Business Development Manager

South East London, London, England
Up to £28000 per annum + commission/benefits
10 May 2019
07 Jun 2019
Joe Bartholomew
Job function
Full Time
Contract Type
Do you have a passion for Adventure Travel? Do you 3 or more years' experience in a BDM position and enjoy helping a business grow? Are you a confident and enthusiastic public speaker? We have the position for you!

We have an amazing opportunity for an experience/enthusiastic Business Development Manager to join one the UK's leading Charity Adventure Travel companies.

Summary of Role:

1.As Business Development Manager you are expected to drive growth in annual participant registrations. As the most experienced member of sales and business development staff within a small and dynamic London team, you'll be expected to account manage a number of university campuses across the UK and Ireland, working closely with student Leaders and our partner charities to recruit as many challenge participants as possible.

2.The second key area of responsibility will be to grow and develop our participant numbers in the wider challenge market in the UK and Ireland by building relationships with corporate and non-profit organisations and helping them deliver awesome bespoke trips for their staff or supporters.

3.The third key area of focus is developing and delivering a standardised campus sales process in collaboration with the various Charity Partners to maximise the number of people who register for our trips - and therefore maximise the amount of money raised for good causes by our partners.

The role is predominantly office based but is ideally suited to someone who is happy travelling extensively within the UK and Ireland and who enjoys sales account management.

Essential Experience:

*At least three years previous professional experience of either B2B or B2C sales in a face-to-face environment
*Building and maintaining professional relationships
*Working in a small team to meet targets
*Completed at least one overseas challenge event and/or marathon event OR previous experience of working within campus promo/marketing
*Good understanding of a diverse range of sales and marketing techniques

Essential knowledge:

*University degree (2:2 or above) or equivalent
*The principles of selling and an overview of sales processes
*Understanding of the challenge event market in the UK and student-led fundraising

Essential Skills:

*Excellent spreadsheet and word-processing skills
*Excellent written and oral communication skills
*Ability to Influence others
*Creating and maintaining effective working relationships
*Enthusiastic and outgoing personality
*Strong networking skills
* Exceptional presentation skills
*Drive, ambition and a desire to hit targets and achieve results
*Passion for running and/or adventure travel

What's in it for you?

Working at this amazing Charity Travel company will give you the opportunity to work for an award-winning
niche travel company, in an environment where a culture of achievement and a passion for excellence sits at the heart of everything we do. Their products are designed to challenge participants but also to enrich their lives, whilst raising huge amounts of money for worthwhile causes.

A basic salary of £28,000 plus commission (OTE roughly £35,000) is on offer plus the below amazing benefits -

*Opportunity to participate in familiarisation trips
*Modern Central London office with onsite games room, coffee shop and lots of local
*A generous holiday allowance (Time on fam trips may be deducted from this)
*Access to training, personalised development plan and ongoing career development
*Casual dress code
*Subsidised staff social calendar and annual team building trip


To apply for the position of Business Development Manager - please Click 'apply' to submit your CV
This role is being managed by / Tel: 0203 887 9444
Please note that only candidates who meet the shortlisted requirements will be contacted

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