Destination Specialist - Africa

Location
Brighton, East Sussex, England
Salary
£35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
11 Aug 2017
Closes
08 Sep 2017
Ref
19270. ESA1
Contact
Emily Savage
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
This Senior Sales position is fundamentally about sales. Substantial exposure to selling high-end African travel. To include first-hand knowledge of most or all of the following countries: Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Malawi, Kenya, Madagascar, Indian Ocean Islands, Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda. This is a multi-disciplinary role which will include following a simple and efficient sales process that is standard for all sales enquiries. Attention to detail, passion for Africa and team spirit key attributes.

Key responsibilities and accountability's:
_ Coordinating sales enquiry flow with Sales Managers
_ Design and follow-up of client itineraries as per Sales, Admin and Accounts Systems
_ Two educational trips to Africa per year (or as per agreed educational timetable)
_ To work as part of the wider sales team in an effort to achieve and exceed agreed sales targets
_ Assist with internal management issues arising from, and flexibility to assist with, special projects when requested
_ To be responsible for maintaining clear communication channels with finance and sales admin
_ To assist in expanding and refining the product currently offered to our client

*start date 1st November
*Salary £35-45K depending on experience plus bonus paid on sales performance *experienced sales professional with a proven track record of sales in the luxury travel industry, in addition to exceptional on-the-ground experience delivering the highest standards of service.
*The ideal candidate would be in a position to hit the ground running, coupled with the desire to rise to a fresh challenge.
*Operational hours of the office Monday - Friday 9 -5:30. However they take a very flexible approach to working hours and would appreciate the same respect in return.

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Email emily@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk
Or call Emily on 01293 850647

Please note that due to the volume of applications received, only suitable candidates shortlisted will be contacted

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