Business Travel & Groups Consultant

Location
Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England
Salary
Market Rate
Posted
04 Jan 2018
Closes
01 Feb 2018
Ref
LF-19909
Contact
Lauren Franks
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Are you a passionate Business or Leisure Travel Consultant with experience in group bookings and strong GDS knowledge? Do you live local to Tunbridge Wells and are tired of the commute into London? Would you like to save money on increasing commuting costs as well as gaining more time for yourself?

My client is an independent Travel Management Company offering conferences, events and business travel around the world. They are currently looking for a Business Travel and Groups Consultant to join their team. Previous group booking experience and knowledge of a GDS (ideally Amadeus) is essential for this role.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
*Dealing with key business travel clients over e-mail and the phone
*Taking enquiries for UK and international based hotel and conference itineraries
*Liaising with hotels/venues regarding conference itineraries
*Confirming conference reservations
*Booking of international/domestic fights using Amadeus CRS
*Liaising with airlines to get the best rates for group travel

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
*GDS knowledge essential, preferably Amadeus but cross-training available
*Rail knowledge, preferably Evolvi but training available
*Excellent presentation and negotiation skills
*Excellent organisational, communication and telephone skills
*Commercially aware to develop client relationships
*Excellent knowledge of windows applications including Word and Excel
*Ability to work within defined rules, whilst offering a superb client service
*Working to deadlines and be accountable, be able to work as part of a team
*Strong administration skills of a varied nature

PACKAGE:
The successful candidate can expect a basic salary along with company benefits such as free staff parking and staff discount on worldwide holidays after successfully completing their probation period.

Hours of work: Monday to Friday 0900 - 1800

INTERESTED?
To apply for this role please follow the instructions or email a copy of your CV to Laurenf@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

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