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Luxury South America Travel Consultant

Platinum Travel Recruitment
South West London, Surrey
£28k-£33k + comm NEG, DOE
Closing date
26 May 2022

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Tour Operator
Full Time
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Job Details

We are working with an award winning, dynamic and forward thinking luxury tour operator that offers the highest calibre to a select range of destinations including tailormade itineraries, adventure travel and group tours. Due to remarkable growth, they are now seeking a Luxury Latin America Travel Consultant to join its friendly and busy team. This travel company offers various holiday types to suit each individual customer with an excellent reputation in the travel industry.

This exciting role comes with significant personal development and job advancement opportunities as well as the opportunity for overseas travel to build on current knowledge, and forge new paths in travel. – This isn’t just a job – it’s a career.

Homeworking and office based hybrid roles available.

Your new career entails….

  • The creation and conversion to sale of high quality worldwide tailor-made itineraries and of existing group tours across South America. You are ultimately responsible for planning, selling and implementation of itineraries.
  • Offering unrivalled personal service, fuelled by a passion to create intelligent and innovative travel ideas for their expanding client base.
  • Work to support operations team post-sales.
  • Taking appropriate opportunities to up-sell relevant travel products where appropriate.
  • Interacting with clients mostly over the telephone and by email – with some face to face meetings, mostly at trade events, sometimes in the office.
  • Overseas familiarisation trips to expand knowledge and develop the Latin America product.

Essential  Requirements 

  • Previous sales experience within a travel agent or tour operator
  • Excellent knowledge/experience of Latin / South America
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong organisation & time management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Please include a travel profile outlining all the places visited within South America
  • Happy to work a few days a week in the office – rest homeworking

Generous benefits include:

  • Career progression
  • Lucrative bonus and commission
  • Birthday off
  • Fun, vibrant and sociable atmosphere
  • Company schemes including incentives, team building exercises, charity fundraising, fruit deliveries from Abel & Cole and Drinks Fridge Fridays
  • State of the art offices
  • Travel perks
  • Great location near shops and restaurants
  • Pension
  • Plus many more perks

Locations ideal for this role include Surrey and South West London, Wimbledon, Richmond, Putney, Epsom, Croydon, Leatherhead, Walton-On- Thames, Surbiton, Weybridge, Twickenham, Guildford, Esher and surrounding.

Give your travel career a boost and apply today! Please include a travel profile outlining all the places visited within South America when applying.


Our Story – Travel Recruitment Specialists

Platinum Travel Recruitment have become recognised specialists within the travel industry for many years. Our consultants possess a profound depth of knowledge of the travel industry having worked within travel, with an array of contacts throughout the UK and beyond. 

This is just one of the factors that allows us to provide a superior recruitment service. We ensure that our clients have access to the cream of the crop within the travel industry and candidates can enjoy exciting career-enhancing opportunities. The services that we provide to our clients and candidates show that we are not just recruiters; we are HR professionals, career advisors and experts in the travel industry.

Having two offices strategically placed in the Midlands and Surrey, close to London, this enables us to service a large geographical area and provide that face to face contact for both clients and job seekers.

Strategic in our thinking with a responsive approach to future needs, we think far beyond the conventional recruitment process by conducting a thorough analysis of both our candidates and clients.

Our experienced consultants manage the full recruitment process, screen and test each potential applicant matching the job specifications ensuring time is not wasted on unsuitable candidates. Our open, honest and committed approach will ensure that you reach your goals. So, let’s link up and chat what success means to you.


Why use Platinum Travel Recruitment?


Ability to supply professional pre-scanned travel candidates screened from consultants with years of experience in the travel industry.

Quality applicants rather then quantity.

We appreciate locating the right candidate can be a challenge. We save you time and money on locating candidates by short listing, database searching, head hunting and advertising the vacancies at no cost.

With our strong marketing prescience we are able to target the best applicants right from the outset.

Interviews are only organised for applicants clients wish to see free of charge. Once the candidate is placed a competitive fee will be charged with free trial periods for candidates starting with your organisation.

Many clients use us on an exclusive basis as we listen to requirements and offer the highest level of customer satisfaction whilst understanding your business needs.

If you are looking to expand your company or need recruitment advice feel free to call us on 0208 942 4103


Assistance with the interview and application process

Our experienced and qualified consultants will listen to your requirements in locating the right role and progress your career

Able to provide free career advice on your next move

We have a range of roles including Reservations, Business Travel, Marketing, Product, Management plus more many more exciting opportunities to enhance your career.

Our service is free and kept strictly confidential.

Utilise your experience and achieve your goal – send us your CV today

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