Airline Contract Executive

7 days left

Location
Swindon, Wiltshire, England
Salary
£19000 - £22000 per annum
Posted
04 Oct 2018
Closes
25 Oct 2018
Ref
SH24
Contact
Simon Hurst-Grover
Job function
Fares & Ticketing
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Airline Contract Executive
Swindon
To £22k

A global travel business in Wiltshire requires an experienced airline contract executive to provide airline and airfare knowledge and support to their departments as well as understand and analyse the pricing strategy, margins and volumes associated with each contracted air product.

Responsibilities will include:
*Supporting Global Product Team with all flights queries
*Manage flight requests for Staff travel
*Ability to upsell different classes or alternative airlines, deviations from packages, amendments to existing bookings, pricing/routing questions.
*Creating and Updating product with up to date flight prices to ensure sales accuracy.
*Update Airline sales statistics and variances to target all sources
*Assist with issues and escalate where necessary to Aviation Contract Manager
*Updating product with up to date flight prices to ensure sales accuracy
*Estimate 'Outside of System Range' flight rates.

Skills and Experience required:
*Communication skills essential
*Good organisational skills
*Must be adept in use of MS Office 2000 or later, particularly Excel and Word, Internet and email.
*Proven background working in a similar role with a demonstrable knowledge of airfares and airlines contracts
*GDS Galileo experience is preferred however not essential
*Able to understand profit and loss calculations and basic business finance, e.g., gross margin percentages and calculations.

Simon Hurst-Grover is recruiting for this Airline Contract Executive role in Swindon. Click to apply



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Progressive Travel Recruitment and 14fiftyseven (trading names of Progressive Personnel Ltd., est. 2005) are leading international travel recruitment and PA/household recruitment consultancies with offices in the United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, South Africa and The Maldives.

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