19 September 2016

Entry Level Travel Consultant Jobs - Zoe Recruitment

Job Title:           Travel Consultant  
Organisation: Zoe Recruitment
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Zoe Recruitment is an HR consultancy company that exists to contribute to the transformation of productivity and work ethic, by linking talent to business/organizations, and placing people right. At Zoe we believe this then forms the foundation for sustainable business and on a larger scale, economic growth. Zoe would like to recruit for a valuable client.

Job Summary: The Travel Consultant will be tasked with promoting and booking traveling arrangements for clients, formulating tour or holiday packages with the goal of enhancing client satisfaction and growth to our client base.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Research of various destinations and means of travel regarding prices, customs, weather conditions, reviews etc.
  • Making and confirming bookings using Amadeus Software.
  • The incumbent will diagnose the clients’ specifications, needs and wishes and sale suitable travel packages or services
  • Be a liaison point between airlines, hotels, care hire services etc. on behalf of clients
  • Organize travels from beginning to end, through booking tickets and accommodation, securing rental transportation etc.
  • The jobholder will also supply travelers with pertinent information and useful travel/holiday material (guides, maps, event programs etc)
  • Collect deposits and balances (Key account Management)
  • Use promotional techniques and prepare promotional materials to sell itinerary tour packages
  • Handle unforeseen problems and complaints and determine eligibility for money returns
  • Attend conferences to maintain familiarity with tourism trends
  • Create and update electronic records of clients
  • Build and maintain relationships with key persons
  • Keep financial statements and documents
  • Attain revenue and profit targets
  • Prepare and submit weekly, monthly reports as required

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold IATA certification
  • Excellent knowledge of traveling software Amadeus ( Very Important) 
  • Commercially aware
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good numerical ability
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Good planning skills
  • Proven working experience as a travel and tours consultant
  • Proficiency in English; knowledge of additional languages is an advantage
  • Exemplary sales skills and customer oriented approach
  • Well versed in various areas of travel (domestic/international, business/holidays, group/individual etc)
  • Ability to present, persuade and communicate effectively

NB: Please note that only people who fit the requirements stated above will be shortlisted 

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online through Zoe’s e-recruitment portal at the link below together with:
  • Attached copies of all academic qualifications (transcripts and certificates);
  • Detailed CVs and daytime mobile telephone numbers;
  • Three work references and or/academic references;

Deadline: 21st September, 2016

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