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Travel Consultant

Travel Trade Recruitment
£25000 - £27000 per annum + + commissions
Closing date
7 Dec 2023

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Do you see yourself as a destination specialist?

Are you looking to join a talented travel team and earn uncapped commissions?

PLUS be the face of the brand in Northern Ireland!

Then here at Travel Trade Recruitment we may have the perfect role for you…..

Our Manchester based client is an award-winning Holiday Company, specialising in dream holidays to Canada, USA, South Africa, The Islands, Australia, and New Zealand and was stablished more than 25 years ago. They are looking for a remote Sales Consultant in Northern Ireland to join their already successful sales team. In addition to this, you will be the face of the company in Northern Ireland, making visits to agents on a weekly basis, and representing them at travel events through the year.

They are looking for a positive individual with experience and passion for selling tailor-made long-haul holidays. Previous experience working for a retail travel agent or long-haul operator would be an advantage.

The role of a Reservation Specialist:

  • Create detailed itineraries to exactly suit the customers' requirements (both telephone and email enquiries)
  • Source varied ground arrangements with overseas suppliers, ensuring your itinerary exactly meets the client's requirements.
  • Liaising with agents and clients at various stages of the quotation process
  • Use various web-based systems to check live availability of products
  • Process bookings on our in-house system
  • Maintaining excellent customer service throughout
  • Promote and represent the brand within the industry
  • Regular visits to retail stores and representation of the company and industry events

Skills & Experience of a Reservations Specialist:

  • Good travel background (minimum 1 year) with good geographical knowledge
  • Knowledge of at least one or more of our destinations would be beneficial
  • Strong selling skills with proven ability to convert enquiries into sales
  • Excellent communication & customer service skills
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Accuracy and attention to detail are a must
  • You must be able to work well as part of a team
  • You must be able to work towards a sales target
  • Knowledge of GDS (preferably Amadeus) would be preferred but not essential
  • Must be able to work to strict deadlines
  • Excellent computer knowledge is essential

Location: Trafford, Manchester - but you will be fully remote!

Salary: £25,000 - £27,000 DOE + Uncapped Commissions

Hours: Full time (38.75 hours per week) 8.55am - 5.40pm Monday to Friday, Saturdays on a rota 9am-5pm

Immediate Interview & Start!

Apply now or for more information, please email or call 0161 9236120


Travel Trade Recruitment handles vacancies from hundreds of employers each year. We have a wide variety of permanent and temporary job opportunities within all sectors of the travel industry, including business travel, tour operations, retail travel, and reservations.
We want to help you find the ideal travel industry job, make the next career step, and maximise your potential. We do this by finding out about you, as well as what is important to your career goals and lifestyle aspirations.

We also offer CRS training courses in the four major systems of Galileo, Sabre, Amadeus, Worldspan, and can advise which course would enhance your career.
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Travel Trade Recruitment won three awards in 2009 for Best Travel Recruitment Consultancy, including 'Best UK Travel Recruitment Consultancy' at the Globe Travel Awards, Star Recruitment Consultancy at the Travel Bulletin Awards, and Travel Recruitment Company of the Year at the recent British Travel Awards. We are an official ABTA Industry Partner, Members of the Institute of Travel and Tourism (IATA) and the Recruitment and Employment Confederation.

All information supplied to Travel Trade Recruitment will be dealt with confidentiality. Your details will not be passed onto a Client without your specific permission.

Our service to job seekers is completely free. Contact your nearest office and speak our friendly consultants for free advice, or register for our online recruitment services at

London Office
Tel: 0203 887 9444

Birmingham Office
Tel: 0121 222 2624

Manchester Office
Tel: 0161 923 6120

Leeds Office
Tel: 0113 394 4147

Scottish Division
Tel: 0141 248 5222

Temp Division
Tel: 0203 887 9444



Company info
0203 887 9444
3rd Floor, 1 Aldgate

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