Account Travel Manager - Events

Location
Wokingham, Berkshire, England
Salary
£24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted
11 Aug 2017
Closes
08 Sep 2017
Ref
18810. ESA2
Contact
Emily Savage
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Events Travel Account Manager required in Berkshire now for an expanding independent travel group. Have you got experience dealing with a mixed business travel client base? You MUST have a good understanding of fares.

The completion of the whole process as requested by clients for proposed meetings and events. The booking, ticketing, re-issuing, invoicing and reconciliation of air and rail itineraries around the globe, for specific events and meetings. This would involve both group and individual traffic and working within budgetary constraints.

Account Managers are responsible for managing the travel logistics for the whole event from beginning to end and they will liaise with our clients and also directly with individual delegates by email and by telephone. They will be required to follow crisis management procedure as required and assist affected travellers accordingly.

At the end of each event, the Account Manager is responsible for reconciling the costs and creating an Excel spreadsheet detailing the costs (travel revenue report).

Account Managers are required to be able to communicate well at all levels, demonstrate good organisational skills and be able to concentrate and work accurately under pressure.

Knowledge and Skill Set:

·Excellent organisation and presentation skills & basic knowledge of Excel
·Thorough working knowledge of GDS in a corporate travel environment, including ticketing, re-issues and refunds
·Basic level accountancy and numeracy skills
·Excellent customer liaison techniques
·Highly effective oral and written communication skills at all levels
·Ability to work on own initiative but as part of a team and to think and act coherently and effectively when under pressure
·Good travel background with excellent travel destination knowledge and experience of the air supplier network

Computer systems utilised:

·Travcom (in-house accounting system)
·Microsoft Outlook/Word/Excel
·GDS (Sabre) for air and rail (SNCF & DB apps)
·Trainline
·Fedex shipment software

INTERESTED?
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CONTACT INFORMATION:
This role is being managed by: Emily on 01293 850647 emily@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

PLEASE NOTE:
Due to the volume of applicants received, only suitable candidates will be contacted.

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