Southampton, Hampshire, England
£23000 - £25000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
11 Oct 2016
08 Nov 2016
Fiona Morrison
Job function
Full Time
Contract Type
£23,000 - £25,000

This is an exciting role working within a busy Sales and business development office in the travel industry. Supporting the Partnership Relations Manager in planning and implementing Sales and Business Development infrastructure, planning, reporting along with other activity to ensure achievements of assigned goals.

*Handle inbound queries from trade partners to resolve or redirect as necessary.
*Manage un -serviced queries
*Working closely with and supporting the Partnership Relations Manager
*Daily, weekly and monthly process mapping and internal reporting
*Supporting BDM/BDSs based in UK and Ireland
*Database management
*Maintaining business records and setting up of new records
*Responsible for issuing, collation and upkeep of commercial agreements
*Important contact point for general trade partner queries, particularly supporting those who are not serviced by a BDM/S
*Assisting Business Development team, trade partners and other assigned accounts as needed
*Conduct effective relationship building through clear and constant communication
*Assist with special projects as assigned - perform other job related functions as assigned
*Remain current on corporate information, policies, procedures, sales and marketing programs, corporate communications and related materials. Follow corporate policies and procedures.
*Putting together and hosting webinars
*Using company template to put together presentations
*Assist in responding to general enquiries inbox
*Occasionally attend trade exhibitions and shows


*Analytical experience with strong system operating and advanced excel knowledge and attention to detail
*Good phone etiquette and excellent phone presence to maximize Business development opportunities
*Advanced level knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite to include intermediate level skills with Outlook and Word; intermediate level knowledge of PowerPoint for familiarity with marketing templates
*Ability to build personal credibility by way of solid product knowledge, services, procedures, consistent follow-through and problem solving skills
*Ability to adapt to a quickly changing sales environment; ability to shift priorities per business requirements
*Interpersonal skills to work effectively in a team based environment
*A proactive and tenacious self-starter, with the confidence to manage own tasks
*Strong relationship building skills with the ability to communicate at all levels
*Enthusiastic and passionate with a "can do" attitude
*Hard working, driven individual with ability to work on own initiative to tight deadlines

Fiona Morrison is recruiting this position

Progressive Personnel is a leading international travel & hospitality recruitment consultancy with offices in England, Scotland, United Arab Emirates, South Africa and The Maldives.

Applicants must have the legal right to live & work in the country where the vacancy exists. We regret we are only able to contact shortlisted candidates, but we may retain your details on our database and consider you for future openings.

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