Travel Tour Consultant: Sales

Yampu Tours- Los Angeles, CA
Full-time, Commission

Yampu Tours is excited to announce the opening of our West Coast office in Los Angeles and we are looking to fill positions for Tour Consultants to join the LA team! Our ideal candidate will have traveled to at least two of our destinations, have a drive to succeed and will be ready to work in a professional environment. You will learn how to create custom itineraries and use our software to its highest potential. This is a full-time position in our LA office that is perfect for someone either looking to begin a career in the travel industry or someone who is looking to move to a dynamic company planning experiential travel. After comprehensive training, you will transition to Tour Consultant position and deal directly with clients.

We offer a “boot-camp” training for the position in our Vermont office, where you will learn all about Yampu and the skills you need to succeed. Once training is complete you will work closely with the Senior Tour Consultants where you will learn from their expertise and begin to design itineraries for our clients. This is an office position based in our new Los Angeles location.

To the qualified candidate, we offer:

  • Competitive salary and commission structure
  • Monthly/Biannual bonus for hitting the team and individual sales targets
  • Benefits for qualified employees including Health Care, Dental and Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Familiarization (FAM) trip opportunities
  • Career advancement opportunities within the company
  • Opportunity to work with our in-country offices for discounted rates on personal vacations

Job Duties:

  • Learn about our destinations in detail, work with product department to learn about exciting new options available for clients
  • Create Custom Itineraries as directed by supervisor
  • Follow up duly with clients
  • Assist with evaluating Itineraries including pricing received from in country associates
  • Assist with financial aspects of bookings
  • Collaborate with appropriate departments to coordinate all client documents
  • Meet sales goals
  • Other sales projects as determined by supervisor

Qualifications/Abilities :

  • Sales experience in an office job
  • Proven ability to meet and exceed sales goals
  • Must be able to show enthusiasm for travel and have traveled to at least two of our destinations
  • Associates degree or higher preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office products and ability to quickly master new computer systems
  • Customer service skills
  • Results focused
  • Good time management skills
  • Excellent writing skills

To apply please send a brief cover letter to careers@yampu.com outlining previous sales experience in an office job and any Yampu destinations you have traveled to (if any). Applications without a cover letter will not be read. Salary depending on experience and qualifications.

Entry level positions available to candidates who do not have sales experience but who have a drive to succeed and grow within the company!