German speaking Travel-/Sales Consultant- Somerset West 421 views

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International Sales & Reservations Office for the subsidiaries of a German Tour Operator, specialising in Eastern, Central and Southern Africa, is seeking a German speaking travel consultant/ sales representative in Somerset West.

Duties include:

  • Directly liaising with international clients & agents via various communications channels such as email, telephone, social media etc., for various inbound enquiries
  • Planning and designing itineraries, combining appropriate accommodations and destinations
  • Managing the reservation process for bookings up until completion of travel
  • Fast turnaround time on all enquiries
  • Occasional Saturday duty (on a rotational basis- ca every 6-8 weeks)
  • Travelling will be required for educational trips (We only sell what we have personally experienced!)The ideal candidate would fulfill the following requirements:Knowledge required:

    – Good knowledge of destinations in Eastern-, Central-and Southern Africa
    – Knowledge and understanding of tour operating and reservations processes based on study and/or

    work experience

    Skills:

    – Fluent in written and spoken German & English is essential (not negotiable!) – Have a good telephone manner and excellent communication skills
    – Possess excellent organizational skills and be able to multi- task

    System skills:

    – Computer literate with MS-Office, especially Word, Excel, as well as E- Mail applications-/client such as Outlook or Thunderbird

    – Working experience in electronic reservation systems

    Work experience:

    – Minimum of two year’s tour consulting experience

    Tertiary Education:

    Travel and Tourism (or related) preferred but not essential.

    Abilities:

    Accurate and having attention to detail whilst working under pressure customer focused
    committed and hardworking
    eager to learn

    excellent team player

    If you are passionate about Eastern-, Central- and/or Southern Africa and seeking a position with an international travel company, then please send us your CV, a motivational letter, salary expectations and contactable references.

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