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Business Development Manager

Employer
Travel Trade Recruitment
Location
Braunton, Devon, England
Salary
£30000 - £40000 per annum + plus commission and company benefits
Closing date
9 Jul 2024

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Sector
Tour Operator
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Job function
Management

Job Details

Niche tour operator who specialise in creating and delivering unforgettable mountain experiences for groups and individuals are looking for a Sales Manager/Business Development Manager to manage their small sales team and help drive business growth. If you have strong leadership skills, experience in sales and business development and a love of travel and the outdoors this is an exciting opportunity to be part of this expanding company. They offer a competitive salary up to 40k plus commission, hybrid working in their office in North Devon (can be flexible for the right candidate) and opportunity to travel to the Alps.

THE JOB:

  • Supervise and support the sales team, which currently includes one other member, ensuring targets are met and exceeded.
  • Handle customer enquiries promptly and professionally, providing detailed information and converting leads into sales.
  • Develop and implement innovative business-to-consumer sales strategies to increase market share and revenue.
  • Identify and pursue business-to-business opportunities, establishing relationships with corporate clients, travel agencies, and other relevant partners.
  • Establish and maintain strategic partnerships with local operators, accommodation providers, and other relevant businesses to enhance our service offerings and expand our market reach.
  • Flexibility and Adaptability: You'll need both of these as we charter new waters and try new initiatives.
  • Strategic Thinking: Strategic mindset with the ability to identify growth opportunities and develop effective sales strategies.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Proven experience in sales and business development, preferably in the travel or adventure tourism industry.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to manage and motivate a small team.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement effective sales strategies.
  • Experience in creating and nurturing business partnerships.
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Familiarity with the Central and Western Alps region is a plus.

THE PACKAGE:

  • Competitive salary of £30,000 - £40,000 per annum.
  • Commission Structure
  • Opportunities to experience our trips
  • Opportunity to work in a dynamic and growing company.
  • A supportive work environment with room for personal and professional growth.

INTERESTED?

If you are keen to be considered, please follow the instructions to apply attaching your CV. The vacancy is being managed by Suzanne on 0121 4509776 suzanne@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

Company

TRAVEL TRADE RECRUITMENT
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.

TRAINING
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.
Find more details at www.traveltradetraining.com

VOTED 'BEST UKTRAVEL RECRUITMENT CONSULTANCY'
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

www.traveltradejobs.com

London Office
Tel: 0203 887 9444
Email: london@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

Birmingham Office
Tel: 0121 222 2624
Email: birmingham@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

Manchester Office
Tel: 0161 923 6120
Email: manchester@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

Leeds Office
Tel: 0113 394 4147
Email: leeds@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

Scottish Division
Tel: 0141 248 5222
Email: scotland@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

Temp Division
Tel: 0203 887 9444
Email: temps@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

 

 

Company info
Website
Telephone
0203 887 9444
Location
3rd Floor, 1 Aldgate
London
EC3N 1RE
GB

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