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Join the Team at Diveplanit Travel

Diveplanit Travel is a specialist scuba diving travel agency and wholesaler. Its founders, Deborah Dickson-Smith and Simon Mallender are widely travelled scuba divers and passionate ocean advocates. Our tight-knit team has personal knowledge of all the dive resorts and liveaboards we recommend to customers, either from personal experience or from feedback gleaned from their many returning customers.

Specialising in tailor-made diving holidays for individuals and groups, the Diveplanit Travel team pride themselves on finding the best travel combination for each client, taking care of everything along the way, from airfares and accommodation to dive equipment and the very best itineraries.

Diveplanit operates a virtual office, with all employees enjoying the following benefits:

  • Flexible working days/hours
  • Large degree of autonomy
  • Great supporting team
  • Opportunity to travel on (dive) famils

Positions available:

International Dive Travel Consultant

We’re looking for an experienced travel consultant to assist with scuba travel and flight bookings. 

The successful candidate would be working remotely, specialising in dive travel. Experience in this specialist category is preferred but not essential, however advanced knowledge of flights is essential.

DAY TO DAY ACTIVITIES

  • Responding to new travel enquiries involving contacting dive operators, hotel suppliers, car hire and transfers.
  • Creating air and land quotes in GDS and comparing with other providers (e.g., airlines direct)
  • Booking air travel & managing bookings in GDS (queues, etc)
  • Checking alternative booking options to maximise commission
  • Putting together packages with optimal margins to suit specific requests
  • Quoting NIB Travel insurance
  • Booking all elements of the customers’ travel itinerary
  • Updating the booking database with special attention to money due dates and payment deadlines
  • Creating itineraries and documentation 

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Must have at least 5 years in retail/leisure travel
  • Must have advanced-expert user of a GDS – preferably GAL
  • Preferably well travelled and a diver

 AVAILABILITY

  • Available daily to check queues and progress bookings 
  • Flexible to put in hours as demand requires
  • Can work remotely – anywhere 

Please send your resume and application to simon@diveplanit.com