TRAVEL DIRECTOR

Location
City of London, London, England
Salary
Market Rate
Posted
10 Sep 2019
Closes
08 Oct 2019
Ref
TNT390
Contact
Nicola Townsend
Job function
Management
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
TRAVEL DIRECTOR
CORPORATE TRAVEL
LONDON/NEW YORK
COMPETITIVE SALARY PACKAGE

THE JOB
This is an exciting new opportunity for an experienced travel team manager to join the growing travel division of a Global Events, Lifestyle and Travel business within their vibrant London office. In this exciting and fast-paced role, you will share your time between London and New York, managing your own team of travel managers. This is a hands-on position, where you'll utilise your own extensive travel booking and GDS (Galileo or Smartpoint) knowledge. You will be responsible for coaching and mentoring your team, streamlining processes, ensuring that the quality of work is to the highest standard and performance management. Additionally, you'll work closely with the senior management team on budgets, forecasting and reporting and will collaborate with sales and marketing, identifying new business opportunities, contributing to campaign ideas and representing the company at networking events.


ABOUT THE COMPANY
Our client is a travel specialist, whose interesting and varied client portfolio spans corporate, leisure, VIP and events travel. Offering a tailor-made, personal service, their knowledgeable and dedicated team strive to ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction.


WHAT EXPERIENCE DO I NEED?
*Proven track record of managing a team of travel consultants
*Working knowledge of Smartpoint or Galileo GDS
*Extensive knowledge of booking tools and travel systems
*Good industry knowledge of suppliers and hotels
*Superb communication skills, with the ability to build strong working relationships
*Ability to travel to New York on a regular basis


WHAT'S IN IT FOR ME?
In return, you'll enjoy a competitive salary package, extensive travel opportunities and the chance to be a part of a growing, dynamic team where your contributions are recognised and rewarded.

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Progressive Travel Recruitment (a trading name of Progressive Personnel Ltd., est. 2005) is a leading international travel and hospitality recruitment company with offices in the UK, USA, Canada, United Arab Emirates, South Africa and The Maldives.