Mayflower Tours, a national tour company located in Downers Grove, IL is looking to hire experienced travel professionals and highly motivated Group Sales Managers to join its team.
The ideal candidate(s) will reside in the Northeast or Mid-Atlantic States and will manage existing group accounts in these territories as well as develop new accounts while displaying leadership, entrepreneurial attitude and being good team players.
These positions work in sales management directly reporting to the Director of Group Sales and responsible for achieving monthly and annual sales goals as well as coming up with ideas for strategic sales plans and their implementation. Developing, managing and nurturing new Group business partnerships and accounts to accomplish volume and our profit goals is key to these position.
Upon receipt of resume, candidates with the most suitable experience will be contacted for an initial phone interview. Equal Opportunity Employer.
Qualifications: Must have Group Travel Experience with a strong track record and over three years of experience in the Travel Industry successfully selling, finding and developing group business and following up on new leads and partnerships. Ability to travel a must.
Mayflower Tours, founded in 1979 by co-owners John and Mary Stachnik is based in Downers
Grove, IL – a world-wide tour operator of Life Enriching Experiences for the groups, as well as the individual traveler at a value-driven price. Mayflower Tours provides travel opportunities in North America, South America, Central America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Scandinavia, Caribbean.
Mayflower Tours offers numerous travel styles for our guided holidays, featuring exclusively chartered river cruises and small ship adventures, scenic rail experiences, national parks, historic tours, holiday and special events and natural adventures focused on discovering the extraordinary in all destinations and on every guided holiday.
As always, Mayflower Tours continues to be committed to the attention of the traveler and the memorable experiences that come with travel. Mayflower creates a convenient and efficient means of making travel plans. Mayflower Tours is known for excellent service including a dedicated staff, professional Tour Managers, deluxe transportation, unique dining experiences, select accommodations, sightseeing, “sight doing” and much more.
Mayflower Tour...s is a member in good standing of several travel organizations. One is the United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA) with a membership of the most prestigious travel companies in America. All USTOA members post $1,000,000 in security, which is used solely to protect the interests of its travelers. John Stachnik served as the Chairman of USTOA in 1996 and 1997 and 2010 and 2011. Mayflower also belongs to the National Tour Association (NTA). John served as its President in 1990 and 1991 as well as 2010 and 2011 and Mary has served on the Board of Directors of NTA. As a further sign of business ethics Mayflower maintains membership, as well as adheres to, the professional standards of the U.S. Travel Association, the American Society of Travel Agents, American Bus Association, and Cruise Lines International Association.
Mayflower Tours has always been a firm believer in multiple distribution channels. It works closely with the travel agent community and is a preferred supplier to various travel consortiums. In addition to individual travelers, Mayflower Tours works hand-in-hand with those agencies that target groups. Mayflower Tours also partners with fellow tour operators, as well as professional and volunteer groups, with programs to its domestic and international destinations. Consumer-direct sales are also part of the distribution of its product.