German Speaking Business Development Executive job vacancy


Overview: German Speaking Business Development Executive job vacancy in Edinburgh recruiting now

Ref: 216867481
Employer: Confidential
Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Employment Type: Permanent

Job Details:

German Speaking Business Development Executive
Edinburgh – Hybrid working

Job Profile:

We’re looking to have a chat with people that are fluent in German and English as we are currently working with a fast growing award winning company in the City Centre of Edinburgh.

The company offers a competitive salary along with a discretionary company bonus scheme and benefits package. Genuine training and progression opportunities and also Hybrid working.

You will be working in B2B sales environment dealing daily with overseas tour operators and travel agents and liaising with UK suppliers such as hotels, transport companies, visitor attractions and account handling each group making sure they are getting the highest standard of service.

The individual will be a commercially driven self-starter with excellent interpersonal skills, has a strong sales flair and is looking to develop their career in a fast growing travel company and can articulate with total fluency in written and spoken English and German.

Duties and responsibilities:

* Develop and maintain strong relationships with both existing and potential new clients in the North Europe Groups Market. This includes German speaking markets, Scandinavia, Benelux and other East Europe countries.
* Active hands on role in the Business Development function for the North Europe Groups Department. This will involve the preparation and costing of proposed client group and series programs and dealing with the client to ensure their subsequent conversion to confirmed business.
* Following up with the client in a timely way to convert offers and quotes into profitable sales.
* Full utilization of the Tourplan system to generate all quotations and subsequent follow up, also ensuring that the confirmed proposal is accurately reflected in Tourplan.
* Full utilization of our CRM system.
* Any agreed sales and marketing activities, either in Ireland/UK or in the overseas market place. This could take the form of either desk based activities or direct agent/client interaction.
* The position may also extend to cover support in any of the other company departments as the need arises.

Skills and experience required:

* Fluency in written and spoken English and German required (oral & written)
* Working experience with groups or at DMC distinct advantage
* Good knowledge of the UK-wide tourism industry products essential
* Good organisational skills essential with good attention to detail
* Team player that is able to work in a busy environment is essential
* Being achievement focused and sales driven
* Strong communication skills
* Being client focused, friendly and diplomatic
* A desire to be the best for yourself and your clients


* Hybrid working
* Annual leave 21 days per annum (pro-rata) in addition to statutory public holidays
* An extra day at Christmas period and Good Friday (Ireland)/Easter Monday (Scotland) as paid holidays.
* A day’s annual leave for your birthday
* Subsidized social events
* Wellness programmes
* Leave an hour early on the last Friday for the month
* Company pension
* Private medical insurance
* Opportunities for career development/progression

If you are interested please apply with your most up to date CV ASAP.

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