Business Development Manager

City of London
£25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
27 Nov 2013
25 Dec 2013
Flight Centre UK Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time

We're looking for Business Development Managers to join our sales teams in Gatwick, Farringdon, New Malden, Vauxhall, Woking, and Wimbledon.

We offer an award-winning travel management service to companies who spend a lot of time and money travelling around the world (about £2M every year).

As a business development manager, you'll be supported by a team of experienced travel consultants who use their expertise to source and book the best possible airfares and hotels for your clients.

Business development manager responsibilities:

  • Lead sourcing - targeting companies who spend up to £2M on travel each year
  • Cold-calling to book meetings
  • Closing sales during face-to face meetings
  • Account management for one year after you've bought a new client on board

Selection criteria:

  • Proven sales ability and account management skills
  • Exceptional communication skills and the confidence to run client meetings
  • Experience in business travel is an advantage but not essential

Rewards and benefits:

  • £25K base plus uncapped sales commission (Yr 1 OTE £35K). Our top performing BDM's earn £50K in their first year.
  • Business ownership scheme
  • Benefits that placed us in the 'Sunday Times 100 Best Companies' for nine years
  • Opportunities to join our teams overseas including New York, Sydney and Hong Kong
  • Leadership and career progression opportunities (as we're growing quickly)
  • Sales and leadership training to ensure you continue to progress professionally
  • Extremely social and fun company culture with plenty of events (both overseas and in the UK)
  • Opportunity to take a three month sabbatical after five years

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