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8 months ago
Platinum Travel Recruitment
Salary: £24k-£26k+comm+benefits
Location: Essex, London, East London, South East London, Kent
Job type: Permanent
Contact: Platinum Travel Recruitment
Category: Account Manager Jobs, Reservations Jobs, Tour Operator Jobs, Travel Agent Jobs, Travel Consultant Jobs

Our client is a bespoke tours specialist, who has been established for many years, due to success and expansion they are now looking for an experienced School Tours Travel Consultant  / Account Manager to join the friendly team. This upmarket tour operator offers elite tours throughout Germany, France, USA, Africa, Asia and New Zealand to groups.

This exciting groups travel consultant role entails a wide range of tasks in which no day will be the same, this includes:

  • Arranging group educational tours throughout the UK, Germany, France, USA, Africa, Asia and New Zealand
  • Dealing with enquiries that come in via the website, email, telephone or personal recommendations
  • Offering a cutting edge customer service
  • Account managing clients
  • Communicating with suppliers and negotiating rates
  • Product - locating new suppliers
  • Account managing groups from start to finish
  • Booking tours, flights, coaches, trains, accommodation, excursions, plus many travel extras
  • Sourcing product lines and entering into beneficial contracts with suppliers
  • Developing tours

To be a cut above the rest you must:

  • Have experience in selling school and or university tours within a tour operator
  • Excellent attention to detail is a must
  • Multi tasker  
  • Ability to research new products using the internet and personal contacts within the tourist boards, associations etc.
  • Motivated self-starter who can work in an office or at home


  • Career progression
  • Opportunity not only to work in sales but product too
  • Lucrative bonus
  • Sociable working hours Monday to Friday 9-5.30
  • Homeworking roles also available 
  • Healthy basic salary
  • Pension
  • Travel perks
  • Airy modern offices
  • Parking available
  • Opportunity to work for a forward thinking and dynamic tour operator in which you will be rewarded for your hard work.

Give your travel career a boost and apply today! Please note only suitable travel candidates with groups tours experience with a passion travel with excellent attention to detail will be considered for this role.


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