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Business Development Manager

Travel Trade Recruitment
£40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent company benefits
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Tour Operator
Full Time
Contract Type
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Job Details

Are you an experienced Business Development Manager in the travel sector looking for a new challenge? My client is a leading specialist tour operator based near Nottingham who is looking to recruit a Business Development Manager to work supporting the business to grow by identifying new product, commercial, audience and territory opportunities.. This exciting role with hybrid or homeworking, great hours and a very competitive salary or up to 50k, within an excellent company is not one to be missed!

The Job:

Identify opportunities and create actionable plans to improve the 'customer share of wallet' by increasing the range of trips booked.

In co-ordination with the Sales team and Commercial Manager, identify ways to support the relevant teams to improve school's recovery and retention.

Identify and execute opportunities that improve the 'customer share of wallet'.

Identify and support new product development opportunities.

Grow sales from British International schools.

Provide commercial support for other business cases as required.

Other key projects as required by the business.

Report appropriately on agreed KPIs.

Experience Required:

Experience of working in a commercial, sales or business development role in the travel sector for a minimum of 7 years.

Must be commercially 'savvy' and have the ability to identify growth opportunities via a good understanding of market and audience dynamics.

Must be an effective communicator and have strong inter-personal skills.

Must be able to effectively engage people and be a good team player.

Demonstrate a 'can do' attitude, effectively prioritise tasks, be resilient and handle pressure calmly and objectively.

Be a good problem solver and be able to find creative solutions when required.

Salary and Benefits:

A fantastic Basic Salary of £40,000.00 - £50,000.00 dependent on experience, A flexible working environment, Hybrid or Homeworking. 25 days holiday, rising to 30 with service.

If you have the required experience we are looking for and would like to be considered please submit your CV via the link by clicking 'apply' for more information or email or call Suzanne on 0121 450 9776


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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