Would you love to work for a company that puts YOU at the heart of the business, listening to your views and ensuring you get the opportunity to develop a lifelong career? How about a finding a job where you get to sell dreams and help people plan the most exciting trips of their lives?
If this sounds like the perfect job for you, then read on…
Barrhead Travel is on the hunt for the best talent in the industry to join our incredible sales team. We’re rapidly expanding and are looking for passionate people who love travel and most importantly, love providing exceptional experiences for holidaymakers.
The role is fast-paced, rewarding and incredibly diverse and is best suited for those who thrive in a dynamic face-to-face sales environment. Our dedicated Training Academy offers support for every single member of our team – so even if you’re new to the travel industry, we’ll be with you every step of the way to help get your career off to a flying start.
Here’s some key information about the role:
- Creating and booking unforgettable experiences, tailored exactly to your customer’s needs
- Confidently communicating with prospective clients, building a rapport and following hot-leads through a wide range of channels including online live chats, social media, telephone enquiries and face-to-face conversation
- Offering out-of-this-world customer service. We’ve won multiple awards for our fantastic customer service and are looking for more great people to join our award-winning teams
- Meeting sales targets and working as a team to contribute to your branch’s overall targets
What we’re looking for:
- People with real passion – you’ve got to love travel and be passionate about customer service
- A flair for communicating with a wide variety of clients; you’ll need to be able to adapt and quickly build a rapport
- The confidence, determination and drive to succeed. You should also love learning – the travel industry is always changing and you’ll need to be able to stay on top of trends and emerging destinations
- Tenacious and determined – as a key member of the sales team, you’ll have an individual target to work towards as well-being pivotal to the overall store target.
- Competitive base salary with uncapped earnings through our commission and bonus schemes
- Incredible incentives; from all-expenses paid bucket-list holidays and free flights, to iPads and Love2Shop Vouchers, there’s the chance to win great prizes every single month
- The opportunity to travel the world, thanks to our incredible worldwide familiarisation trips which are designed to enhance your product knowledge
- A Personal Development Plan and continued training and development. Tell us your career-goals and we’ll work together to help you achieve them
- Generous staff discounts for your own holidays plus discounts available for family and friends
- Up to 34 days of annual leave (well, you need time to enjoy those amazing holiday discounts, don’t you?)
- The opportunity to take paid overtime
- A hugely varied company benefits scheme which includes amazing discounts with high street retailers and access to child-care vouchers
- Personal life assurance policy
- Pension scheme
- The chance to attend some unique industry and teambuilding events throughout the year PLUS each year we host a company awards party to celebrate our fantastic teams and raise a glass (or two) to the coming year
- Charity is a huge part of life at Barrhead Travel and so all of our employees get one paid day per year to dedicate to voluntary work for a charity of their choice
- Newton Mearns
- St Enochs, Glasgow
- Oswald St, Glasgow
Rate of Pay:
- Basic (no travel experience) £16,250 +commission
- Basic (with travel experience) £17,500 +commission
- Part time = 4 days over 7 = 30hrs
- Full time = 5 days over 7 = 37.5 hrs
Previous customer service and sales experience is essential for this role.
Experience or knowledge of the travel industry is desirable but not a deal-breaker – full tailored training plans are provided for everyone.
Training will take place over 4 weeks (at the Barrhead Training Centre, Bothwell St, Glasgow) Monday to Friday – this will include 1 day in store in week 1 and week 3 to job shadow only.
This is an exciting opportunity to join an award-winning company, selling a product you love, whilst reaping the rewards of an extremely generous bonus structure within a fun and exciting industry.
To apply, submit your CV letting us know why you’re the perfect fit and let us know your career goals and ambitions. Don’t forget to tell us about your favourite holiday destinations – you may have guessed already, but we love nothing more than a good chat about holidays! Please send your CV and a cover letter in the first instance to [email protected]