Long-haul Travel Consultant - Birmingham

Location
Solihull, West Midlands, England
Salary
£16000 - £18000 per annum + Excellent OTE
Posted
06 Aug 2017
Closes
03 Sep 2017
Ref
33282DV3
Contact
Dave Vaughan
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Do you have a passion for travel with a flair for sales? Are you commission hungry and keen to earn a fantastic OTE? Are you an experienced GDS trained Travel Consultant looking for a new challenge in travel? Do you have a passion for selling these long-haul destinations, but with good European knowledge too? My client is looking for a suitably experienced Travel Specialist, with solid GDS knowledge to join this busy travel team. This established luxury long-haul Travel Company, well respected in the travel industry, is looking for a Travel Specialist to join their Solihull branch and sell world-wide package and tailor-made itineraries!

JOB DESCRIPTION:
* Using your flair for sales and customer service face-to-face and over the phone
* Tailor-making holidays to long haul, luxury destinations
* Also booking European packages, to compete with the multiple agencies
* Using first hand destination knowledge in addition to travel industry experience.
* Using nett fares, Galileo and ground contracts to create dream itineraries.
* Working to achieve sales target and earn commission and incentives
* Office hours are 7 days per week, open later mid-week. You would work 5 out of the 7 days on a fair, shift and rota, pattern.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
* Previous travel industry experience - ideally in a long haul, tailor made environment
* Experience of hitting and exceeding sales targets
* GDS experience is 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 a high level of service - face-to-face, by telephone and by emai
* Ability to work under own supervision and as part of a team
* Enthusiastic and persuasive
* Attention to detail and ability to problem solve
* Passionate about travel.

PACKAGE:
A highly competitive salary offering a base salary in the region of £16-£18k dependent on experience. Further to this my client offer excellent uncapped commission with a realistic first year OTE in the region of £25k.

TO APPLY:
Please send your CV to dave@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk or follow the link TO APPLY - For further information please call Dave at Travel Trade Recruitment on 0121 450 9776.

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