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Travel Agent- Downyflake (Allentown)- Full Time

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AAA East Central
Posted: November 15 2016
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Position: Paid

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Job Description

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!

Description:

  • AAA East Central is looking for an energetic, driven, and sales-focused individual to join our team and provide Legendary Serviceas a full-time Travel Agent at our Downyflake (Allentown)branch office. This location operates between Monday-Saturday. Compensation is $11.38-$12.50 per hour, based upon experience, plus opportunities to earn incentives and commissions.

Responsibilities:

  • Proactively promote, sell, and secure reservations for a variety of travel services, including travel by air, bus, rail or ship; package tours, car rentals, hotels, resorts, and travel insurance
  • Plan domestic and foreign itineraries for clients' travel needs. Process requests for travel literature and brochures
  • Maintain knowledge of evolving travel industry, technology, and AAA policies, procedures, products and services
  • Operate automated reservation and ticket system. Use preferred vendor websites and other supporting web based systems and functions
  • Maintain travel documents, invoices, and client files in accordance with AAA standards
  • Sell domestic and foreign travelers checks
  • Take passport photos and issue International Driving Permits
  • Collect and disburse payments for travel arrangements as required
  • Balance and prepare daily deposits as necessary
  • Pursue opportunities to generate additional sales, including membership sales

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 communicationskills, both written and verbal
  • Sales-oriented, self-starter
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients
  • The selected candidate will be required to 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

AAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Company Description
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, new and exciting product and service offerings and team of dedicated, driven individuals with excellent customer service has resulted in continuous membership growth. We are seeking career-minded, service-driven professionals to join our team. AAA East Central is an affiliate of the national AAA network. We are united by a common mission and common values of excellent member service!

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