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Areas USA is looking for a strategic and passionate leader to partner with the Business Development team in driving our new and existing business at an exciting time of growth.

Why join Areas USA? When you join Areas USA, you’ll join an organization that values you and the acquired skills that you bring from the travel, hospitality, retail and/or food and beverage industries. If you are driven by growth and thrive on enhancing current and new relationships, then this is the role for you.  Your role is integral to the Company’s vision and business objectives to drive alignment, impact, and culture. We value and support our team members with development, career opportunity and a flexible environment. We offer great opportunities for growth, enriched benefits, competitive compensation package and generous time off. If you’re ready to make a difference this is the place for you.

What you’ll do:

  • Bring your A-game to identify and cultivate new relationships:
    • In this role, you will partner with the VP, Business Development in sourcing and proposing potential business deals by contacting potential partners, discovering, and exploring new opportunities.
  • Identify the trends and bring them to life at Areas:
    • You will be in charge of researching industry opportunities and partner trends in the search for new business opportunities.
    • Your expertise in data analytics will assist in compiling and reporting analytic data to various Divisions, collaborating with Concessionaires to maximize revenue, and directing the RFP concepting plan.
    • You will review emerging concession concepts to develop and implement fresh market ideas by analyzing local, national, and international trends and companies to identify new business opportunities.
    • With your excellent communication skills, you will draft the narrative that ties the project components together and assist in presenting the proposal to the sponsoring agency.

What will make you successful in this role?

  • Experience in managing complex relationships with multiple stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of the market, current and emerging trends, the solutions/services the company can provide, and of the company’s competitors.
  • Self-motivated, innovative, and driven to achieve.
  • A demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and priorities.

Other Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or marketing; MBA Preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in business development within the travel, hospitality, retail, food & beverage industries. Preferably experience within an airport environment.
  • Work location can be remote and/or any Areas locations.

Read more about our culture and environment on our career site at Areas.com.