Travel Operations Executive

Location
Putney, London, England
Salary
£25000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted
30 Jul 2019
Closes
27 Aug 2019
Ref
53539
Contact
Shannon O'Callaghan
Job function
Operations
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


Group Travel Operations Executive, Putney, Up to £26k
Experienced Group Executives Required! This role will be to work with all markets operating groups for key clients and new clients alike to create a successful ad-hoc or series tour & using your skills to maintain strong relationships with both clients & suppliers. Particular attention will need to be paid to time management, attention to detail, customer service and assuring that deadlines are met. Salary to £26k for this Monday to Friday role plus benefits.


Group Speaking Travel Operations Executive Responsibilities:

  • The handling of all types of general & special interest groups to the UK
  • Managing the whole travel lifecycles, from the client enquiry stage, including costing, creating & writing of itineraries to operation of all services and final invoicing
  • Operating groups to the whole of Europe
  • Ensuring the tour is operated within budget
  • Researching special interests for specific client interests
  • Negotiating rates with suppliers including hotels, coaches, restaurants, guides, entertainment venues etc
  • Building close working relationships with clients and suppliers
  • Attending workshops, site inspections and preparing and attending Fam trips

Group Speaking Travel Operations Executive Requirements:

  • Fluent English and ideally a European Language
  • Good geographical knowledge of the UK and preferably Europe
  • Previous costings & operations experience of the UK and preferably Europe
  • Team player
  • Ability to use initiative and to work creatively & independently
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Attention to detail & excellent customer service
  • Ability to travel when required
  • Proven organisational skills


To be considered for this great role please apply online or email shannon@candm.co.uk

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