Do you have a passion and experience of working within Educational Travel? Do you enjoy building strong client relationships and working hard to deliver the best itineraries for school groups?
This is a specialist travel company with an excellent reputation, providing trips for groups all over the world. We are looking for a dedicated and driven sales person to join the team as Travel Advisor and expand the Birmingham operation.
The Travel Advisor Role *Identifying Key sales opportunities to deliver targets. *Converting all enquiries into sales. *Identifying and maximising cross selling opportunities across all products. *Actively seeking face to face meetings with party leaders. *Providing excellent customer service. *Presenting at parent's evenings to introduce our products. *Dealing with customer feedback. *Participating in Sales Campaigns. *Keeping up to date with our latest sales and marketing campaigns. *Developing and maintaining excellent product knowledge by keeping up to date with new products and curriculum.
What we are looking for from you *Proven success in and a passion for sales in a demanding and target driven environment. *Understanding and experience of a consultative selling approach, with the ability to identify and meet customer needs in order to secure a sale. *The ability to present to groups of people using Microsoft PowerPoint and other tools to engage with customers. *A flexible and adaptable approach to the working day, to utilise your exposure in your geographical area. *Commercial awareness *A good working understanding of office IT products including MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook and MS PowerPoint *A strong sense of personal ownership and initiative in order to drive sales through to completion. *A confident, presentable individual, able to adopt a professional demeanour during face to face meetings with predominately school teachers. *An excellent communicator, both written and verbal. Experience within the Education and/or travel sector would be a distinct advantage.
Based in Brighton with weekly travel OR could also be a homeworking position from Birmingham
*Monday to Friday 9-5 *Fantastic benefits *Good basic plus commission
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