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Africa Travel Specialist

DCV Specialist Recruitment
London (West), London (Greater)
Closing date
2 Dec 2023

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Tour Operator
Full Time
Contract Type
Job function

Job Details

Our client is a leading Africa and safari specialist who are quickly growing as an operator and are currently seeking a Senior Africa Specialist. They promote responsible tourism.

They are looking for a well-established Africa travel specialist with a minimum of 3 years’ experience working for a tour operator selling trips and safaris to Africa. You will have a proven record of consistent sales and a high level of customer service.

You will have the opportunity to expand your travel industry experience beyond just sales and freedom to explore and help out with other areas of the business. This can include involvement with marketing, PR and website photography.

As well as having sold these African destinations, you should also have travelled first hand to Africa and have an up to date knowledge of their various hotels, lodges, safari camps and attractions.

You must also have a genuine passion for the country and be able to demonstrate a strong interest and knowledge of their current affairs, environment, culture and wildlife.

Communication and organisational skills must be to a high level, as well as having a good understanding of MS packages. A knowledge of Amadeus would be desirable.

Enthusiasm, a conscientious personality and cooperativeness will make you a successful candidate in this role.

Being able to express your ideas in writing would be an advantage as there is an opportunity to contribute your skills and ideas to articles and guidebooks.

Once you conquer the company’s systems and proved yourself within sales etc, you they have the ability and option to take over the management of one of their country programmes.

Depending on experience you will be offered a base salary of between £30,000-£36,000 plus bonuses. 


DCV is a specialist recruitment agency providing Permanent, Contract & Interim staffing solutions throughout the UK and Worldwide.

Our many areas of expertise within Travel include:

Specialist Tailor-made Consultants

Business Travel Consultants

Sales Consultants

Administration & Operations Consultant

Ticketing Consultants

Product Managers

Commercial Managers

Marketing Managers

Account Managers

Business Development Managers

Finance Controllers

To name just a few of the travel backgrounds within the Travel Industry we deal with

Our Senior Consultants and Resource’s specialise in The Travel Industry with over 22 years’ experience by offering both candidates and clients an unrivalled recruitment service.

DCV Specialist Recruitment work in collaboration with its clients to provide a consultative service aligned to their business goals. This industry focused approach has enabled DCV to forge business partnerships with SME’s, Corporate & Blue Chip Travel Organisations across the globe.

DCV Specialist Recruitment has a targeted approach when sourcing candidates, enabling us to provide our clients with the most qualified and experienced candidates within the market place providing quality at all times.

Our candidate attraction strategy is be-spoke to each client to ensure that we resource Travel professionals from the background desired, coupled with the skills and experience to deliver results. These attraction methods include but are not exhaustive off:

  • Our Database
  • Traditional client specific Head Hunting
  • Niche Job boards
  • Social networking
  • Travel Industry specific publications
  • Referrals

The delivery of our service is harnessed by our Skilled Consultants and our Resource Team, all of whom have a wealth of experience within the Travel Industry sector.

Contact us


Biz Space

575-599 Maxted Road

Hemel Hempstead


Telephone number : 01442 270 711


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