Latin America Travel Specialist (Office or Homebased)

Do you have experience in building tailor-made trips to Latin America? Have you travelled Latin America extensively? My client is a tour operator who requires a Latin America Specialist with direct experience of this fantastic destination.

Your role will be to tailor-make holidays over the phone to Latin America whilst working towards sales targets.



JOB DESCRIPTION:


* Answer inbound calls and make outbound calls to customers and Travel Agent partners providing outstanding customer service.


* Follow up sales enquiries promptly, calling customers directly as appropriate.


* Offer expertise, advice and knowledge to our Travel Agent partners and customers about destinations, airlines, ground arrangements, etc.


* Promote and sell both air and ground products in order to meet clearly defined and established targets


* Provide packages that are "tailor-made" to suit the individual needs of our clients.


* Take advantage of opportunities and up-sell whenever possible.


* Recommend and sell all available products in order to maximise revenue, utilise allocations and meet targets.


* Ensure quality control for all documentation sent to clients, ensuring the content is accurate at all times


* Maintain company quality standards


* Take responsibility to resolve problems ensuring that issues are followed through and escalated if necessary.


* Service existing bookings as required including, but not limited to, carrying out amendments, providing information on relevant charges, confirm bookings and adding additional content.


* Become fully knowledgeable about the products, destinations and services offered.



EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:


* Sales orientated and motivated with relevant sales experience within the travel industry


* Strong geographical and product knowledge of Latin America including Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, Costa Rica, Chile, Bolivia, Honduras, Galapagos Island, Mexico, Paraguay and Guatemala.




* Experience of tailor making itineraries to South America.




* A methodical approach with particular attention to detail.


* Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written.


* The ability to prioritise workload, demonstrating good organisational skills.


* Working knowledge of a GDS ideally Amadeus

THE PACKAGE:
The successful candidate will receive a competitive basic salary of £28k - 32k (DOE) with a fantastic commission structure.

My client would also be happy to consider candidate to work from home, with occasional visits to the office depending on experience.



INTERESTED:
If you have the relevant skills and experience, please follow the instructions to apply now.





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