Travel Sales Specialist

Salary: Base Salary of $40,000 rising to $45,000 upon successful completion of the training and induction period + uncapped commissions earned on every booking

Do you have the drive to succeed in sales and consistently hit goals? Do you have experience providing excellent customer service and building meaningful relationships? Do you have the ability to be a destination expert, to be able to communicate your travel knowledge and make recommendations? Are you willing to work hard to achieve great rewards in return? If your answer is a resounding “Yes!”, then this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

We are currently looking for Travel Sales Specialists, also known in-house as Country Sales Specialists, to join the following teams:

Italy
France
Iceland
Croatia
Africa
Canada
Morocco
Hawaii
Japan
Latin America (Chile, Argentina, Peru, Ecuador)

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

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 meets their needs and build a comprehensive quote
Prepare: Book all hotels, flights, guides, and activities via 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!

Essential requirements:

Strong sales acumen and enjoys working towards targets/goals
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
Strong attention to detail
Excellent organizational skills and ability to juggle several tasks at once
No travel industry experience required; we hire from all different professional backgrounds!

Why Audley?

Audley Travel is an award-winning, consistently recognized tour operator that specializes in tailor-made travel in over 80 countries. Our clients come to us because we are the true experts of the region and use our knowledge to provide an unforgettable experience. Everyone you work with here is passionate about travel and exploring other cultures! Beyond that, you will be surrounded by supportive, success-driven individuals. We work to create a fun and competitive environment and pride ourselves on recognizing top performers. Each team here works collaboratively with one another, as we are each other’s biggest resource.

Benefits:

20 days PTO
An excellent benefits package where we cover 100% of the cost of Medical, Dental and Vision plus offer a 401K option
Clear and attractive career ladder
A thriving company culture – free on-site gym & fitness classes, bagel Fridays, happy hours, team sports, epic summer & holiday parties, etc.
Free fruit in the office plus a subsidized snack shop
An unforgettable, familiarization “fam” trip to the region you are selling (at the start of your role!) plus an opportunity to go more fam trips every 12-18 months to test out other regions/products
Top performers get an opportunity to go on special trips twice a year

If you love talking about travel, this is an opportunity to make your passion a career – apply today!

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.

This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization. 

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