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Expression of Interest - Travel Sales Specialist, Boston

Salary: Dependent on Experience

The Travel Sales Specialist vacancy is the most popular role we have at Audley. While all our current opportunities have recently been filled, we are now accepting Expressions of Interest for when we are hiring for these roles again. 

If you have the drive and resilience to succeed in sales where you are working towards set sales targets and if you love talking about travel gained via your first-hand travel experience that extends beyond a standard holiday to one of our destinations, then this could be the opportunity to make your passion a career. 

We look for people with strong sales acumen, administration experience, organizational skills  and first class communication skills. You will share your knowledge and make recommendations. Do you have experience providing excellent customer service and building meaningful relationships? Are you willing to work hard to achieve great rewards in return? 

Essential requirements: 

  • Strong sales acumen and enjoy working towards set sales targets. 

  • A demonstrated passion for travel – whether you’ve taught English in Japan, backpacked throughout Australia, learned Arabic, or studied abroad in Italy – a passion for travel and exploring other cultures is key! 

  • Enthusiastic, confident, and polite phone and e-mail manner 

  • Ability to communicate effectively and articulately with a variety of different personalities and provide great service 

  • Resilient to challenges and setbacks. This is a sales role, so you’ll need the ability to stay motivated on the tougher days 

  • Strong attention to detail 

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to juggle several tasks at once 

  • We hire from all different professional backgrounds. You may not be from the travel industry but you must have amazing experience and knowledge of one of our destinations! 

The role and responsibilities: 

  • In your 2nd week in the role, you will be sent abroad on an adventure packed, all expenses paid, familiarization “Fam” trip for 4 weeks to gain on-ground, in-depth product knowledge of the region you will be selling 
  • Receive extensive sales and systems training pre and post Fam trip to ensure success and support in the role 
  • Work to hit personal sales targets each month as well as work to hit group targets with your close-knit team 
  • Handle the full sales and service cycle of a client’s journey the Audley Way and be the main point-of-contact 

 

 

The role of the Travel Sales Specialist is to: 

Discover: Follow up on the initial inquiry and work with the client to discover their travel, activity, culinary, and hotel preferences 
Create: Produce a personalized itinerary that is tailored to meet their needs and build a comprehensive quote 
Prepare: Book all hotels, flights, guides and activities working with our local suppliers; work on any changes that might be required; provide final itinerary and all other necessary information to client before the trip 
Experience: Ensure line of communication is strong with all suppliers to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience 
Share: Follow up with the client post-trip to ensure the trip met or exceeded expectations and motivate them to return as a client for a future Audley trip! 

If you’re interested in exploring  a career with Audley where we believe that just as travel transforms people, work should too; please submit an expression of interest below detailing a list of the countries you have travel to along with your current CV. 

Unfortunately we do not know specifically when we will be hiring again for this role however by registering your interest now you will be among the first to be notified when our hiring needs do change.  

Audley Travel is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to the policy of providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, nationality, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. 

 

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