Senior Latin America Travel Specialist

Travel Trade Recruitment
London, South East England
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
If you have a real passion and expert knowledge for all things Latin America such as the Inca Trail and Machu Pichu, Iguacu Falls or the splendour of the Amazon then this could be the dream job for you!

Reporting to the Sales Manager, the Senior Latin America Specialist will provide the highest standards of service to Travel Agent partners and Direct clients and will always put the client's needs first. Using your extensive product knowledge to inspire and create unforgettable holidays and delivering the 'unexpected' to clients at each and every opportunity. Take personal responsibility to stay abreast of 'on trend' destinations and hotels, and continually identify ways to impress and strengthen relationships with clients and suppliers. Deliver weekly and monthly sales targets maximising profit and potential sales opportunities at all times.

Role Requirements
The ideal Senior Latin America Specialist will have a proven track record in Sales and extensive knowledge of Latin America, they will be able to demonstrate high levels of personal motivation and drive, and be comfortable closing a sale with Direct clients and Travel Agents.

Essential Experience:

* Significant experience in the travel industry, luxury competitors
* Strong service focused approach to sales techniques, putting client's needs first and passionate about delivering an exceptional customer experience
* Ability to develop and nurture relationships with high client retention rates
* Strong commercial acumen, ability to negotiate with suppliers 'off contract' when needed for best terms
* Extensive knowledge of Latin America and luxury tailor-made travel

Personal Values

* Honest
* Genuine
* Passionate
* Sincere
* Integrity
* Ambassadorial
* Motivational
* Inspiring
* Results orientated
* Confident

The Package:
The successful applicant can expect a very competitive base salary of circa £24-27k depending on experience plus a generous commission structure.

If you meet the specific requirements please submit your CV along with a detailed travel profile online.