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


    – 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.


    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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