Vantage Deluxe World Travel

Inside Sales Specialist

US-MA-Boston
Job ID
2017-1181
# of Openings
6
Category
Sales

Overview

 

Inside Sales Specialist

Title: Inside Sales Specialist

Department: Customer Service & Sales

Location: Boston, MA USA and Remote

Full-time

 

 

WE ARE NOW HIRING FOR OUR NEXT TRAINING CLASS STARTING October 23rd, 2017.

 

 

Job Summary for Inside Sales Specialist

This position is part of the companywide Revenue Generating Team. As an Inside Sales Specialist, you will handle inbound and outbound sales calls about our River Cruises, Land and Small Ship travel products. You will be successfully closing sales by influencing customers’ travel decisions through exceptional selling skills and in-depth product knowledge, while maintaining a professional, courteous and outgoing personality.

 

About Vantage Deluxe World Travel

 

Since 1983, Vantage Deluxe World Travel develops and delivers memorable travel journeys on seven continents whether on land, riverboats or small ships.

 

At Vantage, you’ll discover a dynamic environment and team members who are talented, driven, globally aware, entrepreneurial, flexible in a fast-paced environment and who bring sense of pride and humility to a unique culture.  We offer a great work-life balance and collaborative team environment.

 

As we evolve technologically and proactively offer differentiated travel experiences to our customers, we search for dynamic, progressive and focused professionals to join the Vantage team whether that’s in our headquarters in Boston, MA or in one of our other global offices.

 

We offer a highly competitive salary and excellent benefits.

 

 

Compensation/Benefits

Base + highly competitive commission plan

Work at Home opportunity

4 Weeks of paid training

10 vacation days, 10 holidays, 5 sick days and 3 personal days

401K with company match, Medical, dental, and vision benefits

Subsidized commuter transportation

Travel discounts – employees who complete a minimum of 6 months service are eligible for a free familiarity river cruise, and discounted rates on Vantage Travel products. 

 

Schedule

Four Weekdays: 11:00am-8:00pm EST

One Weekend Day (Saturday or Sunday): 10:00am-6:00pm EST

Rotating holidays

Possibility to work from home

 

Responsibilities

Inside Sales Specialist  Job Responsibilities

  • Answer and resolve customer concerns about reservations, travel, promotions, and the company via phone, email and chat.
  • Resolve all inquiries that require research or additional information by utilizing the appropriate resources and provide timely follow up as necessary.
  • Maintains a good team rapport with various departments and personnel across the company to resolve guests questions that arise pre, post or on-tour.
  • Consistently meet or exceed expected performance and service quality goals.
  • Maintain a friendly, courteous, service-oriented, professional, outgoing, and customer service oriented mindset throughout all interactions with guests. Remain calm and professional through difficult conversations.
  • Maintain knowledge base by attending weekly training for new implementations (promotions, sales goals, procedures, accounting, and products) in order to ensure professional service to our guests.
  • Identify and close sales/upsell opportunities including travel protection, cabin upgrades, air upgrades and other tour features, through inbound calls; online chat and email,
  • Other duties to be assigned or modified to meet changing business needs and requirements.

Qualifications

Qualifications for Inside Sales Specialist

  • Experience in a commission based role preferred
  • HS Diploma required. Associate's preferred
  • 3 years of sales experience required
  • 2 years of Business to Consumer sales experience required
  • Email & Chat experience preferred
  • Excellent typing, phone, listening, and computer navigation skills required
  • Experience in travel, hospitality, concierge service, luxury brand clientele highly preferred
  • Ability to multi-task and work well in a fast paced environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with excellent problem solving skills
  • High attention to detail and accuracy

 

Software/Systems

  • Basic Microsoft skills, including Outlook
  • Reservation system experience highly preferred

 

Are you interested in this Inside Sales Specialist position with Vantage Deluxe World Travel in Boston, MA?  Then please apply for this position.  Additional Opportunities are available in the careers section of our website www.vantagetravel.com, please check them out!

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Vantage Deluxe World Travel is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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