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Business Development Manager

Posted on Jan 24, 2019 by FLIGHT CENTRE BUSINESS TRAVEL-1

Birmingham, Birmingham United Kingdom
Sales
Immediate Start
£35k - £40k Annual
Full-Time

Flight Centre Business Travel is scouring the nation for an entry-level professional with the ambition and sales ability to join our company as a full time Business Development Manager (working Monday to Friday office hours). You'll join the Smoking Aces team, and can be based from your nearest office - Birmingham, Oxford or Cambridge, where you'll also visiting client regularly throughout the week. This is primarily a travel sales business development role and we will give you all the training and ongoing support you will need to enable you to succeed.

The Business Development Manager role involves:

  • Sourcing and contacting leads (companies not already using our amazing products)
  • Making introductory calls explaining the outstanding benefits of Flight Centre Business Travel
  • Setting up and making visits to prospective clients
  • Receiving top-notch support by a team of Business Travel Experts
  • Becoming part of a company renowned for a fantastic team culture
  • Attending fantastic networking and social events
  • Earning an uncapped salary (£35K-£40K OTE)

What are we looking for?

Knowledge of the travel industry will be a significant advantage, however as our Business Development Managers have a range of professional backgrounds, your sales ability, empathy (for the customer), listening skills and persistence are the priority. You will also need:

  • Some experience working in a sales role
  • The proven ability to exceed your sales targets
  • A passion for travel

We offer award-winning benefits including:

  • Dedicated in-house travel team for incredibly discounted trips
  • Highly renowned social events including summer ball, awards ceremonies
  • Dedicated in-house health and fitness team with free health screenings
  • Free financial consultations
  • Free health cash plan - claim money for dentist, optician etc.
  • Generous share scheme
  • Employer-matched pension scheme
  • Season ticket loans
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Technology scheme
  • Annual leave entitlement increase after 1 year
  • Opportunity to take 3-month sabbatical

Here at Flight Centre, we have a strong focus on building your career, and we believe in promoting from within. Our training is second-to-none and, as such, we offer a variety of opportunities to progress and management training courses.

Application information

Click on the link to apply, whereby you'll answer a quick couple of questions and upload your CV. We will be inviting successful applicants to a face to face interview following a short telephone interview.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Reference: 629132516

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