Carnival UK

Princess Cruises Reservations Advisor (Part Time & Full Time Hours)

Job ID 8139 Date posted 10/04/2024 Date closes 17/04/2024 City SOUTHAMPTON State HAMPSHIRE Country United Kingdom Job Type Full Time

Job Description

We recognise the value in having people with a variety of backgrounds, experience and skills in our business. That means the role requirements here should be seen as a guide, not a checklist. If you have more, less or different experiences, but really relevant skills, we’d love to hear from you.

We work flexibly and will help you to find a healthy balance of remote working and time in our fantastic Southampton office, collaborating, taking part in events and getting to know people that makes working with us so rewarding. We welcome the opportunity to discuss reduced hours and job share arrangements.

The Role

As a Princess Cruises Reservations Advisor your role is to provide exceptional customer service, enhancing guest experience, and delivering against sales & telephony targets.

Responsibilities include:

•   Demonstrating excellent customer service when answering inbound calls from both Guests & Travel Agent Partners
•   Build and maintain relationships with Guests, Travel Agent Partners, and other departments within the business, leaving a lasting impression
•   Demonstrate strong sales ability & efficiency, achieving sales & telephony targets
•   Service Travels Agent and Guests queries via webchat
•   Handle precise & special requests, demonstrating expert product knowledge

Our role categories range from CUK15 (entry level) to CUK1 (Brand President) so you can clearly see internal development opportunities. This role is a CUK13 and is offered on a full time & part time, permanent basis, with at least two days based in our Southampton office.

About You

Fresh ideas and different perspectives are what excite us most and help us to succeed. Alongside bringing these to the role, you’ll also need:

•   Previous experience working within both a customer service and a sales background

Being part of our team has its advantages…

We’re a holiday company so we know there’s more to life than work. Our comprehensive range of benefits are designed to help suport your personal and financial health and wellbeing.

•   Home and office-based hybrid working (minimum two office days)
•   Recognition scheme with prizes and awards
•   Employee Discounted Cruising plus Friends and Family offers
•   Regular office events including live entertainment, lifestyle events and charity partner fundraisers
•   Extensive learning and development opportunities
•   Employee-led networks
•   Employee Assistance and Wellbeing programmes
•   Company paid Health Cash Plan and health assessment
•   In-house Occupational Health help and access to digital GP
•   Life Assurance
•   Parental and adoption leave
•   Employee Shares Plan
•   Electric Car and Cycle to Work schemes
•   Onsite restaurant offering range of healthy cooked and grab and go meals
•   Discounted retail and leisure via discounts portal
•   Minimum 25 days leave, bank holiday allowance and holiday trading scheme
•   Contributory Defined Contribution Pension scheme
•   A friendly welcome with help settling in

#Job Functions:  Customer Service; Sales; 

About Us

Holidays are one of life's greatest pleasures, and having the chance to relax, escape and explore is a magical thing. There is no hiding that we love cruise, and we believe there is no better holiday than a cruise. In fact, we are The Love Boat.

In addition to offering a premium way to travel and explore the world, Princess Cruises distinguishes itself with its emphasis on personalised service, innovation and delighting millions of guests every year.  And this is precisely what our agile and tight knit teams do, onboard and onshore. We share high standards, heartfelt values and ultimately a passion for Princess Cruises.

As part of Carnival Corporation, our Culture Essentials describe the expectations we have for ourselves and of each other, in building a culture that supports safe, sustainable, compliant operations and celebrates diversity, equality and inclusion.

It's through the successful delivery of these extraordinary travel experiences for our target markets and our distinctive culture, that we hope to become Travel's Employer of Choice.

Now is the time to join our Princess community, and discover why The Love Boat is so loved by so many.

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