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Despatch Agent

Succeed Recruitment Solutions
Loughton, Essex / Home-based
Competitive salary plus excellent industry benefits
Closing date
24 Feb 2022

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Tour Operator
Full Time
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Are you looking for your first step into the travel sector?! If so, we have a fantastic opportunity available for a detail orientated candidate to join a specialist Tour Operator based in Loughton, Essex as a Despatch Agent.

Established for 40 years, our client pride themselves on offering the best services to Travel Agents who require their product expertise to create high end, tailor made travel arrangements covering the USA, Canada and other Worldwide destinations. They’re now looking for a Despatch agent to join their Operations team, whose responsibility will include contacting suppliers and making final checks to a holiday booking before sending out the documents within a specific timescale. 

Full training can be provided and this role will suit a recent school or college leaver, looking for their first step into the travel sector.

Our client can offer hybrid working, split between home and office, in addition to a competitive starting salary and an excellent benefits package including 28 days paid holiday (inc. Bank holidays) rising to 33 for long service, ongoing training, pension, medical insurance, free lunches and team nights out as well as holiday concessions and incentives, with no late nights or Sunday working! If this role is of interest to you, please contact us today for a confidential chat or apply online.

Role of Despatch Agent:

  • Contacting and liaising with suppliers.
  • Making final checks to a holiday booking ro ensure all details are correct.
  • Sending out travel documents within a specific timescale. 
  • Providing administration support where required.

Skills required for the role:

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to multitask including the ability to manage a busy mailbox and task list
  • Work well in a team
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Familiar with IT programs such as Excel and Word
  • Previous experience with dealing with customers
  • A genuine interest in developing a career within the travel sector

If you’re interested in learning more about this Despatch Agent role, please contact Succeed Recruitment Solutions or press the apply online button now!

Not for you? Then please visit our website to view the other exciting roles we have available;

Succeed Recruitment Solutions – for the best Travel jobs, Multilingual jobs and Contact Centre jobs.


Succeed Recruitment Solutions is a specialist recruitment consultancy dealing with roles across the travel sector, including Airline, Business Travel, Cruise, Conference & Events, Contact Centre, Hotel/Hospitality, Homeworking, Leisure Travel, Multilingual, Retail Travel, Tour Operations & Travel Technology.

We partner with some of UK’s leading organisations, recruiting from entry level right up to senior management positions. Whether you’re a candidate looking for an exciting career opportunity or a client looking to fill an urgent vacancy, we’re with you every step of the way.

We’re renowned for the highly personal service we offer and have a singular aim for clients and candidates – success!

If you want to speak to people who will take time to understand exactly what you’re looking for and are prepared to go just that little bit further to help you achieve success - you’re in the right place! At Succeed, we place huge emphasis on finding roles which will not only match your skill set but will offer you the working environment and career potential you deserve. 

We enjoy excellent relationships with our clients and want to spend time getting to know you so that we’re able to confidently recommend you to them and them to you. By taking the time to do this, we can be sure the fit will be a good one. We also understand how important feedback is to our candidates and will always provide this following an interview or assessment day – we know only too well that there’s nothing worse than being left in the dark after all your hard work and preparation! 

To find out more about how we can help, or to view our current vacancies, please visit our website; or call us on 0161 408 0357 / 0358 for a confidential chat. We look forward to hearing from you!

Find Us
0161 408 0357 / 0358
Peter House, Oxford St
Greater Manchester
M1 5AN
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