Travel Sales Consultant

Recruiter
KBC Associates
Location
Cheltenham
Posted
07 Dec 2018
Closes
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Main purpose of job

Handling sales enquiries and preparing quotes for inbound group tours, mainly in U.K and Europe.

Main responsibilities / accountabilities:

Administrative

* To prepare quotation documents for sales enquiries involving detailed itinerary planning and presentation.

* Ensure all itineraries are accurate and operationally realisable for the proposed dates.

* To keep accurate records of all quotes prepared and sent to clients.

* To work alongside operations team in handing over tour admin once client has confirmed tour.

* To continue to assist operations team where necessary up to the point of the operation of the tours.

Sales

* To conduct sales trips, attend trade shows and trade missions (will involve foreign travel).

* To follow up all sales interactions with telephone call/email as appropriate.

* To keep accurate records all sales activities and encounters.

* Where appropriate to make a creative contribution to the content of itineraries prepared for quotation, based on relevant knowledge and experience.

* To assist partners in planning and execution of sales & promotional activities.

Financial

* To ensure that all quotes are accurately costed in order to achieve the maximum profitability.

* To use Tourplan tour operator software in calculation of tour costs.

* Use Tourplan software to regularly monitor profitability of tours alongside operations team.

Skills

* Good computer skills - knowledge of Microsoft Word/Excel etc.

* Preferably some foreign language skills e.g. French, German, Spanish, Italian etc

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