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Business Development Manager

Succeed Recruitment Solutions
Glasgow, Glasgow City
Up to £40,000 plus excellent benefits
Closing date
5 Aug 2022

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Our client is a fast-growing leisure and business travel organisation with offices based around the UK. They’re now looking for a travel industry professional to join them in a dual role, covering both business development and the management of their Glasgow based sales office.

Reporting to the Head of Business Development, the successful candidate will support the growth of our client’s corporate division through researching suitable accounts and prospecting through targeted marketing campaigns.  In addition to prospecting, they’ll also attend new business meetings and assist in the day-to-day administration of the sales follow up processes and implementation of new accounts, as well as provide day-to-day management of the Glasgow based sales office.

On offer is a competitive salary of up to £40k, dependent on experience, plus excellent benefits, so if this role is of interest to you, please contact us today for more information or apply online.

Please note - this is a full-time role which will involve 3 days based in our client's Glasgow office.

Role of Business Development Manager:

  • Targeting specific customers from our client’s core markets through research on Linkedin and other B2B platforms
  • Add, develop and maintain sales records
  • Creation of bespoke email campaigns to targeted groups of sales leads through infographic marketing materials.
  • Create leads from your own prospecting efforts, leveraging contacts, existing accounts to identify prospects
  • Create and maintain positive relationships to build business
  • Liaise and attend meetings with the Head of Business Development and other key stakeholders within the business
  • Completion of a weekly sales report highlighting number of new accounts sourced/targeted and new business meetings setup
  • Assist in the setup of our client’s new profiling system for new customers.
  • Support the Corporate Operations Manager with the day-to-day Management of the Operations team based in Glasgow.
  • Assist with recruitment, development and motivation of sales teams.
  • Assist with general office duties as required to maintain good practice and Health & Safety regulations.

Skills required for the role:

  • Sales, business development or operational management experience gained within the travel sector
  • Experience of using CRM systems
  • GDS experience would be an advantage
  • Comfortable using networking tools such as LinkedIn
  • Commercially aware
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to build strong relationships
  • Flexible and supportive approach to colleagues

If you’re interested in learning more about this Business Development Manager opportunity, please contact Succeed Recruitment Solutions or press the apply online button now!

Not for you? Then please visit our website to view the other exciting travel industry roles we have available;

Succeed Recruitment Solutions – for the best Travel jobs, Multilingual jobs and Contact Centre jobs.


Succeed Recruitment Solutions is a specialist recruitment consultancy dealing with roles across the travel sector, including Airline, Business Travel, Cruise, Conference & Events, Contact Centre, Hotel/Hospitality, Homeworking, Leisure Travel, Multilingual, Retail Travel, Tour Operations & Travel Technology.

We partner with some of UK’s leading organisations, recruiting from entry level right up to senior management positions. Whether you’re a candidate looking for an exciting career opportunity or a client looking to fill an urgent vacancy, we’re with you every step of the way.

We’re renowned for the highly personal service we offer and have a singular aim for clients and candidates – success!

If you want to speak to people who will take time to understand exactly what you’re looking for and are prepared to go just that little bit further to help you achieve success - you’re in the right place! At Succeed, we place huge emphasis on finding roles which will not only match your skill set but will offer you the working environment and career potential you deserve. 

We enjoy excellent relationships with our clients and want to spend time getting to know you so that we’re able to confidently recommend you to them and them to you. By taking the time to do this, we can be sure the fit will be a good one. We also understand how important feedback is to our candidates and will always provide this following an interview or assessment day – we know only too well that there’s nothing worse than being left in the dark after all your hard work and preparation! 

To find out more about how we can help, or to view our current vacancies, please visit our website; or call us on 0161 408 0357 / 0358 for a confidential chat. We look forward to hearing from you!

Find Us
0161 408 0357 / 0358
Peter House, Oxford St
Greater Manchester
M1 5AN
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