Here is a fantastic travel opportunity for all travel consultants who are currently working in a travel retail shop or a travel call centre selling the same repetitive travel products, day in day out and are left wondering where is my travel job really taking me? Are you also fed up with earning a low salary and looking over the horizon for that long overdue pay rise? If so, we just may have just the position you’re looking for.
The Tour Operator: This tour operator is now looking for experienced travel consultants like you, who would like the opportunity to enter the exclusive world of creating tailor-made holidays to long-haul destinations such as Australia, New Zealand, South East Asia, the South Pacific, Hawaii, USA, Canada, Africa, the Indian Sub-continent, the Caribbean Islands and the Middle East.
The Job Role: The role is to create truly unforgettable holidays, where travel consultants are trained to become experts in the area of products that they are selling. This tour operator's specialist tailor-made departments are really quite awesome, allowing the team to select the best possible luxury accommodation, local guides, tours and excursions to suit their customers’ tastes and budget.
Travel consultants will be working in state of the art offices, where they will be offering clients the ultimate personal travel booking experience, using a vast range of luxury products on offer
Handling of calls and emails enquires from customer regarding their holiday, creating the perfect holiday and working towards set targets to earn you more commission with each sale
To be a true ambassador of the company, demonstrating exceptional interpersonal skills, building rapport with all clients, offering fantastic product knowledge and customer service through the holiday booking process
To take ownership of your tasks ensuring at all times that customers are fully communicated with effectively and promptly
Able to work on different shift patterns and some weekends
Experience: The ideal candidate will be a person who wishes to develop their career, skills and expertise within a tailor-made role. Candidates must possess first rate customer service skills along with excellent sales techniques. Travel consultants must be confident and enthusiastic people who are looking to progress their career within the travel industry long-term.
Candidates must have a minimum of 2 year proven experience within a travel sales focused environment
Must be from a retail travel or a tour operator call centre background
Service driven with a positive outlook, organised and the ability to well within a team
Possessing good IT skills, competent of using Microsoft Office and web applications
Committed to offering excellent service and has the ability convert holiday enquires into bookings
Genuine passion for delivering amazing customer service
Training & Educationals: For this position, full product and GDS training is provided to all new travel consultants joining the company, along with ongoing travel educationals and travel incentives on offer to all their travel consultants.
The Package: The basic salary is £25,000 - £28,000 (based on experience) per annum, with commission, realistic OTE of up to £40,000 per year.
Interested? Here is an opportunity that you certainly cannot miss, so if you’re looking for a new and exciting role, contact us now to change the direction of your travel career!
Important, Please Note: It is unlawful to employ a person in a UK-based role who does not have permission to live and work in the UK. You should make yourself aware of how immigration laws apply to your situation prior to applying.
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