Reservations Manager

Sutton, London (Greater)
£excellent - apply for details
03 Jul 2018
03 Aug 2018
Job function
Full Time
Contract Type

Reservations Manager – Adventure Travel – Sutton

Reservations Manager is required by one of the UK’s leading travel specialists offering a wide range of inspiring travel programmes who have been operating for over 35 years. The Travel Reservations Manager will lead well-established travel reservations and sales team aiming to achieve commercial sales and reservations goals.  The ideal Reservations Manager will have a can-do attitude and have a proven track record in managing a travel sales team.

The key responsibilities for the Travel Reservations Manager are:

  • Undertake the day to day management of the travel reservations and sales team to maintain quality standards, including staff performance, training needs, providing guidance and motivating staff
  • Manage and oversee the day to day workloads, ensuring all travel sales enquiries are responded to within required time-frames and that all travel sales opportunities are maximised
  • Monitor travel sales team members performance and discuss this during fortnightly 1-to1 meetings
  • Ensure that reservations are maximised
  • Assist with recruitment and training of new staff
  • Attend and represent the company at trade and public exhibitions/shows/open-evenings
  • Organise and minute weekly Sales and Operations meetings to promote good working practices and a shared knowledge across both teams

The key skills required for the Travel Reservations Manager are:

  • Experienced people manager ideally in a travel reservations or sales role
  • Sound organisation skills and flexibility, with experience of managing multiple work streams
  • Excellent written and verbal English
  • Ability to thrive on working in a pressurised environment and to strict sales and reservations targets
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Proven ability to mentor and supervise staff

To apply for the Travel Reservations Manager position please click on the link below or call Travel Futures on 0208 835 7010.

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