Are you interested in working in the travel industry? Do you enjoy working with a small team? Do you love exploring, learning, and talking about travelling to other countries? Tradesco Tours is a family owned and operated tour operator company that been serving the tourism industry in North America since 1985. We specialize in Central and Eastern Europe and customized deluxe packages to Southern Africa offering travel packages, escorted and hosted tour programs for both groups and individuals. We offer a full range of services from hotel reservations to cultural programs and everything in between.
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With over 30 years of experience and knowledge, we are one of the longest operating Tour Operator companies in North America specializing in Europe
We are a family run small team with a passion for travel
We believe in flexibility and work life balance
We are looking for a motivated team member whose main area of focus will be general office duties specifically related to promoting, discussing and selling our European travel products.
Specific duties will include:
providing knowledge and advice about our products in a professional manner over telephone and email,
writing up proposals, creating quotes, and putting together well designed travel itineraries,
project management (i.e., following through of a single booking from start to finish)
imputing reservations into our travel reservation system software
client relationship management, and
general office duties.
The ideal candidate has a minimum 5+ years of experience working in a travel agency or other travel related field and 5+ years of administrative experience.
Excellent customer service skills including strong verbal and written communication skills in English,
Strong understanding of basic mathematics (including an understanding of currency exchanges, markups, commission, etc.)
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word)
High degree of accuracy and attention to detail are required
Strong knowledge of European geography
Russian or other European language is a plus.
Other important information regarding hours: This position is from 8 am to 12 pm Monday - Friday. On occasion throughout the year, we will need to up hours from 8 am to 3 pm for certain weeks.
The Location Tradesco Tours is located in the heart of downtown Davis. Parking Permit is provided.
Why Should You Apply
Growth and learning opportunity
Join a team with an appreciation for travel and work life balance
Family owned and operated, great small team
Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $18.00 to $22.00 /hour