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Career Opportunities

Join our exciting and dynamic company

Maypole Travel is a dynamic and rapidly growing inbound tour operator, arranging trips for foreign groups coming to the UK, based in smart, modern offices in Bromley. We are currently looking for talented and driven individuals to be part of our success and deliver excellence.

To see if you have what it takes to join our team, get in touch regarding the vacancy below.

Reservations Consultant, Inbound School Groups (permanent)

Bromley, £25,000 OTE p/a

A fantastic opportunity with Maypole Travel, an inbound tour operator, arranging trips for foreign groups coming to the UK.

We are looking for a well-rounded individual to join our small, friendly team. You will be responsible for your own key agents and clients, arranging travel for incoming foreign school groups coming to the UK.

This is an exciting but demanding role and a chance for you to grow with the company and be rewarded for doing so.

Duties include:

  • Sourcing new clients and maintaining good relationships with existing clients
  • Daily communication with your clients
  • Compiling tours
  • Checking availability and booking accommodation and all other services
  • All administration for your groups (invoicing, itineraries, vouchers)
  • Answering the occasional emergency call on 24 hour mobile phone
  • Opportunities to travel to visit clients abroad, suppliers in the UK and to trade shows

Skills required:

  • Fluency in English. A second European language would be advantageous but not compulsory
  • Knowledge of London and tourist attractions in the UK
  • Sales orientated and confident
  • Pro-active and able to use initiative
  • Self-motivated, able to work under pressure, independently and as part of a team
  • Outstanding organisational and communication skills and ability to multi-task
  • Attention to detail a must
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent computer skills including Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Either newly graduated with a tourism degree or have at least 1 years’ experience in the travel sector, preferably within the inbound and/or groups sector

Additional information:

  • Based in our Bromley office (South East London), a few minutes’ walk from Bromley South station which has excellent transport links
  • Basic salary is £19,000-£20,000 per annum based on experience and there is a generous, quarterly uncapped bonus based on sales (realistically taking OTE to £25,000)
  • Travel perks, FAM trips and free theatre shows
  • We are looking for a staff member to grow with us long term so those looking for a short term position need not apply
  • Full time position, Monday to Friday 09.00 – 17.30
  • Job type: Permanent position
  • Start date: September 2018


To apply please email a CV and covering letter to recruitment@maypoletravel.com

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Our mission is to provide groups with the highest level of service when arranging accommodation and tours, and at an unbeatable price. ”