BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - EDUCATIONAL TRAVEL

Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
Salary
Market Rate
Posted
12 Jul 2019
Closes
09 Aug 2019
Ref
SH149
Contact
Simon Hurst-Grover
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - EDUCATIONAL TRAVEL
HOME BASED WITHIN THE NORTHEAST/SCOTLAND/NORTHWEST REGION
COMPETITIVE SALARY PLUS BONUS AND COMPANY CAR

THE JOB
This is an excellent opportunity if you have business development management experience, and ideally educational travel expertise. A background working in the travel industry is preferred however not essential. This role is home-based with travel within your designated area identifying, visiting and winning new business within the educational travel sector, predominantly universities, colleges, and schools. You'll also account manage existing clients and handle the tendering process for contract renewals.


THE COMPANY
You will be working for a highly successful and well established leading educational travel tour operator.


WHAT EXPERIENCE DO I NEED?
* A proven sales record in business development
* Be willing to work remotely and be highly self-motivated
* Ability to organise and prioritise your time effectively
* A background working in educational travel would be highly advantageous
* Experience in Tendering processes would be beneficial
* Excellent relationship building skills and account management expertise
* Strong negotiation skills


WHAT'S IN IT FOR ME?
In return, you'll benefit from a competitive basic salary plus a bonus scheme along with company car, laptop, and mobile.

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Progressive Travel Recruitment (a trading name of Progressive Personnel Ltd., est. 2005) is a leading international travel and hospitality recruitment company with offices in the UK, USA, Canada, United Arab Emirates, South Africa and The Maldives.

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