Portuguese Travel Consultant

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Job Description

We are currently seeking a new crop of Travel Consultants to join our diverse and talented international sales team in Cape Town, offering immediate in-house vacancies for Portuguese-speaking travel industry prodigies.Here, Travel Consultants cover a broad range of responsibilities, including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Acting as the first (and best!) point of contact for international clientele interested in booking tailor-made holidays and safaris on the continent
  • Wow-ing existing and potential clients with first-hand knowledge of African properties and destinations
  • Preparing attractive quotations and itineraries that complement individual client expectations and budgets
  • Effectively actioning the travel booking process at all levels (including booking hotel rooms, car rentals, lodges etc. as per customer confirmation)
  • Collecting client payments - ka-ching! - and approving supplier invoices for payment
  • Providing customer support before, during and after travel - ensuring that our clients stay our clients
  • Meeting and exceeding monthly and quarterly sales targets set by our Sales Managers
REQUIREMENTSMatricExperience as a travel consultant (advantageous, but not essential - we will consider someone from within hospitality, sales and marketing type environments)Successful applicants will be entered into the new "Academy" where basic safari sales and destination knowledge will be taught. For this reason, any client-facing experience within the travel/hospitality industries will be considered positive factor(s) in applications. Sales and/or marketing experience in a non-travel environment will also be favourably considered.All applicants must possess native-level fluency in Portuguese and display the following, in writing, in their applications and/or cover letters:
  • A strong motivation to move into an incentive-driven sales role
  • An inspiring passion for Africa and travel
  • The ability to communicate clearly in Portuguese and English, with a strong attention to detail
BENEFITSHere, you will:
  • Join the fastest growing company in African travel and help us shape the future of our industry
  • Make an impact - for every 7 people we bring to Africa, we create one permanent job in the tourism industry
  • Earn an attractive remuneration package including a competitive base salary, commission, pension and 20 days of paid vacation per year
  • Enjoy heavily subsidized coffees and meals from our in-house chefs and baristas
  • Kick back in our incredible, tailor-made HQ in the heart of Cape Town
  • Make the most of exclusive access to our employee online travel portal. From breathtaking African experiences to getaways at our inspiring locations, you'll receive up to 90% discount from 80 different partners and suppliers across 7 countries. You'll get to take advantage of rebates on activities, transport, and accommodation, including our own 2 lodges.
Job Types: Full-time, PermanentSalary: R16,000.00 to R18,000.00 /month

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Job Detail

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  • Industry
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  • Job Type:
    Full Time
  • Salary:
    Not mentioned
  • Employment Status
  • Job Location
    Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
  • Education
    Not mentioned
  • Apply By
    Jan 08, 2020
  • Job Posting Date
    Oct 10, 2019