Central England Co-Operative Careers

Travel Consultant
Part Time

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Whetstone Travel Shop - Leicestershire

Job Description

As one of the UK’s largest Co-operative societies our colleagues are the key to our success, which is why we want the very best people as part of our team.

Central England Co-operative are now recruiting for a Travel Consultant.

This role involves selling holiday related products and services to potential customers using the in house front and back office computer systems, utilising sales opportunities from developing customer relations to in turn generate sales of holidays, short breaks, cruises, ancillary sales and travel money in order to actively help the branch achieve sales and profit targets.

The right candidate will be PC Literate with an ability to work well under pressure to achieve deadlines and objectives set. A Leisure and Tourism qualification is desirable yet not essential.

Attention to detail and high degree of accuracy is key while being able to work well as part of a team. Experience of working in the travel industry and undertaking administration duties while working in a busy sales environment is highly desirable.

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Central England Co-operative

Central England Co-operative is one of the most successful independent co-operatives in the UK with gross sales in excess of £1bn and over 8,800 colleagues operating across 16 counties from the heart of England to its eastern shores.

Central England Co-operative colleague enjoy a wide range of benefits, including Society Membership, colleague discount on purchases, pension and health scheme.

Our main business activities include retail food and funeral services, although our diverse retail interests range from coffin manufacture to florist shops and travel agents, as well as the management of a significant property portfolio.

At Central England Co-operative Society we are all individual, like you. We value your individuality and welcome applications from all members of society regardless of personal characteristics.

We have an ambitious growth strategy centered on new site development to deliver continued success. In 2013 we were proud to be named UK Co-operative of the Year in recognition of the contribution we make to our members, local communities, the environment and wider society, as well as our strong business performance.