Australasia & Far East Specialist

Southwark, London, England
£20000 - £26000 per annum + commission
18 Jan 2019
15 Feb 2019
Joe Bartholomew
Job function
Full Time
Contract Type
Do you have experience within the Travel Industry and specialised in all things Southern Hemisphere?

We are looking for proven experienced sales consultants with a passion to sell luxury and experiential holidays, primarily in the Australia and New Zealand region, although you will frequently deal with worldwide clients as well.

You will have excellent destination knowledge, either gained through living or working in the Australasia, or through extensively travelling and selling the region. With a proven track record in sales, ideally gained in a luxury or tailor made travel company, you will have high touch customer relationship skills needed to close sales and delight our clients.

Key Responsibilities/Objectives:

*Use your destination knowledge and personal insight to design and convert to sale individual tailor-made itineraries to our clients
*Maximise every enquiry (whether phone call or email) with friendly and professional service and quickly identify good leads
*Offer the highest levels of customer service and be prepared to 'go the extra mile' throughout the sales and after-sales processes to ensure a high repeat ratio
*Use our preferred partners to offer high quality product and optimum return on sales and offer ancillary products as appropriate to enhance our clients' journeys
*Confidently interact with clients by email, phone and occasionally face-to-face to build loyal relationships and repeat business
*Work closely with your product manager so you have first class product and region knowledge as expected by our clients
*Be a proud advocate for travelling with us and confident to guide and recommend product that will exceed our clients' expectations

Professional/Technical Competencies:

*A proven track record in long-haul (ideally luxury or experiential) sales in the Australasia region
*GDS experience, ideally Amadeus
*Commercially aware
*In depth knowledge of Australasia region
*Ideally educated to degree level or can speak a second language

Personal Competencies:

*Passion and enthusiasm for travel.
*Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, actively listening to and fulfilling clients' needs.
*Attention to detail.
*Results orientated with personal motivation to deliver and exceed targets.
*Strong time management and personal organisation skills
*Confident with clients and able to build trust and loyalty


Offering a competitive salary between £20,000 - £26,000 (depending on experience) plus commission.


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This role is being managed by / Tel: 0203 887 9444
Please note that only candidates who meet the shortlisted requirements will be contacted

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