Business Development Manager

Reference Number 885182-KW
Consultant Kristina Wallen
Date Posted 18 December, 2018
Salary £Good + bonus + benefits
Location West / South West - Field based and Home working
Company type Luxury Tour Operator
Job sector Sales / Business Development
Job description

This is an exciting time to join this fast growing luxury tour operator.  Our client is looking to recruit a Business Development Manager – West / South West. The role will work closely with the National Sales Manager, to fully maximise sales potential with new and existing partners  fostering and developing strong relationships with our B2B partners, driving brand awareness whilst identifying new B2B and B2C customers.  Commercially focussed and success driven, this role will require strong relationship building skills and a passionate understanding of luxury and premium travel sector.


Tagged as: Permanent

  • Effective management of the budget as it relates to ROI and demonstrated sales growth
  • Able to identify areas of new sales growth
  • Highly organised and able to produce effective sales plans and sales reports
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Confident and able to present to various stakeholders
  • A strong negotiator and with the ability to close the sale
  • Able to work independently, and to travel to partner sites
  • A good facilitator, able to train partners on the product and key selling points
  • Able to take client feedback and ensuring partner satisfaction
  • Proficient in MS Office, especially PowerPoint and Salesforce
  • Provide compelling, comprehensive and informative reports
  • Able to build B2B partner confidence, set achievable partnership expectations while proactively assuming primary responsibility for solving partner issues and problems
  • A passion for travel with experience in the luxury travel sector
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends as required, and travel extensively throughout the territories. Extensive travel time (more than 50% overnight travel) may be required in large territories during peak seasons. Some overseas travel required
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