Senior VIP Travel Manager / Consultant - Monday to Friday

Location
London (Greater), Central London
Salary
Up to £35k + comm + benefits
Posted
04 Apr 2018
Closes
04 May 2018
Ref
PTR 2621
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Our client is a successful and global travel company which operates both as a travel agent and tour operator. Due to remarkable growth we are now seeking an experienced Senior VIP Travel Manage/ Consultant to join their busy and friendly team. This role is ideal for an experienced tailormade travel consultant from a tour operator or travel agency background seeking something a little different.

Your career begins here, duties entail:

  • Take responsibility for client contact on a booking from start to finish, maintaining regular contact with client throughout duration of trip.
  • Arranging bespoke worldwide tailormade travel to VIP and leisure clients.
  • Study and know all product featured on the website and regularly keep abreast of luxury travel trends.
  • Awareness of competitors and liaise with manager/product manager to ensure the client is offering competitive pricing at all times.
  • Share own product knowledge through meetings and reports following familiarisation trips.
  • Maximise customer enquiries through using direct contracts/working with preferred partners to provide fantastic service to clients to turn enquiries into profitable sales.
  • Attending supplier and consumer facing events.

 

KEY SKILLS REQUIRED

  • At least 3-5 years’ background working in a travel-sales environment.
  • Understanding of working in a luxury travel environment dealing with VIP/high net worth
  • Target driven and sales focused with proven successful sales track record.
  • Tour Operator and Travel Agency know-how; with the ability to quote and cost from FIT contracts.
  • Creative flair and ability to tailor make “high touch” luxury travel packages working directly with airlines, hotels and DMCs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Regularly updating your own knowledge through reading, the study of specialist consumer and industry publications, industry networking, supplier training events including educationals and your own travel.
  • Knowledge and travel awareness of the main luxury hotel groups.
  • Knowledge and travel understanding of at least 3 of the following regions; Europe And
  • Scandinavia/ Australasia/ Americas/ Middle East/ India And Indian Ocean/ Far East.

 

Benefits:

  • Generous salary
  • Monday to Friday office hours
  • Industry leading uncapped commission structure
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Day off for birthday
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • On site café
  • Career development
  • Travel perks

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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