World Expeditions

Job Role: Adventure Travel Sales Consultant

Company Info:

World Expeditions is one of the world’s leading adventure travel companies offering ground breaking itineraries on every continent. The company has been operating small group trekking and adventure travel holidays and vacations since 1975.

We are widely recognized for ground breaking Responsible Tourism initiatives. In particular, the award winning Community Project Travel Program helps to improve the living conditions of some of the world’s most remote communities

Today, with offices around the globe, we offer more than 500 stand alone itineraries; small group active adventures and expeditions, cycling and walking tours and cultural journeys. Each itinerary has several scheduled departure dates throughout the season.

Supported by some of the world's most experienced and respected adventurers, including mountaineers Peter Hillary and Tim Macartney-Snape working with us as specialist guides, World Expeditions’ has helped shape the adventure travel industry standards since its inception almost four decades ago.

Our all-inclusive, no hidden extras pricing policy combined with longer, creative itineraries and the use of quality ground services attracts people who have high expectations of their travel experiences.

In 2004, we became the first adventure operator whose product was being distributed on Lonely Planet’s Travel Services section on their website.

World Expeditions is truly global company with offices in London, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth, as well as Auckland, Ottawa and Montreal.


Job Description:


Are you passionate about adventure travel, trekking, cycling and travelling off the beaten track?

World Expeditions is one of the world’s leading adventure travel companies with over 35 years in the business and offices around the globe. With a staff of dedicated and passionate travellers, this is a perfect opportunity to mix business with pleasure!

We are currently looking for a full time sales consultant to join our SW London based team. Ideally we are looking for someone with a proven track record selling travel/adventure travel and experience of tailor making itineraries would be a distinct advantage. You will be responsible for all aspects of sales, reservations and customer service and will need to demonstrate the following skills:

• Be passionate about adventure travel

• Ability to respond to phone and email enquiries

• Ideally experience of working in a target based sales role and a drive to succeed in sales

• Perform well under pressure & meet tight deadlines

• A confident approach to building strong client relationships

• Be able to offer our clients the highest level of service

• First hand travel experience to at least 3 of the following World Expeditions destinations – Nepal, India, Himalaya, South America, Africa, Asia, Polar regions.

• Excellent attention to detail

• Ability to use initiative & work unsupervised

• Great communication, written English and organisational skills

• A background in travel and CRS experience is preferred but not is not essential

Excellent salary and benefits, along with travel opportunities. If you think you fit the bill, please forward your CV, covering letter and please include a detailed travel CV showing all your TRAVEL EXPERIENCE to gordon@worldexpeditions.co.uk



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