Student travel Account Manager

Recruiter
Location
Kent
Salary
Market related
Posted
11 May 2017
Closes
11 Jun 2017
Ref
jo21689
Contact
Daniel Davis
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Contract

Job Purpose

New Frontiers are currently recruiting for a student travel Account Manager.

The post-holder will be responsible for putting together study tours for UK based student groups.

A key part of the role is to increase new business and manage existing accounts.

Much of your work will involve liaising with UK school and college academic staff; UK, and European accommodation suppliers.

The successful candidate will also be working with; flight, rail, coach operator’s, visitor attractions, and overseas agents.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

Manage your own portfolio of key accounts, ensuring all client requests are responded to effectively and making sure enquiries, quotations and bookings are administrated in line with company procedures.

  • Work with the Tours General Manager and Director to achieve customer and company targets and KPIs.
  • Liaise closely with lecturers and other clients to tailor an educational travel package to meet client needs, carrying out research as necessary.
  • Dealing with clients via telephone, email and letter promptly and professionally.
  • Calculate and provide accurate quotations, ensuring that documentation is sent promptly.
  • Work closely with suppliers and the Operations Department regarding transport, accommodation and visits to ensure programmes run smoothly.
  • Ensure accurate data capture and entry into our database and administration system.
  • Undergo training as necessary to maintain product knowledge and comply with Health & Safety policies and procedures.
  • Gain a full understanding of the other roles, responsibilities and duties within all departments relevant to student tours.
  • Actively participate in the weekly quality control meetings and other departmental meetings.
  • Make familiarisation visits in the UK and abroad as directed.
  • Manage the out of hour’s phone service on a rota basis.

To apply

For a fully confidential discussion on this 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.

Not the job for you?

If you recommend someone who isn’t known to New Frontiers and we go on to place them in a role (plus they pass their probationary period, T’s and C’s apply), we’ll send you £100 of vouchers as a massive thank you!!

Ask them to forward their most recent CV to daniel@newfrontiers.co.uk mentioning YOUR name so we know who’s recommended them. We’ll call them straight away to find out how we can help.

PLEASE NOTE!

Due to volume of applications, only suitable applicants will be contacted.

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