Asia Travel Specialist

2 days left

Location
South West London, London, England
Salary
£20000 - £25000 per annum + Company Bonus
Posted
27 Oct 2017
Closes
24 Nov 2017
Ref
CWI19560
Contact
Charlotte Williams
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Are you an Asia travel specialist dreaming of Monday to Friday working hours? This fantastic and friendly company in South West London are looking for Asia specialists with first hand travel experience…

An award winning tour operator who arrange tailor-made tours of the highest calibre to Southeast Asia, China and beyond. A fairly new but well established company run by a small and dedicated team of experienced travel professionals who offer unrivalled personal service, fuelled by a passion to create intelligent and innovative travel ideas for our expanding client base.


THE ROLE
-Taking the initial enquiry from the client by phone, e-mail or face to face.
-Listening to and interpreting the clients' requests and making recommendations.
-Creating detailed tailor-made tour proposals using expert destination knowledge.
-Calculating quotations using airline contracts and supplier rates.
-Diligently following up on all proposals sent to clients.
-Building relationships with clients through dedicated personal service from initial enquiry to their return.
-Delivering an exceptional level of customer service.
-Ensuring all travel documentation is accurate before despatch.
-Maintaining and developing relationships with key suppliers overseas.
-Overseas research trips to expand knowledge and develop product.


SKILLS REQUIRED
-A passion for Asia.
-Extensive travel experience in the Far East - preferably 3 months minimum travelling including several key destinations which include Indochina, Borneo, Indonesia, Burma, China & Sri Lanka.
-Education to Graduate level strongly preferred.
-Knowledge of, or experience in, the Travel Industry within a sales environment.
-Social skills to fit in with a small and friendly team environment.
-Excellent verbal, and written, communication skills and an ability to listen and recall detail.
-An ability to work unaided using own initiative, to multi-task and to pay attention to detail.
-High level of numeracy and the ability to problem solve.
-Desire to work in a dynamic young company.


THE PACKAGE
*The role comes with a competitive salary (£20-£25K, dependent on experience), sales incentive scheme and annual company bonus.
*Although this is primarily a sales role there will be many opportunities to assist in other areas of the business, and gain a lateral knowledge and experience of the travel industry.
*The role comes with the opportunity for extensive overseas travel to destinations within the Far East to build on current knowledge, and forge new paths in travel.


APPLY
Call Charlotte: 0203 887 9444
Email: charlotte@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk
Click - "Apply Now"

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