Hotel and Conference Booking Consultant
We have an exciting opportunity to join a leading Travel Management Company based in Manchester as a Hotel and Conference Booking Consultant. This brand new position will help our client develop their group accommodation and events income stream, while taking responsibility for supporting other members of the department by building and converting accommodation quotes, both as standalone requests and in conjunction with travel package enquiries. The successful candidate will be responsible for converting new enquiries into revenue and profit, negotiating supplier rates, providing high quality and competitive quotes to prospective customers. On offer is a competitive pro rata salary of up to £19k, plus excellent benefits. Please call us today for more information or apply online.
Role of Hotel and Conference Booking Consultant:
- Qualify group accommodation and conference requests to ensure full understanding of requirements
- Use product knowledge to suggest ideas, services and solutions to prospective customers
- Negotiate favourable rates and services with group accommodation suppliers
- Deliver high quality, professional and competitive quotes to prospective customers
- Convert sales opportunities to confirmed business in line with team and departmental targets
- Collect customer payments as required
- Build relationships with customers to ensure continued repeat business
Skills required for the role:
- Experience in the travel industry, ideally in roles which include an element of hotel and conference booking
- Experience of negotiating favourable supplier rates and terms regarding changes and cancellations
- Good level of computer literacy and software, including Microsoft Word & Excel
- Excellent level of grammatical English.
- Strong geographical & destination knowledge.
- Experience of working towards targets and deadlines.
If you’re interested in learning more about this Hotel and Conference Booking Consultant opportunity, please contact Succeed Recruitment Solutions or press the apply online button now!
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