Business Travel Consultant

Location
Birmingham, West Midlands, England
Salary
£21000 - £23000 per annum + Great benefits!
Posted
18 May 2018
Closes
15 Jun 2018
Ref
20432
Contact
Kate Caiger
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experienced Business Travel Consultants and Reservations Consultants who work on a GDS, we want to hear from you!! Are you looking for an opportunity for a change? Would you like to work for a great company with a competitive salary package? Do you want to work for a market leading, international business travel company working on Government accounts? We are seeking skilled Business Travel Consultant ideally Galileo trained (but can be Amadeus or Sabre), who and are looking to progress their career on new business travel accounts. This is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate offering an excellent salary a wide reaching benefits package.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
*Processing of flight reservations from point of enquiry to completion of ticketing.
*Provide quotes and itineraries for flight requests, actively seeking cost effective alternatives to direct routings for all travellers.
*Process hotel and car hire bookings ensuring the use of client contracted suppliers is made at all times.
*Advise on, and process passport & visa applications.
*Handle refund and query requests ensuring all deadlines are met.
*Processing Low Cost reservations ensuring correct and accurate documentation is raised to support these bookings.
*Maintain open and honest communication with the Manager and Team members
*Actively participating in team meetings, and sharing knowledge with others to benefit the team.
*Ensure all reservations are accurately handled and deadlines met
*Provide the client with correct documentation relevant to their travel.
*Maintain compliance with client travel policy, and completion of all reservations in accordance with ISO standards
*Always provide appropriate fares and routings with alternatives where applicable.

EXPERIENCE:
*Prior Business Travel experience or reservations background
*You will need to be able to process & complete flight reservations through to ticketing stage
*Able to handle enquiries for hotels and car hire along with passport & visa queries
*Experience of admin and query handling would also be of benefit
*GDS trained - ideally Galileo
*Passion for travel
*Excellent level of geography


THE PACKAGE:
This is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate offering an excellent salary up to £23,000p/a dependent on experience. Further to this a wide reaching benefits package and the chance to work in a lovely office.

INTERESTED?
To be considered, please follow the instructions TO APPLY by attaching your CV or e-mail your CV to kate@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk - For more information please call Claire at Travel Trade Recruitment on 0121 450 9776.


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