Groups Business Travel Consultant

Location
Coventry, West Midlands, England
Salary
fantastic benefits!
Posted
30 Sep 2019
Closes
28 Oct 2019
Ref
21690p
Contact
Kate Caiger
Job function
Operations
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Do you have a passion for Events and Business Travel? Have you handled large group travel bookings on Galileo? A new and exciting opportunity is now available for a Group Travel Consultant to work with one of the fastest growing independent travel management companies in the UK. This role is based close to the Coventry area.
The Role:
Providing a high touch service to all clients, offering a consultative and knowledgeable experience throughout the group travel and flight fulfilment process. Working closely with the flights team providing a proactive approach to workloads, ensuring a strong team spirit whilst sharing knowledge amongst the wider events team.
Key Accountabilities:
*Central point of contact for clients, suppliers and internal team members.
*Booking of group reservations through Galileo GDS and other systems.
*Management of travel suppliers and negotiation of fares and terms and conditions.
*Setting and implementing group travel schedules and general practices.
*Budget management and reconciliation.

Additional Duties:
*To ensure that all administration, both internal and external is of the highest standard.
*To identify and manage work load priorities for the wider team and escalate issues as they arise.
*To develop and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues in the appropriate offices.
*To be able to work flexible hours when necessary.
*To provide a meet and greet airport service as required
*To increase productivity.
*To ensure all invoicing is accurate and up to date.
*To manage credit card reconciliation.
*To ensure all SLA's and KPI's are consistently met.

Person Specification:
*A minimum of three years of corporate travel experience is a must.
*A proven track record in delivering group flights projects.
*Proficient with using the Galileo GDS, along with the airline specific web-based and drop-through systems.
*Experience in using the Microsoft Office suite, Excel and Word in particular.
*Strong administration, communication and attention to detail skills.
*Excellent fare and ticketing knowledge, including published, net, group and consolidator fare types.
*Ability to balance and effectively prioritise a heavy and pressured workload to meet deadlines.

INTERESTED?
To apply for the position of Groups Travel Consultant please Click 'apply' to submit your CV
This role is being managed by kate@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk / Tel: 01214509776
Please note that only candidates who meet the shortlisted requirements will be contacted

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