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6 months ago
Travel Trade Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Location: South East London
Job type: Permanent
Contact: Joe Bartholomew
Category: Reservations Jobs
Do you have experience working within the Travel Industry? An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Sales Support Assistant (on an initial 3 month contract) to join an Educational Travel company in South East London.

Job purpose

To provide sales support to the account management team for bespoke cultural and educational tours in the UK, Europe and Long haul for school, college and university groups.

Main duties and responsibilities

*Provide a helpful, friendly and efficient administrative support to the sales team
*Liaise and follow up with school, college and university groups
*Liaise with suppliers
*Load new enquiries to the system
*Research potential new leads online
*Manage option expiry deadlines
*Set up brief itineraries
*Set up deposit invoices and confirmations
*Chase outstanding invoices/payments
*Chase quality control forms
*Setting up requotes on system when numbers/dates change
*Researching availability and pricing for flights, accommodation, transfers and visits
*Competitor analysis
*Research and set up itineraries for marketing campaigns
*Provide accurate itinerary arrangements and pricing within required timelines
*Ad hoc administrative tasks as required

Person specification

*Excellent attention to detail
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Excellent literacy and numeracy
*Highly organised with the ability to manage and prioritise a varied workload
*Able to work on own initiative
*Strong interpersonal skills and capable of building strong relationships with a diverse set of stakeholders
*Flexibility in dealing with changing priorities; initiative and problem solving
*Competency in Microsoft Office
*Helpful, supportive and friendly team player
*Adopts a highly professional and mature approach to work
*Driven to exceed targets
*Committed to providing outstanding customer service
*A 'can-do' attitude
*Adopts a collaborative approach to working
*Resourceful, curious and innovative
*Acts with integrity at all times

Working hours & package

This (3 month contract) position is a Monday - Friday (office hours) role, paying £18,000 - £20,000 (pro rata) depending on experience.

Interested?

To apply for the position of Sales Support Assistant Click 'apply' to submit your CV
This role is being managed by Joe@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk / Tel:
Please note that only candidates who meet the shortlisted requirements will be contacted

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