Globus family of brands provides the best in vacations for a wide variety of travel styles, goals, and budgets. Spanning over 450 vacations across more than 70 countries. With 90+ years in travel, the award-winning Globus family of brands – consisting of Globus, Cosmos, and Avalon Waterways – creates vacations that offer travelers culture-rich experiences featuring must-see sights, the stories behind the scenes, and countless joy-filled memories across the globe.
Generous benefit package including travel benefits and retirement
Customer Sales & Specialty Markets is responsible for creating happy guests by introducing consumers to our brands and increasing passenger production. We increase passenger sales through the direct consumer and direct group sales channels. We develop and maintain emerging markets channels by integrating sales and marketing strategies to establish direct buyer relationships.
Vacation Planner, Inbound Sales creates happy guests by greeting incoming calls from direct customers, to educate, consult, and help to transform travel dreams into vacations realities.
The Vacation Planner, Inbound Sales is responsible for the following results:
Reaching and exceeding sales objectives by selling travel packages and product up-sells
Handling inbound and outbound sales calls and e-mails using GVI’s sales protocols
Maintaining customer satisfaction by ensuring customers receive accurate, timely, and quality information about the products we are supplying
Answering primarily customer inquiries by maintaining knowledge of key differences, mail campaigns, product knowledge, and destination expertise
Cultivating and maintaining on-going relationships with customers and influencing product loyalty
Developing business relationships and fostering a spirit of cooperation with GVI departments as needed to serve the needs of customers
Contributing to a team effort by accomplishing related results or projects as needed
Handling special projects as assigned through detailed program knowledge and interpersonal skills
The preferred candidate will hold an Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or six months to one year related experience in customer service, sales, or travel industry; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
The preferred candidate has noteworthy experience in the following areas:
A minimum of three months or more experience in a sales capacity within a call center environment
Demonstrated ability to write effective email communication
Demonstrating the importance of service in retaining customer loyalty
Building client and customer relationships
Technical and functional skills using a variety of computer applications. In-house this includes the Tip Reservation System, Intranet, Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet, and may include airline GDS’
Ability to type at least 45 words per minute
Working with points of interest/geography
Knowledge of GVI products, services, policies, and features (key differences)
Hospitality or travel industry experience preferred
Ability to work in a call center environment that includes structure, shifts, performance measurements, etc.
Additional Salary Information: Hourly rate increases to $17 after 90 days, monthly incentives based on meeting sales goals
With 90+ years in travel, the award-winning Globus family of brands creates vacations that offer travelers culture-rich experiences featuring must-see sights, the stories behind the scenes and countless joy-filled memories in more than 65 countries on six continents across the globe.