Tour Operations Hotel Consultant

Venture Careers Limited
08 Feb 2017
08 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Tour Operations Hotel Consultant

to £18,000 + Bonus

Manchester (Trafford)

A great opportunity to join an award winning travel company as a Tour Operations Hotel Consultant, working as part of a small team selling Land only components

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Providing accurate quotations and selling Land Only based elements
  • To liaise directly with our bed banks/wholesalers to negotiate the best possible rates
  • Speak to overseas hotels whereby we have direct contracts to check availability and obtain any further information required
  • Communicate with customers by both telephone and e-mail
  • Load manual bookings on to the back office system
  • Read detailed contracts & calculating rates
  • Taking responsibility for growing the in-house business through regular communication with customers
  • Other reasonable duties as directed by the Manager

Summary of Key Attributes and Qualifications

  • Experience of working in Travel Sales
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to work by email and over the phone
  • Relationship building
  • Selling skills with proven ability to convert an enquiry into a firm sale
  • Ability to work well under pressure, handling several quotes and bookings at the same time
  • High standard of accuracy and attention to detail

Personal Attributes

  • Pride in the service being offered
  • Willingness to work on destinations which you may not have worked on in the past and develop new product knowledge
  • Able to work as part of a small team with the willingness to actively support colleagues