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ABOUT THE COMPANY

cazenove+loyd is a well established, specialist tour operator. We offer our clients the highest levels of personal service, creating bespoke itineraries for the three regions in which we operate, Africa and Indian Ocean, Central and South America, and South and South East Asia. The company’s success is founded on a combination of the knowledge of the Destination Experts, their ability to translate this into unique experiences for our clients, and excellent relationships with our suppliers.

Current Vacancies: Trainee Destination Expert - Africa + Indian Ocean Department

ABOUT THE ROLE

The Trainee Destination Expert is a crucial member of the team. They provide support to the Destination Experts, and ensure that the team runs smoothly. The role provides an excellent opportunity to gain the knowledge and experience necessary to become a Destination Expert. However, it is in itself a challenging position, requiring the ability to manage your own workload, often under considerable time pressure. A willingness to ‘pitch in’ and assist as required, and to maintain a cooperative and professional manner is essential. Subject to performance in the post, and the availability of opportunities, you will normally undertake one overseas ‘educational’ trip in your first year.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

The ideal candidate will have a real love for travel and ideally and more specifically travel in Africa.

• An excellent telephone manner

• Excellent time management skills and ability to self-organise

• Sharp eye for detail, especially when working to tight deadlines

• Confident and effective communicator in written and spoken English

• Numerate, and confident performing and checking simple calculations

• Experience of using Microsoft Office or similar business software

If you are interested in applying please send your CV and covering letter by email.

This role is for employment from June 2014.