Europe Tailormade Travel Specialist 

Location
London (Greater), South West London, Middlesex
Salary
£21k-£25k + comm + benefits
Posted
11 Jan 2019
Closes
11 Feb 2019
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

 

We are seeking an experienced and ambitious Europe Tailormade Travel Specialist to join our client’s team due to remarkable growth.

This successful, dynamic and forward thinking travel company offer a range of holiday types to Scandinavia including, Norway, Sweden and Denmark along with Portugal, Greece, Cyprus, Italy and Spain, plus many more destinations.

This role is ideal for a travel professional with tour operator or travel agent experience, seeking something a little different in which you will be rewarded for your hard work.

Your career begins here, duties include:

  • Create and tailor-make travel itineraries to destinations in Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden and Denmark), Portugal, Italy and Spain.
  • Assist with the development of the company’s holiday programmes by providing suggestions for areas for development, improvement and new holiday ideas
  • Deliver excellent customer service
  • Handle incoming calls from direct clients and travel agency partners, identify their needs and suggest a suitable holiday itinerary
  • Issue flight tickets and travel documentation
  • Provide any necessary post-holiday assistance
  • Attend relevant industry workshops and events
  • Travel abroad to learn about the countries we feature

Essential Experience 

  • Experience within the travel industry is essential
  • European geographical knowledge and in particular knowledge of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Portugal and Italy would be preferable
  • Working knowledge of CRS, GDS flight systems such as Galileo, Worldspan, Amadeus is an advantage, but not essential
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Good written and spoken English
  • Fluency in Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Portuguese or Italian, is an advantage, but not essential
  • Good sales techniques and an excellent telephone manner
  • Ability to develop and maintain good relationships with customers, travel agency partners and colleagues
  • Have a full, clean driving licence

Benefits 

  • Sociable working hours
  • Commission 
  • FAM trips to increase product knowledge 
  • Private medical cover
  • Commission 
  • FAM trips to increase product knowledge 
  • Private medical cover
  • Career progression
  • Fam trips
  • Travel perks
  • Pension
  • Varied job role in product and sales
  • Plus many more…

 

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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