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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