Business Development Manager

Working within a small team that has potential to grow rapidly over the coming months, the Business Development Manager will have a broad range of responsibilities as listed below.

The role may require occasional travel to clients (expenses paid) and/or some flexible working hours depending on how the business grows over the coming months but in the main this is a home-based position.

The Role

  •  To be part of a team of passionate, friendly, likeminded people who believe in helping the planet and helping businesses in the travel and events industry with their sustainability journeys.
  • To actively contact hotels and venues to explain / sell the benefits of  ECOsmart accreditation with the objective of winning new business.
  • To actively contact travel / event agencies to explain and sell the benefits of ECOsmart accreditation.
  • Develop client relationships at all levels (individual properties and key account management of multiples at Head Office level).
  • Work with travel management companies or consortia to develop opportunities to secure large numbers of additional ECOsmart sales.
  • Upsell EVENTsmart to hotels, venues and agencies.
  • Owning the handover and on-boarding process of new clients to our implementations and client success teams.
  • To come up with ideas of how we can evolve and improve our accreditation for everyone’s benefit.
  • Introduce our green supplier partners (including SmartCarbon) to hotels and work on .
  • Produce weekly and monthly Board updates.

The Person

  • Excellent communication skills
  • A willingness to take on responsibility
  • A strong focus on customer service
  • Tenacious and adaptable
  • Ability to plan and manage change
  • Good presentation skills
  • Good level of analytical skills
  • Strong ability to multitask and prioritise
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Strong problem solving and organisation skills
  • Proactive attitude to work

The Salary

A competitive Salary plus commission based in achievable targets.

The Hours:

3 days per week Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 9am to 5pm.  (This is open to a flexible)

Pro rata to 12 days based on 3 workings days plus your birthday off (or nearest Monday) plus 3 days holiday between Christmas and New Year when the office is closed.

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Some of our benefits

At Greengage we like to look after our employees and we believe personal development is really important.

Your Birthday

As an additional benefit, staff are granted an extra day of holiday.


Opportunity to get involved in charitable initiatives


Subject to the role, we are open to flexibility on hours of work and location

Personal Development

Staff receive training in travel/events, technology, and can earn a sustainability qualification.

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