Trade Missions Travel Consultant

Location
Kent, England
Salary
Market Rate
Posted
27 Dec 2018
Closes
24 Jan 2019
Ref
21360JOE
Contact
Joe Bartholomew
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Do you have experience within the Travel Industry? Do you have experience using a GDS flight system? Do you live in the Kent/Surrey earlier and looking to get away from the London commute?
A well-established Leisure & Business Travel company based out in Kent are look for a Trade Missions Travel Consultant to join their Group/Business Travel department.

Organisation and sales of group and individual travel for Government and private sector arranged for Trade Missions and exhibitions.

Responsibilities:
*Arranging individual and group travel by: Booking flights using GDS on a group and individual basis
*Ticket issue and despatch. Reissues when required
*Managing flight manifests
*Sourcing hotels to match client needs location & budget
*Making group and individual hotel bookings including managing rooming lists
*For group bookings, negotiating with the hotel to obtain the most favourable T&C's
*Compiling suggested itineraries and quotations for those diverging from the standard itinerary
*Calculating cost to be paid by the delegate and any Government subsidy applicable
*Supplier payments, invoicing (split invoicing and package invoicing) and keeping records updated
*Managing booking and financial reports for client
*Obtaining group quotations and submitting to client in a proposal format
*Obtaining group T&C's for airlines and hotels - reading, understanding and giving salient points to clients for their approval
*Booking airport transfers and other transportation
*Provision of travel and visa advice
*Establishing strong relationships with clients:
*Ensuring high levels of client satisfaction
*Understanding client needs to anticipate requirements and identify opportunities
*To encourage repeat business


Skills & Experience:

*2 years travel experience
*Experience of using GDS system (ideally Amadeus)
*Excellent administration skills (Word and Excel) Excellent attention to detail essential
*Excellent communication skills - written and verbal
*Ability to prioritise and balance workloads to meet KPIs and other deadlines Strong relationship building skills

The Package:

A competitive annual salary will be offered depended on experience.

Interested:

To apply for the position of Trade Missions Travel Consultant Click 'apply' to submit your CV.
This role is being managed by Joe@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk / Tel: 0203 887 9444
Please note that only candidates who meet the shortlisted requirements will be contacted

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