TRAVEL SALES & OPERATIONS ASSOCIATE

Recruiter
Nettours Ltd
Location
RG24 8PE, Basingstoke
Salary
Based on experience, negotiable. Permanent, part- or full-time position.
Posted
25 Sep 2019
Closes
25 Oct 2019
Job function
Sales
Contract Type
Permanent

ROLE & DUTIES:

  • Travel sales (including travel retail)
  • Support the entire business with travel sales, product development and operations experience
  • Assist in outbound operations by overseeing all business and administration aspects, such as sales, tour operations, travel trade support, including bookings & reservations
  • Drive and enhance business growth, revenues and profitability, utilising:

- sales expertise

- product & destination knowledge

- a wealth of channels and technology  

  • Manage reservations, airfares & ticketing (IATA) as a GDS expert, including:   

- queues, refunds, rebooking, changes, contingency management (e.g. cancelled / missed flights), ADM investigation etc.

  • Continually enhance personal knowledge in relation to new destinations, travel products & services Worldwide
  • Support the implementation and management of marketing campaigns and initiatives to increase company awareness online and offline basis, demonstrating skills across social media and email marketing  

    BACKGROUND & EXPERTISE:

  • Highly experienced in travel sales
  • Extensively experienced in travel and tourism (including operations)
  • Creative and strategic thinker
  • Complex problem-solver
  • Excellent in communication of all sorts
  • Experienced and knowledgeable in travel products & development
  • Track record of driving business growth
  • Track record of client and partnership engagement

    QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS REQUIRED:

    Qualifications:

  • Degree or diploma in Travel & Tourism OR Management (sales and/or marketing)
  • GDS (Amadeus and/or Worldspan) experience and the ability to use the GDS extensively without help and supervision required

    Skills:

    IT Skills: Microsoft Office Suite, GDS: Amadeus and/or Worldspan Language Skills:  Proficiency-level / fluency in written and spoken English

    HOURS: 

    M-F/(SAT): 09:00 – 17:00, which is to be extended, rota based longer and/or Saturday shifts will be required, however can offer some flexibility as per agreement

    PLACE OF WORK: 

    Basingstoke, Hampshire, United Kingdom

    SALARY: 

    Based on experience, negotiable. Permanent, part- or full-time position.

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