North America Travel Specialist

Recruiter
Gerrard McCall Ltd
Location
Hertford
Salary
£15,000 - £19,999
Posted
06 Apr 2019
Closes
13 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

North America Travel Specialist

Hertford

£18-21k + bonus / commission

Gerrard McCall are recruiting on behalf of a long haul tour operator in the Hertford area, specialising in creating bespoke holidays to some of the most exciting destinations in the world.

They are currently seeking a Travel Consultant for their successful division selling USA and Canada holidays. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who has strong first-hand knowledge of travel in one or both of these destinations and ideally some target driven sales experience, although training will be provided.

They are seeking someone who is passionate about travel, is confident on the phone and enjoys customer interaction.

The role:

  • Tailor-making dream holidays to destinations in the USA and Canada
  • Discussing and creating bespoke itineraries for new and existing clients
  • Converting sales and confirming all travel arrangements
  • Supplying clients with all necessary pre-departure information and documentation
  • Being the first point of contact, from the initial enquiry until the clients’ return from holiday
  • Liaising closely with the marketing team with regard to website content and promotional material

The package:

  • Basic salary plus uncapped commission
  • Central Hertford location
  • Working as part of a happy, motivated team
  • Career progression
  • Working hours (39 per week), hours 9.30 - 17.30 or 10.30 - 19.15. Two Saturdays per month, with a lieu day in the week

Requirements:

  • A passion for the USA and/or Canada as a tourist destination
  • Strong first-hand experience of travel in the USA and/or Canada
  • Previous sales experience is advantageous
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail
  • Fluent English - written and verbal
  • Confident and personable on the phone
  • Highly motivated

Please send an up to date CV and a cover letter detailing the destinations you have visited in the USA / Canada. Unfortunately applications without this cannot be considered.

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