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East Africa Travel Specialist remote

Platinum Travel Recruitment
Nationwide, South, South West, North, Scotland, Africa
Up to £38k + comm + perks
Closing date
30 Nov 2023

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Tour Operator
Full Time
Contract Type
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Our client is a forward thinking well-recognised luxury tour operator and due to expansion and success now an East Africa Travel Specialist to join its tailor-made team, working remotely based in the UK or Africa. Have you travelled Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya and passionate about the areas and looking for career progression in which you will be rewarded for your hard work? This is the travel opportunity for you.

This luxury tour operator prides itself on the customer service it provides to its repeat and new customers. They offer packages and safaris throughout East Africa including Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia plus many more exciting resorts. This elite tour operator offers a wide range of holiday packages to suit each individual including honeymoons, safaris, independent and guided tours, weddings, tailormade itineraries and beach breaks.

This exciting opportunity includes an array of tasks in which no day will be the same, this includes:

  • The experienced East Africa consultant shall be creating bespoke and tailormade holidays throughout East Africa, offering advice and recommendations to direct customers, making their holiday dreams come true.
  • You shall be arranging flights, luxury hotels & lodges, tours, excursions and up selling travel extras to the discerning clientele, ensuring their trip is memorable from start to finish.
  • Offering a cutting edge customer service and using your Africa product knowledge to wow customers.
  • Account managing customers from the start of their journey to the end.
  • Participating in FAM trips to increase product knowledge.

What are we looking for?

  • Travel enthusiasts who have travelled East Africa in particular Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya with strong travel knowledge.
  • Ideally B2B and B2C sales experience.
  • Experience in sales within a tour operator or travel agency.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.

Benefits – In return, East Africa Travel Consultant shall be rewarded with:

  • Work from home – save money on commuting
  • Uncapped commission
  • FAM trips to East Africa
  • Pension
  • Career progression
  • Sociable working hours

Previous job titles that will be considered for this role include Travel Advisor, Travel Consultant, Telesales Executive, Travel Agent, Tailormade Consultant, Reservations Consultant, Reservations Agent, Reservations Executive, Holiday Advisor, Travel Telesales, Africa Travel Specialist & Retail Travel Agent.

Send us your CV today and sell the product you are passionate about. Enhance your travel career, travel East Africa and achieve your goals with this award winning and elite tour operator. To apply for this exciting travel opportunity, you must forward a travel profile with your CV, covering all the destinations and places of interests that you have visited throughout East Africa.

To apply click APPLY NOW or email your cv to


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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Coombe Croft, Howell Hill Grove
KT17 3ER

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