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Travel Consultant - Training within the travel industry


Platinum Travel Recruitment
Salary: £21K-£23K + generous bonus + benefits
Location: London, Central/West End, City, Essex, Surrey
Job type: Permanent
Contact: Platinum Travel Recruitment
Category: Reservations Jobs, Retail Travel Jobs, Tour Operator Jobs, Travel Agent Jobs, Travel Consultant Jobs
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This long established and dynamic global tour operator is a company that prides itself on changing lives through travel.

The Travel Consultant, or as we call them – Global Connection Officer (GCO), is a sales catalyst, relationship developer, service zealot, organisational wizard, traveller, trainer, problem solver, and company culture enthusiast all rolled into one!

Your mission as a GCO if you choose it, is to connect with our clients travellers and agency partners; recommending and selling them the right trips based on their unique needs.

Each day will not be the same, duties include:

  • Connect with prospective travellers both over the phone and via email.
  • Ask the right questions to ascertain the needs of each unique traveller
  • Recommend and sell the right trip for the traveller based on their needs including any extra services that may enhance their experience.
  • Act at all times with the purpose of providing a life changing experience.
  • Be an integral part of our clients amazing company culture.
  • Make meaningful connections with both the global team but also your travellers.

To be the cut above the rest:

  • A love of sales and travel.
  • Minimum 1 year front-line sales or customer service experience ideally within the travel industry.
  • Superior selling skills & exceptional customer service skills are required.
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills.
  • Experience using a flight CRS/GDS system such Amadeus or Galileo is desirable.
  • Extensive geographical knowledge & travel experience – please include a list of places travelled to with all applications.

Benefits

  • Career progression
  • Travel perks
  • Monthly bonus
  • Varied job role
  • Sabbatical
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Commuter checks & assistance
  • Season ticket loan
  • Gym membership
  • Car allowance
  • Free lunch/snacks
  • Professional support
  • Diversity program
  • Job training
  • Professional development

This long established and dynamic global tour operator is a company that prides itself on changing lives through travel.

The Travel Consultant, or as we call them – Global Connection Officer (GCO), is a sales catalyst, relationship developer, service zealot, organisational wizard, traveller, trainer, problem solver, and company culture enthusiast all rolled into one!

Your mission as a GCO if you choose it, is to connect with our clients travellers and agency partners; recommending and selling them the right trips based on their unique needs.

Each day will not be the same, duties include:

  • Connect with prospective travellers both over the phone and via email.
  • Ask the right questions to ascertain the needs of each unique traveller
  • Recommend and sell the right trip for the traveller based on their needs including any extra services that may enhance their experience.
  • Act at all times with the purpose of providing a life changing experience.
  • Be an integral part of our clients amazing company culture.
  • Make meaningful connections with both the global team but also your travellers.

To be the cut above the rest:

  • A love of sales and travel.
  • Minimum 1 year front-line sales or customer service experience ideally within the travel industry.
  • Superior selling skills & exceptional customer service skills are required.
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills.
  • Experience using a flight CRS/GDS system such Amadeus or Galileo is desirable.
  • Extensive geographical knowledge & travel experience – please include a list of places travelled to with all applications.

Benefits

  • Career progression
  • Travel perks
  • Monthly bonus
  • Varied job role
  • Sabbatical
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Commuter checks & assistance
  • Season ticket loan
  • Gym membership
  • Car allowance
  • Free lunch/snacks
  • Professional support
  • Diversity program
  • Job training
  • Professional development

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