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Business Development Manager

Specialising in client acquisition, you’ll win new business for Corporate Travel Counsellors to service.

Give us a call for a confidential chat on +27 82 936 1180.

A pivotal role at Travel Counsellors for Business

As a Business Development Travel Counsellor you will identify new business opportunities, scale a portfolio of clients to be serviced by other Corporate Travel Counsellors and provide Account Management from implementation onwards.

The requirements for a Business Development Travel Counsellor are:

  • A minimum of 3 years Sales or Key Account Management experience in the corporate travel sector
  • Worked in a customer-facing role
  • Good knowledge of Customer Relationship Management systems
  • Excellent presentation, communication, and negotiation skills

Everything you’ll need to set up as a Business Development Travel Counsellor

For R5000 + VAT, we'll provide the following:

  • A 5-day induction program held in our offices.
  • Training delivered by our experienced team
  • Ongoing support
  • Learning and development tools including our innovative e-learning platform, Discover
  • Bespoke sales training from our Corporate Team
  • A personal webpage on the Travel Counsellors website
  • Laptop and our booking platform, Phenix
  • R5000 + VAT
  • 6-month onboarding journey
  • 5-day induction program
Questions? Get in touch

Get in touch

If you’re interested in finding out more about becoming a Travel Counsellor, our Franchise Team is always ready to talk. Just complete the form below, call them on 082 936 1180 or email at career@travelcounsellors.co.za

Meet our training team

Our experienced team of accredited business coaches delivers best-in-class training, inspiring you to launch your own travel business. They’ll work with you individually and in small groups covering all aspects of running your own successful corporate Travel Counsellors franchise.

What you’ll learn using our tried and tested techniques:

  • How to win new business and build your client base
  • How to service and maintain relationships with your corporates
  • How to perfect your sales technique & to maximise your income
  • How to use our in-house tools and technology

What makes our business unique?

Travel Counsellors is a travel management platform enabling a community of business travel professionals to service corporate clients across a range of industries. Our concierge-style service is the best in the industry, providing clients with a service that is flexible and proactive to their needs.

Here’s what our other Travel Counsellors have to say:

Julie Walne made the move from our support team to set up as a Business Development Travel Counsellor. Here, Julie and Corporate Travel Counsellor, David Griffin, explain how they worked together to win a new client.

Find out more about our business model

"I enjoy partnering the clients I bring onboard with the Corporate Travel Counsellor who is best suited to provide the service and expertise they need. Seeing the relationship grow and work so well for both parties is really rewarding"

John Fayle
Business Development Travel Counsellor

Are you ready to become a Travel Counsellor?

We know it’s a big career decision. That’s why we’re here to help you make it. Get in touch and speak to one of our experts today to learn more about business development courses. Or check out our FAQs page.

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