Travel Consultant

Job Type:
£22000.00 - £25000 per annum + commission, travel concessions
Post Date:
02-Mar-2018 07:15
Travel and Tourism
Vacancy discipline:
Travel Consultant
Ref #:

This leading destination specialist Tour Operator are looking for an experienced Travel Consultant to join their team as an Iceland & Nordic specialist. specialist. On top of a fantastic basic salary & commission, you will also have the opportunity to experience their diverse range of destinations for yourself on regular educational trips.

Travel Consultant - Role & Responsibilities:

  • Creating bespoke itineraries to a variety of destinations. .
  • Responding to reservations over the phone, via email and live chat.
  • Dealing with customer queries, providing exceptional personalised customer service
  • Achieving and exceeding Sales targets.
  • Regular follow ups to help maximise conversion and provide feedback as to non-conversion.
  • Maintaining excellent knowledge of the destinations and product range.
  • Build and maintain a loyal customer base by maintaining contact and encouraging repeat business.
  • Provide exceptional destination advice and general guidance to customers to assist from first point of contact throughout the customer journey.
  • Cross sell across to other destinations appropriate to the customers needs.
  • Keep abreast of competitor activity and products for the destinations you sell,

Travel Consultant - Skills required:

  • Extensive experience of selling leiasure holidays.
  • Excellent sales expertise and proven ability to achieve sales targets within a travel sales environment.
  • Proven experience of meeting and exceeding sales and performance targets.
  • Ability to fact find, close, convert, up-sell and cross sell.
  • High degree of flexibility and ability to deal with change, growth and deadlines.
  • Knowledge of Amadeus GDS is an advantage
  • Ability to demonstrate and ability to influence and negotiate.
  • Excellent spoken and written English.
  • Results and target driven, and self motivated.
  • Previous successful candidates have been from reservations, Travel Consultant, Travel Agent or Reservations consultant, Tailor-made Consultant, Travel Specialist, Travel Advisor.

Travel Consultant - Additional Information:

  • Salary of up to £25k dependent on experience plus commission
  • 20 days holiday, rising to 25 days with length of service.
  • Regular educational visits to overseas suppliers and for Product training.
  • 35 hours per week Monday to Saturday (Monday to Thursday 8 to 8, Friday 8 to 6 and Saturdays 9 to 5 - all shifts on a rota basis)

If you wish to apply for the role of Travel Consultant. please apply online or email your cv to For enquiries please call Lisa or Louise on 01737 309984.

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