Group Travel Specialist

Location
London, England
Salary
£22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted
29 Aug 2017
Closes
26 Sep 2017
Ref
19381CW
Contact
Charlotte Williams
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Specialist Group Department in operating groups from the sales stage, to designing itineraries, account managing and travelling with the groups to Central Europe where required. The role has plenty of scope to grow and develop in a friendly, dynamic team environment which is highly motivated and professional.


JOB DESCRIPTION:
Your core responsibility will be to efficiently quote FIT or Group enquiries and to make consequent bookings and reservations for hotels and other ancillary service.
*Acquisition and development of new and existing accounts - Series and Ad hoc Groups
*Create itineraries for Group Travel, including the design, quotation and operation
*Accompany the groups on their trip (where required)
*Negotiating and confirming group contracts with international suppliers (flights, hotels, rail, excursions etc.)
*Organise and attend workshops and trade shows

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
*Experience in a similar role working directly with customers and suppliers is essential
*Knowledge of Europe and a second language is an advantage
*Galileo and ticketing knowledge preferred, but not essential
*Excellent English language skills.
*Travel & Tourism degree or relevant travel industry experience preferable
*Excellent organisational skills with good attention to detail


THE PACKAGE:
*The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive starting salary up to £25,000.
*Good travel perks and FAM trips
*5 weeks holiday
*Fantastic office location!


INTERESTED?
If you feel you meet the specific job requirements and would like to be considered please click on 'Apply' and attach an up to date copy of your CV.