Business Development Manager

Location
London
Salary
£20000 - £30000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS AND BONUS
Posted
13 Apr 2013
Closes
11 May 2013
Ref
11254-K
Contact
Katie Putland
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Calling all Business Development Managers! Do you have proven expertise within Business Development or Agency Sales within the travel industry? Have you successfully secured new business from travel agencies? My client is a fast growing tour operator based in London who is looking for an experienced Agency Sales/Business Development Manager to move their business forward. This role will involve planning, coordinating and implementing a strategy for obtaining new agents and new business!

JOB DESCRIPTION:
*Identifying new leads and actively pursuing the leads to arrange appointments with travel agencies
*Turning contacts into sales
*Developing existing travel agency relationships and bringing on new travel agencies to the business
*Selling the brand and products to travel agencies
*Represent the client at trade events
*Visit potential travel agencies and clients throughout the Midlands and South East

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
*Must have previous Agency Sales/Business Development experience within the Travel Industry.
*Must be a strong relationship builder
*Ability to present professionally, energetically and persuasively
*Must possess excellent communication skills
*Must be a people person and preferably with people management skills
*Ideally you will have your own car as some client meetings/visits will be involved- however the role is mainly office based.

THE PACKAGE:
An attractive salary is offer depending on experience plus a performance related bonus.

INTERESTED:
Please click 'Apply' now or alternatively email your CV to kate@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk or call Katie on 0207 347 5060