Destinations Specialists - Villas

Recruiter
Red Savannah
Location
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary
£17,000 - £22,000 p.a.
Posted
05 Feb 2018
Closes
05 Mar 2018
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Red Savannah is an award-winning luxury travel company. We are seeking enthusiastic and dynamic Destination Specialists to join our fast-growing French and Italian Villas teams. Based in Cheltenham, these exciting roles include sales, operations and product development. Fluency in French or Italian is essential.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Primary role is to assist in the Sales, Operations and Development of Red Savannah’s successful French, Spanish and Italian Villa portfolios.
  • Assisting with Contracting and Relationship Management of Villa Suppliers.
  • Selling directly, both proactively and reactively, to clients and approved Travel Agents.
  • Researching and developing extra services around the villa portfolio.
  • Updating the Villas section of the website to ensure content, pricing and imagery are all up-to-date.
  • Production of pre-departure documentation.
  • Ensuring imagery is correctly stored for use in client documentation, on the website and for PR/social media purposes.
  • Writing villa descriptions, blog posts, PR material and related content as required.
  • Maintaining accurate records on the reservation system.
  • Liaising with the Marketing team on the promotion, PR & Marketing of Villa product.
  • Assistance in Travel Trade relationship management and sales.
  • Working collaboratively within a fast moving and dynamic sales team.
  • Planning and participation in overseas inspection trips and consumer / trade fairs from time to time.


Preferred Skills:

  • Must be fluent in French or Italian with Spanish a bonus.
  • Excellent sales skills, demonstrating a mature, empathetic sales approach and an ability to lead the sale.
  • Able to build and maintain strong commercial relationships with villa owners and suppliers
  • Excellent English grammar and writing skills.
  • Good creative eye for photography.
  • Good numeracy skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively from both a written and oral standpoint.

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