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Business Development Manager

Travel Trade Recruitment
£45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Closing date
14 Dec 2023

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Job Details

This is an exciting opportunity for someone to join a growing TMC a full-time Hybrid role based in Central London.

Key Responsibilities

Be a driving force to contribute and grow business and success.

* Create a portfolio of contacts pertinent to company and divisional offerings and self-generate quality new business leads.* Develop a network of strong connections and use proactive approaches to attract prospective clients. * Build positive relationships with potential clients and existing customers to seek untapped leads and referrals. * Establish a healthy rolling sales pipeline within the guidelines of company and divisional client targets. * Partner with Operations Managers and Directors to understand individual trading divisions and ensure sales pipelines are aligned with divisional target expectations. * Accurately track prospective client interactions ensuring up-to-date information is always recorded. * Maintain the CRM tool (Salesforce) to expand the prospects list and keep records fully updated to be available and utilised across all Sales and BDM teams. * Work with the Sales team to maximise the conversion rate of qualified new business opportunities. * Run and complete end-to-end Sales processes for all new client potentials. * Respond promptly and appropriately to significant market conditions and competitor threats and risks.

Other responsibilities of the job
* Understand service philosophy and company objectives to pursue compatible leads only.
* Have consistent awareness of company and industry developments to remain suitably and effectively knowledgeable. * Represent and promote the brand at agreed industry events and trade shows.
* Research and be aware of Sales and Business Development methods to continually develop knowledge and skills.

* Collaborate with global BDMs and Sales and Commercial teams to share potential leads and collectively support the achievement of Company expansion objectives.
* Communicate anything of significance, positive or negative, to the Sales and Commercial management teams.
* Perform other duties as may be assigned from time to time

About You

⦁ Confident, friendly and a professional
⦁ Ability to think creatively
⦁ Highly organised
⦁ Ability to analyse and interpret statistics
⦁ Excellent at developing instant rapport with new people
⦁ Highly articulate

Salary £45,000 - £65,000 Plus Generous Bonus

Interested apply here or email


Travel Trade Recruitment handles vacancies from hundreds of employers each year. We have a wide variety of permanent and temporary job opportunities within all sectors of the travel industry, including business travel, tour operations, retail travel, and reservations.
We want to help you find the ideal travel industry job, make the next career step, and maximise your potential. We do this by finding out about you, as well as what is important to your career goals and lifestyle aspirations.

We also offer CRS training courses in the four major systems of Galileo, Sabre, Amadeus, Worldspan, and can advise which course would enhance your career.
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Travel Trade Recruitment won three awards in 2009 for Best Travel Recruitment Consultancy, including 'Best UK Travel Recruitment Consultancy' at the Globe Travel Awards, Star Recruitment Consultancy at the Travel Bulletin Awards, and Travel Recruitment Company of the Year at the recent British Travel Awards. We are an official ABTA Industry Partner, Members of the Institute of Travel and Tourism (IATA) and the Recruitment and Employment Confederation.

All information supplied to Travel Trade Recruitment will be dealt with confidentiality. Your details will not be passed onto a Client without your specific permission.

Our service to job seekers is completely free. Contact your nearest office and speak our friendly consultants for free advice, or register for our online recruitment services at

London Office
Tel: 0203 887 9444

Birmingham Office
Tel: 0121 222 2624

Manchester Office
Tel: 0161 923 6120

Leeds Office
Tel: 0113 394 4147

Scottish Division
Tel: 0141 248 5222

Temp Division
Tel: 0203 887 9444



Company info
0203 887 9444
3rd Floor, 1 Aldgate

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