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Luxury Tailormade Travel Consultant

  • Job Location

    Oxford, Oxfordshire

  • Duration

    Permanent

  • Job Benefits

    £23000.00 - £27000.00/annum £23k-£26k + comm + benefits




Description

We are seeking a Bespoke Travel Consultant to join this luxurious and prestigious tour operator due to success and expansion. This well-established, dynamic and award winning tour operator offers various holiday types throughout the Caribbean, Indian Ocean, South America, Middle East, Africa, SE Asia, the Pacific plus many more exotic destinations.
This exciting luxury travel consultant opportunity entails a wide range of tasks in which no day will be the same, this includes:
* Creating inspiring itineraries around the world.
* Managing the client relationship from the moment they make an initial holiday enquiry, understanding their needs, short listing ideas and managing the booking process.
* Building strong relationships with villa and hotel partners to ensure the best options are obtained for the for the client.
* Familiarising yourself with the product portfolio and relevant destinations.
* Maximising client satisfaction, repeat business and optimising revenue.
* Following up the clients stay once they return from their holiday.
* Attending face to face meetings with villa/hotel suppliers & relevant related events.
* Attending and being involved in the organisation of FAM trips.
SKILLS REQUIRED:
* Previous sales experience in a similar role is essential from a luxury tour operator or travel agency
* Ideally you should be educated to degree level or similar.
* Good knowledge of the luxury market and with direct client contact offering a high-end service
* Knowledge of The Pacific, Caribbean, Africa, South East Asia and The Indian Ocean luxury product would be an advantage.
* You must be personable and have the ability to build strong working relationships and have a friendly, approachable and professional manner with both clients and suppliers at all levels.
* Impeccable communication skills is a must
* A self-motivated and creative/proactive problem solver.
* Ability to work well under pressure.
* Ideally IT confident and competent with a good understanding of social media and copywriting skills.
* The ability to speak a second language (especially French, Spanish or Italian) would also be advantageous.
BENEFITS:
* Lucrative salary and commission
* Travel perks
* FAM Trips
* Pension
* Birthday off
* Social events
* Monday to Friday office hours – no weekends – no shifts!
* Career progression
* Opportunity to work for a high end, elite tour operator, with high spec, modern offices, within a friendly team, in which you will be rewarded for your hard work.
Give your career a boost and apply today!! Please including a cover letter and a travel profile listing all the places you have visited. Please note only suitable travel candidates with from a luxury tour operator or travel agency background will be considered for this post





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