$33,000 Annually (plus commission)
401K, Dental, Medical
Why Work Here?
“An incredible team working together to show people this incredible world.”
Swain Destinations is seeking Travel Consultants who share a passion for travel, and customizing unique itineraries for a variety of travelers to exotic destinations. Travel Consultants are responsible for the design, preparation, modification, sale, delivery and follow-up of customized vacation itineraries. They must have excellent communication skills, a persuasive confident manner and sales experience. They must also demonstrate a creative service spirit, a positive professional attitude and a committed desire to develop clients and sales.
Duties and responsibilities are, but not limited to:
Consult incoming prospects while gathering travel information pertinent to itinerary planning
Handle travel inquiries originating from direct phone calls, electronic communications, walk-ins, ARC-accredited retail travel agencies etc
Listen and evaluate client requests while responding with an effective proposal
Provide positive, targeted information on the areas clients seemed interested in visiting and providing friendly, high quality service
Persuasively apply destination and product knowledge while building relationships between clients/agents
Design, prepare, propose, quote, revise, deliver and follow up on detailed custom itineraries or special interest tours
Meet and/or exceed monthly and annual sales revenue targets and commission goals as set forth by management
Travel Consultant Qualifications
College Degree required
Detail oriented and timely in regards to day to day responsibilities and appointments
Organized and well presented
Strong knowledge of general business and hospitality skills
Strong communication outside and within the organization
Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet Browsers and Outlook
Ideal candidates will be from, or have extensive destination experience in the destinations we sell.
Customizing the travel experience, Swain Destinations is the leading U.S. provider of completely personalized vacation experiences. Since 1987, their dedicated team of destination experts have offered American travelers the opportunity to design distinctive trips to intriguing international locales, including Australia, New Zealand, the South Pacific, Asia, India and Africa.
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