Reservations Consultant

South East London, London, England
£19000 - £20000 per annum + commission
01 Feb 2019
01 Mar 2019
Joe Bartholomew
Job function
Full Time
Contract Type
Do you have experience or a degree in Travel & Tourism? Are you based in South East London/Kent and looking to get away from the London commute?

I have a great opportunity to join a small, friendly team within a reputable inbound travel company!

You will be responsible for your own key agents and clients, arranging travel for incoming foreign school groups coming to the UK. This is an exciting but demanding role and a chance for you to grow with the company and be rewarded for doing so.

Duties include:

*Sourcing new clients and maintaining good relationships with existing clients
*Daily communication with your clients
*Compiling tours
*Checking availability and booking accommodation and all other services
*All administration for your groups (invoicing, itineraries, vouchers)
*Answering the occasional emergency call on 24 hour mobile phone
*Opportunities to travel to visit clients abroad, suppliers in the UK and to trade shows

Skills required:

*Fluency in English
*French or another European language would be advantageous
*Knowledge of London and tourist attractions in the UK
*Sales orientated and confident
*Pro-active and able to use initiative
*Self-motivated, able to work under pressure, independently and as part of a team
*Outstanding organisational and communication skills and ability to multi-task
*Attention to detail a must
*Excellent communication and customer service skills, both written and verbal
*Excellent computer skills including Excel, Word and Outlook
*Either newly graduated with a tourism degree or have at least 1 years' experience in the travel sector , preferably within the inbound and/or groups sector

Additional information:

*Based in our (South East London)
*Basic salary is £19,000-£20,000 per annum based on experience and there is a generous, quarterly uncapped bonus based on sales (realistically taking OTE to £25,000)
*Travel perks, FAM trips and free theatre shows
*Full time position, Monday to Friday 09.00 - 17.30
*Job type: Permanent position
*Start date: ASAP


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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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