Business Travel Sales Manager, Scotland

Location
Edinburgh, Scotland
Salary
Market Rate
Posted
15 Nov 2017
Closes
13 Dec 2017
Ref
S19671
Contact
Christine Wilkins
Job function
Fares & Ticketing
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Business Travel Sales Manager, working for a growing successful Business Travel company in Scotland. Are you a strong sales person? Experienced in Account Management and generating new business with the Corporate Travel Sector?

JOB DESCRIPTION:
We are looking for an experienced individual from the corporate travel industry / Sales Manager for the generation of new business opportunities. The role is suited to a customer focused individual, with experience working within the travel industry. 70% new business pitches, meetings and generating new business leads. 30% Developing proposals and strategy.
BDM / Sales Manager duties:
- You will develop & manage new business relationships
- Present the company too potential clients through direct communication in meetings,
telephone calls and emails
- Responsible for your own lead generation and appointment setting
- Actively and successfully manage the sales process
- You will effectively interact with other departments in all aspects of the sale and new client
requirements
- Travel is a major factor and is predicted to be predominantly UK with some overnight stops.
- Representing the company at events and tradeshows
- Managing and maintaining a pipeline and ensuring all sales administration is current using
the CRM software
- Responding to tenders and requests for information in a timely manner

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
The successful candidate will have a positive approach to researching and analysing new business opportunities and the ability to build rapport and maintain client relationships at Director level.. As this role is field based a driving licence will be required. Experience in building a rapport with clients, Identifying new business opportunities and cold calling within the travel industry. This is a perfect role as a step up with Business Travel

THE PACKAGE:
You will be offered a rewarding salary to reflect your experience, car allowance and excellent commission / bonus. Location is Scotland based but also some over UK and European travel will be required. Hours are Monday - Friday 9am -5.30pm

INTERESTED:
Please call Christine 0141 248 5222 or email me on christine@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk


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