Southeast Asia Travel Expert - London - up to £30k + uncapped commission
An award-winning travel company that specialises in creating exceptional tailor-made experiences for its clients. Young, dynamic and innovative and growing at a rapid rate, they are looking for an experienced Asia Travel Expert to join the team. You will need to possess a huge passion for travel and be excited by the opportunity to create unique travel experiences that will inspire and astound their clients.
We are looking for a candidate who has at least 18 months previous experience of creating tailor-made, cutting-edge luxury holidays and honeymoons to Asia and has the drive to succeed in sales by delivering world-class levels of service and a highly personalised approach.
They love creative people with open minds and ideas that will contribute to both your own team and the wider business.
Key requirements include…
-At least 18 months Asia sales experience in the travel industry at a bespoke travel company within the luxury sector.
-Great relationship-building skills, with the ability to quickly build rapport with clients and understand their ideal travel experience, before creating a bespoke itinerary that perfectly matches their needs
-Extensive destination knowledge of your specific area and the passion to continually stay on top of ‘what’s hot and what’s not’ in the region in order to ensure you are offering your clients genuinely cutting-edge advice
-Ability to work closely with marketing and product teams to share ideas that will keep the brand and product range fresh
-Understanding and experience of using a GDS for flight bookings (Amadeus preferable)
-High level of commerciality when working with suppliers and pricing trips to ensure that you are as competitive as possible from a ‘value’ perspective
-Keen attention to detail to ensure that all trips sold are executed perfectly on the ground and that all client correspondence is of the highest possible standard
-Exceptional communication and organisational skills throughout the booking to offer the best customer service before, during and after the trip
-Enthusiastic phone manner to excite clients about potential or future trips