Business Development Manager - UK Travel

Posted 5 February by Wowcher Featured

We are recruiting for an experienced Business Development Manager with experience of working in the UK hotel industry. Crucial to the role is knowledge of the travel industry - trends, rates, contacts etc., and a proven track record of success in a sales environment.

The role is outbound, B2B telesales working to monthly targets bringing new merchants to our growing platform. Successful applicants will be self-starting and resilient. The commission structure is uncapped.

This is an incredible opportunity to become part of the fastest growing Digital sector in the UK.

Responsibilities include:

  • Actively calling targeted merchants with the ultimate aim of bringing them onto our platform at strong commercials
  • Creating excellent pitches, presentations and proposals and negotiating to ensure a mutually beneficial deal is created for Wowcher, the merchant and Wowcher’s growing customer base
  • Continually establishing new client relationships and building a strong rapport to enable you to deliver an excellent customer service and further develop Wowcher’s outstanding reputation
  • Producing accurate and timely paperwork in line with customer and company requirements
  • Meeting weekly KPIs and monthly sales targets

We’re looking for:

  • Excellent, demonstrable experience (3+ years) of working within a varied sales roles, including outbound new business development
  • Strong knowledge of UK travel trends is vital, particularly those relevant to Wowcher’s customer demographic
  • Brilliant objection handling skills, with the ability to anticipate queries and objections
  • Ability to negotiate costs and calculate percentages
  • Ability to build great customer relationships across a wide range of stake-holders; including independent merchants, tour operators, agencies and travel related professional bodies
  • Resilient, target driven individual not shy of hard work!

In return, we offer a large number of employee benefits including:

  • Uncapped Commission Structures.
  • Clear Progression Pathways.
  • Lively Office Culture
  • Monthly Sales Incentives
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Office Perks Include provided Breakfast, Sport Leagues, Out Of Office Activities & 'All-Bar-Wowcher’
  • 25 Days Holiday
  • Competitive Pension Scheme
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Twice Annual Company Wide Parties

Required skills

  • B2B
  • Sales
  • Travel Sales
  • Hotel Booking
  • Sourcing New Business

Reference: 34393505

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