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Business Development Executive

Flexible + uncapped on target Bonus, and Benefits Package

This innovative chauffeur drive business coordinate and provide a truly bespoke solution for their client's busy travel requirements globally. In this highly-saturated market, they have a proactive approach and incredible attention to detail both in the office and on the road. This coupled with the ability to understand their client’s real needs, sets them apart and allows us to provide a seamless service.

Business Development Executive - What will I be doing ?

  • The company's success is founded on its reputation for being a great innovator and they have ambitious growth plans across the UK. They are looking to grow their organisation by nurturing their people and hiring a qualified and established Business Development Executive.
  • You will have responsibility for developing and driving the growth plans across the UK. This opportunity is about generating new business for an established chauffeur company.
  • The vast majority of their business is within the corporate market and it is this area they are looking for someone to develop further relationships.
  • You will be identifying potential customers and through various marketing methods and sales techniques you will be attracting, approaching and meeting with them regularly to increase revenue.

Business Development Executive - What experience do I need?

  • Critical to the success of this Business Development Executive will be previous experience selling within the travel/hospitality industry with a result driven track record of delivery in service led activities.
  • The successful candidate must have demonstrable track record of success, will have strong negotiation skills, and a customer focused approach with in depth knowledge if the travel industry.
  • You will be able to demonstrate how you could use innovative techniques to take new ideas to market
     

Business Development Executive Additional Info:

  • Excellent salary with uncapped bonus scheme
  • This role will ideally be based in their office in South West London area but there is flexibility with this and their could be a degree of home working
  • You will be provided with a laptop and a mobile phone
  • This position could lead to incredible personal development as the role grows.
  • Flexible + uncapped on target Bonus, and Benefits Package
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