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Sales Assistant / Office Assistant

Travel Trade Recruitment
West Sussex, England
£23000 - £25000 per annum
Closing date
19 Mar 2024

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Amazing opportunity available for a sales Assistant / office Assistant to join a fun, friendly team in West Sussex. As the Sales Assistant this is a important role that you can make your own. From helping to manage client holidays to assisting Holiday Designers with itineraries to destination research. This is a job for someone passionate about travel who may be looking for a role that will set them on a career in the industry.

The Job:

* Working as a team with the Holiday Designers
* Being organised and working with a positive attitude
* Using your initiative to ensure the business runs smoothly and clients are well looked
* Assisting the Holiday Designer in all aspects of the sales admin including confirmation,
flight management, travel documents.
* Managing general questions from clients between booked date and travel date on phone
and by email. The client will be formally introduced to you as a contact.
* Providing fantastic client service.
* Taking responsibility for ensuring the correct flights are ticketed before the deadline for
clients that you have been assigned.
* Taking responsibility for ensuring travel documents are out on time for clients that you
have been assigned to. Checking that travel documents have been received.
* Continually improving your knowledge of the key destinations that you are assisting the
* Holiday Designer with including through competitor research, travel updates and
personal research. Sharing this knowledge with other members of the team.
* Managing general weekly and monthly admin including enquiry records, balance
payments, supplier payments, travel documents and flights.
* Putting forward ideas to improve systems and processes that you are involved in.
Skills required:
* Highly organised with great attention to detail.
* Confident talking to clients on the phone. Confident using Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.
* A love of travel - having travelled on your own for a few months or years or perhaps you've
* spent any opportunity taking short breaks to explore the world. We are particularly looking for
people who have travelled in Africa, Asia, or Latin America.
* Other than that, we are just after a positive can-do attitude. Nothing beats a happy office.
The Package:
* Salary £23,000 - £25,000 depending on experience.
* If you would like to apply for the above vacancy, please click 'APPLY' or email


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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