£30000 - £35000 per annum + + Commission
South West London, London
  1. Reservations, Sales, Tour Operator
  1. Permanent
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We are excited to be recruiting a specialist European sales consultant to join our team, a position which offers excellent prospects within our award-winning tour operator. Our key requirements are a passion for, and knowledge of, Europe. This position is a very hands-on role, and the successful candidate will be passionate about the Europe, be highly organised, driven, be an excellent communicator, and clearly understand our customers' needs.

The Job:

  • Selling to clients via email, phone, letter and in person
  • Producing, pricing and amending itineraries
  • Generating bookings from new customers through all appropriate channels
  • Maximising retention of existing customers
  • Achieving and exceeding pre-set sales targets
  • Overseeing your Service Team in the production of documentation for your clients
  • Checking that welcome home packs have gone to your clients prior to their return
  • Contacting clients on return, thanking them for booking with us, obtaining feedback and nurturing for next trip
  • Expanding and developing existing product
  • Maintaining and building relationships with suppliers and country tourist boards
  • Researching and updating destinations, activity, and hotel information
  • Involvement in the product and pricing planning processes, including assisting purchasing team with the negotiation of improved supplier contracts
  • The possibility of research trips
  • Taking an active role in team meetings
  • Participating in company events, sometimes outside office hours
  • Supporting the marketing team with ideas for social media and PR requests

Skills Required:

  • Passion for, and demonstrable knowledge of European destinations
  • Experience of working in a Europe travel sales role at the bespoke end of travel is a benefit but not required and we will consider people without travel sales experience. The key for us is passion and knowledge of the region.
  • Proven ability to deliver high quality results in a timely fashion.
  • Strong communication skills
  • A personable manner

The Package:

  • Salary £30,000 - £35,000 + Commission
  • 23 days annual leave, increasing one day per full year of service up to 30 days.
  • Research trips overseas approximately every 12-18 months
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme.
  • Private healthcare
  • Travel insurance
  • Sabbatical option after five years of continuous service


  • If you would like to apply for the above vacancy, please click 'APPLY' or call/email Helen 02038879444 helen@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk
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