Business Development Executive, DU Grand Tours (David Urquhart Travel)

  • Location: Strathmore House, East Kilbride (flexible)
  • Salary: £Competitive
  • Contract: Full Time, Permanent

David Urquhart Travel is seeking a Business Development Executive based in the UK to assist in functions of the business contributing to growth, allowing the business to accelerate accordingly towards business goals.  The Business Development Executive will have industry experience and is responsible for contacting internal and external suppliers for operational aspects of product development.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Assisting with product and quotation translation as and when required
  • Assisting with providing clients with accurate enquiry information and helping to secure the business
  • Research potential product based themes for Chinese market
  • Assisting with client accounts when Clients have groups visiting the UK
  • Research and assist with potential clients for collaboration
  • Helping any other tasks required by the business

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Strong administration skills and proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Strong attention to detail and well organised individual
  • The ability to negotiate with external suppliers & clients
  • Customer service experience (essential)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to speak and write fluently in both English and Chinese/Mandarin
  • Knowledge of the Chinese outbound tourism market
  • Knowledge of the UK as a tourism product

Please click here to view the full job description and person specification.

How to apply: Please send your CV to Emma.McMillan@davidurquhart.com

About DU Grand Tours (David Urquhart Travel): DU Grand Tours (David Urquhart Travel), have been delivering exceptional holidays and customer service since 1983 – having carried over 4 million passengers we hold a wealth of knowledge in the travel industry. Through our experienced team we can offer you a complete package tour or a tailored Itinerary, whether you want to explore bonnie Scotland, medieval England or mythical Ireland and you can be sure you are in good hands from the first phone call to the homeward journey.