Aspire Down Under continues to grow. Below find the current open positions:

Position: Travel consultant
Location: New York City office

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our small NYC team of Australia & New Zealand specialists. If you have knowledge of the South Pacific, are passionate about travel, possess premier communication skills, a “can do” attitude and love to succeed – this is the role for you!

Aspire Down Under specializes in customizing individual vacations to Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Tahiti, Cook Islands & Papua New Guinea. As a travel consultant you will use your destination knowledge to guide prospective clients in the initial consultation and collaborate on their needs & interests to produce a customized itinerary that delivers the trip of a lifetime. Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent you will also have previous sales experience. The ability to communicate effectively, multi task, deliver excellent customer service and work as part of a small team is crucial.

Key travel consultant responsibilities:

  • Answer & service travel enquiries via telephone, email, walk-in, travel agents
  • Consult with clients in a detailed conversation/email to learn requirements & interests to gather required information for trip planning
  • Produce a well thought out timeline for clients dates with recommended inclusions
  • Reserve airline reservations in the Sabre system & select hotels, tours & transfers using in-house reservation system
  • Create customized itineraries
  • Provide amended itineraries as required & follow up with clients to finalize the sales process
  • Work with sales support to implement the itineraries, ensure tickets are issued and all reservations confirmed
  • Provide superior customer service to clients throughout the sales process – we want our clients to return from their vacation feeling passionate not only about the destinations but also their experience working with Aspire Down Under

Key travel consultant qualifications

  • Knowledge/experience Australia and/or New Zealand
  • Previous sales experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong organization & time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a small team environment
  • Results orientated and motivated to achieve sales targets
  • Qualified to degree level

Salary dependent on experience and to be discussed in interview.

Please email your resume, a cover letter stating why you are suitable for the position and the date you are available to commence employment to:

Note: No phone or walk-in applications accepted.