Groups & MICE Sales Executive

Location
Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
Salary
£18000 - £25000 per annum + Additional bonus and company benefits
Posted
31 May 2018
Closes
28 Jun 2018
Ref
20519GTH1
Contact
Gemma Thelwell
Job function
Facilities
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Are you from an Events, MICE or travel sales background? Do you have experience of arranging meetings, events and conferences? Have you got specialist knowledge of handling group bookings for a variety of meetings, incentives, conferences and events including accommodation, flights, transfers, tailor-made itineraries, and tickets? Are you looking to work for a renowned Travel company in the Manchester area? This could be the perfect role!

Job Details:
*Providing accurate quotations and selling MICE group packages.
*Venue sourcing and advising the best available products to match an enquiry.
*Managing changes to bookings e.g. flight and accommodation amendments and handling all administration.
*Responsibility for maintaining own product knowledge through a variety of learning resources
*Taking responsibility for growing the in-house business through regular communication with DMC partners and hotel contacts to build strong working relationships.
*Problem solving when clients arrive in the resort.
*Attending head office and supplier events to engage with suppliers to build on relationships and product knowledge
*Other reasonable duties as directed by the Groups Manager.
*This role may involve occasional overseas travel on educational and familiarisation trips.

Experience required:
*Experience of working in Travel Sales or in the MICE industry
*Experience selling or working within conferencing and events.
*Experience of Group reservations (ideally specialist groups such as sport and hospitality groups)
*GDS experience (preferably GAL) - to obtain best possible flight options
*Have experience of putting together complex tailor-made enquiries to a variety of worldwide destinations
*Microsoft packages, competent IT skills

Package:
The successful candidate can expect an attractive salary dependent on experience. You will be part of an expanding business, with the opportunity for career progression.

Interested?

To apply for the role please contact Gemma at Travel Trade Recruitment on 01619236120 or email gemma@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

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