Now hiring a FT Sales and Travel Planner!
JOB TITLE: Full Time Sales & Travel Planner
LOCATION: ExpeditionTrips, West Seattle
ABOUT THE COMPANY: ExpeditionTrips -- a travel company specializing in small-ship adventure cruises and tours to remote destinations, with a focus on Antarctica, Galapagos, and Alaska, among others. Office located in West Seattle.
DESCRIPTION: Full Time Sales & Travel Planner Mon-Fri, 8 AM – 5 PM.
This position involves selling travel packages, responding to and initiating customer enquiries, selling adventure cruises and tours and related products (hotels, insurance, air etc.), and developing and maintaining multiple client and travel agent relationships. Excellent compensation includes base salary plus bonuses based on sales performance, 401K, medical and travel benefits.
-Sales experience required
-Confident and comfortable prospecting, generating leads & inquiries, pro-active sales networking
-International travel experience preferred
-Excellent communication skills (written & verbal)
-Passion for travel
-Dedicated team player
- Strong attention to detail
-Exceptional organizational skills
-Friendly and positive attitude
-Good sense of humor
-Ability to multi-task
-Ability to work independently & with supervision
-Motivated by the challenge of the sale and bonus incentives
-Proficient computer skills
-Enjoy working in a smaller family business
-Desire to work in an office setting
Please send a resume and cover letter, including travel history, to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 206-634-9104. No phone calls, please. Applicants selected to interview will be contacted directly.
POSTED Friday MARCH 30th, 2011
* photo taken by ET traveler Stephen Barcan