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Sales Manager - South Korea - 26471

Location: Korea, Republic of
Posting Start Date: Oct 12, 2021
Posting End Date: Oct 26, 2021


Job Description


Being part of Air Canada is to become part of an iconic Canadian symbol, recently ranked the best Airline in North America. Let your career take flight by joining our diverse and vibrant team at the leading edge of passenger aviation.
Reporting to: General Manager, Korea
Location: Seoul, Korea 

This position directs and leads all Air Canada sales activities to provide profitable revenue generation for Korea.

  • Develops objectives and establishes plan for achieving or exceeding company revenue goals 
  • Directs & executes sales activities designed to provide profitable revenue generation across all market segments
  • Provides industry leadership in the area of relationship building, account management and coaching
  • Provides active leadership in the negotiation and maintenance of key commercial agreements with particular emphasis on leisure and premium revenue
  • Ensure Air Canada corporate policy and compliance is maintained within the contract management process 
  • Develop detailed and robust annual and quarterly business plans for Leisure Sales
  • Regularly monitor account revenue performance and work with the Korea GSA Sales team to develop sales strategies to ensure expected growth is achieved
  • Maintains expertise in both AC and alliance products and services 
  • Monitor and analyze competitor activity and make recommendations on actions the company should undertake to counteract
  • Seek out and develop new business opportunities across Air Canada’s global network
  • Responsible for compiling & operating within agreed sales budgets
  • Ensures the Air Canada brand is highlighted and emphasized to customer base
  • Ensure that trends, developments, competitor activity and other patterns that may impact Air Canada are reported accurately and immediately to manager
  • Demonstrate detailed analysis of all statistical data to understand trends and opportunities within the Leisure market
  • Build deep and robust relationships with internal stakeholders at AC, including local commercial team, Sales & Communication team, Corporate Sales, HDQ’s RM and Network Planning 
  • Prospect for new opportunities to improve yield and revenue growth
  • Represents Air Canada at local promotional events and trade organizations, including the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Tourism boards, KATA and various consumer and trade events
  • Serves as principal Air Canada spokesperson in the absence of General Manager, Korea
  • Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned as required 


  • Mandatory Covid-19 Vaccination Required as of October 31st 2021
  • Undergraduate degree 
  • Airline Sales or Travel industry sales experience of minimum 7 years
  • Experience of managing/developing a team
  • Strategic business and financial acumen and a mix of business management skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Demonstrable leadership and interpersonal skills (i.e. self-motivated, autonomous and results oriented)
  • The ability to motivate & develop teams to improve performance
  • Strong negotiating, communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent time management and task organizational skills 
  • Demonstrated sales planning and negotiation experience
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships with customers and partners, both internal and external
  • Ability to participate in out of hours activities and travel overseas.
  • Language requirement, fluent in Korean and in English (oral and writing)
Linguistic Requirements

Bilingual (English and Korean)

Diversity and Inclusion
Air Canada is strongly committed to Diversity and Inclusion and aims to create a healthy, accessible and rewarding work environment which highlights employees’ unique contributions to our company’s success.
As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all to help us build a diverse workforce which reflects the diversity of our customers, and communities, in which we live and serve.

Air Canada thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.