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Advertiser: WA Consultants

Job Title: Account Manager - Airline Industry
Rate:£ Per Year    Benefits: negotiable
Description: An experienced Account Manager / Busioness Development Manager with airline industry experience required to manage and lead the commercial relationship with Low Cost customers in the UK.


- Define and implement a business development and retention strategy for the target airlines.

- Identify and prioritise business opportunities.

- Formalize an Account Development Plan (ADP)

- Develop and maintain strong customer relationships to ensure customer satisfaction and retention

- Ensure contract execution in the interest of client and customers and liaise with Legal to resolve issues, where required

- Ensure constant alignment of implemented services, contracted services & billing and collection

Education: Bachelors level university degree. (MBA would be an asset)

Relevant work experience:

5 years’ experience in the travel distribution or airline industry with specific focus on Low Cost Carriers.

Minimum of 8+ years in a customer facing environment (such as project management, sales, customer support or business development) with management responsibility in terms of staff and business ownership in the multi-million euros range.

Solid understanding of the low cost business model, working experience with a LCC airline is a plus.

Excellent understanding of the economics of the distribution & IT business and experience in e-commerce direct sales and/or IT sales highly desirable.

Manage, motivate, and lead virtual teams.

Business understanding


- Excellent Negotiation Skills

- Presentation Skills

- Influence and conflict management

- Management skills with remote teams

- Strong Financial skills

- Very good Planning skills

- Strong writing skills in the context of commercial proposals


• English: Fluency required


• PC skills: Good, specifically Excel and PowerPoint

To arrange an interview, please call Jonathan Taylor on 01392 666060, or email CV to

WA Consultants is an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as described within The Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003.
Skills Required: airline, business development, account, management, distribution, systems, altea, navitaire, amadeus
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: asap     Duration:
Contact: Jonathan Taylor Contact E-mail: Click
Contact Tel: 01392 666060 Contact Fax: 01392 666061
Reference: jt73348 Added: 20-10-2017
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