Reservations Consultant

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Olympic Holidays is the award winning leading independent tour operator, we have been established for over 50 years. We are known for being a specialist operator providing quality holidays within Greece and Cyprus. Our portfolio of destinations covers a wide range of other short haul destinations. We pride ourselves on our commitment to Quality, Service and Value.

Reservations Consultant

Accountable to:

Call Centre Manager

Location:

Head Office, 1 Torrington Park, North Finchley, London N12 9TB

Job Purpose

To deal with calls from the general public and travel agents, ensuring that enquiries are handled in a professional manner with an exceptional level of customer service.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Exceptional customer service
  • Answering telephone calls in a confident and professional manner.
  • Being aware of the Company’s brochures and all products on offer for sale to the public.
  • Dealing with general and holiday booking enquiries.
  • Reservation of holidays using an in house computerised reservation system (@comRes).
  • Taking payment for holidays over the telephone and entering information onto the system.
  • Completion of related paperwork and accounts.
  • Dependent upon aptitude, possibility of specialising in various reservations fields, i.e. Weddings, Group Travel etc.
  • This list is not exhaustive

Core Competencies

  • Excellent judgement and decision-making skills.
  • Knowledge of overseas geographical regions.
  • Ability to influence, inspire and lead to achieve objectives.
  • Creativity and imagination.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to express a message clearly and persuasively.
  • Strong team player.
  • Ability developing strong working relationships and gain trust and respect throughout the company.
  • Ability to work flexible working hours.
  • Consistently delivers against targets
  • Ability to negotiate and manage relationships
  • Positive approach and attitude
  • Demonstrate strong customer focus
  • Proven ability of use of initiative
  • Good knowledge of computers and MS Office

Hours of Work

37.5 hour week, but flexibility to work evenings, weekends and Bank holidays required (time off in lieu as appropriate.

Pay & Benefits

  • Basic hourly rate/salary (depending on full/ part-time status) plus generous commissions on bookings. (Experienced person can earn £30,000 plus per year)
  • 28 days paid holiday (inc Public Bank Holidays)
  • Holiday concessions after 1 year
  • Auto enrolment Pension Scheme

The job responsibilities may, from time to time, be reviewed and amended in line with changing business requirements. The individual may also be required to assist other departments where the roles are suitable in line with an individual’s knowledge and skill set.

If you would like to apply, please email your applications to our HR Department.