European Destination Specialist – Villas

Reference Number 885180-SM
Consultant Sue Marchant
Date Posted 11 January, 2019
Salary £Good plus benefits
Location South West / West / Cotswolds
Company type Luxury Travel Company
Job sector Product / Commercial
Job description

Our client, a well-known luxury tour operator, is recruiting a European Destination Specialist – Villas  to join their small team to oversee the sales and product management for their villa products across France, and Spain. The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of these destinations and ideally experience in contracting upmarket travel products to grow the product portfolio.  Sales focused with a proven ability to exceed targets, the right candidate will be able to discern the high end travellers’ priorities and preference to ensure the successful completion of the booking.  Responsibilities will include, supplier management and contracting new villa businesses, sales and itinerary enquiries, customer service management and writing engaging marketing copy . As this will be a very broad role, our client is seeking an all-rounder who is comfortable working independently and within a small team. Additionally, it should be a candidate who is comfortable handling direct sales but also manage suppliers.


Tagged as: Permanent

  • Excellent destination knowledge and travel experience.
  • Commercial awareness and vision.
  • Proven track record in selling product, demonstrating achievement of targets.
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Creativity, passion and determination.
  • Entrepreneurial attitude.
  • Customer service ethic.
  • Strong negotiating skills.
  • Excellent team player.
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