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Travel Recruitment Consultant

Travel Trade Recruitment
Stockport, Greater Manchester, England
first year OTR £30-£35k pa
Closing date
14 Mar 2024

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Travel Consultant! A new career in travel recruitment awaits you! Fantastic opportunity to work for one of the UK's leading Travel Industry Recruitment Specialists. Travel Trade Recruitment is an independent, successful recruitment consultancy with a strong reputation for providing a first-class recruitment service to clients and job seekers working in all areas of the travel industry. Established since 2001 we have offices in London, Stockport & Sydney!

We are looking for a travel industry professional who is seeking a career with lots of variety, great opportunities to progress and fantastic financial rewards. The Travel Industry has seen a huge recovery from the pandemic and a sustained need for staff so, we are looking add to the number of consultants based in our Stockport office, with the addition of an ambitious sales professional who possess lots of drive and determination and who enjoy the satisfaction of account management plus the rewards of business development

The ideal candidates will be bright, articulate, computer literate and have a minimum of 2 years work experience within any sector of the travel industry, preferably within a sales' orientated role.

The Role.

  • Gaining a strong commercial awareness of the local travel industry job market
  • Identifying new clients using a variety of business development channels.
  • Building rapport with new and existing travel industry clients
  • Negotiating rates and terms with new and existing clients
  • Utilising your travel industry knowledge to identify candidates for your clients' roles.
  • Screening candidate applications and providing career advice.
  • Presenting cv's to clients and providing further profile information.
  • Arranging interviews between the candidate and client
  • Facilitating offers of employment to candidates on behalf of the client.

What we offer you.

  • A new career utilising your travel industry knowledge where no two days are the same.
  • A warm desk with lots of existing clients and a variety of roles to work on.
  • A generous basic salary to start (circa £24k pa dependent on experience)
  • Uncapped personal monthly commission
  • Fantastic personal quarterly incentives and bonuses
  • Personal annual bonus in time for Christmas.
  • Team incentives and nights out.
  • Extra annual leave each year - 20 days (plus bank holidays), rising to 24 days
  • Access to pension with employer and employee contributions (optional)
  • Realistic first year earnings of £30,000 to £35,000, increasing in your second year.
  • Option to work Fridays from home after training is complete (approximately 5 weeks) and 4 emergency work from home days per year
  • Free parking after probation
  • No evenings or weekends. Working hours are: Mon 0830-1730 (an hour for lunch), Tues, Weds, Thurs, 0900-1730, Fri 0900-1700


Please follow the instructions to apply attaching your CV! All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.


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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