Business Development Manager, WestJet Vacations

WestJet - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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Employment Type: Full Time

City: Calgary, AB (YYC)

Why WestJet:
Every WestJet journey has the potential to enrich lives; a career with us is no exception.

WestJet arrived on the Canadian airline scene in 1996 and changed the industry for the better. We made air travel more affordable for Canadians and now we’re going global.

Join us and love where you’re going.

What this role is all about:
WestJet is currently seeking a Business Development Manager, WestJet Vacations, Western Canada, reporting to the Manager, Agency Sales. Bringing your strong leisure vacations background, you will represent WestJet Vacations for Western Canada. You are a natural go-getter for new business, you enjoy mining for new opportunities and the challenge of growing an existing book of business. Bringing your understanding of the Canadian Vacation Marketplace, along with a solid sales background, you consider yourself creative with fresh ideas. You are comfortable travelling approximately 80% of your time, focusing on increasing awareness, growing revenues, deepening relationships with our strategic trade partners.

What you bring to this team:
You drive to succeed - you possess a strong sales background with business development plans to drive revenues with key strategic partners
You have a proven track record of exceeding personal and team sales targets – you forecast sales, develop creative sales strategies and models and constantly evaluate their effectiveness
You are a problem solver – you uncover opportunities, anticipate customers’ needs, providing resolutions for challenges and building productive long-last relationships
You consider yourself self-motivated and driven – you leverage your CRM with different sales techniques and pipeline management
You are proactive in your approach – you research, generate, and follow through on sales leads
You possess strong presentation skills and are very comfortable public speaking

The benefits of being a WestJetter:
WestJet provides all WestJetters with a competitive total rewards package. On top of that, we offer:

A fun and friendly culture with colleagues who work together to win
Travel privileges for you and your family
Savings and Benefit programs that are flexible to meet your specific needs

Think we are a fit? Apply now!

About WestJet Group of Companies

Together with WestJet's regional airline, WestJet Encore, we offer scheduled service to more than 100 destinations in North America, Central America, the Caribbean and Europe and to more than 175 destinations in over 20 countries through our airline partnerships.

Our Safety Promise

At WestJet, the safety and security of our people and our guests is a core value and at the heart of what we do. As safety and security is a shared responsibility, it is expected that you will use safe work practices to ensure your well-being and the safety of others.

WestJet recognizes that the use of Alcohol and Drugs can adversely impact a safe work environment and the well-being of others including guests, suppliers and the public, as well as place WestJet's operations at risk. All roles that are identified as safety sensitive are required to pass a Pre-Employment Alcohol and Drug Test as per WestJet's Alcohol and Drug Policy.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

We embrace what makes us each unique, and what makes us uniquely WestJet. WestJet is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility and if you require accommodation during the selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in WestJet; however, only those candidates who are selected will be contacted.

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