Travel Product Executive - Multi-lingual Speakers

Location
London (Greater), London (Central), Surrey
Salary
Up to £22k + benefits
Posted
28 Mar 2017
Closes
28 Apr 2017
Ref
PTR 2335
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Our client is a leading, forward thinking and dynamic tour operator, now seeking a pro active Travel Product Executive to join their friendly and busy team in their state of the art offices. This exciting travel opportunity is ideal for a travel professional working in reservations or reception for a hotel or for a wholesale tour operator seeking career progression.  We would also consider tourism graduates or customer service/sales professionals looking to get into the industry as training is provided. Give your travel career a boost and apply today!

Each day will not be the same, duties include:

  • Build relations with key hotels in the UK, Ireland and Europe.
  • Assist to place ad hoc group bookings.
  • Undertake purchasing tasks for Groups Sales, Account Development  and Customer Delivery.
  • Negotiate the lowest possible rates and flexible T&Cs in order to maximise margins. 
  • Assist with the Contracts Manager with series buying when needed.
  • Improve supplier relationships by representing the company at appropriate travel events.
  • To send options, confirmations, amendments and cancellations out to suppliers.
  • Attending Familiarisation trips, networking events and trade shows in order to enhance existing supplier relationships as well as create new relationships.

Essential Requirements:

  • Experience in reservations, contracts, groups, product, customer service or sales within a tour operator, hotel or travel agency.
  • We would consider hotel receptionist and reservations.
  • Fluency in an additional language to English is preferred but not essential.
  • A good knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Highly accurate with an excellent attention to detail.

Benefits:

  • Career development and progression
  • Pension contribution
  • Health care
  • Season ticket loan
  • Sociable working hours – Mon-Fri
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Travel perks
  • Day off for your Birthday
  • Cycle to work scheme

To apply click APPLY NOW, any questions give us a call on 0208 393 9925 and our dedicated team can assist in locating the right opportunity for you. www.platinumtravelrecruitment.co.uk