Business Development Officer

Location: Toronto

Date posted 27 Oct 2016

Price: Free

Ad ID: 85911

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Company: Hermis Travel Group Inc. / Travelpack

Business information: We are a tailor-made holiday specialist company that offers all travel related services. Travelpack has been offering travel advice and making bookings since 1981; we are an online independent travel company that specializes in flights, packages and cruises to destinations around the world including USA, Mexico, Caribbean, India, Indian Ocean, Far East, Middle East, Africa and Oceania. We are an agency located in Mississauga – Ontario, our head office is located in London – UK, and we have another office(s) in India.


Business address: Unit 103, Building 10, 2600 Skymark Avenue, Mississauga, ON, L4W 5B2

Work Location: Unit 103, Building 10, 2600 Skymark Avenue, Mississauga, ON, L4W 5B2 and according to the business needs, the candidate may need to go to different locations within the Toronto GTA area, to Montreal – QC, to India, to London - UK

Type of Employment: Full time – Permanent

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible


Job Description:

  • Develop policies
  • Administer programs to promote commercial business investment in rural and urban areas
  • Plan development projects
  • Develop venture capital sources
  • Respond to enquiries from members of the business community concerning development opportunities
  • Provide advice on procedures and requirements for government approval of development proposals
  • Conduct surveys and analyze data on the buying habits and preferences of wholesale and retail consumers
  • Develop social and economic profiles of urban and rural areas to encourage commercial investment
  • Conduct comparative research on marketing strategies for commercial products
  • Develop a situation analysis of the company including its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats to assist in the development of a strategic plan for future of the business
  • Prepare reports, research papers, educational texts or articles
  • Provide consulting services to government and other organizations
  • Conduct analytical marketing studies
  • Conduct social or economic surveys on local, regional, or international areas to assess development of potential and future trends
  • Review and evaluate commercial development proposals
  • Design market research questionnaires
  • Develop portfolio of marketing materials
  • Evaluate customer service and store environments
  • Design, conduct and analyze quantitative and qualitative research projects
  • Develop feasibility studies
  • Conduct online marketing, Ecommerce and Website promotions
  • Maintain database of potential franchisees, real estate locations and online buy/sell Internet sites
  • Prepare funding applications
  • Set up corporations
  • Develop marketing strategies
  • Ensure appropriate business/commercial licenses are in place
  • Deliver presentations at conferences, workshops or symposia
  • Develop and implement business plans; identify and develop trade partners
  • Supervise professional and support staff and students
  • Perform administrative tasks
  • Recruit and hire staff



-Education: A bachelor's degree in economics, commerce, business administration, public administration, marketing or international relations is preferred

-Experience: A minimum of 3-5 years of experience developing business plan, business research, managing programs to stimulate the grow of a company is required.

-Experience with business feasibility studies is required.

-Excellent oral and written communication skills

- Experience conducting analytical marketing studies

-Skills with extensive research of the marketplaces in order to offer the best tailor-made products to clients

-The position requires the candidate to manage 3 key departments: Flight Reservations, Holiday Packages and Online Web Booking. The candidate will be responsible for the strategy, development, performance and profitability of these departments and maximizing profitability and growth in line with company vision and objectives.


Salary: $31.25 to $33.25 hourly, 37.5 Hours per week


Benefits: Discount on all domestic and international travel – flights & hotels



Important Information:

-Flexibility on schedule is required. Shifts: 9:00am to 5:30pm from Monday to Friday.

-According to the business needs, the position may require the employee to travel to different locations within the Toronto GTA area, to Montreal – QC, to India, to London - UK


Apply by e-mail to:

Apply by mail to: Unit 103, Building 10, 2600 Skymark Avenue, Mississauga, ON, L4W 5B2


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