Business Development Manager Job in an Indigenous Tour and Travel Firm in Lagos

eRecruiter Nigeria – Our client is an indigenous firm that is
strategically positioned in Lagos to offer customized tour and travel
packages for business and leisure across the globe, thereby offering
services to customers ranging from high net worth individuals, telecoms
companies, financial institutions, Oil & Gas personnel, federal
parastatals and other government agencies with an intense
passion to
deliver value-added business travel and tour services now has an opening
for the position below:


Job Title:
Business Development Manager
Location: Lagos
Job Description

  • The Business Development Manager will serve as brand ambassador
    for the travel company within the retail travel agency network and the
    industry as a whole.
  • You will be responsible and accountable for creating and
    maximizing sales opportunities and actively promote, educate and sell
    the products and services, in alignment with the overall company
    strategy to ensure that growth in sales is generated from your efforts.

Key Responsibilities

  • Build and nurture a strong sales pipeline; by qualifying, scoping and closing opportunities in line with the sales process
  • Manage customer relationships from initial prospect call to close of sale
  • Maintain your competitive knowledge and focus
  • Grow and retain clients by presenting new solutions and services to them.
  • Identify the decision makers within the prospective clients organization and build relationship with them.
  • Build rapport and sustain long-term relationships, based on trust and consistent delivery to expectations
  • Produce clear, well-structured, concise written summaries and
    reports and will be initiating own activities within ‘best fit’ target,

Skills and Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in sales/business development within the corporate travel sector
  • Proven sales track record in growing and managing key account relationships, with mid-high value deals and negotiations
  • Must be able to understand client needs and recognize business opportunities
  • Possess excellent communication and presentation skills in order to influence and persuade clients at senior management and director level
  • Ambitious and willing to learn new products and techniques
  • Have excellent business and commercial awareness and strong networking skills
  • Able to demonstrate travel industry knowledge
  • Must possess outstanding ability to build rapport both internally and externally
  • Good understanding of business principles and be confident when speaking and negotiating at senior level
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Personality:

  • Gregarious
  • Target motivated
  • Passion for business development
  • Achievement-oriented
  • Success-driven
  • Ambitious

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Application Deadline  28th July, 2017.

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