Senior Travel Consultant (Sport and Music Events)

Location
Westerham, Kent, England
Salary
£24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted
25 Oct 2017
Closes
22 Nov 2017
Ref
46605
Contact
Sarah Smith
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Senior Travel Consultant - Sports and Music Events

Westerham - Kent

Job role

This exciting, young, start-up venture with the aim of redefining the incentive and event travel market is looking for an experienced Sabre trained Senior Travel Consultant to join this brand new team. Their mission is to afford their customers with access to some of the most prestigious sports and entertainment properties around the world whilst providing seamless travel service solutions for groups and individual clients. The successful candidate will be recruited to help define and develop from the outset service and product concepts and shall have huge scope for personal autonomy and growth. A genuine interest and knowledge of sports and entertainment is required as well as a passion and drive to help deliver world-class experiences with best in class customer service.

Senior Travel Consultant (Sports & Music Events) - Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the lead point of contact for all travel product related enquiries
  • Work in consultation with the MD in the development of "off the shelf" travel packages
  • Be capable of designing bespoke travel solutions to meet the client brief
  • Secure and issue documentation for all travel segments on behalf of the client
  • Assume responsibility for the entirety of the customer journey from the initial enquiry through to return journey dealing with any change management in between
  • Research and identify potential new product opportunities worldwide and build an excellent supplier rapport
  • Negotiating group rates with service providers
  • Must be trained in the Sabre GDS system

Senior Travel Consultant - Music & Travel Ecents - Skills and Experience

  • Advanced proficiency in Sabre GDS across all product areas (Hotel, Flights, and Car Rental)
  • At least 3 years experience working in a travel agency/business travel environment
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • A solid knowledge of sports and entertainment events worldwide
  • Ability to effectively troubleshoot in a timely manner
  • Some experience in group, meeting or event travel is preferred
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Pro-active and flexible can do attitude (this is a start-up company)
  • Willingness to continually develop product knowledge
  • Fluency in another language (beneficial not mandatory)
  • Preferably educated to degree level

Compensation Package:

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