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Travel Business Development Manager

Platinum Travel Recruitment
Nationwide, South, South West, North, Scotland
£40K + excellent comm
Closing date
2 Dec 2023

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We are seeking an experienced Travel Business Development Manager to join an iconic brand, a highly successful travel company that offers exciting travel experiences across the globe.

The selected Business Development Manager will expertly source new talent, build rapport, and guide talent from first outreach through partnership agreement to ultimate onboarding, ensuring all key phases of the process are delivered with passion and expertise.

Strong commercial acumen, and impeccable client management skills along with an ingrained interest in modern culture to ensure our clients social media & savvy talent are deeply appreciated.

Exciting and varied job role ideal for one seeking a rewarding career with development and a lucrative salary and commission structure.

Travel Business Development Manager Duties:

  • Drive new business development while building rapport and servicing talent already in our clients pipeline.
  • Coordinate, direct, and monitor the outbound efforts of the larger Business Development team.
  • Create first contact, establish rapport and schedule meetings.
  • Draft partnership agreements leveraging a keen business sense and a sharp eye for detail.
  • Build relationships with talent and influencer management agencies that support in generating new business
  • Collaborate with other teams to create polished presentations that support in business development
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to execute business development strategies that support the needs of the business.

Essential Experience:

  • Business Development experience within the travel industry is a must.
  • Previous professional experience utilizing social media including Instagram, YouTube, and TikTok to drive business development.
  • Previous experience with HubSpot highly preferred.
  • Able to demonstrable track record in a sales-related travel role.
  • Proven track record of success hiring, developing, and retaining a sales team using KPIs.
  • Possessing a strong ability to motivate others.
  • Experience working with talent / influencers preferred.
  • Experience with, Google Drive, and Slack preferred but not essential.


Our Story – Travel Recruitment Specialists

Platinum Travel Recruitment have become recognised specialists within the travel industry for many years. Our consultants possess a profound depth of knowledge of the travel industry having worked within travel, with an array of contacts throughout the UK and beyond. 

This is just one of the factors that allows us to provide a superior recruitment service. We ensure that our clients have access to the cream of the crop within the travel industry and candidates can enjoy exciting career-enhancing opportunities. The services that we provide to our clients and candidates show that we are not just recruiters; we are HR professionals, career advisors and experts in the travel industry.

Having two offices strategically placed in the Midlands and Surrey, close to London, this enables us to service a large geographical area and provide that face to face contact for both clients and job seekers.

Strategic in our thinking with a responsive approach to future needs, we think far beyond the conventional recruitment process by conducting a thorough analysis of both our candidates and clients.

Our experienced consultants manage the full recruitment process, screen and test each potential applicant matching the job specifications ensuring time is not wasted on unsuitable candidates. Our open, honest and committed approach will ensure that you reach your goals. So, let’s link up and chat what success means to you.


Why use Platinum Travel Recruitment?


Ability to supply professional pre-scanned travel candidates screened from consultants with years of experience in the travel industry.

Quality applicants rather then quantity.

We appreciate locating the right candidate can be a challenge. We save you time and money on locating candidates by short listing, database searching, head hunting and advertising the vacancies at no cost.

With our strong marketing prescience we are able to target the best applicants right from the outset.

Interviews are only organised for applicants clients wish to see free of charge. Once the candidate is placed a competitive fee will be charged with free trial periods for candidates starting with your organisation.

Many clients use us on an exclusive basis as we listen to requirements and offer the highest level of customer satisfaction whilst understanding your business needs.

If you are looking to expand your company or need recruitment advice feel free to call us on 0208 942 4103


Assistance with the interview and application process

Our experienced and qualified consultants will listen to your requirements in locating the right role and progress your career

Able to provide free career advice on your next move

We have a range of roles including Reservations, Business Travel, Marketing, Product, Management plus more many more exciting opportunities to enhance your career.

Our service is free and kept strictly confidential.

Utilise your experience and achieve your goal – send us your CV today

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Coombe Croft, Howell Hill Grove
KT17 3ER

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