Business Development Manager – Travel Industry | Cracking Recruitment

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Job Title: Business Development Manager – Travel Industry
Employer: Cracking Recruitment
Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom
Salary: 20% bonus, homebased, Co Car/car all
Employment Type: Permanent
Reference Number: 221318359

 

Job Details:

Business Development Manager required for an Award Winning and fast-growing, dynamic travel brand. This is a homebased role where you’ll be rewarded with a basic salary of up to 42,000 dependant on transferable skills and experience, alongside a 20% bonus scheme which is paid quarterly, company car or car allowance, 25 days holiday plus all bank holidays as well as other great benefits too, working normal office hours Monday – Friday. This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced business development or sales manager from either within the travel and tourism industry, having won new business in a consultative sales capacity within tour operating, airlines, transfers, hotels, travel management / business / corporate travel, events, educational & school travel, ground transport or hospitality.

A brief insight in to what you’ll be doing as a Business Development Manager within Travel & Tourism :-

  • Achieve and exceed sales and KPI targets in line with your individual new business target.
  • Develop and source new corporate sales opportunities through inbound lead follow-up and outbound methods (including cold calls, etc).
  • Responsible for personal CRM pipeline management.
  • Responsible for sales forecasts and analysis and presenting to Head of Sales.
  • Responsible for producing bespoke quotes and proposals for prospective clients.
  • Attending client external visits (conducting client presentations), attending trade shows and events.
  • Overseeing/ assisting with formal bids and tenders within your sales remit.
  • Assisting with the onboarding process for all new customers to ensure a smooth transition from sale to execution.
  • Build strong working relationships, self-educate and research the marketplace to understand the needs of your target markets.
  • Support the Head of Sales in collaboratively working with design and marketing teams to proactively build and improve on the sales collateral and processes.

Some benefits you’ll get as a Business Development Manager within Travel & Tourism :-

  • Home based in Cheshire, Lancashire, Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Nottinghamshire, Merseyside, Cumbria, Leicestershire, Liverpool, Manchester or Birmingham.
  • Basic 40,000 – 42,000 dependant on transferable skills and experience
  • 20% bonus, paid quarterly.
  • Company car / car allowance.
  • Working normal office hours Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm.
  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays. In addition, you are also permitted to take your birthday off, on them! (an extra day of annual leave on top of your allowance)
  • Length of service awards with increased holiday allowance when you reach key milestones of 5, 8 and 10 years
  • Plus other great benefits

What do I need to apply for this Business Development Manager opportunity within Travel & Tourism : –

  • Superb new business sales experience gained from working within the travel industry such as tour operating, airlines, transfers, hotels, travel management / business / corporate travel, events, educational & school travel, ground transport or hospitality.
  • Excellent telephone/ F2F manner and the ability to build rapport with customers at high level.
  • Comfortable in approaching clients.
  • Confident communicator (written and verbal).
  • Ability to handle objections.
  • Commercial acumen, including Microsoft Excel proficiency.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to manage own time.
  • Driven by goals and targets.

Interested?
For more information about this excellent career opportunity as a Business Development Manager for this Award-Winning Travel Company we are recruiting for please apply ASAP.

 

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