Business Development Manager

£25000 - £35000 per annum + Uncapped Commission + Benefits
25 Jan 2013
22 Feb 2013
Corporate Traveller
Contract Type
Full Time

Due to an exceptional 2012, Corporate Traveller is seeking a Business Development Manager to join their growing sales team in Deansgate, Manchester.

Within this position, you will sell a business travel service to our corporate clients. Your role will involve finding leads, making an appointment over the phone, and closing the deal with a face-to-face meeting. Once you've bought a new client on board, you'll work closely with a team of experienced Business Travel Consultants who will use their extensive travel knowledge and airfare expertise to deliver an unbeatable travel management service to your client. To achieve in this role, you will need:

  • Experience in meeting sales-targets through finding and qualifying leads over the phone
  • Winning accounts through face-to-face meetings
  • Ability to develop a network of SME clients (approximately £50,000 - £2M annual travel spend)

Corporate Traveller's company culture is like no other. We're exceptionally proud of our service and it shows. Furthermore, there is nothing stagnant about this sales position. By joining a global travel giant, there are endless opportunities to further your sales career, rapidly move into a senior management position, take a place on our fast-track leadership programme, or explore the possibilities in our overseas offices such as New York, Vancouver or Sydney.

As part of the Flight Centre global force, you will gain exclusive access to a myriad of award-winning benefits. These include:

  • Generous commission structure and uncapped earning potential, which makes our Business Development Managers some of the highest earners in the industry
  • Discounted travel and excellent incentives from the world's top travel providers
  • Worldwide social events that are industry renowned (this year we're taking our top performers to Cancuun)
  • Comprehensive training and support from successful Business Development Managers
  • Exceptional career progression programme with global opportunities
  • Fast-track leadership programme, which is designed to find and develop the future leaders of our business
  • Pension scheme and free financial planning consultations from an in-house team of financial advisors
  • Discounted personal training sessions, massage, physiotherapy, corporate gym memberships and tax-free bikes
  • Opportunity to take a 3 month sabbatical after 5 years

Furthermore, you will join the highest earners in the travel industry. You will receive a base of £22,000 with a guaranteed salary of £25,000 during your first six months while you're developing your portfolio. The first year average OTE for Business Development Managers is £35,000 although some of our BDMs earn over £50,000 in their first 12 months. Our established Business Development Managers earn over £80,000, with many quickly moving into leadership positions as our company continues to grow rapidly.

About Corporate Traveller

Corporate Traveller is the corporate arm of Flight Centre Limited, a global and growing travel company that extends throughout Australia, New Zealand, USA, Canada, South Africa, Hong Kong, India, China, Singapore & UAE. As part of the Flight Centre Group, we've achieved the following:

  • Featured in The Sunday Times" Top 100 Best Companies To Work For" for 8 years
  • Featured in the "Top 50 Great Places to Work" in 2011
  • Recipient of special awards for Leadership and Training and Development programmes

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