Job Description

TripAdvisor is seeking an experienced, Business Development Sales Executive to join our Hotel Solutions business. Our focus is engaging with our prospects and positioning our hotel solutions so that we can gain new customers and position TripAdvisor as the partner of choice for the hospitality industry. This role will be based in our TripAdvisor, Japan office. 

As a Business Development Sales Executive at TripAdvisor, you will engage with designated prospects, engage in a consultative sales approach, demonstrate our business value and ultimately subscribe new customers to the solution.

Reporting to the Japan Team Manager, you will be part of a team of 3-5 people and part of a global Hotel Solutions Sales team of over 200 people.  You will have access to training, processes and tools to support success in this role. 

You are the right person for this role if you are proactive, motivated, organized, responsible and able to work well in a fast-paced, team-oriented and entrepreneurial environment. This role requires excellent sales and communications skills as well as effective relationship-building talents. Beyond that, we are seeking experience in new customer acquisition, end to end sales and territory management with deliverables every month as well as a strong track record of exceeding targets, in a fast passed competitive environment

 

Responsibilities

  • Manage designated pipeline and make outbound calls to our prospects
  • Consultatively position our hotel solutions, value proposition and benefit for business success
  • Co-browse with our customers on-line to demonstrate the value proposition
  • Modify customer engagement to overcome objections and win customers; identify solutions to issues and concerns.
  • Have the business acumen to hold an engaging dialogue with our hotel partners that covers, but not limited to Industry and Local trends, Return-on-Investment, website traffic, views, and sessions
  • Achieve and exceed agreed sales targets monthly and quarterly on revenue, conversion number of new customers & other related KPIs
  • Collaborate with Customer Success teams in the pursuit of excellent results and flawless execution

 

Requirements

  • Extensive sales experience - minimum of 3 years  
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • New customer acquisition and/or business development experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication in the relevant language/s of the country covered
  • Demonstrate sales aptitude (negotiation & closing) with relentlessly high standards
  • Not intimidated by technical interaction, co-browsing with customer on-line
  • Target driven and proven self-starter with ability to deliver on initiatives without constant supervision
  • Territory and pipeline management experience using a CRM (Salesforce)
  • Coachability, openness to feedback and dedication to consistent self-improvement
  • Fluent in both Japanese and English language, as the role will be handling Japan market. 

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