Travel Consultant - full training provided

Location
London (Central), London (Greater), Surrey. Middlesex
Salary
£21k-£23k + generous bonus + benefits
Posted
04 Nov 2017
Closes
04 Dec 2017
Ref
PTR 2379
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

This long established and dynamic global tour operator is a company that prides itself on changing lives through travel. 

This exciting Travel Consultant role is ideal for a well travelled customer service professional keen to pursue a career in travel, or one who has had experience in the travel industry previously and seeking a career back in travel as full training is provided.

The Travel Consultant, or as we call them - Global Connection Officer (GCO), is a sales catalyst, relationship developer, service zealot, organisational wizard, traveller, trainer, problem solver, and company culture enthusiast all rolled into one!

Your mission as a GCO if you choose it, is to connect with our clients travellers and agency partners; recommending and selling them the right trips based on their unique needs.

Each day will not be the same, duties include:

  • Connect with prospective travellers both over the phone and via email.
  • Ask the right questions to ascertain the needs of each unique traveller
  • Recommend and sell the right trip for the traveller based on their needs including any extra services that may enhance their experience.
  • Act at all times with the purpose of providing a life changing experience.
  • Be an integral part of our clients amazing company culture.
  • Make meaningful connections with both the global team but also your travellers.

To be the cut above the rest:

  • A love of sales and travel.
  • Minimum 1 year front-line sales or customer service experience  .
  • Superior selling skills & exceptional customer service skills are required.
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills.
  • Extensive geographical knowledge & travel experience – please include a list of places travelled to with all applications.

Benefits

  • Career progression
  • Full training
  • Monthly bonus 
  • Training on flight CRS/GDS systems
  • Travel perks
  • Varied job role
  • Sabbatical
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Commuter checks & assistance
  • Season ticket loan
  • Gym membership
  • Car allowance
  • Free lunch/snacks
  • Professional support
  • Diversity program
  • Job training
  • Professional development

To apply click APPLY NOW, any questions give us a call on 0208 393 9925 and our dedicated team can assist in locating the right opportunity for you. 

 

www.platinumtravelrecruitment.co.uk

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