Travel Consultant

Location
Dorking, Surrey, England
Salary
£19000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + travel concessions and benefits
Posted
24 Jan 2019
Closes
21 Feb 2019
Ref
51644
Contact
Lisa Cain-Jones
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Travel Consultant

Required for an award-winning, upmarket tour operator. You will be using your long haul travel knowledge to provide support to the front line sales team in creating tailor-made itineraries to a range of Worldwide destinations. You will be an experienced Travel Consultant, with a passion for long haul, luxury travel and sales. This role is with the UK's leading luxury travel company. Offering a basic salary up to £20k with on target earnings of £24k to £25k.

Travel Consultant Responsibilities:

  • Build tailor-made itineraries according to customer requirements and support front line staff in confirming these enquiries.
  • Be pro-active in using specialist long haul knowledge to support conversion of enquiries into sales.
  • Respond in an efficient and timely manner to calls and emails from front line sales staff.
  • Liaise with suppliers to obtain rates and as required for operational support.
  • Ensure internal colleagues / product are notified of any issues arising preventing the opportunity to sell.
  • Liaise with sales staff on operational changes relating to long haul products.
  • Investigate and resolve issues resulting from product errors.
  • Actively contribute to achieving sales and service targets.

Travel Consultant Skills:

  • Proven experience in a sales role within a travel sales environment.
  • Genuine interest in travel in particular long haul destinations.
  • First hand long haul travelling experience.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Good knowledge of air contracts.
  • Ability to manage workload and prioritise effectively.

Travel Consultant Additional Information:

  • Basic salary up to £20k, (OTE £24k to £25k)
  • 37 hour working week based on a flexi 7 day shift pattern (0900 to 1800)
  • Educational Trips to Long haul destinations

Please apply for the position of Travel Consultant online.

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C&M Travel Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all candidates. For more opportunities, please visit www.candm.co.uk

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