Italian speaking Senior African Travel Consultant - Cape Town

Our client based in Cape Town, South Africa is on the hunt for a new Italian speaking Senior African Travel Consultant to join Africa’s leading online travel company. They are also called the authority on African travel and as their responsible for the most innovative approach to travel since the Wright brothers. They are inviting invite you to join their family and step into their world. It’s a world where passion comes first and lights the way - a passion for Africa’s wildlife, people and places. Where they introduce travelers to the most beautiful places in Africa, and through success in promoting safari destinations, are able to support conservation projects across the continent.

Your key job responsibilities as the Italian speaking Senior African Travel Consultant in Cape Town, South Africa will include:

- Act as the first (and best!) point of contact for international clientele interested in booking tailormade holidays and safaris on the continent
- Wow existing and potential clients with first-hand knowledge of African properties and destinations
- Prepare attractive quotations and itineraries that complement individual client expectations and budgets
- Effectively action the travel booking process at all levels (including booking hotel rooms, car rentals, lodges etc. as per customer confirmation)
- Collect client payments - ka-ching! - and approve supplier invoices for payment
- Provide customer support before, during and after travel - ensuring that clients remain clients
- Meet and exceed monthly and quarterly sales targets set by Sales Managers

Requirements for this Italian speaking Senior African Travel Consultant in Cape Town, South Africa will include:

- Native Italian speaker (speak, read, write)
- 3+ years of experience in a sales role for an African inbound tour operator
- In-depth knowledge of Southern African safari/luxury holiday destinations, including South Africa and surrounding destinations in Botswana, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, etc
- Experience selling other regions of Africa and Madagascar would be a plus!

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