Travel Sales Agent Work from Home

Recruiter
World Travel Holdings
Location
Hartford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 13, 2017
Closes
Aug 14, 2017
Role
Marketing
Industry
Call Centers
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:

Overview: Are you passionate about sales and building business relationships? Do you have the discipline to work from home? Are you energized by the challenge of exceeding performance goals? If yes, your sales career in travel awaits! World Travel Holdings is seeking Travel Sales Professionals who will be responsible for maximizing revenue and profitability by successfully building/maintaining client relationships and closing sales that generate repeat business and referrals. Travel Sales Professionals must achieve and sustain performance measures while exhibiting professionalism, business acumen and delivering a remarkable experience to our customers. Interested but don't have travel industry experience? Not a problem! We'll provide you with the equipment, training and support you need to be successful!Responsibilities: Build new customer relationships by taking 1-2 inbound calls per hour Be the "go to" Travel Agent your customers need by providing expert travel recommendations Accurately book and confirm vacation reservations in a timely manner Thoroughly conduct necessary follow-up to ensure customer needs are met Consistently meet or exceed assigned sales goals and maintain productivity standards by executing sales strategies and call prioritization Be engaged in team meetings and/or training sessions to build your knowledge base and awareness of company initiatives Qualifications: Experience Level: Minimum of one year sales and service experience with proven ability to build customer relationships in a customer-facing environment and/or commissioned based position. Sales and Service: Assertive closing skills to overcome objections and drive sales, and ability to delight customers while creating a remarkable experience. Availability: Be available to complete the 6 week training program and be prepared to work full-time (35-45 hours/week) between the hours of 8am EST and 1am EST, including nights, weekends and holidays. Your schedule will change approximately every 12 weeks within our shift bid process. Reliability: Proven attendance track record of reliability and punctuality. Communication: Amazing phone presence and ability to communicate through all mediums (verbal, listening, written) in order to win customers over quickly and sell them their dream vacations. Passion: Project a positive attitude and enthusiasm for travel; after all, we're selling fun! Time-management: Prioritize, stay on top of key tasks and ask for help when needed. Tech Savvy: Strong typing skills, internet navigation, instant messenger tools, and proficient with Outlook and Microsoft Office. Applicants should be comfortable and ready to adapt to new technology. Receptive: Open to receive coaching feedback and apply learnings. Dexterity: Able to concentrate and sit or stand at a desk while viewing a computer screen repetitively and answering the phone for each scheduled shift. Work From Home: Must be able to provide a designated space for a home office free of distractions, high speed internet connection (Minimum Internet speeds of 2.0 Mbps upload and 5 Mbps download) and a separate phone land line (not over the internet) dedicated to this position (see work at home page for more details). Please note this home office must not be in the same residence as another current World Travel Holdings at home employee. Residency: Must be a resident and live in one of the following states: AL, AZ, AR, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NV, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, OK, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, and WY What should you expect? Schedule: Your schedule will change approximately every 12 weeks and it will include nights, weekends and holidays. You must be available to work full-time (35-45 hours/week) between the hours of 8am EST and 1am EST. Tech Savvy: You will have multiple computer screens open at the same, instant messages popping up, and emails coming through all while navigating through several systems and maintaining an engaged conversation with our customer. Pay: Our compensation plan rewards great performance. You are guaranteed an hourly base pay or booking incentive, whichever is greater. Training: Must complete and pass 6 weeks of training, as well as, complete on-going training modules to improve product knowledge. Work From Home: It's convenient, but it doesn't work for everyone. Although you're home, your role is part of a virtual call center so you must be disciplined, available, and resourceful to meet business demands. You'll need a space free of distractions with a stable phone and internet connectivity (minimum Internet speeds of 2.0 Mbps upload and 5 Mbps download) in order to assist our customers. Please visit to test your current internet speeds. Environment: Expect to move fast, adapt to changes, and work under pressure to meet deadlines. You can also expect a team of professionals who are available to help you navigate and grow. Equipment: We'll provide you with a