BusRates Business Development Coordinator

Group Travel Planners & Bus and Limo Operators Markets

POSITION TITLE: Business Development Coordinator

REPORTING TO: General Manager
LOCATION:  Alexandria, VA
ORGANIZATION:  United Motorcoach Association, BusRates.com 
Those interested will send their letters of interest and resumes to info@busrates.com

We have an exceptional opportunity for a Business Development Coordinator to join our Team located in Alexandria, Virginia.

Qualifications of the Business Development Coordinator

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Public Affairs, Marketing or related field preferred.
  • 2 years of direct work experience supporting sales or marketing required; travel industry experience a plus.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office application(s) and Client Relationship Management (CRM) programs. Experience with Salesforce a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Able to present oneself with confidence across all levels of the organization and with external entities.
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm and commitment toward the job and the mission of the company; supports company goals and strategic priorities.
  • Self-directed with excellent problem solving/critical thinking skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise discretion with confidential information.
  • Excellent online market research skills.
  • Able to multi-task and adapt to changes and shifting priorities with ease in a fast paced environment.
  • May require up to 10% travel.

Responsibilities of the Business Development Coordinator

  • The Business Development Coordinator organizes and facilitates the management of existing contracts and the pursuit of new contracts.
  • Develops sales documents and statistical reports.

What's is BusRates.com?

BusRates.com strives to be the most current, complete and categorized database of charter bus companies and group travel providers available online. BusRates.com is a resource designed for the travel professional, offering help on all aspects of chartering a bus, planning your itinerary, and contacting vendors directly. Not only is this a great tool for the experienced group leader, but it also provides those who have never chartered a bus or orchestrated group travel before with the resources and information needed to plan a large group trip. BusRates.com takes most of the relevant and important information available about chartering a bus and planning your group travel and presents it in an organized, concise, easy-to-reference summary.

BusRates.com is a wholly owned subsidiary of the United Motorcoach Association.

The United Motorcoach Association

Established in 1971 as a break away from the American Bus Association, UMA was formed to promote an open and free market for entry into the private motorcoach industry and remove the barriers of economic regulation.  UMA believes that industry growth comes from new entrants and the ability of operators to build their businesses with minimal amount of government interference. UMA works aggressively through its active public policy efforts, through informative education and information services, through targeted and timely member benefit programs and through outreach to allied state and national organizations – all designed to help operators maximize opportunities for growth and profitability. In addition, UMA committees serve as a key resource for developing services and setting policy for the association. Overall, UMA has become the “go to” organization for the entire private motorcoach industry, as well as its 660 private motorcoach operators (Active members), its 226 manufactures and supplier members (Associate members) and it 77 travel partner members (Associate members).

Those interested will send their letters of interest and resumes to info@busrates.com