Tailor-made Travel Specialist - Far East / Australasia

Location
London, England
Salary
£22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted
03 Jan 2017
Closes
31 Jan 2017
Ref
17443HNE
Contact
Helen Newton
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Tailor-made Travel Specialist - Far East / Australasia Specialist
Looking for a proven experienced sales consultant with a passion to sell luxury and experiential holidays, primarily in the Far East & Australasia region, although you will frequently deal with worldwide clients as well.
You will have excellent destination knowledge, either gained through living or working in the Far East and Australasia, or through extensively travelling and selling the region. With a proven track record in sales , ideally gained in a luxury or tailor made travel company , you will have high touch customer relationship skills needed to close sales and delight our clients.
Key Responsibilities:
*Use your destination knowledge and personal insight to design and convert to sale individual tailor-made itineraries to our clients.
*Maximise every enquiry (whether phone call or email) with friendly and professional service and quickly identify good leads
*Offer the highest levels of customer service and be prepared to ' go the extra mile' throughout the sales and after-sales processes to ensure a high repeat ratio
*Use our preferred partners to offer high quality product and optimum return on sales and offer ancillary products as appropriate to enhance our clients' journeys
*Confidently interact with clients by email , phone and occasionally face-to-face to build loyal relationships and repeat business
*Work closely with your Product Manager so you have first class product and region knowledge as expected by our clients
*Be a proud advocate for travelling with the company and confident to guide and recommend the product that will exceed out clients' expectations.

Skills Required:
*A proven track record in long haul (ideally luxury or experiential) sales in the Far East / Asia & Australasia region
*GDS experience , ideally Amadeus
*Commercially aware
*In depth knowledge of Far East / Asia & Australasia region
*Ideally educated to degree level or can speak a second language
*Passion and enthusiasm for travel
*Excellent communication and interpersonal skills , actively listening to and fulfilling clients' needs
*Attention to detail
*Results orientated with personal motivation to deliver and exceed targets
*Strong time management and personal organisation skills
*Confident with clients and able to build trust and loyalty
The Package:
*The successful candidate will be offered a salary of £22,000 - £25,500
Interested:
*If you would like to apply for the position please call Helen on 02073475060 or email your CV to helen@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk







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