UK Travel Sales Consultant (Inbound Travel)

Location
London (Central), London (Greater), South West London, Surrey
Salary
£24k-£26k + bonus + benefits
Posted
25 Aug 2016
Closes
25 Sep 2016
Ref
PTR 2516
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Our client is an expanding, award winning and dynamic tour operator now seeking an experienced and ambitious Travel Sales Consultant for the UK & Ireland inbound division.

This fast growing, innovative  and successful tour operator offers excellent prospects in which you will be rewarded for your hard work.

Each day will not be the same, duties include:

  • Offering innovative bespoke experiences throughout the UK and Ireland that perfectly match clients' needs whilst delivering unsurpassed quality
  • Catering for all groups and ages, private clients, special interest groups and corporate groups.
  • Selling primarily through a network of travel agents based in the US
  • Providing high standard of sales and service levels, primarily to agents, interested in holidays to the UK and Ireland for their clients
  • Selling holidays to clients in the most effective combination of conversion
  • Hitting realistic company targets and increasing bonus
  • Building relationships with suppliers
  • Negotiation of improved supplier contracts
  • Participating in company events
  • Supporting the marketing team with ideas for social media and PR requests 
  • Expanding products

Essential Requirements:   

  • Experience of selling the UK and Ireland within a tour operator is essential
  • We would consider sales candidates from a ground handler, luxury hotels or events
  • Excellent knowledge of the UK
  • Experience of selling to agents based in the US is desirable
  • The successful candidate should have a demonstrable passion for travel in the UK and Ireland
  • Highly organised & sales driven
  • Excellent communication skills, English first language
  • Experience and knowledge of working with agencies

Benefits:

  • Incentives
  • Career progression
  • Varied job role
  • Exciting travel perks
  • Friendly team
  • Modern high spec offices

To apply click APPLY NOW, any questions give us a call on 0208 393 9925 and our dedicated team can assist in locating the right opportunity for you. www.platinumtravelrecruitment.co.uk