Africa Destination Specialist

  • Natural World Safaris
  • Brighton, United Kingdom
  • Jan 09, 2018
Full time Customer Services Sales Travel Consultants/Advisers

Job Description

About the Company 

Natural World Safaris is a specialist travel outfitter with a focus on wildlife, creating extraordinary safaris that put clients in the heart of the natural world. We craft itineraries using a selection of handpicked camps and lodges to create private tailor-made safaris, small group trips or specialist led tours.

Established in 2005, our team are the wildlife specialists, delivering some of the most immersive experiences available in the natural world. Our focus is ensuring our clients get up close and personal encounters with wildlife, normally reserved for the likes of National Geographic or BBC documentary makers.

Job Purpose

This is an exciting role in travel. We are looking for an enthusiastic and knowledgeable African Destination Specialist with experience in tailor-made and luxury travel. The successful candidate will be creating bespoke itineraries for their clients, enabling the safari a truly unforgettable experience.

The opportunity at NWS will encourage you to develop your areas of expertise in a client-focused sales environment, driving the product forward in an innovative way.

Ideally you will have at been in a similar role for a minimum of 2 years and have a keen desire to keep learning and developing your knowledge. 

Essential Requirements

  • Strong African destination & accommodation knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Good organisational skills and ability to manage & prioritise workloads
  • At least 2 years of previous tailor-made sales experience, ideally working towards targets
  • An understanding of the luxury travel market, working with high net-worth clients
  • A keen eye for proof reading and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to pick things up quickly and work at pace
  • Willing to travel abroad for familiarisation trips
  • A genuine passion for travel, wildlife and conservation. The majority of our team are well travelled and ideally we are looking for somebody who shares our enthusiasm for the natural world.

How to Apply

Please email your CV and covering email for the attention of Rebecca Puttock to jobs@naturalworldsafaris.com.

Please ensure you include in your covering letter:

  • Your current or most recent salary
  • The reason you feel you are suitable for, and would like, this role
  • How you meet all the essential requirements listed above

Salary

£20 - 30,000 plus uncapped commission