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Travel Specialist

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Location
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Role Type
Salary
£23000 - £30000 per annum
Job Ref: J1725_1715594530

Are you an experienced tailor-made Travel Specialist / Consultant / Agent with a customer centric approach, who has worked for a tour operator or travel agency selling long-haul itineraries? Do you have specialist knowledge of a Continent /Country / Region(s) within our globe?

If so, then this is a fantastic opportunity working from home or hybrid office based for a well-established, rapidly growing Travel Business that specialises in long haul, dynamically packaged holidays.

What's on offer?

  • Competitive Salary: Earn a basic salary between £18,000 and £24,000, based on your experience, coupled with a generous uncapped commission structure with a realistic OTE of over £40,000.
  • Flexible Work Arrangement: Enjoy the convenience of working from home or at the office (in Hertfordshire), with working hours equating to a 5-day work week with a guaranteed full weekend off every month. Part-time positions are also available.
  • Personal Development: Start with specialising in distinct destinations, gradually expanding your expertise and portfolio as you gain experience.
  • 21 days annual leave plus bank holidays (rising 1 day per year up to a maximum of 25 for each year of service)
  • 6 wellbeing days per year following successful completion of probationary period.
  • Company pension scheme
  • Great discounts on your own holidays (plus generous friends and family discounts)

Responsibilities:

  • You should be passionate about travel and take pride in your expertise, striving to exceed customer expectations by using your knowledge to provide excellent customer service and design the best travel experiences, where no detail is too small.
  • Craft Unique Journeys: Use your in-depth knowledge to create bespoke long-haul travel packages, attending to every detail to exceed customer expectations.
  • Direct Sales: Engage with customers directly, responding to new enquiries, emails and answering incoming calls to build and maintain relationships.
  • Meet Sales Targets: Work towards sales targets, leveraging your excellent communication skills to encourage repeat business.

Requirements:

  • Experience: Proven experience in long-haul travel sales, preferably in creating high-quality, tailor-made travel itineraries with a long-haul tour operator or travel agency.
  • Knowledge: Specialist knowledge in continents / Countries / Regions around our globe.
  • Skills: Exceptional organisational ability, adept at multitasking, and proficient in travel technology and other software such as Outlook.
  • Setup: A dedicated home office space equipped with a reliable internet connection.
  • Personality: A self-motivated and goal-oriented individual with a calm and professional manner of speaking with customers.
  • Become an integral part of a team where they emphasise a warm and inclusive work culture, and your individual contributions are valued, and your efforts directly translate to memorable experiences for your clients.

Shortlisting and interviews will continue until positions are filled.

If you are an accomplished long-haul tailor-made holiday specialist who would love this hybrid way of working, please apply quickly to avoid disappointment.

Please be aware this advert will remain open until the vacancy has been filled. Interviews will take place throughout this period, therefore we encourage you to apply early to avoid disappointment.

Tate is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Tate is committed to promoting equal opportunities. To ensure that every candidate has the best experience with us, we encourage you to let us know if there are any adjustments we can make during the application or interview process. Your comfort and accessibility are our priority, and we are here to support you every step of the way. Additionally, we value and respect your individuality, and we invite you to share your preferred pronouns in your application.

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