Travel Specialist

Travel Specialist Remote

Fred. Olsen Travel
Full Time Remote 19000 - 21000 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

Fred Olsen Travel was established in 1988 with family values at its heart and knowledgeable staff across the board.

Fred.\\ Holidays, the Tour Operation arm of Fred. Olsen Travel, specialises in tailor-made holidays through distinct sales areas including; European Land, Rail Journeys, Ocean Cruises and River Cruises. Each product is hand crafted by our specialist sales team adapting the holiday to the customers’ requirements, this includes hotel rating and location, UK departure points, inclusive activities, multi-centre stays and more.

The Fred.\\ Holidays tour operation supports both the trade and direct consumer through its ability to tailor-make each and every holiday style. We are now in a position to recruit a new Travel Specialist to join our Reservations team.

With the expansion of our product portfolio, we are looking for a highly motivated individual with a passion for travel and creating holidays. This passion should extend into a drive to convert sales leads into bookings with an aim to achieve and exceed department targets at every possible opportunity.

As a member of this fast-paced team, the successful candidate will act as an ambassador to the Fred.\\ Tour Operation through their sales delivery across our product portfolio, whilst maintaining high customer service standards and income levels.

If you have a history of meeting and exceeding sales targets, a passion for travel and expertise in a variety of our specialist travel areas, we would love the opportunity to meet you.

The ideal candidate will have experience in packaging holidays in one or more of our specialist areas:

  • Land Holidays
  • Rail Holidays
  • River Cruise Holidays
  • Ocean Cruise Holidays

This is a full time position working 35 hours per week (Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00 and 1 in 4 Saturdays 09:00 - 16:00) whilst being based at our Ipswich Head Office, which offers free onsite parking. For this position we are also open to remote home working candidates who have experience in the above specialist areas.

Attached to this advert you will find a detailed Job Profile and an overview of the staff benefits we offer.

Fred. Olsen Travel company values are:

Customer Driven: We strive to look through the lens of each customer to ensure we continuously put their needs and expectations at the heart of everything we do.

Valuing Diversity: We believe differing views and experiences make us stronger. By working to create a representative and inclusive business, we can deliver the right solution to our customers in the right way.

Investing in people: We believe that by continuously seeking to grow personally and professionally develop our people, we can improve our future today.

Winning Together: We deliver our best outcomes and results when we all pull in the same direction, creating a positive team spirit where people feel valued, support each other and share in success together.

Doing the right thing: We pride ourselves on doing what is right and building trust in every situation with our people, customers and community.

Fred. Olsen Travel offers a range of company benefits including BUPA medical, Life Assurance, discounted holidays and cruises plus retail discounts and cash back incentives through our MyBenefits scheme.

As an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Travel Specialist
Fred. Olsen Travel
Ipswich, United Kingdom
$5 to $25 million (USD)
51 to 200 Employees
Company - Private
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