Luxury Retreats - Business Development Manager

Airbnb, Los Angeles, California

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Luxury Retreats, part of the Airbnb family, is looking for a Business Development Manager, based in Los Angeles, California.
What is it like to be the Business Development Manager at Luxury Retreats? You will develop, maintain and service travel partner relationships to achieve market sales objectives. You will represent Luxury Retreats as the brand ambassador to create a positive perception and establish partnerships with Travel Agency Chains and Consortia to maximize market share and company revenue.  

Think you have what it takes? Here is what you will need to deliver:
  • Research and source for new revenue opportunities and methods within territory to achieve sales goals;
  • Search assigned market for new B2B streams on a regular basis;
  • Build and establish travel agency business within market;
  • Retain and manage business relationships for each agency and develop a personalized approach to help maximize B2B profits;
  • Generate ideas and strategies to actively participate in travel agency growth;
  • Develop a plan to remain accessible to travel partners and maintain open communication channels;
  • Support regional accounts, marketing programs, promotions and events;
  • Attends and/or conducts seminars, events, trade and consumer shows, as needed;
  • Remain current on corporate information, policies, procedures, sales and marketing programs, corporate communications and related materials;
  • Perform other job-related functions as assigned.
Who you are and what you’ve accomplished:
  • 3+ years experience in sales, business development or partner management;
  • Established network and existing relationships with high end travel agencies;
  • Concrete experience in a results-driven face-to face comparable industry or niche;
  • Having operated remotely from a company’s head office is an asset;
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and relevant sales experience.

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