Tailor-made Specialist

W3 9QP, London (Greater)
Competitve Salary
05 Oct 2017
20 Oct 2017
Job function
Full Time
Contract Type

Tucan Travel is currently seeking applications from a tailor-made travel specialist, looking for an exciting new opportunity to join our busy reservations team based in Acton, West London.

This will be a full time position and you will be responsible for overseeing all tailor-made enquiries.

The role will involve:

•                    Dealing with both travel agents and direct clients, primarily over the telephone and via email, with some face to face meetings, either in the office or at trade shows

•                    Using extensive, personal product/destination knowledge to craft bespoke itineraries to meet client requirements

•                    Liaising with our trusted partners around the world to obtain new quotations and process bookings, whilst also developing our relationship with them to negotiate preferential rates and terms of trading

•                    Increasing levels of repeat business and maintaining high volume of positive feedback

•                    Representing Tucan Travel at various travel events and trade shows

Salary Package Includes:

•                     Competitive salary based on experience

•                     Holiday and sickness leave entitlement

•                     Educational travel valued up to £1500 per annum

•                     Uncapped commission structure

•                     Generous travel benefits

To be considered for this position you will need to possess the following:

•                     A passion for travel

•                     At least 2 years’ experience in the travel industry

•                     An ambitious attitude towards furthering your career

•                     The ability to be successful in a sales environment

•                     Focus with a strong attention to detail

•                     Have previously travelled to Latin America or Asia

•                     Have an understanding of the travel industry

•                     Perfect spoken and written English

•                     A good understanding of Google Mail and Excel

•                     A valid UK work permit, ancestry visa or EU passport

•                     Be a team player with exceptional organisational skills

•                     Be well presented and punctual

If you believe you have what it takes to be a success in this role, please send your CV and a covering letter outlining why you think you would be suitable by clicking "Apply Now"

Closing date for applications is Friday 20th October 2017