Travel Sales Consultant - Kent

Location
Bromley, Kent, England
Salary
£16000 - £18000 per annum + Uncapped OTE and benefits
Posted
03 Jul 2017
Closes
02 Aug 2017
Ref
ESA TTR1
Contact
Emily Savage
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Do you have previous travel experience with a passion for anything Travel? I am seeking an experienced Travel Consultant to join a reputable, Travel company. My client has a number of branches across the UK and is offering a fantastic opportunity for an experienced travel sales consultant to join their branch in near Bromley, Kent. In this role you will maximise sales, turnover and profitability of our products by providing a high quality service, specialist knowledge and salesmanship for all enquiries. You will ensure all enquiries are handled in a professional manner, providing the best possible experience for our customers and ensure they keep returning to us.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
*Proactively match customer requests to our extensive range of products, maximising all sales opportunities whilst providing a perfect holiday experience.
*Consistently achieve individual monthly sales targets as well as contribute to the overall achievement of the store targets.
*Ensure your product knowledge is up-to-date and share this with colleagues.
*Proactively sell ancillary products e.g. travel insurance, transfers
*Act as an ambassador to the company. Ensure all customers are greeted and responded to appropriately
*Ensure excellent customer service is provided to all customers at all times
*Effectively handle customer complaints to minimise customer dissatisfaction and encourage repeat business
*Work collaboratively with colleagues to ensure each team member is provided the opportunity to develop and maximize their potential
*Provide feedback on success of promotional activities
*Attend, participate in and contribute positively towards team meetings/briefings
*Recommend constructive improvements to system or working practices

SKILLS REQUIRED:
*Previous travel industry experience - ideally in tailor-made long haul
*Proven record of meeting and exceeding sales targets
*GDS experience an advantage, but full training will be given
*Good IT skills and experience of using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
*Strong communication skills with the ability to provide service to our customers through varied methodology - i.e. face to face, by telephone and by e-mail
*Ability to work under own supervision and as part of a team
*Enthusiastic and persuasive
*Attention to detail and ability to problem solve
*A passion for travel

THE PACKAGE: Starting salary in the region of £16000 - £18000k dependent on experience, + uncapped commission

INTERESTED?
Please follow the instructions to apply, attaching your CV. For any questions, please contact Emily at Travel Trade Recruitment on 01293 850647 or email Emily@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

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