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Travel Specialist , Travel Consultant

Travel Trade Recruitment
£22000 - £32000 per annum + + Uncapped Commisson
Closing date
15 Dec 2023

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We are looking for experienced specialist travel consultants to design holidays to Africa, Asia or Costa Rica. Or if you have travelled extensively in these areas or worked in any role for a tailor-made travel company then we would love to hear from you.
Knowledge and first-hand experience of the destinations is vital as you need to be able to talk about the areas and sights and know the moments that can make a holiday to these areas truly memorable. By confidently talking to clients over the telephone, via email and in person, you will be adept at quickly gaining a good understanding of their holiday requirements. You will then use that understanding to design and arrange every part of their detailed itinerary and ensure that their holiday goes ahead without a hitch. Attention to detail and fantastic organisational skills are therefore essential.

Skills Required:

  • Previous experience of working in tailor-made travel OR extensive long-haul travel experience to one of our key destinations.
  • Passion for travel and exploring new destinations
  • Literate & numerate with a high level of attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including an excellent telephone manner
  • Excellent organisation skills to self-manage and prioritise your workload and ensure fantastic client service
  • Positive can-do attitude when working under pressure and at pace to achieve monthly sales targets
  • Experience of pulling together complex holiday itineraries
  • Strong geographical knowledge - cities, airports, key landmarks, destinations, sights etc
  • Proven sales or client service experience
  • Confident using Microsoft Excel and Word

The Package:

Salary: £22,000 - £28,000 dependent on experience. Plus, uncapped commission

Hours: 09h00 to 17h30 Mon to Fri. One Saturday every 6 weeks (with the following Friday as holiday)

Days out of the office: 20 days plus bank holidays. Usually another 10 days out of the office each year on a fam trip.


  • If you would like to apply for the above vacancy click 'APPLY' alternatively call/email Helen 02038879444


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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