Africa Travel Specialist

East Sussex

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Africa Travel Specialist
This award winning travel company are the experts in their field and offer unique travel experiences to a wealth of wonderful destinations, with a focus on wildlife. They are adept at putting together the most extraordinary journeys and their team of travel specialists are experts in the regions they sell. They now have a vacancy for an experienced Africa Travel Specialist to join their team, and are looking for candidates with proven travel sales experience with extensive knowledge of Southern & East Africa and the ability to build bespoke tailor-made itineraries. Basic salary of up to circa £33k with a lucrative, uncapped commission scheme and the opportunity to experience regular extraordinary fam trips.

Africa Travel Specialist - Role & Responsibilities:

  • Within your specialist area, provide clients with a caring service, tailoring quotes to their specific requirements using your excellent destination and supplier knowledge.
  • Following the client journey from initial enquiry and guiding them through the sales process and beyond to look after them every step of the way.
  • Remaining sales focused, whilst ensuing you are concentrating on the needs of your clients and providing an exceptional personalised service throughout.
  • Be pro-active in researching your region and learning about everything from accommodation & transport options, to culture, wildlife, and history. Understanding its unique proposition in the market.
  • Develop the product range in your region and be motivated to increase the portfolio to the benefit the business and clients alike.

Africa Travel Specialist - Skills & Experience required:

  • Experience working in travel sales with tailor-made skills and exceptional personal knowledge of Southern & East Africa destination knowledge is a must.
  • Exceptional ability to build a rapport with clients and suppliers, delivering a bespoke, caring, and personalised service always.
  • Results driven and pro-active with a motivation to learn, and increase your portfolio.
  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail is imperative.
  • Strong team player -working with your colleagues towards the same end goal.

Africa Travel Specialist - Additional Information:

  • Basic salary of £28k to £33k dependent on experience, plus lucrative uncapped commission scheme
  • Hybrid working, circa 2 days office based in East Sussex (flexibility possible for experienced candidates)
  • Monday to Friday 9 to 5.30
  • Regular fam trips to an array of sensational destinations!

Please apply for the position of Africa Travel Specialist online or email your cv to

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Lisa Cain-Jones
Lisa Cain-Jones
Lisa Cain-Jones

Team Leader | Reigate

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