Ski Sales Consultant

Location
South West London, London, England
Salary
£16000 per annum + Fantastic Commission and OTE
Posted
12 Sep 2017
Closes
10 Oct 2017
Ref
19449CW
Contact
Charlotte Williams
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Are you a keen skier or boarder with a real passion for the mountains? Do you have first-hand knowledge of ski resorts, strong sales skills, an excellent telephone manner and a high level of customer service?

As a Sales Consultant you will be the first point of contact for potential customers, so first impressions are key! Building either full week or weekend & midweek packages, you will maximise sales by identifying our customers' requirements. Maintaining relationships with clients, recommending suitable options and providing support, information and guidance are key elements of this role. Most clients' requirements will request researching and developing a set of options - every sales enquiry is treated as unique. The ideal candidate will be someone passionate about delivering outstanding customer service with a 'can do' attitude, able to work with tailor-made bookings and driven by targets.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
· Convert enquiries into sales by tailoring a package to suit the clients requirements
· Receiving enquiries by phone, email and our online form and following up on other lead sources
· Considering clients' requirements and advising on suitable destinations
· Checking availability with hotels and airlines
· Calculating tailor made quotes
· Confidently presenting quotes to clients by email and telephone
· Utilising your sales skills to convert enquiries into confirmed bookings
· Holding and booking flights on Galileo and airline websites
· Booking accommodation
· Developing good client relations and building a strong client base
· Contributing as required to other aspects of running a small business
· Bring a positive and energetic approach to the office and strive to improve the team and company performance always working towards the general good!


KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:
· Proven sales experience, preferably in a travel specific role and/or good knowledge of European ski resorts
· Highly motivated team player with the confidence and ability to meet sales targets while maintaining high levels of client service
· Excellent organisation and time management to attend to multiple simultaneous tasks and clients
· Ability to work accurately and meet deadlines with high attention to detail in a busy, time pressured environment
· Strong computing skills (we have nice shiny Apple computers!)
· First rate written and oral communication in English and a confident telephone manner
· Excellent numeracy skills for calculating quotes
· A passion for skiing or snowboarding and the mountains
· Previous work for a ski travel company in the UK or in resort


THE PACKAGE
* Competitive salary of £16,000 + fantastic commission structure
* Great relaxed office environment


APPLY
Click "Apply" to submit your CV
Call Charlotte on 0203 887 9444
Email your CV to charlotte@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk