The Auto Club Group Leisure Travel Agent - Port Charlotte in Port Charlotte, Florida
The Auto Club Group (ACG) provides membership, travel, insurance and financial services offerings to 9 million members and customers across 11 states and 2 U.S. territories through the AAA, Meemic and Fremont brands. ACG belongs to the national AAA federation and is the second largest AAA club in North America.
We want YOU to be our Travel SME (Subject Matter Expert)!! *
What do you get in return? *
Support of a Strong, Respected Brand Behind You!
Comprehensive Training and Support from Day 1 and Beyond
Travel Continuing Education Opportunities to Include Familiarization (FAM) Trips, Certification, Professional Designations & Specialist Courses
Strategic and Branded Partners and Systems Training
A Lead Management Prospecting Tool
Personalized Marketing/Promotional Materials/Top Customer Promotional Collateral
Corporate Direct Mail to Members Including Special Promotions, eNewsletter, Collateral and Advertising
Personalized Auto Club Group Webpage and more...
Primary Duties and Responsibilities: *
Sales position engaged in selling travel to Members and nonmembers utilizing Professional Selling Skills.
Actively pursuing opportunities to establish and strengthen customer relationships through selling and consulting.
Supporting all ACG Branded Products and Services in a professional and service oriented manner.
Utilizes Professional Selling skills from beginning to end to determine client’s vacation needs, create a memorable vacation, close the sale and build customer relationships.
Provides outstanding customer service through product knowledge, industry news and destination expertise.
Sells AAA Branded Products & Services and ACG preferred Suppliers.
Proactively seeks sales opportunities through various avenues to include, walk-ins, outbound client calling, client retention, self-marketing and customer referrals.
Meets and exceeds Minimum Adjusted Sales Goals.
Supports and embraces AAA Auto Club Group Preferred Supplier program, AAA Branded Product & Services, preferred automation methods and all other Travel Agency strategy initiatives.
Proactively works travel campaigns and leads provided through Lead Management system.
Utilizes task management to support the sales process and complete system generated tasks in a timely manner.
Participates in travel industry programs, product and supplier training, ACG specific training programs and Continuing Education opportunities to increase knowledge becoming “the source” to clients for all their travel needs.
Ensures all Accounting documents, client files and POC profiles are completed accurately and timely.
Participates in all trade show functions, and other promotional events as created by Auto Club Group to increase sales and promote travel products.
Preferred Qualifications: *
Travel school graduate preferred
Travel sales experience
CRM systems experience preferred
Galileo experience preferred
Work Environment: *
Office environment. Limited travel to industry seminars, training, shows, events and Continuous Education opportunities. Branch hours vary by location and may include evenings and weekends.
High school diploma or the equivalent.
Must qualify, obtain, and maintain all applicable state licenses required for selling and/or servicing Auto Club Group products.
- At least 2 years professional sales experience
Knowledge and Skills:
Ability to aggressively pursue sales through proactive marketing
Effective skills to build long term customer relationships
Excellent customer service skills
Computer and Internet Skills
Ability to manage time in a fast paced environment while maintaining high quality results
The Auto Club Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits packages including a base salary with performance based incentives; medical/dental/vision insurance, 401(k), generous time off, a complimentary AAA Membership and much more!
The Auto Club Group, and all of its affiliated companies, is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Organization: *Field Operations Region 2
Title: Leisure Travel Agent - Port Charlotte
Location: FL-Port Charlotte
Requisition ID: 1800008S