Travel Agent- Downyflake PA- Full Time

Employer
Location
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Sep 21, 2016
Closes
Nov 20, 2016
Ref
50855594
Category
Operations
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
Not Specified

AAA is a strong and vibrant member service organization, providing automotive, travel, insurance, and financial products and services to millions of members for over 100 years. AAA's reputation and stability, along with new and exciting innovations, are a result of the career-minded, service-driven professionals on our team. AAA East Central is an affiliate of the national AAA network with offices across the U.S. We are united by a common mission and common values of excellent member service!

Responsibilities:
  • Promotes, sells, arranges and secures reservations for a variety of services including travel by air, bus, rail and boat, car rentals, hotel and travel insurance
  • Plans domestic and foreign itineraries for clients' travel
  • Orders, obtains and distributes stock
  • Advises clients on a variety of package tours including cruises and makes necessary arrangements
  • Sells domestic and foreign travelers checks
  • Takes passport photos and issues International Driving Permits
  • Collects and disburses payments for travel arrangements as required
  • Balances and prepares daily deposits as necessary
  • Processes requests for travel literature and brochures
  • May be asked to operate automated ticket systems and/or to serve as information coordinator for these systems
  • Pursues opportunities to generate additional sales, including membership sales
  • May be asked to deliver Travel Agency documents


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Qualifications:


Qualifications:
  • Minimum 1+ year Travel Agent work experience OR travel school training OR previous travel industry experience, such as airline customer service, OR extensive personal travel experiences--please describe in cover letter or resume
  • Strong PC & Internet skills; Experience with an automated reservation system, such as Apollo experience preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Sales-oriented self-starter
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively with clients
  • The selected candidate will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen


Benefits:
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-term disability coverage
  • Flexible spending account
  • Paid holidays, sick days, vacations
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Free AAA Plus membership
  • Employee assistance program


'Creating members for life by exceeding our members' expectations through valuable products and legendary service'





AAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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