Cruise Sales Specialist

  • Job Reference: 00000745-1
  • Date Posted: 30 July 2017
  • Recruiter: Cruise Circle (Travel Circle Ltd)
  • Location: Bolsover, Derbyshire
  • Salary: £16,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Realistic OTE £35,000 with commission
  • Sector: Cruise, Hospitality & Leisure, Travel Agency
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Cruise Sales Specialist
Cruise Circle

Cruise Sales Specialist

Here at Cruise Circle. we're going through a period of record growth and are now seeking great people to join our small and friendly team based in Bolsover, Derbyshire. If you've got great customer service skills, a strong sales background and the tenacity to meet and exceed targets, we'd love to hear from you.

Previous travel agency sales experience is essential. Experience of selling cruise would be beneficial.

Office-based would be preferred but for the right applicant, we would consider homeworking. We'll offer a competitive salary and excellent commission structure - OTE £35K. We would also consider homeworkers with a proven track record of selling cruise and competent in dynamic packaging.

What is the purpose of the role?

To service inbound sales calls and e-mail enquiries, understand the customers’ requirements and offer a cruise holiday to suit.

What do I need to do whilst in the role?

  • Identify and propose potential cruise holiday options
  • Overcome objections posed by the customer
  • Negotiate the holiday sale and close the booking
  • Manage your own sales performance, exceeding targets as the goal
  • Ensure the booking journey is smooth, by producing accurate admin work

What skills do I need for the role?

  • Must be highly self-motivated
  • Must have worked in target driven sales environment previously
  • Must have an excellent telephone manner, and be able to quickly build rapport
  • Must have a flexible approach to working hours/days
  • Must be computer literate particularly in Excel and Word, Internet and email.
  • Must be able to understand profit and loss calculations, such as gross margin, percentages and discounts

What experience do I need for the role?

  • At least 2 years travel industry experience, or 1 years experience of selling cruise in a sales capacity

Required education:

  • Secondary education

Required experience:

  • Travel Agent Sales: 2 years
  • Cruises Agent Sales: 1 year