Travel Consultant

Employer
Travel Trade Recruitment
Location
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
Salary
Up to £30000 per annum + commission, fam trips and hybrid
Closing date
5 Mar 2024

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

Job Details

Established luxury travel company, who set the standard for luxury adventurous holidays are expanding their team in Cheltenham (hybrid working available). We are seeking a Luxury Travel Consultant to specialise in Europe. With offices worldwide and a network of connections they offer adventures that can't be experienced with any other Tour Operator. There is a competitive salary of £30,000 plus commission and great working hours (Mon - Fri office hours, very occasional Saturdays) and extensive benefits! Working with a team of passionate and knowledgeable people, you'll go the extra mile to create memorable holidays, from booking Michelin-starred restaurants in remote locations and private tour of private palaces and museums, creating an unforgettable experience. This is a travel company that makes a difference, supporting local communities around the world and recognised by a leading consumer magazine for looking after their clients during the pandemic. This is a hybrid position 3 days office 2 days from home.

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING:

  • Taking calls and emails from clients in respect to luxury European holidays and itineraries
  • Building a rapport with your client and understanding their needs and requirements to create memorable journeys
  • Creating itineraries and confirm travel arrangements, using your in-depth European knowledge and insight along with the resources this luxury tour operator provides
  • Offer exceptional service with attention to details, as the approach is very much about the special touches that make a holiday unique.
  • Performance ins measured through ability to convert enquiries to bookings and through client satisfaction and repeat bookings
  • Mon-Fri either 09:00-17:30 or 09:30-18:00 + Saturdays on a rota basis which receive pay for (approx. 8 Saturdays a year)

WHY IT'S A GREAT PLACE TO WORK?

It's the people who foster the supportive environment that will make you proud to work here. There will also be ongoing training and the opportunity to progress your career - not just in the UK, but as part of the global business. They'll take you on unforgettable travel educationals to show you the experience first-hand, and, as a company that never stands still, you'll play a key role in their ambitious plans for the future. Salary is £30,000 as a starting salary, but there is earnings potential on top of your basic salary. In addition to this they offer plenty of other benefits: Employee Assistance Programme, Bike to work scheme, Travel loans, Work-save pension plan, Life Assurance, Recruitment bonus, Regular social events, Progression opportunities, Sales Incentives Plan providing opportunity to earn commission on sales, Educational trips for Sales teams, 20 days annual leave increasing with each year service up to 25 days, Employee discounts.

Hybrid working offered - 3 days office 2 days from home.

EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS:

The successful candidate will be passionate about Europe with previous luxury travel consultant experience and first-hand destination knowledge .

You will be sales driven, keen to progress your Travel Industry career, a team player, enthusiastic and fun!

INTERESTED?

Follow the instructions to apply, attaching your CV. This vacancy is being managed by katy@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk / 0121 450 9776

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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