Europe Travel Sales Specialist jobs in Cheltenham, United Kingdom



Europe Travel Sales Specialist

Competitive Salary

My client, a Winner of the Worlds best Tour Operator and the prestigious ‘The Queen’s Award for Enterprise’.
Quite simply, cutting edge travel redefined for the 21st century, are looking to hire a Travel Designer for Europe. You will use your destination knowledge and infectious enthusiasm to drive sales growth across this cutting-edge luxury portfolio.

Role Responsibilities

* Selling luxury European holidays to HNW clients

* Use destination knowledge and infectious enthusiasm to drive sales growth across this cutting-edge luxury portfolio.

* Handle sales calls and respond to all enquiries with efficiency, accuracy, courtesy and excellent product knowledge

* Oversee bookings from initial enquiry to final documentation and post-trip follow-up, communicating effectively with the clients

* Communicating equally effectively and courteously with all the company’s suppliers, providing them with all the information

* Occasional travel to explore destinations and properties will be necessary for participation in pre-season location inspection trips

* Working with the Portfolio Development Manager, researching or sourcing new properties

* Close liaison with the Operations team is essential, not only in delivering a first-class client experience, but also in investigating and sourcing ancillary addition products for your clients

* Maintain accurate records, data entries & costings

* Understand the importance of adhering to GDPR protocols while handling sensitive data with complete discretion

* Demonstrate a solid track record of success, as well as possess the self-motivation to deliver impeccable results with a real flair for converting enquiries into sales.

Essential Experience

* A passion for experiential travel and a deep-rooted desire to be immersed in the European destinations

* Previous experience within luxury travel sales/products in Europe

* Excellent sales skills that provide you with the edge over others in terms of converting enquiries into bookings.

* An excellent telephone manner that comes across as warm, friendly and professional.

* Intelligent willingness to immerse yourself in the subject by reading all appropriate travel columns / luxury magazines.

* Excellent writing skills and understanding of grammar.

* Good creative eye for photography, excellent numeracy skills and commercial flair.

* Luxury brand experience is an advantage, though not essential.

* Ability to speak a foreign European language would be advantageous although is not a pre-condition to securing this role.

* Excellent interpersonal skills and team player.

* Full driving licence required, and candidate should be willing and able to drive a left-hand drive rental car on European roads.

This is an ideal opportunity to join an open and inclusive community that provide an environment that encourages commercial and personal growth built around shared objectives, hopes and dreams.
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