Sales Director - Luxury Yacht Travel - Midwest Region
Company: SeaDream Yacht Club
Posted on: September 24, 2022
Are you a seasoned hunter in the travel industry looking to sell
a product that is hands down the best in its class?
Are you ready to sell a product that exceeds customer
Has your current role ceased to excite you?
If you're nodding your head right now, you'll want to keep
We are looking for an experienced sales rep with serious hunter
skills to cover our Midwest territory.
But this is no average sales role.
SeaDream is a luxury travel company specializing in providing our
travelers with unprecedented levels of service and experience.
For over 30 years, our founder has been innovating the luxury
cruise industry. As we emerge from the pandemic of the last two
years, he is working on exciting plans to do this again.
We have a fiercely loyal client base, many of whom have sailed with
us 50, even 100 or more times. Our repeat business leads the
industry because our product delivers once-in-a-lifetime
experiences every time people voyage with us. The problem? We are
the "best-kept secret" in the industry! The travel professionals in
your region need to hear about us, and not only that, help us gain
access to their clients so that we can sell them the "dream."
That's what we are doing; here is what we need from our candidates
to ensure that we continue to deliver the SeaDream experience.
Our first requirement is that you have experience selling luxury
products. If they are luxury travel products, such as luxury
hotels, yachts, or resorts, that is a plus. In other words, you
should have experience selling to HNW/UNHW people. (If you had to
look that up, you might not be the candidate.) Why is this so
important? Your primary role is to work with the travel agent
community to sell full-yacht charters and conduct face-to-face
meetings with consumers in the luxury space.
Second, we are looking for a hunter. We want someone who enjoys
picking up the phone, tracking down leads, following up
relentlessly on promises and deals, and, most importantly, closing
Above all else, you must have a passion for travel and an
unrelenting belief that SeaDream is the best product available on
Here are a few non-negotiable items.
10+ years in the luxury travel industry. The luxury aspect is
vital. You currently work with the high-net-worth community-you
belong to the clubs, know the players, and have relationships with
consumers of bespoke experiences. We desire specific relevant
experience in yachting or luxury cruise sales via direct and travel
Ability to travel up to 70% of the time within your multi-state
territory. You can expect to spend 3-4 nights per week in a
A track record of consistently exceeding quota. We will ask you to
provide results and proof. We are looking for top performers who
can back this up with facts.
A referenceable work history - we will want to speak to some people
you have sold through/to and to whom you have reported.
Must be able to work in the US legally.
Must live in the covered Midwest region preferably in the Dallas,
Texas or Chicago, Illinois Area. In addition, other covered states
in the Midwest Region include Oklahoma, Colorado, Missouri, Iowa,
Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota. Located in any other state
is not an option.
Must speak, read, and write English at a conversational level.
Master's or Bachelor's degree preferred
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