Business Development Manager

£24000 - £27000 per annum + BONUS
29 Mar 2012
26 Apr 2012
Katie Putland
Full Time
Contract Type
Business Development Manager

Ship Ahoy! Do you have proven expertise within Business Development or Agency Sales gained within the travel industry? Do you have an understanding of the UK cruising sector? This niche cruise company based in Kent need a new captain to top their sails and develop business across the South of England. This excellent opportunity will involve increasing brand and product awareness along with agent visits and training. You will be based out on the road and excellent sales and relationship building skills are key. To find out more about this fantastic opportunity then don't delay and call me today.

Key Responsibilities:

*To understand the companies overall sales strategy, distribution plans, product and brand objectives with an understanding of the Cruise industry.
*Ability to review existing business and analyse new sales leads and develop new ones within the region.
*Managing existing key retail accounts and developing new clients, agreeing marketing campaigns and driving sales through account management.
*Product and sales training to the trade (one to one or classroom style)
*Attending client promotional events, exhibitions and in-store promotions

Required Skills:

*Proven Sales Record and ability to communicate at all levels are essential
*Understanding of the Cruise Industry with proven business development and account management skills
*Ability to deliver training to retail agents
*Competitor analysis and drive sales through planning and following up sales campaigns
*Able to work from home and cover a large geographical area from East Anglia to Home Counties
*Use of own car with millage paid at set rate.

The successful candidate can expect an attractive salary plus a performance related bonus scheme.

If you have proven Field based BDM and Account Management expertise within the travel industry with an understanding of the UK Cruising market and would love to work for a niche company covering the South of England please contact Kate Putland at Travel Trade Recruitment on 0207 347 5060 or email

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