Travel Agent

Location
South West London, London, England
Salary
£18000 - £26000 per annum + Commision
Posted
30 Jun 2017
Closes
28 Jul 2017
Ref
19158:CW
Contact
Charlotte Williams
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Do you have previous travel experience within a retail or tour operator background? I am seeking an experience Travel Consultant to join a reputable, established luxury Travel Agency. This fantastic trvel agency has a number of branches across the UK and is offering an opportunity for an experienced travel sales consultant to join their branch in London. This role will suits someone with good Travel Agency / consultant experience, excellent customer service and a passion for travel. An above average salary is available for the successful candidate!


JOB DESCRIPTION:
*Answering and responding to all enquiries and brochure requests in a prompt and professional manner, in line with the company business and brand guidelines
*Creating and producing imaginative itineraries using expert knowledge, attention to detail and creativity
*Managing a portfolio of personal clients to ensure a high level of customer retention and referral business
*Contacting (through various methods) all pre-departure clients and returning clients to ensure upsell messages and customer satisfaction levels are met and exceeded throughout the booking journey
*Managing booking administration from enquiry to return, ensuring prompt and effective delivery of information, documentation and tickets
*Attending shows, exhibitions and events on behalf of the company (this may include weekends)
*Working to strict sales targets and KPI's set on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis. These are both individual and team targets


SKILLS REQUIRED:
*At least one year's work experience within the Luxury Travel sector.
*Knowledge of long haul destinations and ideally extensive travel experience
*Outstanding written and verbal communication skills. This role involved face to face, phone, email and instant messenger contact
*Competency of IT systems such as Word, Excel and Outlook
*Excellent organisational and presentation skills
*Ability to work independently and to multi task and make things happen
*A can do attitude and ability to make things happen
*Smart professional and passionate disposition
*Ideally knowledge or experience of travel CRS and booking systems.


THE PACKAGE:
*Salary is highly competitive and will pay up to £26k basic for the right candidate, plus bonuses


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Call Charlotte on 0207 347 5060
Email charlotte@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk