Retail Travel Consultant

Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
£20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted
08 Apr 2012
Closes
06 May 2012
Ref
9500-K
Contact
Katie Putland
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Do you have previous retail travel industry experience? Are you looking for a long term career with excellent progression? This independent retail travel agency in Hertfordshire requires an experienced travel consultant to help develop business and who isn't afraid to take on responsibility. The successful retail travel consultant will be booking a range of worldwide holidays from high end luxury to UK coach trips. If you possess superb customer service skills and have the desire to succeed then this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

Main Duties:
*Dealing with enquiries face to face and over the phone for a variety of travel destinations and clients including groups.
*Quoting worldwide travel itineraries, both package holidays and tailor made itineraries
*Dynamically packaging a variety of enquiries to suit customer's needs and expectations
*Ensuring that the best service is provided to each and every customer
*Using initiative to develop new business and gain new clients
*Being proactive in developing the companies product portfolio

Requirements:
*Previous travel industry experience is required, ideally within an independent agency
*Excellent customer service skills and telephone manner
*A proactive approach and desire to progress is essential
*The ability to think 'outside the box' and develop new business
*Someone who is well travelled would be an advantage
*Experience using Galileo would also be an advantage
*Must be computer literate

Package:
The successful candidate can expect an attractive salary depending on experience.

How to apply:
If this sounds like you please contact Kate Putland on 0207 347 5060 or email kate@traveltraderecruitment. Alternatively click 'Apply Now'.