Travel Consultant

Location
Croydon, Surrey, England
Salary
Market Rate
Posted
18 Dec 2017
Closes
15 Jan 2018
Ref
Lf-19857
Contact
Lauren Franks
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Are you an experience Travel Consultant or currently working within a sales environment and looking to take your first step into the travel industry?

My client has a number of branches across Kent and South East London and is offering a fantastic opportunity to join their Croydon based call centre focusing on their coach holiday products. This is the perfect opportunity if you are looking to start a career within the travel industry or if you have previous retail travel experience and would like to work in a call centre environment.

TRAVEL CONSULTANT JOB DESCRIPTION:
*To deal with all travel enquiries in an efficient and timely manner
*To tailor-make all holiday requests to include everything from UK airport hotels to worldwide destinations
*Up sell extra's such as insurance, car hire, local tours.
*To be self-motivated adaptable and work well within a team
*To have a passion for the travel industry and good working knowledge of Tour Operating Systems
*To meet and exceed sales targets
*Coming up with new promotional and marketing ideas and following them through.
*To support company preferred partner strategy and Network with our preferred tour operators
*To build and maintain extensive knowledge of products, services and changes within the industry, through regular online training, supplier events, tour operator evenings and company training sessions
*To attend familiarisation trips to new destination to gain knowledge and gather information to help you sell the destination/products easier

TRAVEL CONSULTANT EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
*Previous retail travel or tour operating experience or a keen interest to start working within the travel industry
*Excellent customer service skills, and the ability to work well within a team
*You will need a passion for worldwide products with a good sales focus
*Have the ability to work under pressure and have good time management
*Be flexible to cover other branches if required
*To be naturally enthusiastic, have a friendly and professional manner
*Interested in your own self-development

THE PACKAGE:
The successful candidate can expect a basic salary along with fantastic incentive and bonus scheme.

INTERESTED?
If you have the relevant experience required for this role and wish to apply for this position, please follow the instructions to apply or email and attach your CV to Laurenf@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

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