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Travel Consultant - African Specialist

Melbourne Permanent/Full Time Travel Consultancy Travel/Tourism
  • Based in Melbourne's inner suburbs
  • Amazing and inspiring product range
  • Salary 50K + super + incentives

About the Company
When this company says they are the industry experts on all things African, you listen. With decades of experience organising custom itineraries you really can't find a more passionate and dedicated team wanting nothing more than to share all Africa has to offer with their clients. It's the depth of local knowledge in all African countries from Botswana to Zimbabwe and all their hidden gems that makes this destination specialist stand out from the rest.

About the Role
In this role you will create custom itineraries throughout Africa for your clients including everything from flights and accommodation to tours, safaris and cultural experiences. Working with both trade and the direct public you'll adapt your consulting style to your clients needs and convert sales at every opportunity.
If you also have experience creating itineraries to South America this would be viewed favourably
In this role you will be the Dream maker working with unique and exciting products.

Skills and Experience required 

  • Previous travel consultant experience. retail or wholesale in Australia
  • Destination knowledge of Africa (More than just South African game parks)
  • A creative flair for itinerary design
  • GDS experience including fares & ticketing (Sabre, Galileo or Amadeus)
  • A proven sales conversion history
  • Personal travel experience throughout Africa and/or South America will put you at the top of the shortlist

Benefits

Not only will you be included in amazing familiarisation programs but you'll have the opportunity for advancement within the business as well as sharing in company bonuses. The office is easy to reach by public transport and is only minutes from the Melbourne CBD. The company is energetic and team focused.

Only Travel Consultants with Australian permanent residency will be considered.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below and attach your resume in a Word Doc. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Sandra Chiles on (02) 92785100 or 1300 inPlace, quoting Ref No 10408

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