Travel Consultant – FIT Specialist

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Black Pen Recruitment
  • Post Date: October 12, 2018
Job Overview

Job Purpose: To successfully quote profitable tour products for existing as well as new clients; Groups, Corporate, and FIT.

1 – 2 Years Reservations consultant experience in the travel and tourism sector

Salary: 15K – 18K per month + M/Aid

Key Responsibilities:


  • Secure business and effectively cost products.
  • Understand the market and margin control.
  • Build up and maintain agent/supplier relationships.
  • Source new products.
  • Develop own sales strategy to secure more business through existing and new agents.
  • Work closely with the team to achieve goals.


  • Quote and design successful, creative itineraries and proposals for all market related ADHOC groups, Tour Series and FIT requests.
  • Capture and confirm bookings in our in-house booking system.
  • Negotiate with suppliers for better rates, cancellation policies and FOC’s.
  • Find new suppliers that offer a good service and better rates.
  • Follow up on quotes that have been sent out.
  • Successfully run groups/tour series / FIT booking.
  • Compile welcome packs itineraries.
  • Create co-pilots according to an itinerary.
  • Handling the 24hour emergency phone.
  • Prepare guide documentation and brief guide before travel date.
  • Work closely with tour guides whilst on tour.


  • Instruct debtors to raise an invoice.
  • Reconcile supplier invoices for processing.
  • Assist debtors clerk with invoicing / collection queries.
  • Reconcile tour guide expense sheets on completion of tours/check guide salary invoices.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Participate in supplier training and workshops.
  • Reduce the transaction turnaround time.
  • Demonstrate good communication skills and customer care.
  • Stay current on events and changes of suppliers/product.
  • Travel on “educationals” and familiarization trips.

Sundry Areas: It is expected of all employees to perform not only tasks mentioned in the job description, but also directly allocated or extraordinary tasks that could arise

Qualifications and Skills

  • Self-starters, who are sales driven and require minimal supervision.
  • Experience with Groups & FIT (Fully Independent Travelers).
  • Service orientated, destination specialists.

Job type: Full-time, permanent

Please forward your CV to

We are looking forward to speaking to you then!

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