Team Lead Travel Sales

Who we are: 

Sixt Rent a Car stands for exciting mobility and customer tailored solutions. We lead with innovation, high-quality customer service, premium products, and a seamless rental experience. With nearly $3 billion in revenue and a presence in over 100 countries worldwide, it is no wonder we are a global leader in the car rental industry. In the USA, we are experiencing over 30% growth over the last several years, which provides great career opportunities in the future for the right candidates. 

Sixt hires with a focus on service-oriented, entrepreneurial team players, who are excited about interacting with customers and colleagues from all over the world. Sixt is more than just renting cars. We have a passion for style, technology, innovation, creativity, and entrepreneurial spirit. 

The US Corporate Sales team is looking for a Travel Sales Team Lead to manage our US Travel Sales team. This person will spearhead the strategic management and development of corporate and leisure travel agency partnerships in the US and Canada.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Develop a nationwide strategy for account development, maintenance of existing partnerships and the acquisition of new partnerships
  • Lead the Travel Sales Team to success by ensuring excellence in sales activity and sales quality in close collaboration with the Director of Sales US
  • Train and develop a team of solution-selling mobility experts in tandem with our international travel sales team
  • Support the optimization of our sales processes by building bridges between travel sales, corporate sales and sales operations
  • Define a sales and marketing approach for Travel Sales in the US
  • Lead the strategic budget planning, nationwide sales activities and have regular review meetings to monitor revenue development & growth
  • Serve as the main point of contact for strategic partnerships and prospects

About You:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Business Administration, Hospitality, or related fields 
  • Minimum 5 years’ of experience in a travel sales leadership role
  • Ability to take a KPI-driven approach to making decisions
  • Ability to manage travel sales/marketing related projects
  • Possess great interpersonal and leadership skills with great structure and good analytical skills
  • Ability to quickly understand client/customer and market requirements and dynamics
  • Proven track record of skillful negotiating skills and ability to finalize deals  
    • Must be at least 21 and have a valid driver's license with a clean driving record 
    • Must be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future 

Additional Information

About us:
We are a leading global mobility service provider with sales of €3.07 billion and around 7,500 employees worldwide. Our mobility platform ONE combines our products SIXT rent (car rental), SIXT share (car sharing), SIXT ride (cab, driver and chauffeur services), SIXT+ (car subscription) and gives our customers access to our fleet of 270,894 vehicles, the services of 1,500 cooperation partners and around 1.5 million drivers worldwide. Together with our franchise partners, we are present in more than 110 countries at 2,098 rental stations. At SIXT, a first-class customer experience and outstanding customer service are our top priorities. We focus on true entrepreneurship and long-term stability and align our corporate strategy with foresight. Want to take off with us and revolutionize the world of mobility? Apply now!