Africa Travel Specialist - Travel Consultant

Location
Cheshire, England
Salary
Market Rate
Posted
25 Apr 2017
Closes
23 May 2017
Ref
18867
Contact
Lisa Harding
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Excellent opportunity for an experienced Tailor-Made Travel Consultant, who has sold and extensively travelled to Africa, to specialise in bespoke African travel itineraries! Work for an established independent, Luxury tour operator, creating a variety of African holidays. This office or home-based Travel Consultant role offers fantastic working hours and competitive basic salary which will be dependent on experience!

Luxury Tour operator based in Cheshire are seeking a Africa Travel Specialist to join their experienced and well established sales team either in their smart office based in Chester or from home.

As a Africa Travel Specialist the role will include mainly, but not be limited to, the following tasks & responsibilities:

JOB DESCRIPTION:
- The successful candidate must have detailed knowledge of Africa
- Excellent customer service skills
- Working knowledge of Galileo CRS is preferred
- Attention to detail, organised, accurate and ability to work to tight deadlines
- Experience within a sales environment
- Experience costing and planning tours & itineraries
- Responding to general phone and email enquiries
- Creating tailor-made itineraries and costings based on clients requirements
- Creating sales from the above to exceed monthly personal and team targets
- Booking accommodation and flights for all confirmed sales
- Instilling a responsible approach to dealing with customers

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
* Sales experience of North , East and Southern Africa holidays is essential for this position
* Experience building tailor made holidays to Africa
* Must have travelled extensively throughout Africa
* Good sales techniques & have worked to sales targets
* Experience with Galileo or similar
* An excellent telephone manner
* Attention to detail
* The ability to meet tight deadlines
* To work under pressure whilst maintaining a focus on excellent customer service.
* Must be able to work on own initiative or as part of a team
* A high standard of written English

THE PACKAGE:
The salary on offer is depending on experience.

INTERESTED?
Please contact Lisa at Travel Trade Recruitment on 0161 923 6120 or email Lisah@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk, alternatively click 'Apply Now'

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