Travel Sales Consultant - UK and Ireland Inbound

Recruiter
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£29k - 35k per year + Bonuses and Benefits
Posted
27 Aug 2016
Closes
24 Sep 2016
Ref
TY21293
Contact
Tony Yerasimou
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Travel Sales Consultant – UK and Ireland Inbound

£29000 + Bonuses

South West London

My client, a leading luxury inbound tour operator are seeking a Travel Sales Consultant

My clients books holidays for high value individuals from the US within the UK and Ireland featuring hotels, restaurants, tours and UK special interest attractions.

The Travel Sales Consultant position is a hands-on role and the successful candidate will be passionate about the UK and Ireland, will have sales experience with knowledge of working with agencies, will be highly organised, driven, an excellent communicator, and must clearly understand customers needs.

Travel Sales Consultant Responsibilities:

Selling to clients (mainly US agents) via email, phone, letter and in person

Producing, pricing and amending itineraries

Generating bookings from new customers through all appropriate channels

Maximising retention of existing customers

Achieving and exceeding pre-set sales targets

Expanding and developing existing product

Maintaining and building relationships with suppliers

Researching and updating destinations, activity and hotel information

Involvement in the product and pricing planning processes, including assisting purchasing team with the negotiation of improved supplier contracts

Travel Sales Consultant Experience required

Considerable reservations experience of working within the UK hospitality industry in the areas of tour operation, ground-handling, luxury hotels, venues and/or events

Strong sales experience with proven ability to meet and surpass targets

Experience of dealing with and ideally sourcing business through US-based agents

Travel and product knowledge of the UK

Proven ability to deliver high quality results in a timely fashion

Travel Sales Consultant Salary and Benefits

Base salary £29,000 (negotiable)

Bonuses

Pension

23 days holidays

Travel concessions

To apply for the Travel Sales Consultant role, please email your CV to tony@newfrontiers.co.uk or contact Tony on 0207 812 3820.