Aviation Exec Temporary

Location
Caterham, Surrey, England
Salary
£20000 - £25000 per annum + Immediate start!!
Posted
22 Aug 2019
Closes
06 Sep 2019
Ref
22407
Contact
Helen Cassin
Job function
Fares & Ticketing
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Temporary Aviation Executive required to start immediately for this successful Surrey based tour operator, reporting to the Aviation Manager, this role is primarily responsible for the management and processing of group seat blocks for company product ranges and for ensuring that airline ticketing is managed within airline and company guidelines. This role is a temporary 8 week contract however this could also open up more opportunities in the future for the successful candidate.

THE JOB:
The duties for this role include but are not limited to;
*Plan, source and negotiate with airlines for new and on-going product
*Control capacities between the airline and the Company's in-house systems
*Manage deadlines and releases
*Quote and manage requests for upgrades etc
*Resolve issues
*Ad hoc group seat booking
*Confirm & action aviation email inbox
*Confirm upgrades & deviations
*Airport hotel bookings for passengers with mis-connect and Tigerbay processing
*Book ad hoc space for holiday extensions
*Book domestic add-ons
*Research routes and prices for product development
*Check GDS Queues


EXPERIENCE:
*Amadeus trained within basic/advanced operating, fares and ticketing with emphasis on tour operator/group fares and operations
*Thorough understanding of group/technology agreements with airlines
*Understanding/working knowledge of air operating procedures involved with group tours
*Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office including Excel
*Team player who can build strong relationships internally and externally
*Able to work under own initiative and within tight deadlines
*Flexible with a commitment to quality
*Problem-solver who questions processes in the desire to achieve efficiencies
*Effective communicator both verbally and in writing
*Highly organised with the ability to assimilate a variety of tasks, the flexibility to meet changing priorities as demands dictate and an ability to work well under pressure

PERSONAL SKILLS:
*Empathetically and professionally providing a high level of service delivery
*Committed to upholding professional standards and act as a service role model for others
*Collaboratively at all levels
*Take responsibility/own up to mistakes
*Organised and methodical with excellent attention to detail
*Think about the customer in all decisions
*Flexible attitude, taking on ancillary tasks as and when required in a good-natured way

THE PACKAGE:
The salary for this temporary position is £20000.00 - £25000.00 dependent on experience and this role requires an immediate start!

INTERESTED?
If you would like to be considered for this fantastic Aviation Executive role please follow the link and click "apply" send your CV to Helenc@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk or call Helen Cassin on 01293 850647 for more information.

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