Vice President - Business Development

Apple Leisure Group - Milwaukee, WI3.5

Full-timeEstimated: $150,000 - $200,000 a year
EducationBenefits
Inspire and deliver exceptional value to travelers around the globe as part of the Apple Leisure Group (ALG) team! Our vision is to be the best-in-class and largest all-inclusive resort management and travel services provider, differentiated by the collaboration of our unique resort and distribution brands.

Grow your career as a Vice President - Business Development on the Trisept Solutions team. In this role, you will directly impact both our people and bottom-line revenue growth in the leisure travel technology for Trisept Solutions and Apple Leisure Group (ALG). You will collaborate with Trisept’s Product Management and Delivery teams as well as ALG business development teams to develop market strategy and grow Trisept’s revenues, brand and image. Through collaborative, team-building leadership, you will inspire, develop and lead Trisept’s Synapse and VAX VacationAccess Commercial Teams.

A successful Vice President - Business Development will:
Develop and grow customer relationships and revenues for Trisept’s Synapse, VAX VacationAccess and Xcelerator products
Collaborate with ALG Vacations team to develop and grow customer relationships for private label business
Grow Trisept’s brand and image within the travel ecosystem
Leverage Trisept’s technology platform to solve customers’ business problems
Inspire, develop and lead the Trisept Solutions Commercial Team
Embrace and hold team accountable to Core Values and Unique Processes
Develop market strategy and future vision for Trisept’s Products while ensuring alignment with Trisept’s Product Management and Delivery teams
Collaborate with customers and contribute to Synapse, VAX VacationAccess and Xcelerator product roadmaps
Have an innate desire and eye for developing people and creating trust
Have an instinctive way of asking thought-provoking questions and challenging status-quo
Have ownership of highest quality service levels and financial success
Embody Trisept’s vision, strategy and value proposition to internal team, stakeholders, existing and potential customers

Requirements:
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Business Management, Marketing or a related field and at least 10 years of travel industry experience in a leadership role
Positive leadership skills and the ability to take responsibility for growing and developing a commercial team
Collaborative, team-building leadership style
Entrepreneurial spirit, positive attitude and an inspiration to others.
Outstanding consultative solutions selling abilities and excellent interpersonal skills with executive level customers and suppliers
Highly motivated and inquisitive nature
Ability to plan and manage at both the strategic and operational levels.
P&L experience in technology solutions company
Experience negotiating contracts
Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively interact with executive level peers, customers and partners
Experience effectively managing a team of technical, operational, and customer experience subject matter experts to achieve key deliverables, generate revenue, maximize customer loyalty and minimize operating expenses
Understanding travel technology and the travel technology ecosystem
Travel – international and domestic travel required, approximately 20% of time
About Apple Leisure Group

Apple Leisure Group® (ALG) is the leading North American travel, hospitality and leisure management group with the only vertically-integrated business model, serving travelers and destinations worldwide. ALG consistently delivers exceptional value to travelers and strong performance to resort owners and partners by strategically leveraging the power of its portfolio of brands across five segments, comprising: the largest seller of vacation packages and charter flights in the U.S. for travel to Mexico and the Caribbean, moving approximately 3.2 million passengers annually through well-established vacation brands, brand management of 5-star and 4-star luxury resorts through AMResorts® award-winning brand portfolio; best-in-class destination management services provided by Amstar DMC and Worldstar®, the exclusive loyalty program Unlimited Vacation Club®; and the innovative technology solutions provider Trisept Solutions®, connecting over 88,000 travel agents with leading travel suppliers. To learn more about the Apple Leisure Group advantage, visit appleleisuregroup.com.

About Trisept Solutions

Trisept Solutions® is the enterprise operating platform that delivers innovative merchandising solutions for airlines, hotels and resorts, destinations, theme parks and other travel merchants. With 20 years of travel technology innovation, end-to-end traveler engagement and billions of transactions processed each year, this is the world’s most sophisticated travel merchandising platform.

Benefits at a Glance

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefit package to our U.S. based employees:

Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
Basic Life Insurance
Short & Long Term Disability
Corporate Wellness Program
Travel Discounts & Deals
Paid Time Off & Holidays
401(k) Plan with Company Match
Tuition Reimbursement
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free and tobacco-free workplace and perform pre-employment background checks.