Travel Sales Consultant (specialising in Canada)

London, England
£20000 per annum + Fantastic commission earnings available!
08 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Michael Ruggiero
Job function
Full Time
Contract Type
Are you an experienced travel consultant with a passion for travel and the desire to earn well? This successful tour operator is looking to add to its busy sales team with enthusiastic and driven individuals.

On offer:
Competitive basic salary with realistic earnings potential of £45K+ (uncapped commission), plus company pension, private health insurance, staff travel plus more. Great Central London location. Full training will be provided.

The Role:
*Looking for experienced full time passionate sellers with good knowledge of Canada and the hunger to achieve challenging sales targets.
*Based at our offices in London, the successful candidate will have a flair for selling and inspiring a dream in their customers.
*Must be willing to work hard, be a proven team player and very self-motivated with the experience of delivering their targets in a challenging travel industry.
*Experienced in handling customer queries and complaints whilst still able to stay motivated to sell.
*You need to be organised and able to manage your own diary day to day to ensure your customers get to speak to you.
*Able to learn quick and take feedback on board to be part of our brand and vision

Key responsibilities:
*To be inspired by the customer's ideas for what they want from their holiday and to be able to translate that into an actual recommendation for a holiday
*To be passionate on every call about the brand and the product we sell
*To be able to build rapport on every call and see every call as an opportunity for you and your customer
*An understanding of selling principles and to be able to close the deal
*To be focused and driven to achieve targets
*To maintain a positive mind-set to overcome challenges and barriers to selling
*To handle customer queries that involves admin which is not selling
*To handle customer complaints and resolve at first point of contact whenever possible

Skills / Experience / Requirements:
*Strong selling skills
*High achiever
*Strong customer service
*Strong influencing skills with the ability to persuade the customer to buy
*Pro-active and able to manage own workload effectively
*Able to communicate confidently and enthusiastically (both verbally and in writing)
*Attention to detail
*Strong numeracy
*Strong IT/Systems skills and experience, an experience of travel and GDS booking systems an advantage, especially AtCom and Galileo
*Able to multitask
*Experienced seller of holidays
*Passionate about Canada
*Experience in the contact centre environment desirable

The shift patterns are varied on a rotation between 08:30 - 21:00 Monday to Thursday, 08:30 - 20:00 Friday, 09:00 - 18:00 Saturday and bank holidays and10:00 - 17:00 Sundays

If you have the required experience and skills and would like to be considered for this excellent opportunity please apply but submitting your Cv online.