Want to leave your mark on an industry and make a difference to people?
You are a talented influencer but feel your skills aren’t getting the recognition they deserve. Or perhaps you are a little bored and a lack of growth or business dynamism is making you restless. Above all you love the travel industry and know how to get sales results.
Ready to join a multi-award-winning travel business brand that has grown 4000% in the last 10 years since shaking up the industry in 2011, and who is growing even more in the UK in 2022 before launching internationally?
Business Development Manager – Helping our homeworkers increase their sales
Home Based with visits to Bournemouth HQ
Plus pension, discounted travel, opportunity to visit some fantastic locations
Product / Service: Award-Winning travel home-working company
Growth: Over 400% in the last 5 years. Record sales in January 2022 despite a pandemic.
A multi-award-winning fast-growing travel company that has helped 100’s of first-time travel homeworkers start their very own travel businesses. We’re expanding rapidly out of Covid and looking to grow the very best team ahead of the next peak period in travel.
Reasons to join us:
+ Home Working Agency of The Year’ 5 years in a row
+ Top 5 of all home-working companies in the UK (travel)
+ Top 5% franchise in the UK
+ We offer the widest choice of holidays in the UK
+ Fully independent with over £2billion per year of buying power
+ We are expecting the next 2-3 years in travel to be the biggest ever in terms of growth
+ Featured continually in the trade press, national press
You need to be experienced in both the travel industry and at being a phenomenal Business Development Manager.
For us, there is nothing more important than helping our team increase their sales and customer retention. You need to know how to help individuals increase their sales, find more business and maximise the enjoyment of this amazing industry.
You’ll need to be a gifted influencer who knows how to get the best out of people. You’ll need to be a part salesperson, part trainer, part marketer, and part coach.
A year from now you will have had a great year if you move the needle on these three metrics:
+ Increase in the number of new customers being attracted by each homeworker
+ Increased the repeat booking rate from your team
+ Increased the overall value of bookings from your team
You’ll be leading and supporting a team of highly motivated self-employed travel homeworkers. Your role is to help them increase their profits through:
+ Finding more enquiries
+ Converting more enquiries to sales
+ Increasing average booking values
+ Increasing profit per booking
+ Increasing repeat booking rates
You’ll need the skills and experience to make a difference in these 5 areas. This will require planning, teaching, demonstrating, and following up with your team on a regular basis and finding creative ways to engage, motivate, inspire and communicate with your team.
Here is where we see you need the experience to kick ass at this role:
+ Experience in working within travel agency sales and as a sales manager or similar BDM role
+ Experience in achieving sales targets
+ Good knowledge of travel industry products including flights, packages and cruise products.
+ Confident using video as a means of communication
+ Confident using social media
+ Must have a good ability to communicate fluently and positively in written form
+ Confident it training individuals and groups
+ Knowing how to follow up with team members to get results
+ Strong knowledge of sales within the travel sector to be able to lead by example
+ Be confident in basic social media techniques
+ Know how to create strategies to help others achieve their targets
The Reward for You:
As one of the UK’s fastest-growing travel and franchise companies, the opportunities for you to grow your role and responsibilities are endless.
You’ll have the opportunity to make a name for yourself within a business that is well known within the travel industry and making waves within the franchise sector, plus you can make a real difference in the lives of our newly minted business owners.
As you grow, you can grow within our business. There are ongoing opportunities to progress your career within many areas of our business.
Sounds like a good fit? Apply here for a fast-track path to our Leadership Team.
Your Background / Previous Roles May Include:
Business Development Manager, BDM, Business Development Executive, BDE, Travel Sales Executive, New Business Development, Travel & Tourism Sales.
If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.