Retail Travel Assistant Manager – Independent Travel Company – Edinburgh
Our client, an ‘award winning’ independent travel company, is currently looking to recruit an experienced retail travel assistant manager to help oversee their travel team in the Edinburgh area.
As a retail travel assistant manager you will primarily be required to help manage, motivate & train a dedicated team of travel sales consultants, and deputise for the Branch Manager in their absence. You will lead by example handling enquiries from customers within a busy retail travel office, and make reservations for all areas of retail travel including package holidays, charter flights & city breaks. You will be flexible to tailor-make holidays & travel itineraries for customers with scheduled flights and various ground products (hotels, car hire, etc), and up-sell various ancillary services to help maximise the revenue & profit on each individual booking. You will also help the team to achieve, and where possible exceed their given targets, to make the branch as profitable as possible
As a retail travel assistant manager you will have previous experience working in similar management or supervisory role for an independent or multiple travel agency, and have strong experience booking all areas of retail travel. You will be extremely sales & targets driven, and have the ability to help your team reach & exceed their given targets. You will have proven experience tailor-making holidays & travel itineraries to match the exact requirements of each customer, and have a good overall knowledge of the UK travel industry. You will also be a self-starter who can lead by example, and have a competent knowledge of several in-house booking systems & databases.
Salary & Benefits
Great basic salary on offer for the right retail travel assistant manager, along with a great commission structure & benefits package, and sociable hours of work Monday to Sunday (5 full days).
To apply for this retail travel assistant manager role or to enquire about similar management or supervisory roles in travel then please apply below quoting ref: KB477
*Please note that we are only able to contact applicants who have the exact experience our client is currently looking for; as per the above job spec