Trade Reservations Consultant

Travel Trade Recruitment
North London, London, England
£21000 - £23000 per annum
Closing date
11 Mar 2024

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Tour Operator
Full Time
Contract Type
Job function

Job Details

This successful and established travel company in North London is expanding their reservations team and seeking travel consultants.

The purpose of the role will be handling incoming sales calls from various trade clients in a call centre environment. Utilising selling and customer service skills to maximise sales of scheduled air product and holidays, whilst offering information and advice on all aspects of requested travel requirements. To achieve high levels of customer care and retention. Assisting at all times with the smooth running of Dept.


  • To answer incoming calls as part of a team maintaining the high service levels agreed and needed.
  • To answer calls in a courteous, efficient and professional manner.
  • Be proficient at using airline fare sheets in order to provide accurate quotations.
  • Ability to construct round the world fare quotations accurately
  • To work to set targets (quantity) and ensure customer care (quality)
  • Ability to maximise profit margins through sales approach.
  • Ability to make quick decisions within a pressurised environment.
  • Ability to resolve minor problems effectively.
  • Assist other colleagues on an ad-hoc basis.


  • Previous travel industry experience and product knowledge
  • Previous GDS system experience (Galileo, Amadeus or Sabre)
  • Understanding of the sales process
  • Ability to work in a pressurised environment
  • Good Geographical Knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills (Verbal & Written)
  • Flexible approach to work


The successful applicant can expect a competitive package of £21,000 - £23,000 basic depending on experience plus an attractive bonus structure.


  • Monday -Friday: 9.30am - 5pm
  • Saturday: 11am-4pm; (3-4 Saturday a month and day off In lieu for working a Saturday)


If you have previous travel sales experience and would like to be considered for this excellent opportunity please send your CV to or click on Apply and follow the on-screen instructions.


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



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0203 887 9444
3rd Floor, 1 Aldgate

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