Travel Sales Consultant (specialising in Canada)

Location
London, England
Salary
£20000 per annum + Fantastic commission earnings available!
Posted
08 Nov 2017
Closes
15 Nov 2017
Ref
19725
Contact
Michael Ruggiero
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
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.