Travel Consultant

See your career take off with Barrhead Travel!!

Barrhead Travel, The Holiday and Tailor Made Travel Specialists are delighted to advertise that their store in The Fort Shopping Centre is seeking Travel Consultants to join them.

After opening their first branch over 40 years ago they are immensely proud to have such a dedicated customer network and a loyal work force at the forefront of their family run business. It is thanks to their continued growth, they now employ over 850 staff across 61 locations throughout Scotland and most recently they opened our latest superstore in Newcastle.

They realise that the quickest way to grow their company is to grow their people. In addition to their bespoke training and personal career development, their teams have the freedom to not only sell, but also experience the best available products on the market.

Job Description:              

  • Creating tailor made itineraries to suit your customer’s needs in a face to face environment
  • The more you sell the more you earn
  • Offering exceptional customer service - your customers will want to keep coming back to you when they book their next holiday
  • Ensure enquiries are dealt with in a precise manner, understanding your customer’s needs
  • Ensure sales targets are met and exceeded

Experience Required:   

  • They are looking for candidates with a minimum 1 year travel sales experience ideally in a retail environment
  • A genuine interest and passion for travel is essential
  • The confidence, determination and drive to succeed!

What they can offer:

  • An exciting growing company, that cares about its staff and will always and put you first. A company that offers excellent progression opportunities for those that want it and believes work should be challenging and fun.
  • Competitive salary with excellent uncapped bonus
  • Exciting overseas educational trips
  • Excellent training and development
  • Personal development opportunities
  • Generous staff discounts on travel, travel products and services
  • Increased holiday allowance with long service
  • 20 Days annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Pension Scheme

Did you know? In 2016 alone staff from a range of their branches enjoyed educational events to visit new aircraft, test drive new hotels and soak up the atmosphere in fantastic destinations including; Jamaica, Las Vegas, The Seychelles, Dubai, China and Thailand to name just a few.

Don’t miss your chance to join an award winning company, selling a product you love, whilst reaping the rewards of an extremely generous bonus structure within a fun & exciting company.

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, then get in touch today.

Typical working hours: 

37.5 hours per week 

Must be fully flexible to work days, evenings and weekends

How to apply: 
To apply simply go to www.barrheadtravel.co.uk/careers or call the Talent Acquisition Team on 0141 223 6655

General Opening Times

Monday
09:00
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22:00
Tuesday
09:00
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22:00
Wednesday
09:00
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22:00
Thursday
09:00
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22:00
Friday
09:00
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22:00
Saturday
09:00
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20:00
Sunday
10:00
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19:00

Store opening times may vary. Food, cinema and leisure will be open later – please check retailer websites for further details.

Additional opening times

Glasgow Fort Store opening times may vary. Food, cinema and leisure will be open later – please check retailer websites for further details.  

For December Opening Times, please click here.

Please note that some retailers may vary from these times.

Search below for the shop details or view the full list of retailers

Getting here

Glasgow Fort
Junction 10 M8
Glasgow
G34 9DL
0141 771 7777
  • Car

    Glasgow Fort is located adjacent to Junction 10 of the M8, 5 miles to the east of Glasgow City Centre (35 miles west of Edinburgh). Satnav G34 9DL. Parking is free and we have over 2,500 parking spaces.

     

  • Train

    There are trains to Easterhouse rail station from Glasgow Queen Street every twenty minutes. To check train times, visit the National Rail website

     

  • Bus

    Buses run to and from Glasgow Fort frequently. Click here to view the bus services and routes. 

    A Dunns bus service also runs from Cumbernauld to Glasgow Fort every Saturday. You can find the timetable on their Facebook page

     

Facilities

There are baby changing facilities within the public toilet area, Mamas & Papas and also at Boots.

We have 2,500 parking spaces - all of which are absolutely FREE.

We are proud that our car park has been issued the Park Mark, an award given by the Police to car parks that have achieved the standards of the Safer Parking Scheme, designed to reduce crime in car parks.

We also have bicycle racks located near M&S, VUE Cinema, and beside the public toilets near Zara and The Body Shop. 

The cash machines at Glasgow Fort can be found beside Fort News, at the side of Three Store, at M&S and within Poundland.

There are photo booths next to both Barrhead Travel and Frankie & Benny's.

The public toilets at Glasgow Fort are found between The Body Shop and Zara.

We now have wifi available for all our customers.

Services

Some stores have a click and collect service available. Click here for more information.

If you have lost something while visiting Glasgow Fort, please contact our Customer Service Team on 0141 771 7777.

Please note that we will ask for proof of ownership to make sure we give property back to its rightful owner.

Glasgow Fort giftcards are now available. Purchase yours online, or from the Centre Management Suite located next to Zara and The Body Shop. 

Accessibility

Wheelchairs are available to hire from the Management Suite, located between The Body Shop and Zara.

 

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