Travel Consultant - Part-time

Location
Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
Salary
£16000 - £18000 per annum + New office and free car parking!
Posted
04 Nov 2017
Closes
02 Dec 2017
Ref
22621DV0
Contact
Dave Vaughan
Job function
Sales
Hours
Part Time
Contract Type
Permanent
My client is looking for an experienced travel consultant who is looking for a part-time opportunity within the travel industry and who can provide a high level of excellent in this new position. You will be working for a leading travel agency in a new office in the Gloucestershire area. The lucky candidate will be joining a small team of Travel Consultants who together will be striving to assist the general manager with the day-to-day running of the store whilst hitting and exceeding targets and maintaining a high level of customer service. If you have previous experience working as a Travel Consultant and you want to join an expanding and successful travel company then this could be your ideal opportunity.

DUTIES:
* Working Part-time 3 days a week plus some Saturdays
* To assist the General Manager with day to day running of the office
* Hitting and exceeding profit targets
* Maintaining a high level
* Respond to client enquires promptly whether by phone, email or face to face
* Create inspiring travel itineraries' in a friendly and professional manner
* Explore opportunities to "add value" to every holiday sale
* Ask for the sale with every client itinerary presented
* Deliver a full booking experience providing
* Completing all administration and documentation in a timely manner
* Contribute to company sales targets by achieving and exceeding personal KPIs (Key Performance Indicators)
* Build and maintain extensive knowledge of products and services available to our clients
* Attend and contribute to weekly and monthly staff meetings
* Handle all customer service complaints quickly and effectively
* Build and strengthen relationships with key suppliers within the travel industry
* Uphold the company standards at all times

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
* Sound knowledge and experience of the retail travel industry
* Working knowledge of an industry standard GDS, preferably SABRE
* Innovation, enthusiasm, drive and ambition
* Excellent communication skills
* Diplomacy and tact
* Sound judgement with attention to detail
* Strong organisational skills
* Resilience to cope with long hours and pressure at peak times
* A genuine interest in travel
* Some weekend work required
* Occasional overseas travel will be required

PACKAGE:
My client offers an excellent package including a very competitive base salary in the region of £16-18k (THIS WILL BE PRO-RATED) with bonus earning opportunities, excellent benefits and holiday entitlement. There will also be considerable chances to travel through educational trips and further training is provided. Free car parking available as well.

TO APPLY:
Please send your up to date 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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