Japan Travel Consultant

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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58819

Japan Travel Consultant - We are working exclusively with a small, privately owned tour operator specialising in luxury tailor-made Ski holidays to Japan. They are looking for passionate and experienced Japan Specialists to join their growing team on a homeworking basis. Paying up to £34,000 DOE plus commission.

Japan Travel Consultant - The role:

  • You will create itineraries using your extensive Japan knowledge.
  • Always improving your knowledge of Japan ski product (and Japan in general)
  • Represent the business at trade shows, media events and whilst on travels in Japan
  • Build and develop relationships with suppliers, both in the UK and Japan

What do you look like?

  • You will be sales driven and highly organised, with good time management skills
  • Personable to all clients, who tend to book holidays with people they like and trust.
  • Be able to demonstrate a good standard of written and spoken English
  • Comfortable with multiple technology platforms. As well as our in-house reservations systems and processes, you will need to work with the booking engines and platforms of our suppliers, notably booking engines, accountancy software, bed banks and flight consolidators

Japan Travel Consultant - The important stuff

  • Working Hours: 09:00 - 17:00 Monday to Friday
  • Paying £28,000 - £34,000 per annum depending on experience, plus a sales incentive scheme which would create OTE of circa £32,000 to £40,000 if targets are achieved or exceeded.
  • Able to attend the office in Cheltenham 5 days a quarter
  • 22 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Travel to Japan to learn about the ski resorts they sell is an essential part of the job. You would be expected to travel to Japan once a year (during February or March) and would expect to be away for over two weeks.

To be considered for this role candidates must be able to tick at least one, preferably two, and most ideally all three, of the below boxes;

  1. An affinity with Japan, including on-the-ground travel experience.
  2. Some experience and knowledge of the travel industry. Ideally in a sales role and also ideally having worked in a reputable luxury tour operator.
  3. A love for winter sports, either skiing or snowboarding. A love for off-piste / backcountry skiing or snowboarding is of particular relevance. A significant amount of time spent in one (or more) of Japan's ski resorts being of considerable value

If you do tick at least one of the above boxes, then please send your CV to Harri@candm.co.uk

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C&M Travel Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all candidates. For more opportunities, please visit www.candm.co.uk

Harri Goode
Harri Goode
Harri Goode

Senior Account Manager | Temps

Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Location
Remote
Job Sector
Leisure Travel Consultant / Reservations
Job Type
Permanent
Salary Bands
26,000 - 34,999
35,000 - 39,999