Retail Development Executive - Travel Sector

Michael Page Sales
United Kingdom
£30k - £35k pa + GREAT Benefits
05 Oct 2017
06 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The successful Retail Development Executive - Travel Sector will be working to engage multiple stakeholders internally and externally to build a pipeline of third party retailers for my client. The other large responsibility will be to contribute to the 5 year strategy for commercialisation of the organisation. Client Details My client, based in the City of London, brings together travel providers in the UK to provide them with support and services, driving a better quality of service for customers. As globalisation continues, my client are moving to modernise in a big way. This includes a focus on supporting internet retailers and international partnerships with emerging economies. Description The main responsibilities of the Retail Development Executive - Travel Sector falls into two parts: 1 - 70% - Relationship Management. Goal - Build crucial pipeline, driving to close within 18 months. - Respond to Inquiries. - Qualify leads. - Map and engage appropriate potential partners. - Stakeholders management. - Commercial negotiation. - Create materials and present to board level. 2 - 30% - Strategy Creation. Goal - Assist team to create 5 Year Strategy. - Intelligence gathering. - Out bound strategy. - Strategic targeting of partners. Profile The successful Retail Development Executive - Travel Sector will possess the following qualities: - Commercial/Sales/Business Development background. - Confidence to present to board level. - Curiosity to get involved with businesses/strategies and see them through. - Passion for travel/internet/retailing. - Demonstrate accountability. - Problem Solving/Strategic thinking. Job Offer The successful candidate will receive: - £30,000-£35,000 basic salary. Benefits: Pension Scheme - OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION Life assurance Severely discounted travel and railcard Health-care Scheme Childcare Vouchers Long Service award More..
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