Emergency Travel Agent / Consultant - Essex
Our client, the UK’s leading 24 hour Medical Repatriation Specialists, have a fantastic opportunity to join them as an Emergency Travel Agent / Consultant.
They specialise in emergency medical travel arrangements for injured persons overseas. The role involves using your expertise to ensure a feasible Itinerary is offered for travel within 12-24 hours of receiving the request for the injured passenger.
This position is hugely rewarding for those with the ability to work within a strong team that are at the top of their skill set, but also to use their own initiative and thrive with multiple challenges.
The ideal candidate will have exceptional customer service and communication skills, Amadeus GDS (preferred) or equivalent GDS experience, highly motivated and be used to working in a busy environment. Must be able to work on their own initiative but also as part of a very strong dynamic team.
They work shifts which offers maximum downtime - The shift pattern is four “12” hour shifts followed by four days off.
The shift times are: Early 0800 -2000
Late 2000 – 0800 (Normally work one bank of late shifts in three/ four once trained)
Medical Emergency Travel Agent / Consultant Criteria
- Customer Focus Essential
- GDS experience - Amadeus (Preferred) – Cross GDS Training given
- Specialist sector – experience in Business Travel/Events Travel/ Marine Sector would be beneficial.
- Challenging role ability to use intuition essential.
- Ability to manage time to adhere to deadlines
- Fares and ticketing knowledge essential
- Professional telephone manner
- Extensive training offered to the right candidate.
Medical Emergency Travel Agent / Consultant Benefits
- Salary range - £16 - £23000
- Great Working Environment
- Four on Four Off shift pattern – maximising down time
- Free Parking
- Local Job
- Company Pension
For a fully confidential discussion on these positions, please email your full current CV and covering letter as soon as possible.
Please ensure your CV is up-to-date and tailored to the position you are applying for. Remember to include recent salary history and any other relevant details.
Previous job titles that will be considered for this role include but are not limited to: Business Travel Consultant, business Travel Agent, Marine Travel, Travel Agent, Reservations Consultant, Reservations Agent, Reservations Executive, Holiday Advisor, Travel Telesales, Travel Executive & Retail Travel Agent.
Due to volume of applications, only suitable applicants will be contacted.