Travel Sales & Operations Executive

Location
Basingstoke, Hampshire, England
Salary
Market Rate
Posted
14 Oct 2019
Closes
11 Nov 2019
Ref
54046
Contact
Sarah Smith
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

TRAVEL SALES & OPERATIONS EXECUTIVE - HAMPSHIRE - COMPETITIVE SALARY

This family run Tour Operator are looking for a multi skilled travel proffessional to join them in their office in Basingstoke.

TRAVEL SALES & OPERATIONS EXECUTIVE - 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 your sales expertise, product and destination knowledge
● Manage reservations, airfares & ticketing (IATA) as a GDS expert, including:
queues, refunds, rebooking, changes, contingency management (e.g. cancelled / missed flights), ADM investigation.
● 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


TRAVEL SALES & OPERATIONS EXECUTIVE - 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


TRAVEL SALES & OPERATIONS EXECUTIVE - QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS REQUIRED:

* 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

IT Skills: Microsoft Office Suite, GDS: Amadeus and/or Worldspan

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

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

Don't keep a good thing to yourself
We grow our business through referrals, so please don't keep us to yourself. If you think we're doing a good job and know of someone who would benefit from our services, please pass on their name and number to me and I promise we will follow it up. Many thanks.

C&M Travel Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all candidates. For more opportunities, please visit www.candm.co.uk

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