Student Groups Tours Consultant - office or homeworking

Location
Nationwide, South East, South West, North East, North West, Midlands, Scotland
Salary
£24k-£26k + comm + benefits
Posted
14 Dec 2018
Closes
14 Jan 2019
Job function
Home Working
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Our client is a well known and successful groups tour operator, due to success and expansion, now seeking an experienced Student Tours Consultant / Account Manager to join their friendly team due to success and expansion!  This award winning tour operator offers upmarket group travel for schools and universities throughout the UK, Europe and beyond. This role is ideal for a travel professional seeking career progression & development, sociable working hours and a varied job role in which you will be rewarded for your hard work - reap the benefits and give your travel career a boost today!

The experienced Groups Travel Consultant will be responsible for putting together elite tours for groups and liaising with UK based schools and/or universities, UK and European accommodation suppliers; flight firms, rail and coach operators, visitor attractions and overseas agents.

This exciting groups role entails a wide range of tasks within sales, operations, account management, product and customer service,  in which no day will be the same, this includes:

  • Creating cutting edge group tours for students to coincide with their studies throughout the UK & beyond.
  • Manage your own portfolio of key accounts.
  • Liaising closely with lecturers and other clients to tailor an educational travel package to meet client needs.
  • Participating in luxury FAM trips to increase product knowledge and social events.
  • Offering excellent customer service.
  • Negotiating rates with suppliers
  • Earning lucrative commission, bonus and incentives

Essential Requirements:

  • Groups sales experience within a tour operator within student and/or university student groups is ideal however we would consider experienced travel professionals with group reservations experience.
  • Passionate about travel
  • Be able to communicate at all levels
  • Excellent attention to detail

Benefits

  • Uncapped commission, bonus and incentives 
  • Monday to Friday sociable hours
  • Office & homeworking roles available
  • Varied job role
  • Lucrative salary
  • FAM Trips
  • On-going Training
  • Career progression
  • Homeworking roles available - save money on commuting 
  • State of the art offices 
  • Travel perks and free theatre shows
  • Opportunity to work for a dynamic and forward thinking tour operator, within a friendly and busy team in which you will be rewarded for your hard work.

Applicants with previous or current job titles who will be considered for this role include, Groups Travel Consultant, Groups Travel Specialist, Account Manager, Tours Consultant, Travel Consultant, Travel Advisor, Travel Sales Consultant and Reservations.

Give your travel career a boost and email your cv to us today. 

To apply click APPLY NOW, any questions give us a call on 020 8393 9925 and our dedicated team can assist in locating the right opportunity for you.

www.platinumtravelrecruitment.co.uk

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