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Business Development Manager - GDS Media

Date: Jul 11, 2019

Location: Southlake, TX, US, 76092-2103

Company: Sabre

Req ID: 48515

Job Family: Sales


Sabre is the global leader in innovative technology that leads the travel industry. We are always looking for bright and driven people who have a penchant for technology and want to hone their skills. If you are interested in challenging work, being part of a global team, and solving complex problems through technology, business intelligence and analytics, and Agile practices - then Sabre is right for you! It is our people who develop and deliver powerful solutions that meet the current and future needs for our airline, hotel, and travel agency customers.

Job Description

A critical role that assists the Sales & Account Management team in driving bookings through Sabre with existing and new suppliers.  
The role will include growing sales and additional ad hoc duties to help drive growth in hotel bookings and revenue.

•    Assists Sales and Account Management in Identifying and developing highly complex marketing programs designed to produce sales opportunities globally
•    Effectively works with Sales and Account Management to target potential campaign opportunities based on available analytics  
•    Develops strategic alignment with internal departments.  Including Product Marketing, Billing, Operations and Reporting team
•    Sabre Media Hotel Product marketing expert - interfacing with customers prior to, during and after the Sabre Media marketing sale   
•    Develops and maintains positive customer relations and coordinates with various functions within the company to ensure customer requests are handled appropriately and in a timely manner
•    Establishes positive relationships with customers and accounts in order to solidify renewal opportunities 
•    Monitors media products performance and provides the customer with recommendations for optimization
•    Responsible for maintaining and adding value add to all elements of customer reporting, including customization, newly developed report needs, and suggesting relevant enhancements
•    Schedules and holds customer calls to review monthly media performance
•    Analyzes customer data/database to define areas of improvement and increase Sabre booking production
•    Open communications with management on areas of potential interests outside of media to help grow supplier bookings
•    Works toward mutual goals and objectives
•    Establish and manage an effective business relationship with customers/accounts via innovative strategies to maximize sales and/or bookings

Job Requirements

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree or equivalent and some industry experience in hospitality or other related field. 

•    5-7 years-experience marketing, travel support/sales
•    Ability to work in a fast-paced environment on multiple projects
•    Excellent communication and relationship skills
•    Internally motivated and goal driven
•    Ability to work independently and as part of a team
•    Process oriented and attention to detail
•    A versatile management professional
•    Understanding of travel distribution and Sabre technology
•    Advanced computer software skills.  Proficient in:  Sabre, HotelVision, Salesforce, and exceeds in MS PowerPoint, MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Access



Reasonable Accommodation

Sabre is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. Applicants applying for a Sabre position with a disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact Sabre's Compliance Office at


Affirmative Action

Sabre is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals. EEO IS THE LAW


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