Travel Trade Business Development Manager

Location
England
Salary
£35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted
21 Mar 2019
Closes
18 Apr 2019
Ref
SO52261
Contact
Shannon O'Callaghan
Job function
Customer Service
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Travel Trade Business Development Manager, London/UK Wide, Salary to £40k
We are seeking experienced trade sales professionals to developing new business and managing a portfolio of existing accounts for this travel wholesaler. Generating new business & leads. Promote the Wholesale Travel Products, Service and Technology
The role can be home based but will involve travel to the office in the South East. Salary to £40k plus bonus and car.

Travel Trade Business Development Manager Responsibilities:
Identify new business opportunities using the current database and own database of contacts to deliver team and individual targets and KPI's
Managing the company strategy and objections in line with company budgets and targets
Attend meetings, training sessions, webinars and perform follow up duties as required
Provide market feedback at weekly sales meetings by researching market trends within portfolio of accounts
Be involved with marketing activities
Attendance at various overseas annual trade shows
Participate in overseas Sales Missions supporting preferred partners
Commercial proposals to generate business/ increase market share including overrides, marketing contributions & incentives
Being the main point of contact to trade partners for any issues that have been escalated
Growing the XML business and giving us exposure into new markets which we haven't currently explored
Arranging various FAM trips for trade partners with the Orlando office/team
Manage the workload of additional trade sales members

Travel Trade Business Development Manager Requirements:
Previous sales & account management experience in travel
Self-motivated with excellent time management and prioritisation skills
Proven history of hitting and exceeding targets
Presentation and communication skills
Being enthusiastic, ambitious, confident and a team player
Being professional, flexible and amicable
Flexible approach to working hours and travelling plus a willingness to support out of hours
Strong relationship-building skills
Applicants should be able to drive and hold a clean current driving licence

To be considered please apply online or email your CV to Shannon@candm.co.uk. Call Shannon on 02073971295 if you have any questions.

Don't keep a good thing to yourself
We grow our business through referrals, so please don't keep us to yourself. If you think we're doing a good job and know of someone who would benefit from our services, please pass on their name and number to me and I promise we will follow it up. Many thanks.

C&M Travel Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all candidates. For more opportunities, please visit www.candm.co.uk

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