Business Development Manager Field based South

Travel Trade Recruitment
£30,000 - £39,999
16 Jan 2019
21 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
This well known UK travel company is currently recruiting for an exciting Business Development Manager and seeks an experienced candidate in this field.

This is an amazing opportunity to join a fantastic company at a very exciting time. You, as Business Development Manager, would work within the really friendly Business Development Team. The whole team works very closely together, despite all being on the road and working from home.

The overall purpose of your job is to support our member partners and help them grow their business and profits, through understanding how they operate and helping them make positive business choices. You will also be required to recruit new clients by handling new enquiries, proactively approaching agents and new business start-ups, organise meetings for all promising leads and finally converting leads to membership opportunities.

Job Duties:
*Identify key members to work with and develop a strategy to engage the member, assess the relevancy of the product and maximise selling opportunities
*Work closely to fully understand the product
*Engage clients and setup up initial discussions and assess appetite for implementation
*Develop an effective training and implementation plan to ensure consistency of training and thoroughness
*Deliver relevant training
*Track results of training and feedback in relation to client sales and assess the next steps for the member
*Plan any follow-up meetings to ensure the system is fully embedded in the clients business and that the product is being used throughout the business

*Successfully delivering against business targets in various areas
*Building strong relationships with partners
*Able to comfortably liaise with business members and address their needs
*Working with the leisure travel sector (business travel knowledge is a nice to have)
*Have extensive experience of gaining new business and client relations
*Keeping up to date with all the industry challenges

*Well versed in member engagement
*A natural and easy communicator
*Naturally enthusiastic and committed
*Knowledgeable and aware of the business & products
*An excellent team player (especially considering the team is on the road a lot)
*Interested in your own self-development
*Creative and yet analytical at the same time
*Commercially aware
*Able to work independently with a level of autonomy
*An excellent problem solver and decision maker
*Full of direction and purpose
*An excellent planner and organiser
*Able to adapt and work flexibly
*A natural influencer and negotiator

The Package:
The successful candidate can expect a fantastic package of £30-35k depending on experience. If you feel you have the right qualities and experience for this role, please submit your CV and covering letter online.

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