We are seeking an outrageously talented B2B Luxury Sales Manager/Business Development Manager to join a unique & highly prestigious business specialising in luxury life-style, goods and experiential travel. The B2B Luxury Sales Development role will be client facing in terms of meeting hand-picked UK travel agencies & luxury brands and signing partnership agreements with them to use our client’s services. The applicant will already be a B2B Sales Manager/Business Development Manager, working for a luxury tour operator, concierge travel company or a luxury 5-star hotel in the UK.
The luxury B2B management role will develop short, mid & long term plans, tactics and strategies in securing new commercial partnership agreements with select hand-picked travel agencies and luxury brands to use our client’s luxury services
Understand market demands, trends, and the competitive field
Build and nurture a strong luxury sales pipeline; by qualifying, scoping and closing opportunities in line with the sales process
BD to generate and bring on board new partnership agreements, plus follow up on marketing leads and new enquiries
Develop partnership accounts, build rapport and sustain relationships, based on trust and consistent delivery to expectations
Produce clear, well-structured, concise written summaries and reports and will initiate own activities within 'best fit' target, along with maintain and update an accurate log of activity in the CRM system
represent the business at luxury events, conferences, trade fairs to maximise brand presence and influence and develop strong commercial relationships
Now Let’s Talk About You:
Slick, gregarious, visionary, sales obsessed professional with a passion for all things luxury
Experienced B2B Sales Manager/BDM from a luxury background within travel, concierge or hotel
Understanding of business principles and confident when speaking and negotiating at senior level
Ability to recognise business opportunities and possess excellent communication and presentation skills in order to influence and persuade senior management and directors to use our client’s services
Proven sales track record in growing and managing key luxury account relationships, with mid-high value deals and negotiations
Confident networker and comfortable presenter at meetings communicating the message as the company ambassador
What You'll Get in Return: Fantastic opportunity to join a unique, progressive, well established business, with the opportunity to have direct impact on the direction of the company. This role offers a competitive base salary of £50,000 - £60,000 per annum, plus performance related bonus and comprehensive company benefits, along with excellent long-term career progression. Important, Please Note: It is unlawful to employ a person in a UK-based role who does not have permission to live and work in the UK. You should make yourself aware of how immigration laws apply to your situation prior to applying.
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