French Speaking Flights Consultant

Location
Cheshire, England
Salary
£17000 - £19000 per annum + plus company bonus and benefits
Posted
06 Sep 2019
Closes
04 Oct 2019
Ref
21735
Contact
Lisa Harding
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
French speaking flights consultant required for a successful travel company based in Cheshire. Are you an experienced Travel Consultant with a sound knowledge of worldwide airfares and experience of booking these via GDS? Do you want to work for a leading, established independent Travel Company, based in West Cheshire, providing airfares and ancillaries to the Travel Industry? This is an excellent opportunity to work in a customer focused role, in an office based environment, using your flight reservations, travel operations and French language skills. Be rewarded with a competitive salary, bonus, great working hours and more!

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The focus of this role is to effectively service flights and ancillary travel arrangements for French and English speaking customers either via the telephone, email or internet and manage the bookings effectively.
- Answering sales support telephone line.
- Monitoring email folders and responding to queries appropriately.
- - Understanding agents/operators flight needs and advising appropriate solutions.
- Constructing nett fares from airline fare-sheets.
- Using GDS to check availability, make bookings and issue tickets
- Liaising with Finance Department over payments and refunds.
- Offering support to other departments (i.e. Reservations, Groups, Finance) as business demands.


EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
The successful candidate will have previous Travel Industry experience, ideally within a Tour Operations or Business Travel environment. You will need to be a committed, enthusiastic and supportive team member, with knowledge of GDS (Galileo, Amadeus, Sabre). We will also consider applicants with a proven track record in sales and customer service and who are fluent in French & English, both written and oral.

THE PACKAGE:
You will be offered a competitive basic salary (dependent on experience), plus bonus and benefits including 22 days holiday, rising to 25 with service. This is an exciting time to join, with excellent career prospects!

INTERESTED:
Please follow the instructions to apply, attaching your CV. For any questions please contact Lisa on 0161 9236120 or email Lisah@traveltraderecruitment

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