Business Development Manager, Rail
Bath-based digital mapping and location product company, Living Map is seeking a Business Development Manager focused on the passenger rail vertical in the UK and EU. The role will report to the Head of Commercial. The candidate should have past experience and current connections within this industry.
The successful candidate will work to grow Living Map’s profile in rail travel by working through the sales cycle from lead generation to deal closing.
Work location is flexible and candidates based in the UK or abroad are welcome.
Key Roles and Responsibilities
- Close new business and revenue with passenger rail travel customers by managing the sales cycle from lead generation to contract closing
- Grow Living Map’s profile within rail through direct outreach, partnership building and involvement in trade shows and organisations
- Manage ongoing customer relationships including reporting on and developing such relationships
- Provide industry insights in order to guide Living Map’s strategy
- Demonstrable track record in rail travel innovation
- Director level communication and presentation skills
- Demonstrably strong commercial sensibility and negotiation skills
- Detail focused and considered outlook
- Relationship focused
- Strong relationship building skills
- Strong technical skills and interest in tools and technologies employed in the digital mapping, wayfinding and routing sector
- Culturally and technically aware, with desire to work in and nurture a digitally progressive environment
- Team player with strong interpersonal skills
This is a senior-level role. Compensation package will be based on candidate experience.
About Living Map
Living Map is a UK based digital location and mapping business, providing digital products to address the challenges faced in the use and management of complex public spaces. Living Map’s products – Live Positioning, Live Location, Live Routing and Live Mapping – sit within clients’ touch-points, be they digital kiosk, web, or native mobile App. They combine to address a number of key industry use cases. Built on the company’s unique hardware agnostic ‘blue dot’ location software, mapping and wayfinding design heritage, these technologies are used by public bodies, enterprise clients and institutions globally across transport, healthcare and responsive spaces.
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