North America Travel Consultant, Leeds

Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
Salary
Market Rate
Posted
18 Apr 2019
Closes
09 May 2019
Ref
21867
Contact
Francessca Harding
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
My client, a leading travel company with various branches throughout the UK, is looking for a full time, senior member of staff for their busy office located in Leeds. The ideal candidate will be a high calibre tailor made travel consultant with good travel knowledge/experience and identify high standards of customer service. The role will involve creating tailor-made packages to suit the customer's needs. The ideal candidate must have previous travel experience and ideally a strong knowledge North America & Canada.

Job Description:
- Dealing with customers in the office and taking enquiries via email and telephone.
- Selling primarily luxury travel products
- Dynamically packaging itineraries and travel to European and Worldwide Destinations
- Converting enquiries to bookings, using your experience and knowledge to advice customers on the best holiday for your valued client.
- Offering an excellent standard of customer service to valued repeat, recommended and new clients.
- Proven background and ability in arranging tailor-made worldwide travel itineraries
- Experience working with a GDS (Sabre, Galileo or Amadeus) would be desirable but not essential
- Passionate about travel
- Professional face to face and telephone manner and highly customer service focussed
- Proven ability to build rapport with customers
- Strong attention to detail
- Ability to meet and exceed targets

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
We are looking for an experienced for North America & Canada Specialist. Ideally you will have experience of selling a wide variety of Tour Operators including dynamically packaging itineraries. Luxury Travel knowledge is preferred. Great customer service, sales and communications skills are essential, ideally experience with working on a GDS system.

THE PACKAGE:
My client offers an above average salary, dependent on experience plus any additional bonus and benefits

INTERESTED?
Follow the instructions to apply, email your CV to fran@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk or call Francessca on 0161 923 6120

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