2 weeks ago

Sales Consultant- The Americas

SW London Up to £32,000 + Commission Permanent

The Client:

We're buzzing to be partnering up again with this brilliant client that delivers tailor made holidays and seamless travels to their valued clientele. With all targets being well and truly smashed, they are now looking for a Sales Consultant to join their Americas & Caribbean team, a position which offers excellent prospects within the award-winning brand.  

The Role: 

We're on the lookout for someone who enjoys providing a high standard of sales and service levels for clients, is confident in selling holidays and managing key accounts in the most effective combination of conversion, service, knowledge, and margin production and ultimately playing your part in smashing targets.

The Day to Day:

  • Delivering the best possible service to clients for both new and existing accounts ensuring that you convert new accounts and retain existing accounts as effectively as possible. This will involve dealing with clients primarily via phone and email but also in person.
  • Ensuring you and your team are always up-to-date on your specialist product. This will involve competitor and client research, data analysis, research trips etc. as well as solid information sharing.
  • Working closely with other departments in the business to ensure the success of both your specialist team, and the wider company. This will involve, but is not limited to, working closely with the Service team to ensure that post-booking organisation is flawless;
  • Interaction with senior staff in Product Development and Marketing to ensure that what we offer, and how we offer it, is constantly reviewed and updated to ensure our offering is the best it can be. There will be further opportunities to take responsibility for the product of one or two countries within your region.
  • Assisting the Region Manager and other senior members of your team in the day-to-day running of the team including assisting in the recruitment and training of new and existing team members.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Someone with passion for, and demonstrable knowledge of North and Latin America, the Caribbean and Antarctica with the Americas being the priority.
  • Two years work experience of working in an Americas travel role at the bespoke end of travel is preferential. The key for us is passion and knowledge of the regions.
  • Experience of having lived and worked in the region would be a benefit.
  • Proven ability to deliver high quality results in a timely fashion.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Great interpersonal skills and approachable manner.

The Small Print: 

  • Up to £32,000 DOE + Commission
  • OTE up to £10k on top 
  • Opportunity to go on FAM trips
  • 23 days annual leave, increasing one day per full year of service up to 30 days
  • Sabbatical option after five years of continuous service
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • Travel insurance
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