Thomson Retail Travel Advisor

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Location
Southampton
Salary
Competitive Salary Dependent on Experience
Posted
31 Aug 2017
Closes
01 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Joining the Thomson Retail Team as a part time Travel Advisor, we will help you become a destination expert so that you can recommend and sell holidays and additional products such as airport hotels, parking and excursions to enhance our Customers experience.

You will put all customers at the heart of our business and constantly ‘go the extra smile’ by creating unforgettable holiday experiences that make us famous for service and create customers for life. This role has variable shift patterns each week which include Evenings & Weekends. In return for your flexibility you’ll usually know your shift pattern 4 weeks in advance. 

TUI Group is the world’s number one integrated tourism business. We continue to build a single customer facing team across our airline, contact centre, overseas and retail service teams that will deliver a consistent, contemporary service to every single customer. Joining us will not only provide opportunities for you to grow your career, but the benefits of being part of an exciting multi-cultural united team.

Responsibilities

  • As a Thomson Retail Travel Advisor you will help to create unforgettable holidays for all of our customers with your personality, professionalism and personalised service. You will understand our customers and adapt your style using information provided to help you find ways to improve customer satisfaction and loyalty. Your knowledge will help us collaborate and answer questions for our international colleagues and customers. There will be modern technology to work with so you can discuss, recommend and sell suitable products and services, and promote and assist our customers to self-serve online.
  • You will inspire and respect your colleagues whilst sharing a great amount of fun. If things do not go quite right, you will be pro-active and confident to investigate and resolve every question or complaint straight away. You will enjoy change and challenges taking opportunities to assist with incidents and emergencies, but regardless you will always ‘go the extra smile’. Your desire to achieve will lead you to exceed your company, sales and service targets. 
  • In addition to Thomson and First Choice, your scope will include our range of Cruise, UK and other exciting holiday products and with these comes a varied administration role. Finally, you will be comfortable to handle multiple currencies and comply with the procedures, upkeep and responsibilities of operating your local shop.

About You

  • Should you be under 18 and applying for a role in England you will be required to be in part time education or voluntary work equivalent to a minimum of 20 hours per week, proof of this will be required
  • A customer driven and positive individual with a passion for delivering contemporary service
  • Confident and fun personality with a strong commitment to achieve targets and overcome challenges
  • Willing to engage and collaborate at all times with customers and colleagues of varying nationalities 
    he highest personal standards and pride in attitudes and behaviours displayed
  • A passion to work within tourism and actively grow and share knowledge

Benefits

  • Help make our customers smile and in return you will receive a competitive salary, pension scheme and further benefits such as generous holiday discounts, great rates with foreign exchange and discounts with retailers.