Business Development Executives - covering East or West of the UK - Hotel Industry

Recruiter
EL8 RECRUITMENT LIMITED
Location
Newbury
Salary
£30,000 - £39,999
Posted
12 Sep 2019
Closes
16 Sep 2019
Ref
1240505776
Category
Retail and Sales
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Here at EL8 Recruitment we specialise in finding talent for the Hospitality sector.

We are currently recruiting for a leading technology firm that supply a range of property management and guest engagement software to the hotel and hospitality industry.

We are looking for Business Development Executives to manage regions in the East and West of England. It's remote working so will consider applications from people that have strong access to transport links.Established for over 25 years the company has grown from humble beginning to now being one of the leading brands within the industry, built on building and maintaining long lasting relationships, supporting hoteliers and various hospitality brands to streamline their business, deliver efficiency, cost savings and increase direct bookings.

We're looking for a Business Development Executive to join the team and take responsible the continued development of new business for a region in the UK.

You will be responsible for the full sales life cycle, this is a hands-on role that will include the identification, qualification and maximisation of new business opportunities. Leading to the negotiation of business solution sales at all levels in your defined territory.

This is an outstanding opportunity to make a significant contribution within an established organisation, where consistently strong performance is well rewarded.

So, what are we ideally looking for?

We are looking for someone with the right behaviours & attitude in this role, you must be sales driven, customer focused, passionate on customer service, bold in your way of thinking and tech savvy.

Given the role is focused on delivering a range of Hotel PMS, distribution or PoS systems, it would be a great advantage to have worked with similar systems or have a strong working knowledge of the hotel environment.

We're ideally looking for someone who understands the hotel industry and has a strong sales & relationship management background and can forge strong relationships & sell into senior management and decision makers of hotel groups.

The hotels will range in size from small independents to larger corporate clients so you must be confident in dealing with all levels of management and business owners.

You will be working remotely so you must be self-driven with the ability to organise and manage your time effectively. There will be a mix of warm leads and an element of business development so you should be used to picking up the phone, generating your own business, networking and developing a sales pipeline.

We will consider all applications, but preference will be giving to people who can strongly evidence:
  • A background of working within a targeted sales environment, ideally within the hospitality/hotel industry
  • Ability to provide accurate sales forecasting information
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • An ability to understand and articulate the value proposition of PMS systems/solutions
  • A track record of attending trade shows to network and introduce products to new customers

In return
  • You will be joining a fast-growing organisation with plenty of future career development and opportunities
  • A competitive salary based on experience (£35,000 to £45,000)
  • Highly competitive bonus and rewards package
  • Car Allowance
  • Private Medical
  • Various Company Benefits

We value all applications, however, due to volume numbers we are only able to contact candidates whose skills and experience closely match the requirements of our clients.

In line with the requirements of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK and will be asked to provide documented evidence of eligibility. In line with the requirements of the Employment Agencies Act 1973 we are prohibited from charging work-seekers for work finding services.

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