(This one came over an email list I’m on specifically looking for people with disabilities or ties to the disability community.)
In this newly created position, Flight Centre Accessible Travel is seeking an ambitious Business Development Manager to join their dedicated team in Vancouver.
In this unique role, the successful candidate will use their sales expertise to scout new leads, develop profitable client relationships, and secure fresh business opportunities.
We are looking for an outstanding sales professional with an impressive track record of meeting their targets and winning new accounts. You will use your creative ability to think of new initiatives to make relationships and establish a presence in this undeveloped, vibrant market.
You will be regularly meeting clients in person as well as closing sales over the phone, so to achieve in the people-focused role, you will need to have confidence, charisma, and a way with words.
The ideal candidate will have several years of new business development experience, and have the experience or network of contacts within the disability sector. We encourage applicants from this industry to apply.
We are seeking an ambitious, enterprising individual who has experience in cold calling and generating their own leads. Flight Centre is looking for a highly motivated professional with excellent communication skills that has an insatiable appetite for sales.
In addition, the candidate will need to be an effective communicator with the confidence and energy to develop a rapport with a diverse range of clients and professionals. The successful candidate will therefore require strong interpersonal skills (including skills in relationship building, negotiation and persuasion), and a strong business and commercial acumen.
Your core working hours will be from 8:30am – 5:00pm Monday to Friday. However due to the nature of this role you will be expected to attend some after hours company and networking events.