Job descriptionWe are asmall, family run & owned business that has been operating for 14 yearsandwe are looking for an experienced FIT Travel Consultant to join our team.
Weweare a DMC andaTravel agent, andwe also offer Marketing Services to our clients.We currently operate predominately within the German speaking markets.
We currently have 6 employees.Normal work days - Monday to Friday plus sometimes (operational reasons) on weekends (weekend days will be reimbursed)We offer our employees to work from home once a week, if suitable with regards to the tasks that need to be performed.
Flexible work hours between 09h00 and 20h00Hours per weekoptional : 30 hours, 35 hours or 40 hoursPayment level according to experienceReview after 6 months and thereafter every year13.
cheque - based onperformanceLeave days in accordancewithto labor law.Extra leave and educational leave can be obtained throughalong term employmentMothers welcome - yet you should have a good back up system in placeApplicants to consider that our offices are in theAtlantic Seaboard - as traffic ist ein issue these daysWe do offer a permanent contractWe are lookingfor somebody that appreciates to work in a rather small, owner run firm with high standardsApplications will not be considered of applicants have not worked as FIT Inbound Consultants for at least 2-3 yearsRequirements Intermediate to senior level travel and tour consultantIndependent Work permit in placeFluent in English, German is a bonusExcellent communication skillsMatric(is not needed, for instance if an applicant went through a hospitality apprenticeship)Min.
2-3 year experience as Tour Consultant, Travel Agent or MICE Consultant in Southor SouthernAfricaGood knowledge of all Southern African countries (adv.
FIT experience (incl. preparation of itineraries for individual travelers and small groups)Experience in handling Inbound incentive groups (and MICE business) within Southern Africa (adv.
Good supplier knowledge in the field of Tourism, at least in South AfricaAbility to work under pressure and reach deadlinesAbility to work individually - without a teamleader, ascompany runs flat hierarchiesInterest in working in a small owner run business with high standardsOperations might require work over weekends from time to time (days worked will be granted as extra leave)Team player and flexibleDrivers license and own transportKnowledge of the following computer programs : PowerPoint (ideally three years experience, adv.
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word.Anyother graphic programs are a bonusThere are no requirements towards system knowledge such as Tourplan & CoMarket research experience (adv.
Social Media Experience (adv.)Good writing skillsResponsibilities and requirements : Creating itineraries for FITs and small leisure groupsWriting proposals and program descriptionsPreparing Budgets (mainly Excel)Looking after clients when they are traveling the country (pre-checks etc)Liaising with clients and suppliersNegotiating with suppliersReconciliation(financially)of own projectsHandling all invoices and payments regardingclientsand suppliersResearch suitable services and hospitality suppliersSupport the firm with their Marketing Services and Social Media (adv.
Company Description If you are interested to work in a small team, like social coffee breaks and shared healthy lunches - why not give us a tinkle?
We operate on high standards, share knowledge and provide highest customer service.