BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - TRAVEL INDUSTRY

Location
London, England
Salary
£30000 - £45000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted
16 Jan 2019
Closes
13 Feb 2019
Ref
SH58
Contact
Simon Hurst-Grover
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - TRAVEL INDUSTRY
LONDON
£30-45K (DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE)

This is an exciting opportunity if you have a successful proven background as a Business Development Manager in the travel industry. A well-established long-haul airline is seeking a Business Development Manager to win new business within the travel sector as well as effectively analyse data to develop and maximise existing accounts.

Expertise within the airline industry is preferred, however previous experience in a sales driven Business Development Manager role in the travel industry is essential. This role is a combination of office and field based.

Please note this is a full time, 12-month contract position.

Role & Responsibilities

*Manage assigned accounts to meet agreed targets
*Implement and manage strategic partnerships to protect and grow revenue as well as market share
*Use data to define revenue driving activity and be able to create plans and actions from analysis that will deliver incremental revenue
*Representation the company at industry events
*Negotiation and management of commercial agreements
*Continuously identify new revenue opportunities
*Budget Management

Skills and Experience Required

*Excellent knowledge of the airline and travel industry
*Proven background in a Business Development Manager role in the travel industry is essential
*Knowledge of MIDT, e-smash and similar industry reports will be very advantageous
*Driven by achieving targets
*Strong negotiation skills
*Excellent people skills
*Ability to prioritise, for short- and long-term commercial objectives
*Ability to influence stakeholders at all levels across markets

Simon Hurst-Grover is recruiting for this Business Development Manager 12-month contract role working for a long-haul airline in London. Click to apply.




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Progressive Travel Recruitment and 14fiftyseven (trading names of Progressive Personnel Ltd., est. 2005) are leading international travel recruitment and PA/household recruitment consultancies with offices in the United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, South Africa and The Maldives.

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