Luxury Travel Consultant

Location
Ipswich, Suffolk, England
Salary
£18000 - £23000 per annum + commission, bonus & educationals
Posted
03 Aug 2018
Closes
02 Sep 2018
Ref
19410KG
Contact
Katy Gaskell
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Are you a Luxury Travel Sales Consultant with experience in selling and advising on High End Luxury Destinations across the globe? If you have solid reservations experience building luxury tailor made packages to the Far East, Indian Ocean, Middle East and Caribbean then please read on!
This Luxury Tour Operator located near Ipswich is currently looking for a Travel Consultant who has specialised in selling Worldwide niche itineraries to join their small team. As a specialist you must have sound experience selling luxury products for worldwide destinations including Caribbean, Indian Ocean and Middle East, amongst others.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
* Answer inbound calls and make outbound calls to customers from all markets providing outstanding customer service.
* Establish customer expectations and budget prior to processing the quote.
* Promote and sell both air and ground products in order to meet clearly defined and established targets
* Provide packages that are "tailor-made" to suit the individual needs of our clients.
* Optimise all sales opportunities
* Offer expertise, advice and knowledge to our Travel Agent partners and customers about destinations, airlines, ground arrangements, etc.
* Become fully knowledgeable about the products, destinations and services offered across the Company to ensure you have the widest product knowledge within the business and can appropriately deal with all product enquiries
* Recommend and sell all available products in order to maximise revenue and meet targets.
* Take responsibility to resolve problems ensuring that issues are followed through and escalated if necessary.
* Attend training sessions and meetings where applicable.
* Share knowledge and offer expertise on all aspects of the product range.
* Service existing bookings as required including, but not limited to, carrying out amendments, providing information on relevant charges, confirm bookings and adding additional content.
* Reach monthly targets given by company

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
* At least 2 years experience in sales with a luxury tour operator selling Luxury high end tailor made holidays
* Working knowledge of a GDS - Galileo but will look at other knowledge
* A methodical approach with particular attention to detail
* Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written
* Good geographical knowledge of sales areas
* Sales orientated and motivated to sell or add value to each customer contact
* Be able to manage your own desk and achieve sales targets
* Professional and courteous approach
* Well travelled or have good geographical knowledge

PACKAGE:
The successful candidate can expect an excellent salary from 18k dependant on experience along with fantastic company benefits for this excellent office and home based role.

APPLY
To apply for this role, please email your CV to katy@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk, call Katy at Travel Trade Recruitment on 0121 450 9776 or hit 'apply' now

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