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EF Education First

EF Education First

Sales & Business Development
Toronto, ON, Canada · Canada
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024
Travel Sales Consultant, Individual Sales Team
EF Go Ahead Tours
Toronto, Canada
Start Date: August 1, 2024
**For consideration, applicants must live/ relocate to Toronto, Canada prior to their start date
For over 30 years, EF Go Ahead Tours has guided adult travellers across the globe via carefully crafted group travel itineraries. Our travellers range from young professionals to retirees, solo travellers to entire families, travel enthusiasts to those stepping off their first flight. We believe the best way to learn about the world is to experience it and every day we come to work hoping to help as many people as possible do just that.
The Role:
As a member of our high-energy, collaborative and competitive sales team, you will play a critical role in developing customer acquisition and retention strategies while simultaneously identifying opportunities to improve the customer experience. Your daily activities will involve making outbound sales calls to potential travellers who have expressed interest in group travel through our website and marketing efforts. Additionally, you will help maintain interest by continuing the relationship with our past loyal travellers in booking their next Go Ahead Tour.
Responsibilities:
  • Independently manage your book of business while simultaneously bringing in new business
  • Maintain and practice high outreach, follow-up phone conversations
  • Utilize consultative selling techniques to prospect and initiate product interest
  • Consistently achieve or exceed sales goals
  • Develop an integrated sales strategy to accomplish your goals
Qualifications:
  • Strong verbal communication skills (must be able to connect with a diverse range of individuals via telephone)
  • Intrinsically motivated to hit goals
  • Demonstrates personal accountability
  • Analytical with adept problem-solving skills
  • Ability to independently plan, organize and prioritize work
Why You’ll Love Working Here: Perks, Benefits
Work in our Toronto office where you’ll enjoy comprehensive professional development, frequent social programming and our employee-run “EFinity” groups: Black@EF, LGBTQ+@EF, Latinx+@EF, API@EF, Accessiblility@EF, Jewish@EF, Faith@EF, Indigenous@EF, Parents@EF and more.

You can also expect:
  • Eligibility for our Workplace Flexibility Program: our pilot hybrid work model with up to two days working from home per week, after your initial onboarding
  • Robust professional growth opportunities including monthly trainings, workshops, and inspiring talks with global leaders and experts
  • Four weeks paid vacation your first year, ten paid holidays, and two floating holidays
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage, along with life and disability insurance
  • Paid international business travel
  • Wellness benefits and a yearly fitness reimbursement
  • EF program discounts including travel, language schools, childcare, and more
  • Dependent care, healthcare, and commuter flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Discounts at local venues and businesses
About EF Education First
At EF we believe that the world is better when people try to understand one another. Since 1965, we have helped millions of people see new places, experience new cultures, and learn new things about the world and about themselves. Our culturally immersive education programs—focused on language, travel, cultural exchange, and academics—turn dreams into international opportunities.
When you join EF, you join a multicultural and diverse community working across 600 schools and offices in 50 countries, all with one shared mission of opening the world through education. Whoever you are, whatever you are passionate about—we welcome you and want you to bring that to work every day. EF is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to inclusion and belonging across race, ethnicity, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, ability, parental status, experience and everything else that makes you unique.
Founded in Sweden in 1965, EF has schools and offices around the world, including hubs in Boston, London, Mexico City, São Paulo, Shanghai, Stockholm, Zürich, and more. Learn more at https://ef.com