Current vacancies

These are the team positions we're currently recruiting for. To apply, please email your CV and covering letter outlining your key skills and experience to [email protected]

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Senior Travel Consultant

If you’re well-travelled, hold a strong sales record and have experience in planning long haul, tailor-made trips, we’re looking for you.

  • To start: September 2017
  • Full time 
  • This is a permanent position, subject to 9 month probationary period
  • Closing date for applications: Thursday 31 August 2017

What you'll be doing

We specialise in all aspects of round the world travel so your role will be interesting and varied. You'll be putting together complex multi-stop and round the world flight itineraries for some clients, fully tailor-made holidays for others and also fully tailor-made, round the world holidays.

You'll have control over your day to day workload which will involve talking to customers on the phone, by email and occasionally face to face. You'll also liaise with our ground product team and with the other consultants to help create fully tailored, completely bespoke trips of a lifetime.

What we're looking for

Our most popular destinations are Australia and New Zealand so we look for personal travel experience in one or both of these destinations. Besides Australasia, it’s beneficial if you’ve also travelled in Asia, Africa, North and Central America or South America.

Besides a passion for travel, we do also require that our sales consultants can demonstrate:

  • Solid long-haul sales experience, preferably in complex, multi-stop and tailor made trips
  • A proven track record of securing sales in a customer-focused environment
  • Competency of using the GDS (Galileo, Amadeus, Worldspan or Sabre)
  • Natural rapport-building skills
  • Effective time management skills
  • Strong customer service ethic
  • Strong communication skills – both verbal and written

What you'll receive

  • High basic salary and uncapped bonus system
  • Free lunch provided daily
  • Company pension contributions
  • Bupa Health and well-being benefits package (after probation period is complete)
  • Staff travel fund for personal trips (£500 pro-rata)
  • Monthly company-wide bonus scheme
  • Membership of Easit travel club scheme offering discounts on rail and bus fares in Sussex, plus other travel benefits

For a full overview of what else we offer, read more about Careers at Travel Nation.


How to apply

If you're interested in any of these roles, we're interested in hearing from you! Please email [email protected] and include the following:

  • Your CV
  • Covering letter outlining your suitability
  • Details of your personal travel experience outside of Europe (only if applying for a sales role)