Travel Consultant - Educational Travel

Location
Banstead, Surrey
Salary
Details disclosed upon application
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
16 Jun 2018
Ref
2317
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Travel Consultant – Educational Travel – Banstead

A Travel Consultant is required for our client, one of the UK’s leading destination specialists, who offer a wide range of inspiring holiday programmes for over 35 years. As Travel Consultant for the Educational Travel team you will join a vibrant and outgoing travel sales team. The ideal candidate will have a can-do attitude and have a proven track record in a travel sales role, preferably in Educational or Group Travel.

The key responsibilities for the Travel Consultant – Educational Travel are:

  • Field a wide range of reservations over the telephone, email and occasionally face to face.
  • Aim to achieve maximum revenue where possible for each booking by proactively up selling products such as optional activities.
  • Provide destination advice and general guidance to customers to assist them with their booking
  • Provide exceptional destination advice and general guidance to customers to assist them from first point of contact and throughout the booking process
  • Ability to tailor-make, advise and plan bespoke itineraries to the specific destinations

The key skills required for the Travel Consultant – Educational Travel are:

  • Sales knowledge and experience within a travel sales environment
  • Proven experience of meeting and exceeding sales and performance targets
  • High degree of flexibility and adaptability and ability to deal with change, growth and pressurised deadlines
  • Exceptional sales ability – up-selling and cross selling
  • Excellent eye for detail and accuracy
  • Able to demonstrate teamwork, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to demonstrate influencing and negotiating skills
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook skills to intermediate standard

To apply for the Travel Consultant – Educational Travel position please click on the link below and apply with  Travel Futures

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