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Senior Travel Consultant – Part Time

Melbourne

About Australians Studying Abroad

In 1977 our director left university teaching to inaugurate Australians Studying Abroad (ASA) because he wanted to take learning from the classroom into the world. Chris pioneered the much-used current phrase ‘cultural tourism’ long before others understood what it truly meant.

All ASA tours reflect a belief that learning is as much an act of imagination and experience as a garnering of information, based on the assumption that an intimate relationship exists between geography, history and culture. Our tours aim to give our travellers a unique insights into different cultural traditions by travelling to the places where each tradition evolved, and tracing how climate, geography, demography and politics interact to create specific types of art and culture. The physical experience of different landscapes, environments and communities that generate myriad colours, sounds and scents is the first step to understanding different cultures and enjoying these diverse places.

The very experienced (at least 10 -15 years experience) team at ASA take pride in offering our travellers an extraordinary experience from the time they first interact with us in the office to the time they return back to Australia.

About the Opportunity

Are you looking to reduce your hours and find that work/life balance?  This is a part time role (3 full days per week) This role will include relief work for staff on annual leave etc. so there will be periods of full time employment.(approximately 3 months per year)

This is a role for someone who recognises customer service as a priority and is highly motivated. You will work within a professional team, assisting with travel requirements for existing and referral clients who join our international tour programs.

Join a progressive International Cultural Tour Company who continues to lead the way
Join a small team where your input is valued

The following attributes are ESSENTIAL for this position

  • 10 Years experience working in retail travel in Australia
  • a sound knowledge of native Galileo
  • excellent fares and ticketing knowledge
  • excellent time-management skills, ability to handle multiple projects, and to work independently to strict deadlines in a methodical manner
  •  well-travelled with strong destination knowledge
  • need to be articulate and have excellent spoken and written ENGLISH skills with great attention to detail

The following would be a bonus

  • a strong interest in Cultural Tourism focusing on history, architecture and art

You will be remunerated according to your level of experience with an attractive salary and bonus incentive scheme.

Reference Number: ASA retail

Posted: Wed 29 Jul 15

Note: This job advertisement is no longer active.



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