Sales Consultant

Vancouver, BC, Canada - Full Time

 

 

 

About 50 Degrees North:

50 Degrees North is a family-owned incoming tour operator specialized in high-end and boutique holiday travel to Scandinavia, Finland, Iceland, Greenland, the Arctic and Russia. We specialize regionally, as we believe it is not possible to be good at everything. All our sales staff and owners are Scandinavians, and we know our home region like the back of our hand. This expertise is unique in the industry, and adds significant value to each and every booking, ensuring our customers have the best possible holiday experience. We have offices in Lillehammer (Norway), Melbourne (Australia) and Vancouver (Canada). Most of our clients come from Australia, NZ, Canada and the USA. We mainly work with individual clients (approx. 70%) although we do cater for increasing amount of small, specialized groups. Our business in North America is currently roughly 50% from direct consumers and 50% from travel agents. www.fiftydegreesnorth.com

Nordic Destination Sales Consultant

POSITION PURPOSE: 

  • To increase sales of all 50 Degrees North product
  • Travel consultancy and sales
  • To provide excellent service to travellers with 50 Degrees North
  • Maintaining relationships with key agents and agency groups
  • Attend Travel Expos & Travel shows
  • General administration tasks as required

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Qualifications and/or experience in sales in a travel industry role
  • Personal and/or professional travel experience in key 50 Degrees North destinations
  • Knowledge of the Canadian and North American travel market
  • Competent in use of Microsoft office products, and preferably Amadeus GDS and Tourplan
  • Canadian passport or on-going working visa

OTHER SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES

  • Independence and trustworthy
  • Superior customer service and communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Problem solving and decision making capacities
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Ability to work under pressure and juggle multiple tasks
  • Friendly, flexible and a sense of humour!
     


For more details, please refer to our employment page; https://www.fiftydegreesnorth.com/employment