Bespoke Travel Consultant - Luxury Tailormade - Monday-Friday

Location
Oxford, Swindon, Gloucester, Wiltshire
Salary
£25K-£26K + comm + benefits
Posted
06 May 2017
Closes
06 Jun 2017
Ref
PTR 2499
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

We are seeking a Bespoke Travel Consultant to join this luxurious and prestigious tour operator due to success and expansion. This well-established, dynamic and award winning tour operator offer various holiday types throughout the Caribbean, Indian Ocean, Middle East, Africa, SE Asia and the Pacific.

This exciting luxury travel consultant opportunity entails a wide range of tasks in which no day will be the same, this includes:

  • Creating inspiring itineraries and arranging bespoke hotels, villas along with yachts and private islands.
  • Managing the client relationship from the moment they make an initial holiday enquiry, understanding their needs, short listing ideas and managing the booking process.
  • Building strong relationships with villa and hotel partners to ensure the best options are obtained for the for the client.
  • Familiarising yourself with the product portfolio and relevant destinations.
  • Maximising client satisfaction, repeat business and optimising revenue.
  • Following up the clients stay once they return from their holiday.
  • Attending face to face meetings with travel suppliers & relevant related events.
  • Attending and being involved in the organisation of FAM trips.

 

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Previous travel sales experience in a similar role is essential from a luxury tour operator or travel agency
  • Good knowledge of the luxury market and with direct client contact offering a high-end service
  • Good worldwide travel knowledge
  • You must be personable and have the ability to build strong working relationships and have a friendly, approachable and professional manner with both clients and suppliers at all levels.
  • Impeccable communication skills is a must

BENEFITS:

  • Lucrative salary and commission
  • Travel perks
  • FAM Trips
  • Pension
  • Birthday off
  • Social events
  • Monday to Friday office hours – no weekends – no shifts!
  • Career progression
  • Opportunity to work for a high end, elite tour operator, with high spec, modern offices, within a friendly team, in which you will be rewarded for your hard work.

Give your career a boost and apply today!! Please include a travel profile listing all the places you have visited. Please note only suitable travel candidates with from a luxury tour operator or travel agency background will be considered for this post.

 

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

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