Business Development Manager


We at Kanoo Travel are looking for a dynamic and highly motivated Business Development Manager holding the position of a Sales Manager to be based in Abu Dhabi

who will be responsible for escalating the business by reaching out to bring in Medium – Large size corporate clients.

We are looking for talent that is social and confident with a customer-focused service attitude.

Business Development Manager Responsibilities:

– Develop and implement strategic sales plans to achieve sales targets and expand our customer base in Abu Dhabi and the surrounding areas.

– Lead, mentor, and motivate the sales team to achieve individual and team targets, providing ongoing training and support as needed.

– Monitor sales performance and track progress towards achieving target revenues, taking proactive measures to address any deviations and ensure alignment with budgetary constraints.

– Identify new business opportunities and partnerships to enhance the company’s market presence and revenue streams.

– Build and maintain strong relationships with key clients, corporate accounts, and travel partners to maximize sales opportunities and customer satisfaction.

– Monitor market trends, competitor activities, and customer feedback to identify areas for improvement and innovation in our products and services.

– Collaborate closely with the marketing team to develop promotional campaigns, sales collateral, and pricing strategies to drive sales and enhance brand awareness.

– Prepare regular sales reports, forecasts, and budgets for management review, and provide insights and recommendations for business growth.

– Stay up-to-date on Request for Proposal (RFP) dates from government entities and major accounts in the market, coordinating timely responses and engagement strategies to secure lucrative contracts and partnerships.

Job Requirements:

– Minimum 5 years corporate travel sales experience in the UAE travel services industry.

– Minimum qualification of a graduate-level degree in any field.

– Prior travel operations experience or someone who has moved from operations to sales is preferable.

– Must have a proven track record of contracting mid to large-volume clients. Strong client prospect pipeline that can be converted in a short-term period.

– Ability to sell Business / transient travel, Marine & Offshore and Meetings & Events • Experience/knowledge of Corporate Online Booking Tool (OBT) solutions

– Needs to work independently.

– UAE driver’s license is mandatory.

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