Group Operations Executive

Location
South London, London, England
Salary
£23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted
23 Apr 2018
Closes
21 May 2018
Ref
20362
Contact
Helen Newton
Job function
Operations
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experienced Group Operations Executive required for a brilliant opportunity to work for a major European Inbound Tour Operator handing tours on behalf of international clients travelling into Europe and the UK.
A well-established company based in South West London that are best known for handling ad hoc special interest tours to Europe including a vast variety of themes including music, history, the arts, politics, gardens, architecture, religion, literature, university educational tours and performing choirs & orchestras.
THE ROLE
This role will be to work with a variety of markets to create a successful ad hoc or series tour using your skills to maintain strong relationships with both clients & suppliers. Particular attention will need to be paid to time management, attention to detail, customer service and assuring that deadlines are met
*Handling of all types of general & special interest groups to the UK from the client enquiry stage, including costing, creating & writing of itineraries to operation of all services and final invoicing
*Operating groups to the whole of Europe from all markets
*Ensuring the tour is operated within budget
*Researching special interests for specific client interests
*Negotiating rates with suppliers including hotels, coaches, restaurants, guides, entertainment venues etc.
*Building close working relationships with clients and suppliers
*Attending workshops, site inspections and preparing and attending Fam trips

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
*Fluent English and either German, French, Portuguese or Italian
*Good geographical knowledge of the UK and Europe
*Previous costings & operations experience of the UK and Europe
*Tourplan - desirable

THE PACKAGE
*Salary range up to £27,000 depending on experience
*Lunch vouchers to the value of £250 per year after 6 months
*Contribution towards private health care after 6 months
INTERESTED?
Call - 0203 887 9444
Email - helen@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk
Click - "Apply Now"

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