Role details

Head of Business Development - Travel

London   •   £60,000 - £65,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Develop and lead the implementation of New Business Development strategy
  • A brand new role for a well known, leading nationwide Travel brand

About Our Client

A well-known leading brand within the Travel sector, based in London

Job Description

Your main responsibilities as Head of Business Development - Travel, will be:

    • Develop and lead the implementation of the Sales and New Business Development strategy to maximise revenue opportunities.
    • Leadership and management of the Sales and Business Development team
    • Represent the business at relevant conferences, trade fairs and networking events ensuring improved visibility and awareness of the organisation within the travel industry.
    • Continually evaluate strategy, responding to customer insight and analytics to maximise revenue - providing ongoing reporting on sales and non-fare revenue status.
    • Identifying, Implementing and reporting on new business opportunities in target markets.
    • Ensure close working partnerships are built with other internal stakeholders, in particular marketing, revenue, insights and PR / Communications
    • Champion the role of sales and new business development within the business, building strong relationships with other internal stakeholders and industry partners

The Successful Applicant

You'll need to be:

    • Commercially astute with strong judgement and decision making abilities
    • Customer focused - this role needs someone who must really understand customer experience
    • Have personal drive and delivery, being proactive and innovative to challenge the status quo
    • Able to manage change, positively influencing colleagues and coaching where required
    • Able to foster strong teamwork, pulling together to deliver agreed objective
    • Responsible and able to run the business effectively and with an understanding of risk

As a minimum you'll need to have:

  • experience in sales and / or new business development (5 at a senior level) with ability to demonstrate management and delivery of a sales and new business strategy
  • An understanding of transport / tourism / leisure industries
  • Strong analytical skills to us data interpretation and customer insight to identify new opportunities for the business
  • Educated to first degree level or equivalent with relevant professional marketing qualification and active CPD / membership of professional body

What's on Offer

Head of Business Development - Travel

Basic Salary up to £65,000 plus Bonus

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