Business Development Manager - Midlands

Location
Birmingham, West Midlands, England
Salary
£25000 - £26000 per annum + Monthly bonus and company car
Posted
21 Apr 2017
Closes
19 May 2017
Ref
DV88118
Contact
Dave Vaughan
Sector
Cruise
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
My client is one of the leading tour operator and travel providers in the UK and has a fantastic new opening for a successful Sales Manager for the Midlands. If you are an experienced Agency Sales Manager looking for an exciting new role then this could be a perfect opportunity for you. If you have successfully built and maintained sales from UK Travel Agents across a specific region then you have the desired experience for my client. If you are flexible to work as an Agency Sales Manager to cover the Midlands Region and happy to push yourself to succeed then please read on! My client is seeking an experienced Agency Sales Manager who will be selling and promoting their brands to existing travel agency clients as well as new clients.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
* Covering Travel Agencies in The Midlands area
* Identifying new leads and actively pursuing the leads to arrange appointments with travel agencies
* Selling the brand and products to travel agencies, to achieve sales targets
* 1 day a week in Head Office as an 'Admin Day' the rest of the time on the road
* Agreeing commercial terms with clients
* Training clients on product use
* Keeping the clients up to date on new products and changes
* Marketing activities such as competitor analysis and assess statistics
* Dealing with any concerns, remedying them to retain and increase business
* Represent the company and attend UK or overseas conferences, functions, networking events as required

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
* Experience as Business Development Manager
* Have travel industry experience and ideally come from a tour operator or cruise background
* You will have excellent contacts
* Knowledge of travel products
* A drive to succeed.
* Be able to be proactive in your approach

THE PACKAGE:
The successful candidate will receive a competitive basic salary up to £25-26K salary on this role plus monthly bonus, company car and other benefits.

INTERESTED:
If you are keen to be considered for this great position, please call Dave at Travel Trade Recruitment on 0121 450 9776 or e-mail dave@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

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