CONTRACTS MANAGER GROUPS - TRAVEL COMPANY

Location
Edinburgh, Scotland
Salary
£35000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted
13 Sep 2018
Closes
11 Oct 2018
Ref
SH008EDI
Contact
Simon Hurst-Grover
Job function
Purchasing
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
GROUPS CONTRACTS MANAGER
DESTINATION MANAGEMENT COMPANY, LONDON OR EDINBURGH
£35-40K

This is an excellent opportunity to join the fastest growing DMC in the UK, Ireland and USA, offering comprehensive accommodation and ground handling services for touring groups, city break groups, special interest groups, conferences and incentives.

This groups contracts manager role can be based in either London or Edinburgh, and has responsibilities include sourcing suitable new hotel partners for collaboration, and contracting the best negotiated rates and availability. You'll also build and maintain relationships with existing key hotel suppliers, reviewing performance analysis and monitoring of sales/availability as well as keeping up to date with new hotel developments and openings to grow opportunities.

To be considered for this Groups Contracts Manager job, you'll need:

*Superb negotiation and face to face communication/interpersonal skills with a positive attitude
*Established in the UK market with at least 2-3 years' experience contracting hotels and allocations for groups in the UK
*To work independently as well as within a team, multi-tasking in a fast paced environment
*Strong commercial acumen and numeracy skills to match
*Full and clean UK driving license; estimated travel is 10-12 weeks per year around the UK
*Highly competent with Microsoft Word and Excel

Simon Hurst-Grover is recruiting for this groups contracts manager job, which can be based in either London or Edinburgh. Click to apply.



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