DMC Wholesale Travel Consultant Job in Johannesburg, South Africa

Our client, one of the world’s leading luxury travel companies, is looking to recruit a DMC Wholesale Travel Consultant to be based in Johannesburg, South Africa. 
The ideal candidate MUST have an in-depth geographical, logistical and product knowledge of two of the following regions: South, Southern and East Africa.

Key Responsibilities

  • Creative and out of the box planning and designing of leisure FIT tailor-made itineraries.
  • Managing the reservation process, including handling of bookings from quote  to finalizing, including invoicing and travel documents.
  • Ensuring turnaround times are strictly adhered to according to standard operating practices.
  • Proactive selling of products and services, ensuring the best possible itinerary for the guests.
  • Constant, consistent interaction and clear communication with colleagues, agents, operators guests and suppliers.
  • Upholding the values of the company; care of the people, care of the land and care of the wildlife.
Qualifications
  • Must have at least 3 – 5 or more years’ inbound tour operating experience.
  • Good understanding of delivering excellent service to agents/guests.
  • Must have an in-depth knowledge of Tourplan or a similar booking system.
  • A willingness and aptitude to learn.
  • Communication skills and an excellent command of the English language (spoken and written).
  • Time & desk management, including working in an orderly focused manner.
  • The ability to work under pressure and show initiative.
  • Understanding of the travel industry – inbound tour Operating specifically would be preferable.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Must be computer literate and have an in-depth knowledge of Word and Excel.
  • Calm and professional manner of servicing agents/guests.
  • An independent, curious and “can do it” nature.
Monthly gross salary: ZAR. 18,000/= plus commission, medical & part of pension (Approx. 1,210 USD)

Deadline: 10th July 2016   

Applications:

To apply, please follow the link:  

http://bit.ly/1TT8S3T
Summit Recruitment & Search, 
Blixen Court, Karen Road, 
Karen 

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