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Travel Agent

Employer
Travel Trade Recruitment
Location
Birmingham, West Midlands, England
Salary
£20000 - £24000 per annum + plus commission
Closing date
19 Mar 2024

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Sector
Travel Agency
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Job function
Sales

Job Details

Exciting NEW Travel Agency in Birmingham, with ambitious growth plans, are seeking experienced Travel Consultants! A hugely experienced management team, with many years in the Travel Industry, have partnered with a supermarket chain to launch a modern travel agency. Based within the stores, it will combine the services of a traditional travel agency, with state of the art technology to appeal to a wide audience! So customers who want to engage and chat with a Travel Consultant can, and those short on time can have a more virtual service! With 28 shops planned in the first few years, starting in Birmingham and growing nation-wide, this is an amazing career opportunity at a point where Travel Agencies are seeing huge demand. Starting salary is circa £20k - £23k pa (DOE) plus commission, incentives and profit share and FAM trips. We are looking for applications from experienced Travel Agents who want to help start up this exciting new agency.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Working with a Manager, Assistant Manager and a team of three Consultants, being hands on both managing and selling
  • Work pro-actively; you and your team will need to engage with the footfall from the supermarket
  • Utilise the latest technology, to gain people's interest who are short on time, so they can leave their details and can be followed up with
  • Booking UK, European and Worldwide holidays using a range of Tour Operators
  • Converting enquiries to bookings, working to targets and commission
  • Working a rota 5 days over 7 days, with flexibility to working some evening shifts too
  • Assist with any other company duties, such as local marketing events and administration

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

We are interested in candidates with experience of working in a travel agency, with great customer service and sales expereince and a passion for travel.

THE PACKAGE:

Starting salary is negotiable, but in the region of £20k - £24k pa. Whilst basic is important, this will come with excellent earnings potential with a competitive commission scheme, annual profit share, tour operator incentives, at least one FAM trip a year, heavily discounted personal travel. This is a real career opportunity too, a chance to be part of a new, well backed Travel Agency with huge expansion plans!

INTERESTED?

Please follow the instructions to apply, attaching your CV. This vacancy is being managed by Suzanne on 0121450 9776 suzanne@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

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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