Travel Consultant – Tailor Made

Office: London

We are now recruiting to our Africa, Europe and India, Arabia and Australasia tailor made teams. If you would like to register your interest in one of our other vacancies please send your CV, cover letter and travel history and we can keep them on hold.

We have some fantastic career opportunities for both trainee and experienced Travel Consultants within our London office. Based in the Putney area, the office has some excellent facilities as well as being conveniently located close to both Putney Bridge tube station and Putney overland station.

Our sales teams have a wealth of knowledge and a huge passion for travel, they are driven by sales and thrive when working under pressure.

We value all of our guests and prioritise delivering outstanding customer service so an understanding of guest expectations is a must.

You will be responsible for selling luxury holidays to a wide range of guests and ensuring their every need is met. Your enthusiasm and first hand knowledge of your specialist area should be infectious and your ability to provide the best service will be paramount.

If you have a passion for travel, extensive sales experience and excellent knowledge in one of Scott Dunn’s destination areas (listed below), or a strong desire to work in a travel sales environment and become a destination specialist then a role in one of our sales teams is perfect for you.

Sales teams

Africa

If waking up at dawn to the sound of lions roaring, floating across open plains in a hot air balloon or perhaps diving with whale sharks off remote islands fills you with excitement, then joining the Africa sales team is the perfect choice for you. Creating itineraries like this is just a small highlight of what you can do with Scott Dunn. Areas covered are sub-Saharan Africa including South Africa, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Mozambique, Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Madagascar, Mauritius, and Seychelles.

Europe

Areas covered include Austria, Croatia, Cyprus, France, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Montenegro, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Russia and the UK and Ireland.

India, Arabia, Asia and Australasia

If you’re passionate about Asia, Arabia or Australasia and love travelling then this could be the role for you. When working with us you might find yourself trekking to high peaks in the Himalayas, cruising the mighty Mekong River in Indochina, going in search of orang-utans in Borneo, camping under the stars in Oman and even snorkelling in the Great Barrier Reef. Our specialists get to know their countries inside out, so you’ll try our wonderful hotels, our completely unique experiences and our friendly private drivers and guides so that you know what to recommend personally to our guests. Our regions are diverse, intrepid and sometimes remote so we need someone with a very good eye for detail but also passionate about travelling and getting off the beaten track.

Areas covered for India and Arabia include India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Jordan, Oman, Dubai, Morocco, Egypt and Tunisia.

For South East Asia we cover Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Australia and New Zealand.

North America

Our North America team offer everything from whale watching and bear viewing in Alaska to partying in Miami and the Florida Keys, so if you have a passion for all things American and Canadian we’d love to hear from you! Destinations over the USA and Canada include California, the Southwest, the Rockies, New England, New York, Florida and Hawaii.

Latin America

Areas covered over Central and Latin America include Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Bolivia, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Venezuela, Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico and the Galapagos.

Essential requirements

  • Sales driven and enjoys working towards targets
  • Enthusiastic and polite telephone manner
  • Attention to detail
  • Great organisation skills

Benefits

We offer very competitive salaries and a great benefits package including the following:

  • 23 days annual leave per year
  • Free on-site gym
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Subsidised private healthcare
  • Company loyalty scheme
  • Scott Dunn travel discounts
  • Travel insurance
  • Familiarisation trips

Our sales hours are from 8am to 7pm during the week and our Travel Consultants are required to work one of three shifts within these hours from Monday to Friday.

Please include your cover letter, CV and travel history in your application.

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