African Touch Safaris - Business Development Executive - Jobs in Kenya
African Touch Safaris - Business Development Executive - Jobs in Kenya Job Title: Business Development Executive
Our client is one of the leading travel management company.
They seek to hire an experienced Business Development Executive who will be tasked with identifying prospects and following up on clients to generate business; identifying business opportunities and analyzing sales options; meet sales goals set by the management and foster meaningful relationships with both existing and prospective clientsVisit potential customers for new business and provide customers with quotations
Negotiate the terms of an agreement and close sales
Gather market and customer information and provide feedback on buying trends
Represent the company at trade exhibitions, events and demonstrations
Identify new markets and business opportunities
Record sales and send copies to the sales office
Review his/her own sales performance
Promote the company to existing and new corporate accounts and individual clients.
Make sales calls with the objective of acquiring new and additional corporate accounts/clients and cash business, including Holidays and Leisure
Deliver a passionate and high quality of personalized customer service, ensuring our customers feel valued and engaged
Maximize sales and be proactive with follow up enquiries to increase profitability and enquiry conversion.
Maintain excellent relations with clients/customers and provide support and assistance ensuring that all travel requirements are handled efficiently.
Keep the company management/sales manager informed about customer feedback and any complaints competitors and market trends/practices.
Maintain sales call records and good relations with all the company’s locations.
Liaise with Sales/KAM Managers in formulating strategies aimed at obtaining specific high yield commercial accounts
Solicit travel business on cash basis from individual clients/accounts
Assists in reconciliation of accounts & collections in coordination with Finance Department
Ensure sales target are met in coordination with other team members
Bachelors (Business/Tourism and Travel Degree) with Sales and Marketing qualifications.
Sales and marketing experience in the service industry
Minimum 2 years Corporate Travel Sales experience with proven track record
Dynamic and aggressive person with ability to generate new business / sales
Excellent communication, customer relation skills
GDS (Global Distribution system) experience is an advantage
Manage and follow up on prospect list
Ability to prospect ,able to identify and list potential clients
Ability to identify key decision makers
Ability to do telesales of a minimum of 20 per day
Gain and achieve a minimum of 10 new appointments per week
Achieve a minimum of 5 second appointments per week
A passion for travel and a great product knowledge base.
Excellent interpersonal skills – it is the travel industry after all!
The aptitude to work as part of a team, retaining ownership and accountability of assigned work
How to apply
If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV to email@example.com only quoting the job title on the email subject (Business Development Executive) to before 3rd July 2019.
Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV.
We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing.
Male candidates are encouraged to apply.
Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted.
For more information and job application details, see; African Touch Safaris - Business Development Executive - Jobs in Kenya
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