Sales Consultant - Homebased

Location
Homebased
Salary
Commission Based
Posted
11 Apr 2018
Closes
11 May 2018
Ref
SCHW
Job function
Home Working
Contract Type
Permanent

Job Title: Sales Consultant – Home based

Team: Sales

Reporting to: Sales Managers and Head of Sales

Salary: OTE £40-60k+

Hours: 30-40h per week, flexible working hours (including evenings and alternate weekend cover) 

Who we are?

Fleetway is one of the UK’s most successful travel operators, creating and selling amazing travel experiences. We are ranked as the UK’s top travel agent according to Review Centre. We offer great package deals to amazing locations and we are passionate about opening up the world to every person and for a price that will make you smile. 

Our Travel Sales Consultant

Our Travel Consultants are the driving force behind our business. They're supported by a range of facilities including, IT, finance, HR and an outsourced marketing campaign. In all areas, we believe that, in order to attract and keep the best, you need to create the best possible working environment. We have developed an excellent training and development programme to ensure that you have a long and successful career with us.

We are looking for ambitious people that have a hunger to make money. We are a people business and so interpersonal skills are key, as is previous travel experience, but it is also important that you have a passion for learning about our product and engaging with our customers to maximise conversion and to identify suitable upsell opportunities. 

The earning potential in this role is exceptional. Our average homeworkers earned in excess of £40k in the last year, with our top sellers consistently earning well in excess of £60k. These earnings are predominantly commissioned based and are uncapped so will suit those that enjoy a very clear target and reward based environment.

We have spent a lot of time investing in our internal systems and processes to optimise our sales environment – we make money when you make money and we have done everything we can to help this. We don’t charge line rentals or administration fees like some of our competitors. 

Direct Responsibilities

  • Answering incoming calls from various advertising sources including Travel Zoo, The Times Newspaper and Telegraph newspapers, Google and Secret Escapes.
  • Maintaining the highest standards in customer service
  • Excellent English language skills.
  • Flexibility and Adaptability is essential
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Tailor-making holidays to suit client
  • Identifying and converting sales enquiries from calls generated through extensive advertising
  • Ability to navigate web sites and in house travel related booking systems
  • Looking for up selling opportunities during every call 

Skills Required

  • Proven track record in achieving sales targets
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Good customer service skills is a must
  • Enthusiastic approach to selling our products
  • IT Systems (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Confidentiality
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment 

Benefits

  • 28 days paid holidays (Bank Holidays included)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Opportunity to experience Fleetway travel deals at a reduced rate
  • Access to our employee benefits program provided by Perkbox (which includes cycle to work scheme, free phone insurance, £5 cinema tickets, many other discounts and benefits!)

If you think you are suited to this role please email with the reference SCHW in the subject heading of your email CV to cv@fleetway.com  We would love to hear from you!

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