Work with us

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our small, but busy travel agency based in Waddington, South of Lincoln.  If you have a background in sales or customer service, and have a good knowledge of travel destinations - we want to hear from you! 

Vacancy - Travel Consultant

  • Permanent, full time position or part time considered (including Saturdays)

  • Full day hours from 9am to 5pm

  • Based in our shop at Waddington

  • Salary based on experience

About us

As a family owned, independent travel agency based near Lincoln, Navenby Travel specialises in providing good value, quality holiday packages alongside excellent customer service.  We work with all major tour operators and can tailor holiday packages to suit our clients needs including hotels, flights, cruises, tours, attraction tickets and more.

 

Founded in 2010, Navenby Travel was originally based in the Lincolnshire village of Navenby before opening in a larger premises in the centre of Waddington, South of Lincoln in 2015.  Navenby Travel is a member of the Midcounties Co-operative Travel Consortium. 

 

 

Job description and main responsibilities

  1. As a travel consultant you'll have good questioning and listening skills to help our customers plan, select and book their holidays in confidence.

  2. Work as part of a small team to help drive sales and maintain relationships with customers.  Our customers are at the forefront of everything we do, so excellent customer service is key.

  3. Assist with the day-to-day operation of the shop, including but not limited to: general administration, handle incoming and outgoing post, replace brochures and update window display offers.

  4. Organise and manage own diary appointments, prioritising time sensitive bookings and urgent queries.

  5. Strong attention to detail to process customer documentation to a high standard.

  6. You’ll be required to use organisational skills to keep on top of filing systems and update file copy brochures.

  7. Develop product knowledge on destinations and tour operator services available.

  8. Help maintain shop supplies and assist with ordering new stationery stock.

 

Person specification

We are looking for a permanent, enthusiastic Travel Consultant to join us at our Travel Agency in Waddington.

 

Skills

  • Computer literacy skills and word processing

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Work on own initiative as well as effectively as part of a small team

  • Attention to detail and proofreading

  • Good accuracy and numerical skills

  • Organised administration and time-management skills

  • Problem solving

  • Good sales and influencing skills

  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload

Essential criteria

  • Educated to GCSE Level (or equivalent), including Maths and English at C or above / or equivalent demonstrable experience

  • Competent IT skills

  • Phone and email communication skills

  • Good geographical knowledge

Desirable criteria

  • Work experience in the travel industry, sales or customer service

  • Interest in travel and tourism

  • Customer relations experience

  • Knowledge of tour operators and travel systems

  • Building and maintaining relationships with customers

  • Experience of handling confidential information

 

Apply to join Navenby Travel

Please apply by sending your CV to Suzanne Bracegirdle, by emailing: suzanne@navenbytravel.co.uk

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Navenby Travel, Bar Lane, Waddington, Lincoln, LN5 9SA

Navenby Travel, Bar Lane, Waddington, Lincoln, LN5 9SA

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