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Japanese & French speaking Account Executiveref: TM40812
Sector Customer Service
Type Full-time, Permanent
Location London - City
Salary £22000 - 28000 / Year
Benefit
A Japanese Travel agency is currently recruiting for a French-speaking Account Executive who can develop Japan-bound leisure business by providing a professional and efficient service to leisure clients.
The ideal candidate should have familiarity with the geography, culture and lifestyle of Japan.
Work experience within the travel industry and Japanese language skill will be beneficial.

TYPE: Permanent, full-time

WORKING HOURS: 9:00-18:00 from Monday to Friday, 40 hours a week, Possible flex working hours

SALARY: £22-28K depending on experience, plus good benefits

START: ASAP


RESPONSIBILITY:
- Prepare action plans and identify specific targets
- Present and sell our services to current and potential clients
- Create travel plans in accordance with client’s requirement
- Research the best option for the hotels, where to visit and what/where to eat etc
- Take quotations for flights, entertainment and events, accommodation, meeting rooms, transfer etc
- Prepare presentations, proposals, quotations and sales contracts
- Follow up potential clients to receive the order
- Negotiation with suppliers to meet the clients’ needs for the tour
- Follow up for the collection of payment/making invoices
- Tour Escort (ie 1 week travel with the group in Japan) if needed
Ideal candidate:

- Prepare presentations using Power Point, Excel or Word
- Excellent communication skills with fluent spoken and written French and English (business level) and conversational Japanese
- Experience in the Travel industry, especially in Sales and Operation for few years at least
- Knowledge of advertising and sales promotion techniques
- Ability to develop new business
- Good time management skills
** All applicants must have the right to work in the UK as the Company is not able to support visa applications.