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

Apply for Senior VIP Travel Manager / Consultant - Monday to Friday

Already uploaded your CV? Sign in to apply instantly

Apply

Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your CV must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1MB


4000 characters left


By applying for a job listed on Travelweekly.co.uk you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.

Similar jobs

More searches like this

Similar jobs