VACATION TRAVEL INSTITUTE

PAID TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

Apply by July 2, 2022

Fox World Travel’s Vacation Travel Institute will provide the training & education needed to step into an exciting role as a Vacation Travel Advisor – in 8 weeks, with training starting this August!  Train in person at our headquarters in Oshkosh, WI or virtually from one of our other six other locations in WI. COME JOIN US!!!

The training program builds a foundation to grow into other positions within a development program that could guide you through additional job transfers for goal of long term Vacation Travel career development growth.

Career “Travelers” will be hired as regular, full-time, paid associates from the start of training. This unique opportunity provides candidates an investment in their future & the future of Fox!

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A DAY IN THE LIFE OF THE VACATION TRAVEL INSTITUTE ASSOCIATE:

  • Provide exceptional travel services for vacation itineraries.
  • Responsible for meeting client needs, building value and strengthening Fox World Travel in a way that balances the needs of clients and expectations of the organization.
  • Respond to client travel requests for reservations including airline, hotel, car, cruise, tour, and others.
  • Actively plan and sell leisure travel services including accommodations and insurance.
  • Support Fox World Travel preferred suppliers to ensure quality vacations for clients.
  • Remain informed of all airline rules and regulations; rail services; vendor loyalty programs; security, DOT and documentation requirements; current affairs. Communicate information to clients accurately, appropriately and professionally.
  • Maintain client profiles utilizing our CRM, ensuring special requests and reward program information are included.
  • Strong knowledge of destination geography.
  • Handle large amount of information with strict attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Maintain awareness and adherence to Fox World Travel procedures, programs & policy guidelines
  • Effectively multi-task while managing time and pressure and maintaining a professional rapport with clients.
  • Ensure optimum customer service through effective use of computer systems and positive verbal and written communication.
  • Maintain a favorable and collaborative working relationship with team members in all departments to foster an environment of trust and mutual respect.
  • Enhance the organization’s reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Update knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks.
  • Drive standards and best practices whenever possible and effectively foster a culture of engagement.
  • Recommend new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of operations and services performed.
  • Other duties, projects and alternate assignments as determined by business need.

THIS OPPORTUNITY IS IDEAL FOR THOSE WHO:

  • Successful completion of Fox World Travel’s Vacation Travel Institute (VTI) 8+/- week training program. We will walk you through this paid training!
  • Effective communication and exhibit excellent customer service skills while promoting and selling travel products and services.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong verbal and written communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Friendly and professional demeanor.
  • Ability to maintain work volume and quality consistent with standards and expectations.
  • Skilled in usage of a personal computer and various software packages to include demonstrated proficiency of all Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Willingness and ability to travel to destination locations; ability to travel by airplane, boat, rail and/or car up to 15-25% of time.
  • Ability to communicate with confidence and create a credible impression to clients.
  • Possess effective listening skills with ability to determine root cause quickly, check for shared understanding and address misunderstandings promptly
  • Ability to work flexible hours within a scheduled shift.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry practices, as well as an understanding of vendor knowledge, booking process, insurance packages, etc.
  • Highly productive in a self-directed work environment.
  • Good sense of geography and workings of travel industry to understand how to plan trips and construct itineraries
  • Self-motivated; demonstrate initiative with a strong commitment to personal goals, objectives, and work ethic

The training program builds a foundation to grow into other positions within a development program that could guide you through additional job transfers for goal of long term Vacation Travel career development growth.

WE ARE FINDING A WAY TO EXPAND THE REACH OF THE TRAVEL INDUSTRY!

We have the knowledge

You have the desire, passion and drive

Together, we can soar to make this the best trip for your career!

 

OUR 2021 VTI GRADUATES!

 

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