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Business Manager

  • Location

    Southampton, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Leisure & Travel

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  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Chezelle Bajwa

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

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Your new company

A leading company within Leisure, Travel and Tourism are looking for a new Business Manager to come on board and join their sales team.

As Business Manager, you will be:

  • Responsible for the formulation of individual annual business plans for a defined portfolio of strategic travel agent partners for the brand
  • The primary point of contact for all travel agent queries
  • Implementing contact strategy as defined by the Sales Director; including daily trading calls , weekly performance updates, monthly face to face business reviews and quarterly/annual strategic reviews
  • To develop and monitor tactical sales plans to meet profit targets, and be responsible for the delivery of these plans
  • Responsible for developing and monitoring the trading environment to include competitor activity and providing regular updates to the Sales Director
  • Presentation of monthly account performance in sales and distribution review, referencing performance against agreed key performance indicators as outlined in agent scorecard
  • Ensure travel agent partners focus and goals supports company goals and commercial priorities
  • Provide Sales Director with market intelligence on sales performance of their accounts (and wider market) for weekly trading meeting
  • Significant UK domestic travel

The successful Business Manager will have:

  • A proven track record of identifying and realising opportunities that delivered both incremental sales and distribution, whilst maintaining brand integrity.
  • Experience of creating, developing and maintaining effective working relationships with key stakeholders
  • Working knowledge of luxury travel or the luxury retail or service sector
  • Management and leadership skills
  • Excellent oral, written and listening communication skills
  • Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel to advanced level
  • Able to plan strategically. Identifying commercial opportunities, and realising potential
  • Able to provide visible, supportive leadership, and to foster a positive work environment through empowering, enabling, motivating and developing others
  • Communicate effectively and influence outcomes
  • Keep abreast of commercial issues and developments

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