal check verification of fitness to supervise students
Excellent work ethic and commitment to Friendship Tours’ Mission
Advance on 5-10% Commission, estimated $1,500-4,000 per month, DOE
90-day training trial phase as Independent Contractor with bimonthly performance reviews
Salary increase with positive reviews, increase of sales team and quarterly goal achievement
To apply, send your resume to [email protected] At the top of your cover letter, list
your 2‐3 most relevant key strengths for the position—including your industry knowledge and
passion. We look forward to hearing from you!
Applicant review process:
We will collect resumes, review them and respond before May 5, 2015. Interviews begin the week
of May 12, 2015.
We won’t leave you wondering where you stand.
Friendship Tours World Travel~ 5142 Hollister Ave #25 Santa Barbara, California, 93111