Business Development Executive

durhamlane Recruitment
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company

Well established nationwide hotel chain looking for talent individual to join us in our Acquisition Sales Team. We’re leaders in the hospitality industry with a presence in every city in the UK.

Reporting to the Inside Sales Team Manager, we are looking for a Business Development Executive to work within our sales and commercial team. In this role, you will be responsible for handling all new business requests and first stage qualified opportunities, on a single, multi-site & UK wide basis.

The successful candidate will ideally be educated to graduate level and be looking to develop a long and successful career in sales. You will be working in a small office so attitude and personality are just as important as experience. We will offer a robust training program as well as accredited sales training from one of the UK’s leading sales talent organisations.


Basic Salary £18-25k depending on experience, negotiable

25 days holiday

Share and save scheme

Incentive schemes

Pension plan

Healthcare option with Bupa

Staff discounts from all brands part of the owning company - including up to 50% off hotel and restaurant

Key Responsibilities

  • Making initial contact via telephone and meeting with potential clients as required
  • Managing a team of up to 3 Sales Development Representatives
  • Nurturing warm leads from initial stage through to closing the deal
  • Sourcing and creating your own leads

Candidate requirements

  • Educated to degree level
  • 2 years’ experience of working within a corporate sales environment, ideally hospitality or b2b sales
  • Driven, with a passion for making good quality relationships to maintain key accounts
  • High levels of self-motivation
  • Demonstrated ability and experience meeting sales targets
  • Have excellent client facing and telephone skills
  • Good Written and IT Skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proactive and able to work on own initiative

Hundreds of hotels. Thousands of rooms. And endless opportunities for ambitious, passionate people like you. Join us, and discover a place full of possibilities. A place made by you.