Sports Travel Consultants

Recruiter
Elite Sports Travel
Location
Hertford, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Jul 2019
Closes
18 Aug 2019
Ref
1213194610
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are an ambitious and fast growing boutique luxury sports travel operator, looking for some experienced part time luxury travel consultants to help manage the increasing enquiries for our in demand sports products.

Office based in the town centre of Hertford, we are offering a generous pro rata salary, excellent commission and bonuses, highly flexible working hours and many other excellent benefits.

Responsibilities
  • Provide expert travel advice to new enquiries & existing customers, converting those enquiries into bookings
  • Prospect and generate new leisure and corporate business opportunities
  • Develop tailor made luxury travel itineraries for clients on all different types of holidays
  • Liaising with customers to convert into bookings, taking payments for bookings, completing paperwork and administration of CRM system for managing bookings
  • Managing all aspects of booking travel including flights, hotels, transfers, tickets etc
  • Existing account management and product up-sales
  • Assistance with arranging supplier events, trade shows and marketing opportunities throughout the year
  • Ad hoc administrative tasks to help with the day to day running of the business

Skills Required
  • Attitude is everything
  • You need to be a customer service champion, with excellent verbal and written communication skills and be highly presentable
  • High professional standards with incredible attention to detail
  • Sales driven with excellent sales experience within the travel industry, ideally in a Tour Operator environment
  • Extremely well organised, used to working to deadlines and managing multiple projects, clients and suppliers at the same time
  • Knowledge and an interest in sports an advantage
  • Experience using GDS an advantage

Salary & Benefits
  • A pro rata starting salary of £21,000 rising to £26,000 upon completion of 6 month's probation, or sooner if you are really impressing!
  • A generous commission structure to boost your earnings
  • Annual bonus tied to overall company performance
  • Flexible and sociable working hours, not working Saturdays/Weekends (except in occasional unusual circumstances or if travelling)
  • Travel perks
  • Excellent opportunities for career progression
  • And many other benefits

To apply, please send a copy of your CV by clicking Apply

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