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Travel Agent

Travel Agent

Posted 6 April by Gerrard McCall Ltd Ended

Travel Agent

Southampton

£15-19k + uncapped commission

Gerrard McCall are recruiting on behalf of an award-winning independent retail travel agency with offices nationwide! Established for over 40 years, they are expanding rapidly and opening new locations throughout the UK.

Specialising in everything from short-breaks, luxury long-haul, cruises and flights, you will be responsible for representing the company in a brand new team, selling a wide range of holidays to customers face to face, over the phone and email.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who has previous experience in Travel Sales and is seeking a role with huge potential in a supportive environment.

The role:

  • Dealing with walk-ins, email and phone enquiries from people interested in booking a holiday
  • Creating and booking unforgettable experiences, tailored exactly to your customer’s needs
  • Confidently building a rapport and following leads through a wide range of channels including online live chats, social media, telephone enquiries and face-to-face conversation
  • Hitting and exceeding sales targets and working as a team to contribute to your branch’s overall targets
  • Offering the very best friendly and informative service
  • Liaising closely with other members of the team and company to ensure everything is a smooth experience for your customers

Requirements:

  • Previous experience in Travel Sales is an essential requirement
  • A genuine love and enthusiasm for travel
  • The confidence, determination and drive to succeed in a Travel Sales environment
  • Relationship-building skills, with the ability to quickly build rapport and understand what the customer wants
  • Enthusiastic phone manner to excite your customers about potential or future trips
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly motivated

The package:

  • Basic salary of £15.5k - £19k, plus excellent uncapped commission and store bonuses
  • Extensive opportunities for training and career development
  • Working as part of a creative and motivated team
  • Incredible incentives; from all-expenses paid bucket-list holidays and free flights, to iPads and Love2Shop Vouchers, there’s the chance to win great prizes every single month
  • The opportunity to travel the world, thanks to worldwide familiarisation trips, designed to enhance your product knowledge
  • Generous staff discounts for your own holidays plus discounts available for family and friends
  • The opportunity to take paid overtime if desired
  • A hugely varied company benefits scheme which includes amazing discounts with high street retailers and access to child-care vouchers
  • Pension scheme

Please apply for this role if you have experience as a:

Travel Consultant - Travel Agent - Travel Specialist - Destination Specialist - Travel Sales - Travel Sales Consultant - Travel Sales Agent - Travel Sales Specialist - Travel Expert - Travel Advisor - Travel Operations - Travel Coordinator - Tours Coordinator

Required skills

  • Booking
  • Holidays
  • Sales
  • Travel Agency
  • Travel Sales

Reference: 34851281

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