Senior Travel Consultant

Location
Kingston
Salary
£20,000 - £25,000 DOE + Incentives & Overtime
Posted
12 Apr 2019
Closes
12 May 2019
Ref
DCVJL0099
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Job description for position:         

Senior Sales Consultant

Based in Richmond

Job Type: Full Time

Department: Sales

Salary: Basic salary (according to experience) + incentive on sales + overtime

We are looking for enthusiastic individual that has a drive to succeed in sales, and a passion for and knowledge of Italy.

Using their destination knowledge, our Senior Sales Consultants sell individually designed tailor-made itineraries for our discerning clients. The successful candidate will have previous sales experience, preferably 5 years or more. In addition, the ability to deliver excellent customer service is paramount.

Experience and skills required:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in selling up market Holidays to Italy.
  • Good knowledge of Italy and its Hotels and Products
  • Knowledge of GDS booking systems (preferably Sabre)
  • To be able to work well in a team and under pressure
  • To have good excel and word skills
  • Experience in tailor made holidays construction
  • Attention to detail
  • Preferably an English person or someone with perfect spoken and written English as second language.

 

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Selling Holidays to Direct customers over the phone and via email enquiries.
  • To provide professional holidays quotes and follow up to ensure highest level of conversion.
  •  Selling Holidays to Travel Agents over the phone and via email enquiries.
  • To process bookings data accurately and manage relation with clients
  • During downturn periods, (Sept-Dec) ad –hoc responsibilities in general tasks that are needed for the business to get ready for the following selling year. Web information updates, Hotels information updates and Bench Marketing etc..

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