EVENT TRAVEL MANAGER

Location
London, England
Salary
Market Rate
Posted
23 Jan 2019
Closes
20 Feb 2019
Ref
TNT304
Contact
Nicola Townsend
Job function
Management
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
EVENT TRAVEL MANAGER
TRAVEL MANAGEMENT
LONDON
COMPETITIVE BASIC SALARY PLUS BONUSES

This is an exciting new opportunity for an experienced business travel professional to join the Events division of a renowned travel management company within their vibrant London based team.

In this fast-paced and varied Event Travel Manager role, you will be coordinating and managing group travel arrangements for a diverse portfolio of clients. You'll be responsible for the full project management and coordination of groups of up to 1000 passengers, including all air and rail travel requirements through GDS (Sabre). Utilizing your extensive business travel experience, you'll build strong working relationships with clients and colleagues, negotiate with suppliers, prepare proposals and quotations, as well as manage your own budgets and project financials. This is an outstanding opportunity for a business travel specialist, who is keen to become a groups expert.

ROLE REQUIREMENTS:

*Experienced in Business Travel with good working knowledge of GDS, ideally Sabre
*Comfortable handling complex travel programmes
*Superb communication skills, both written and verbal
*Highly organised and able to prioritize workloads in order to meet deadlines in a fast-moving environment
*Agile and able to work outside core hours during events when required
*Event registration software experience (preferably Cvent) and additional languages would be highly beneficial
*Prior Groups experience is desired

In return, you'll enjoy a competitive basic salary plus excellent bonus opportunities and the opportunity to join a thriving Events business in the City.

Nicola Townsend is recruiting this Event Travel Manager role in London

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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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