Tour Reservations Consultant

Location
Altrincham
Salary
£19k - £21k plus annual bonus & excellent benefits
Posted
26 Jun 2017
Closes
26 Jul 2017
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

We're looking for a tailor-made travel specialist for a brand new role with an Altrincham-based Tour Operator. Joining our client as a Tour Reservations Consultant, the successful candidate will work closely with Independent Travel Agents to promote, offer advice on and sell their products, whilst delivering a high standard of customer service at all times. Previous experience of selling long haul, tailor-made travel is essential for the role, along with a professional telephone manner and working knowledge of a GDS would be an advantage but isn't essential as full training can be given. In return our client can offer a highly competitive salary of up to £21k, plus annual bonus, incentives, pension and 25 days holiday. There are no late nights and Saturday is worked 9am - 3pm on a rota. If this role is of interest to you, please contact us today for a confidential chat, or apply online.

Role of Tour Reservations Consultant:

  • Sell preferred suppliers to match customer needs
  • Handle customer enquiries and/or complaints
  • Offer product knowledge and advice
  • Deliver high levels of customer service
  • Build strong relationships with both customers and colleagues
  • Build a thorough working knowledge of  products and services
  • Meet and exceed personal and team targets

Skills required for the role:

  • Excellent sales skills with at least 2 years’ proven experience in a similar role
  • Proven customer service skills
  • Ability to cope under pressure whilst maintaining attention to detail / accuracy
  • Excellent communication / time management skills
  • An understanding of flights, air fares, and manual and automated ticketing and fare construction  (an advantage but not essential)
  • Enhanced cross selling ability – cross sells other products – insurance, hotels, car hire, and foreign exchange.

If you’re interested in learning more about this Tour Reservations Consultant opportunity, please contact Succeed Recruitment Solutions or press the apply online button now!

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