Travel Trade Consultant

Recruiter
Platinum Travel Recruitment Ltd
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
08 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client a dynamic, forward thinking and award winning travel company who offer attractions, hotels and theatre tickets across the UK, Europe and beyond. Due to remarkable growth they are now seeking a driven and experienced Travel Trade Consultant to join their busy and friendly team.

This well established travel company offer generous incentives & bonus along with career progression and a fun working environment.

This role is ideal for a tourism graduate keen to progress their career in travel, or a travel professional from a tour operator or travel agency. We would also consider leisure travel receptionists or reservations executive from a hotel background.

Your career begins here, duties include:

* Selling travel ancillary services to travellers including attractions & theatre tickets.

* Maintain and develop relationships with Trade partners and Suppliers.

* Maintain a portfolio of clients through pro-active account activity.

* Offer after-sales assistance and reply to queries.

* Process bookings at the correct buy rates and (contracted) sell rate.

* Upsell additional travel products.

* Maintain an excellent product knowledge on the entire product range by attending regular trade nights and familiarity trips.

Essential requirements

* Experience within the travel industry such as a travel agent, tour operator or within a hotel in reservations.

* Meticulous attention to detail

* Excellent communication skills

* 100 per cent fluency in English – speaking, listen and writing.

* A second European language is ideal but not essential

* Multitasker

Generous benefits include:

* Salary increases

* Incentives and bonus

* Career progression

* Social events

* Pension

* Private health care

* Enhanced maternity and paternity package

* Season ticket loan – interest free

* Cycle to work scheme – interest free

* Plus many more!

Give your travel career a boost and apply to today

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