Travel Sales Executive

Pier Recruitment
£16000 - £18000/annum Discounted holidays and commission
14 Jul 2017
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
I have a client in the travel industry and they are a fantastic company to work for. The role is called a sales position but this not really the case. All the calls are incoming and the customer will be enquiring about the bespoke holidays this broker offers. Your job is to help the customer and create a holiday package for them.

Our client is extremely successful and are number one in their field. Due to this success, they are looking to expand their bookings department and are looking for several sales executives to join their team situated in the heart of Brighton in their newly refurbished open plan offices.

The more you add to the package - the more commission you earn. There is also a higher basic if you have worked in the travel industry before, can also answer emails and live chat and deal with social media applications.

This company like you to know what you are selling. Therefore, you are sent on many 'educational' trips for free throughout the year. This enables you to visit the destinations and be able to offer the added extras more efficiently and become more credible to customers over the phone.
The company offer amazing benefits including 23 days holiday (plus 8 Bank holidays) and holidays abroad from as cheap as £169.

Main duties;
* Answer all incoming calls and email enquires in a timely manner
* Take customers through their booking requirements
* Liaise with customers via webchat
* Upsell additional packages and excursions
* Work to company targets
* Updating systems accurately
* Follow up potential sales with quotes and phone calls

We are looking to place 2 new team members asap. We need you to be intelligent, quick thinking and from a customer service or sales background. You cannot be shy of the phone.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a driven and enthusiastic individual to join a highly reputable organisation where you can make good money and have fun doing it and have the perks of travelling the world.

The key to being successful in this role is to build rapport with customers so even if they retire to think about their options, they call back the next day and place the sale with you!

This department works a shift pattern: 9am - 8pm Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm Saturdays and 10am - 4pm on Sundays. You will be expected to work a 5 days week over a total of 37.5 hours per week.

For more information on this position then please call Charlotte or Katie to apply (Apply online only)

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If your application is successful a consultant will be in contact with you within the next 2 working days. If you do not hear within 7 days please call the office as we always wish to provide 100% customer service