Tour Operations Consultant

Location
Cheshire, England
Salary
£18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits and Bonuses
Posted
28 Apr 2017
Closes
26 May 2017
Ref
18713GTT
Contact
Gemma Thelwell
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Are you an experienced Travel Advisor with a knowledge and passion for the Indian Ocean? An established luxury independent Tour Operator in the Stockport area is keen to find an experience Travel Consultant to join their Tour Operations team and be their key contact for Indian Ocean Product. This is a great move for someone who is already working for a Tour Operator and an Independent Travel agency, but who loves selling the Indian Ocean. Excellent opportunity to specialise and be rewarded with a competitive salary, bonus & benefits and great working hours!

JOB DESCRIPTION:
- Creating a wide variety of luxury itineraries to Indian Ocean destinations by tailor-making
- Liaising with clients over the phone, offering exceptional customer service and attention to detail
- Itineraries could include; luxury hotel stays, beach holidays, twin centres and excursions
- Converting enquiries to bookings, and following up to ensure the itinerary runs smoothly
- Selling directly and through travel agencies
- Building rapport, and build your client base with repeat business and referrals
- Work Monday to Friday, office hours, with a rota for Saturdays and a day off in lieu (expect 1-2 Saturdays a month)
- Covering for other destination sales when required.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
The successful candidate will already have travel industry experience, preferably from a tour operator. You will be passionate about the Indian Ocean, ideally having travelled yourself and will have experience of tailor-making. Securing sales through building rapport and offering exceptional service is key.

THE PACKAGE:
This truly is an excellent opportunity, to specialise with a reputable established Tour Operator . In return for your hard work, an excellent basic salary is offered, in the region of £20k pa (negotiable) along with various benefits and familiarisation trip opportunities.

INTERESTED?
If you are keen to be considered, please follow the instructions to apply, attaching your CV. For any questions, please contact Gemma on 0161 9236120 gemma@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

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