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Talent Bank Retail Sales Consultant - Standalone V Room Stores

Ref V Room Talent
Contract Type Permanent
Salary range £0-£20,000
Job Type Sales
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Would you like to join our Talent Bank?

We’re always on the lookout for talented Sales Consultants to join our Retail Stores and whilst we may not currently have a vacancy in your preferred location, you can register your interest here by applying to join our Retail Store Talent Bank for our Standalone V Room Stores.

By completing an online application we will be able to review your skills and experience against our requirements and invite matching applications to attend the first stage of our recruitment process. This means that successful applications will be ready to progress to interview as soon as a vacancy arises.

Successful applications will be held in our Talent Bank for a maximum of 12 months, during which time we will endeavour to match candidates to their preferred vacancy but we’ll contact you as soon as a suitable position becomes available.

Please register your interest by applying for future roles in the below areas for our Standalone Stores:
  • Bluewater
  • Bristol
  • Glasgow - Braehead
  • Lakeside
  • Leeds Trinity
  • Meadowhall
  • Merry Hill
  • Metro Centre
  • Trafford Centre
Salary: £14,500 - £15,000 per annum (pro-rata for part time hours) plus commission and excellent benefits
Contract type: HOLDING POOL
Hours: Part and Full Time positions available (please indicate your preference when applying)

In a nutshell

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 return 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.
Day to day

Join us in a standalone store and you won’t just be a sales person. You’ll be an entrepreneur, marketing guru and Dreamweaver, using your imagination to set the scene for the customer’s perfect holiday. You'll know all our products like the back of your hand, and you’ll 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, you’ll surprise and delight our customers at all times – making sure they get the real star treatment.

About you

The ideal candidate will have previous experience of working in a commission-based sales environment with an understanding of the long-haul product and the ability to deliver impressive levels of customer service. Above all, you will have the people skills and imaginative flair to sell luxury holidays alongside being committed to achieving targets and overcoming challenges.

Additional information
All successful applicants will need to commit to undertaking our fantastic four week full time training course. This will include travelling to our Head Office in Crawley where some of the training will take place.
The perks

At Virgin Holidays we work hard, but have rewards in place so that you can play hard too. Our employees receive up to 7 flights a year to a wide range of Virgin’s glamorous global destinations which is more than enough to satisfy the most extreme wanderlust. Beyond a whole world of travel opportunities, we also offer a competitive benefits package including pension plan, childcare vouchers and excellent discounts across the Virgin Group of companies.

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