Travel Sales Specialist – German-Speaking

Where: Nairobi, Kenya

Do you enjoy the buzz of closing a sale? Do you enjoy interacting with people from different cultural backgrounds?
Would you like to join a multicultural and passionate team in an entrepreneurial environment where boundaries in
the global travel industry are challenged and new ideas and out-of-the-box thinking are welcomed and encouraged?

Who are we?

Enchanting Travels is a passionate, vibrant and innovative company that specializes in creating exceptional tailor-made journeys for discerning travelers to exotic destinations in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Founded in 2004, we have made the travel dreams of thousands of guests from around the world come true. We rely on outstanding team
members who are passionate about what they do – we are a multicultural team with 130 team members from 17
nationalities working from our offices in the US, Germany, India, Argentina and Kenya.

If you want to find out more about what our guests say about us, follow this Link. Furthermore, this Stanford Business School Case Study will give you an insider perspective into our company.

What’s the position?

We are currently searching for ambitious Travel Sales Specialists to join our team in Nairobi. As a Travel Sales Specialist you will get to know our guests’ travel dreams and understand what makes them tick, and from there, create a tailor-made proposal based on their personal interests and your first-hand knowledge of Africa. This is a fantastic opportunity if you love sales and enjoy planning trips and making travel dreams come true!

Your goal is to generate sales and ensure all guests return home having had an enchanting travel experience which
exceeded their expectations, and thus motivates them to return as our guests again.

Why would you want this job?

Who doesn’t love talking about travel? And for you this is an opportunity to do it as a career! This is a really unique
sales opportunity for many reasons – here are a few!

  • The people you work with. We are a very dynamic international and multi-cultural team where you will be
    challenged and have countless opportunities to broaden your horizons.
  • Support for your growth. Our pool of managers, trainers and coaches will guide and support you while
    pursuing a personalized approach to help you succeed and grow. Furthermore, we invest considerable time
    and resources in the growth and development of our team.
  • Flexible working hours. After the initial training, you will have considerable flexibility in your working hours.
  • Having an impact. You create memories of a lifetime for our guests through the joy and wonder of
    personalized travel which often have a deep impact on their lives. Furthermore, we listen to our team
    members’ ideas and suggestions, irrespective of their seniority which gives you an opportunity to shape
    your own and our company’s path.
  • Immersing yourself in Africa. You will be based in Africa and have an opportunity to delve into this colorful
    and vibrant continent, feel its rhythm and explore breathtaking safaris, culture, nature and beaches at your
    doorstep.
  • Attractive compensation. We offer a solid base salary with an uncapped variable incentive and a benefits
    package.

What do we expect from you?

  • You have 3+ years of sales experience and have excelled in this role
  • You are passionate about travel and have first-hand knowledge of travel destinations in Africa
  • You enjoy communicating with people with diverse backgrounds and personalities and have outstanding
    communication skills. This entails assertiveness, excellent listening and persuasion skills and the ability to
    bring travel experience to life and build trust.
  • You have a fluent command of the German language
  • You are ambitious and persistent – reaching the minimum goal is never enough for you and you strive to
    exceed expectations
  • You thrive on guest satisfaction
  • You have outstanding mental agility which enables you to connect the dots – the insights you gain about our
    guests’ travel dreams and the experiences possible in multiple travel destinations

What’s next?

If you are interested and meet the criteria specified above, please send your application to recruiting-africa@enchantingtravels.com. Your application should include your CV and a Letter of Motivation in English and
German explaining why you are interested in this opportunity and why you believe you would be successful in this
role.

We look forward to receiving your application and to getting to know you!

Contact Us

Our team of experts can help answer any questions you might have. Please fill out the form below and a consultant will respond shortly.

Give us a call:

US & Canada: +1 888 263 2574
UK: +0 800 098 8486
AUS: +1 800 044 986

Send an email:

contact@enchantingtravels.com