Business Development Executive

Posted 11 January by Travel Trade Recruitment
A fantastic opportunity has arisen in the area for a Business Development Executive! My client has been around for approximately 40 years and represents a large group of Midlands based travel agents. My clients main aim is to increase the profitability of their members and help them grow and succeed. Your key aim as a Business Development Manager is to help ensure that all the members are benefiting from the benefits on offer to them and to identify new members with a view to bringing them on-board. This is a new role and a fantastic opportunity for someone with a passion for travel, sales and who is keen to make a name for themselves in the Midlands area.

KEY DUTIES:
* Manage any existing relationships in your territory.
* Working in both the office out on the road
* Liaise and support current members by telephone and personal visits
* Have a full understanding of the company's benefits and USP's
* To support and work with the Head Office team if required
* To embrace social media to promote the benefits of the consortium internally and externally
* Attend training and to develop relevant knowledge and skills
* Prepare written paperwork, presentations, reports, and price quotes.
* Attend international/domestic sales meetings, product seminars, and trade shows.
* Remain up-to-date on the company's product, selling advantages and special offers.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
* A professional demeanour and appearance.
* The ability to successfully develop lasting relationship with external partners.
* A passion for networking in-person, via phone, email and social media.
* A minimum of 3 years travel experience preferably including account management
* Computer literacy
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
* Ability to work individually and within a team
* Self-motivated target achiever

PACKAGE:
You will be in line for a competitive salary in the region of £25k and have the chance to work for an established and repeatable company.

INTERESTED:
To apply please send your up to date CV to or follow the link TO APPLY - For further information please call Dave at Travel Trade Recruitment on .

Required skills

  • Business Development
  • Travel
  • Business Development Manager
  • Travel Agent
  • Midlands

Reference: 31399542

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