Business Development Manager
Business Development Manager, South London, Salary to £35k
We are seeking an experienced Business Development Manager to work closely with our clients UK Inbound travel clients. Reporting to the Head of Sales, the successful candidate will help them remain at the forefront of this sector, by exploring, building and developing new relationships with a range of partners across different market segments, territories and distribution channels. The role requires a high level of both strategic and creative thinking and the ability to evaluate, secure and grow commercial opportunities whilst pushing Hospitality Line forward in a number of different directions.
Business Development Manager Responsibilities
Devise a business plan in order to achieve sales, margin and profit targets.
Identify new sales leads, pitching to prospective clients and commercial negotiations
Developing strategic partnerships with new clients.
Pro-actively building strong relations
Creating, designing and writing copy for marketing materials
Work with the marketing team to research, development, implementation and review of campaigns.
Researching and identifying new niches, websites and trends to integrate into our marketing campaigns.
Keeping up-to-date with latest developments in the domestic travel industry, online marketing and social media.
Organising and attending meetings, events and exhibitions on behalf of the company
Network in relevant trade circles to raise the profile of the company and maintain our existing good reputation.
Collecting and collating feedback from all leads.
Developing content ideas for the online teams regular newsletters
Compiling weekly stats, reports for internal distribution.
Business Development Manager Desired Skills & Experience
Knowledge and experience of the global travel trade, in particular the UK Inbound Sectors
Well networked with an extensive contact base
Excellent customer service skills with demonstrable experience
Articulate with good telephone manner
The ability to engage with a range of people at different levels
Understanding of international business practices and cultural differences
Proven ability in copy writing for marketing purposes
Excellent written communication skills, particularly for a sales audience
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
If you'd like to be considered please email your CV to Nick at or call .
Don't keep a good thing to yourself
We grow our business through referrals, so please don't keep us to yourself. If you think we're doing a good job and know of someone who would benefit from our services, please pass on their name and number to me and I promise we will follow it up. Many thanks.
C&M Travel Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all candidates. For more opportunities, please visit www.candm.co.uk