Rothschild Safaris is a boutique, luxury travel company that focuses on crafting unique trips for its travelers. We specialize in Southern and Eastern parts of Africa but also have a strong presence in South America and India. Travel Designers construct bespoke trips for new and existing clients of Rothschild Safaris. Each trip is custom built to the preferences and budget of the traveler. The Travel Designer must be extremely well-versed in East and Southern Africa countries including South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Kenya, Tanzania, and Namibia. A Rothschild Travel Designer must have detailed knowledge of many safari brands and camps throughout the countries aforementioned. Additionally, the successful candidate will possess strong knowledge of South America and India. Core functions of Travel Designer: • Create custom trips for new and current clients of Rothschild Safaris. Each trip must reflect the unique preferences of the traveler with group size, age, and budget taken into consideration. • Call and email new and current clients of Rothschild Safaris with bespoke itineraries to Africa and South America. • Contact safari camps, hoteliers or other vendors to check on availability for trip dates. • Work with client to book airfare for the trip. • Collect deposits and final payments from travelers. • Work with customer service team to ensure trip is handled with a personal touch and all details are attended to.
Required Experience: • 3+ years (strongly prefer 5) experience selling custom African Safaris (ideal candidate will also have strong knowledge of South America and India). • Bachelor’s Degree. • Ability to sell at least $2m in revenue annually in luxury travel industry. • Strong verbal and written skills. • Strong computer skills, comfortable working with CRM’s and Microsoft suite.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: Depends on experience
Rothschild Safaris is an award-winning, luxury travel company based in Denver, Colorado with offices in Australia and South Africa. We provide memorable guest experiences across the globe with an emphasis on wildlife, culture and conservation.
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