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Senior Safari Sales Consultant East Africa

Remuneration:Basic salary 
Location:Cape Town, Century City
Job level:Senior
Travel requirement:Occasional
Company:Reed Recruitment


A leading safari operator in Cape Town is looking for a senior safari sales consultant that is experienced with East African safari bookings.  

Non-negotiable:
  • Safari Sales Experience - East Africa

Tasks/duties:
  • Handling of safari requests (East Africa) from agents with costing and accurate information within the required turnaround time 
  • Proactively responding to agents’ requests including suggestions on itinerary design, routing, logistics, alternatives, upselling, offering additional information as needed
  • Building and maintaining good relationships with both internal and external stakeholders 
  • Following up with agents
  • Provide proactive support to colleagues in peak or leave times
  • Proactive approach towards your personal and departmental target and working together with management to ensure we reach these targets
  • Following and adhering to all sales procedures as set out in the operating manuals
  • Attending all training that is offered and proactively growing your knowledge of the company, their products (as well as that of third-party suppliers) and the countries in which they operate
Experience/skills required:
  • East African safari sales
  • Skilled in designing detailed and individualised quotes for itinerary requests
  • Excellent sales skills and the ability to upsell
  • Excellent communication skills, a service delivery mindset and a strong customer service focus
  • Target orientated, and experience of delivering results in a performance oriented and fast paced sales environment
  • Ability to find commercial solutions to problems
  • Good knowledge of sales systems
  • Strong administration and organisational skills with great attention to detail
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Proactive mindset and can-do attitude
  • Upholding the company’s reputation
Advantageous: knowledge of Sales Systems Travelogic and Res Request. 

Salary: depending on experience (plus target-based Incentives). 

Please send us your salary expectations and CV.

Closing Date: Thursday, 19th October 2017 (only short-listed candidates will be contacted).

Posted on 12 Oct 10:23

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