Travel Specialist Travel / Tourism

Job Title:
Travel Specialist Travel / Tourism
Job Location:
Relocation:
No
Position Level:
Assistant
Position Report To:
Director of Sales
Position Responsibilities:
  • Create proposal, build detailed day-by-day itinerary with suggested inclusions     
  • Initial consultation to gain insights into the client’s needs to prepare an itinerary, trip quote & planning deposit
  • Educate clients on product and basic travel knowledge for destinations
  • Work with client directly to make changes, adjustments, and alter the presented proposal as needed while reviewing and managing objections
  • Determine price and regulate overall margin based on company standards
  • Work directly with Travel Agents to create tour and provide net pricing
  • Once sale is generated, introduce client to BYSS team member and collaborate when necessary
  • Follow-up upon return for client retention/future travel with company efforts
  • Continued personal destination knowledge
  • Meet monthly sales goals
  • Work hours: Monday - Friday, 9 am - 6 pm ET



Percent Travel:
5%
Direct Reports:
Yes
Experience Required:
  • Prior personal European travel required
  • Must be able to multi-task & should be extremely detail oriented
  • Must be proficient with computers - Google Docs and Sheets required, CRM preferred
  • Prior sales experience is required, hospitality sales preferred
  • Ability to work and make decisions both independently and in a team environment
  • Adept at prospecting and using effective consultative selling principles and practices
  • Excellent client service relationship-building skills
  • Ability to plan and organize, set priorities and multi task in a fast-paced environment
  • Negotiation and closing proficiency
  • Persuasive communication skills: verbal, written and presentation remotely (ie phone and email)
  • Ability to cope in stressful situations within a fast-paced environment
  • Independent; self-motivated; competitive; assertive
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical and interpersonal skills
Education Required:
BS/BA pref.
Other Remarks: