Luxury Travel Consultant

Location
Lichfield, Staffordshire, England
Salary
£16000 - £19000 per annum + great bonus and benefits
Posted
25 Oct 2018
Closes
22 Nov 2018
Ref
21197- MHE
Contact
Marie Heaven
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Do you have solid experience as an independent Travel Consultant? Are you looking for an exciting new position in the luxury travel industry in the Staffordshire area? Would you like to work in a friendly team within a well established Retail Travel Agency? If yes then keep reading as we have the perfect role for you! My client is looking for an experienced Travel Consultant ideally specialising in a long haul destination such as Africa, Asia or Australia to join their highly reputable Independent Agency in the Staffordshire area.

Job Description
You will be required to deal with everyday retail sales, payments, ticket collection and other client enquiries. Sales range from traditional fly & flop packages to tailor-made worldwide itineraries, predominantly in the luxury and specialist travel sector. As a well-established, independent and award-winning community business we are seeking the best in the business to join our busy and dynamic team. Excellent travelling opportunities and a unique opportunity to sell interesting, new and adventurous destinations is on offer. Knowledge of AITO a bonus.

Key skills required
*Minimum 5 years experience of working in an independent travel agent sales environment
*Tailor-making luxury worldwide holidays for the discerning client
*In-depth destination knowledge
*Experience of travelling abroad to luxury and/or specialist destinations
*Ability to think outside the box to go above & beyond the call of duty to create once in a lifetime holidays for discerning clients
*Excellent language & writing skills
*Confident and polite telephone manner
*Proficient use of Microsoft Office and computers
*Friendly, confident and professional manner
Ideal Candidate
*You will be aspiring to work for one of the leading, independent travel agencies in the UK
*Keen for a new challenge, you will also be able to bring your own expertise and knowledge to the table having travelled yourself and gained extensive knowledge within the industry.
*You will be keen to develop new ideas as part of a dynamic team working to keep ahead of the competition
*Flexible and eager to learn

This is a unique opportunity to join a small team of 8 travel experts, sales roles in our company do not come around very often and we firmly believe this is an exciting and unique opportunity for the right candidate.

THE PACKAGE:
Salary is negotiable and dependent on experience, but my client pays above average and rewards hard work. They believe in first hand destinations knowledge, so educationals and incentives are also available.

INTERESTED?
Follow the instruction to apply, ensuring you send your CV. If you have any questions, please contact Marie Heaven on 0121 450 9776 or email marie@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

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