Tailor made Travel Consultant

Ipswich, Suffolk, England
£18000 - £22000 per annum + bonus & educationals & more!
10 Aug 2018
07 Sep 2018
Katy Gaskell
Job function
Full Time
Contract Type
Are you a Travel Consultant with a real passion and personal experience of long-haul destinations? Do you prefer to create bespoke tailor-made itineraries rather than packages? We are seeking an experienced Travel Advisor to work for an independent tour operator based in Suffolk, near Ipswich, that specialise in creating itineraries to destinations including Africa, India and Central America and itineraries that vary from honeymoons, walking holidays, wildlife tours and more! Great working hours, competitive salary, bonuses and educationals are all part of the package if you are the successful Travel Consultant!

Job Description:
- Creating tours by liaising directly with customers/agents in order to identify individual requirements and secure sales.
- Close sales and achieve a high enquiry to confirmed bookings ratio.
- Liaising directly with our international suppliers, overseeing operational requirements, setting rates and developing what the company can offer to independent travellers.
- Maintaining good relationships with overseas suppliers to ensure that preferential rates and service are provided.
- Ensuring the successful sale of tailor made travel product with a clear emphasis on accuracy and service with a keen eye for detail
- Taking ownership of clients from point of enquiry to quote confirmation, final documents and customer feedback to ensure a continuity of customer service.
- Working from their offices in Suffolk Mon- Fri, 0900-1730

Experience Required:
The ideal candidate for this role will have tailor made travel experience and enjoy dealing with a wide variety of itineraries, ideally you will also have personal experience of at least one of the following destinations India, Africa or Latin America. You will have experience of creating holidays using a GDS (Sabre, Amadeus or Galileo).

The Package
The successful candidate will receive a fantastic and extremely competitive basic salary dependent on experience and additional bonus! There are also fantastic company benefits and travel industry perks, you should ensure your passport is up to date as you will be lucky enough to be visiting some of these amazing destinations!

If you are interested in this not to be missed Tailor Made travel consultant position based in the Ipswich area of Suffolk then please follow the link to apply or email your CV direct to katy@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk. For more information please call Katy Gaskell on 0121 450 9776.

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