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Luxury Travel Consultant

Employer
Travel Trade Recruitment
Location
Knutsford, Cheshire, England
Salary
£23000 - £28000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Closing date
13 Feb 2024

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Sector
Tour Operator
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Job function
Other

Job Details

My Client is one of the most recognisable and respected names in yacht charter. Who offer outstanding yacht charters holidays, the best sailing destinations in the Mediterranean as well as the Caribbean and Indian Ocean and the widest choice of thoughtfully selected modern yachts and catamarans

An exciting and unique opportunity to join them in their Cheshire office. You will always be putting customers' needs at the heart of everything you do. Working as a key member of a supportive team, working together and collaboratively to ensure all our clients consistently have the best yacht charter experience, always striving to exceed expectations.

They offer niche, exclusive and exciting products for anyone who thrives on new challenges and is looking to utilise their previous experience in a truly unique, fast growing, premium sector.

You don't need any previous experience in the yacht charter sector as full training and support will be provided on an ongoing basis. A confidence in your ability to rise to new challenges and relish new opportunities in a positive team environment is essential.

Working from new offices in Knutsford, Cheshire they offer fantastic career development opportunities for anyone who is committed and passionate about a career in specialist travel and wants to progress within a niche and luxury sector. You will put together tailored yacht charters rather than offering package holidays for a wide range of clients, they are predominantly a broad range of professionals and higher net worth individuals, in London and other parts of the UK as well as many international clients.

The Role

  • Prepare detailed, accurate, tailored and high-quality proposals, reflecting the client's requests and interests, selecting the most appropriate yachts and destinations
  • Use a variety of sales techniques and communication methods to convert as many enquiries into bookings as possible
  • Maintain a positive relationship and strong lines of communication with all suppliers and yacht base teams
  • Ability to research, collate and summarise information from different sources
  • Ensuring all pre-charter documentation is correct and in order, liaising with a wide range of clients, overseas operators, suppliers and yacht crew
  • Providing excellent customer service and resolving any customer queries or requests both over the telephone and electronically in a prompt , effective manner
  • Ensuring charter booking documentation is processed accurately and working with the charter team organising/requesting ancillary optional services such as transfers, provisioning and water sports hire
  • Assisting clients with requests on the lead up to their charters and answering any questions and queries they may have by email and telephone.

About You

Experience of and a passion for of our key destinations of Greece, Croatia and Italy is important. Knowledge of BVI's and Seychelles are also advantageous.

You will have a background in a travel sales role with a proven track record working with clients from professional backgrounds and higher net worth individuals, achieving high levels of both customer service and bookings (or can demonstrate the necessary skills required). You will have the passion and drive to continue a successful career in a fast growing, luxury and niche part of the travel sector.

  • Ability to communicate in writing in a thoughtful, tailored and eloquent style
  • Able to conduct a professional sales conversation over the phone, email and video
  • Building upon existing long standing client relationships as well as generating and forging new ones
  • A confident, articulate and effective communicator with the ability to convey expertise to clients
  • Confident user of Office365 suite of products
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, with the ability to work flexibly, to adapt and prioritise
  • A self-motivated, team player with a can do and personable attitude. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence

What we can offer, in addition to a role in one of the most unique, exciting and fastest growing sectors in travel

A flexible approach with days and hours to fit with each individuals' needs. Working in a supportive and collaborative team office based working.

Hours: Monday-Friday 9-5. However, we can offer some flexible working and/or a part time position.

Modern offices with fully equipped, new on site dining facilities, close to Knutsford town centre with parking available.

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays - increasing per year served up to 28 days
  • Company pension
  • Day off for your birthday
  • Enhanced family leave
  • Friends & Family Discount
  • Long service award
  • Quarterly team performance related bonus
  • Flexible working hours if required

Interested:

If you have all the above experience and would like to be considered for this excellent opportunity, please send your CV to hollie@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk OR call Hollie on 0161 923 6120 OR click on Apply and follow the on-screen instructions

Company

TRAVEL TRADE RECRUITMENT
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.

TRAINING
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.
Find more details at www.traveltradetraining.com

VOTED 'BEST UKTRAVEL RECRUITMENT CONSULTANCY'
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

www.traveltradejobs.com

London Office
Tel: 0203 887 9444
Email: london@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

Birmingham Office
Tel: 0121 222 2624
Email: birmingham@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

Manchester Office
Tel: 0161 923 6120
Email: manchester@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

Leeds Office
Tel: 0113 394 4147
Email: leeds@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

Scottish Division
Tel: 0141 248 5222
Email: scotland@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

Temp Division
Tel: 0203 887 9444
Email: temps@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

 

 

Company info
Website
Telephone
0203 887 9444
Location
3rd Floor, 1 Aldgate
London
EC3N 1RE
GB

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