Hours : 15 hours per week on a shift basis including evenings and weekends
Location : Brighton
Contract type : Perm
Salary : 14,500 - 15,000 pro rata depending on skills, experience and behaviours
This recruitment is carried out on a rolling basis so please apply as soon as possible to avoid missing out
Retail Sales Consultant
We're Virgin Holidays. And this is no ordinary travel sales role. Join us as a Retail Sales Consultant, and you will help our customers to once-in-a-lifetime experiences from luxury Caribbean beaches to African Safaris. It isn't just our customers who can experience this our team get the amazing opportunity to use seven standby flights to travel anywhere on the Virgin network. The targets you have to meet are ambitious. But for those that succeed, the rewards are impressive.
The Retail Sales Consultant Role
Join us in a concession in a department store or supermarket and you wont just be a sales person. Youll be an entrepreneur, marketing guru and dreamweaver, using your imagination to set the scene for the customers perfect holiday. You'll know all our products like the back of your hand, and you will suggest ways for our customers to upgrade their holiday that really fit with their preferences. You will also drive new business through helping out with attention-grabbing events. Above all, youll surprise and delight our customers at all times making sure they get the real star treatment.
The skills youll need
Youve worked in a commission-based sales environment, you understand the long-haul product and you can deliver impressive levels of customer service. Above all, you have the people skills and imaginative flair to sell luxury holidays.
About Virgin Holidays Retail
Virgin Holidays Retail. Its a bold idea: concessions in department stores and supermarkets throughout the UK, offering mind-blowing holidays from family thrills and attractions in Florida to honeymoons in Zanzibar. Whether using magic touches or augmented reality sales tools to amaze every customer, were blazing a real trail in the luxury travel market.
There is a great five week full time training course for this position which you will need to commit to:
Week one: In Crawley on a development week facilitated by the Learning and Development team.
Week two : Days 1 3 on TBOX training in a virtual learning environment from home. Days 4 and 5 in store with one of our Retail University Professors.
Week three : In store with a Retail University Professor experiencing in store training.
Week four : In store with one of our managers.
Week five: With a Retail University professor and end of Induction exam.
(Please be aware that the order of the training may vary depending upon start date)
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