Senior Business Travel Consultant

Employer
Travel Trade Recruitment
Location
South West London, London, England
Salary
£32000 - £42000 per annum
Closing date
5 Dec 2023

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Sector
Business Travel
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Job Details

Are you an experienced Senior Business Travel Consultant? Do you have sound knowledge of GDS SABRE? If so, keep reading
My client is seeking an experienced Senior Business Travel Consultant to join their team in the reservations team! - Please note this role is office based only, West London/Middlesex.
Role Summary:
* The job is incredibly varied, and you will have to deal with a variety of requests, standard A to B air bookings, multi sector complex itineraries, low cost carriers, private jets, rail tickets, hotel reservations.
* You will not only have to book these you will regularly be asked to change reservations as our clients travel requirements change.
* You will be required to arrange hotel bill backs and generate your own invoicing
* A lot of our clients have worked with us for many years and often the newer clients are with us through recommendation. They continue to work with us because we offer them first class service from knowledgeable consultants and are happy to take care of their every need.
* We have a dynamic approach to travel bookings and approach each booking with careful consideration to offer exceptional service balanced with a need to make money.
* The role at times requires a creative mind to know how to make the very best out of each booking but also the confidence to know if you are unsure to simply ask.
* Good communication skills, fares knowledge and a high level of attention to detail is required for this role.
* Complex and basic air bookings
* Private travel requests ranging from high end luxury trips to simple flights to Europe for weekend ski getaways. Never package holidays
* Meeting space and occasional group bookings
* Hospitality tickets such as Wimbledon, Rugby, Football Finals, sold out events and theatre tickets
* Take an active interest in the business travel industry and attend events that will help increase your knowledge
Requirements:
* You are expected to be smart, punctual, friendly and helpful
* GDS Knowledge is essential
* Good spoken and written English
* A basic understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically, Word, Excel and Outlook
* Flexible work ethic to work hours when required to ensure completion of (realistic) tasks to meet operational requirements
* Attention to detail in your own work and be willing to support your colleague to ensure the reservations desk runs smoothly with a team effort and positive approach
* Willing to take on unspecified ad-hoc tasks, as and when needed to ensure the smooth operation of the business as a whole
Package:
* Monday - Friday
* £32,000 - £40,000 DOE
* Great working environment
Interested?

Apply today!
Simply click apply or contact Helen on 02038879994 / helen@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

Company

TRAVEL TRADE RECRUITMENT
Travel Trade Recruitment handles vacancies from hundreds of employers each year. We have a wide variety of permanent and temporary job opportunities within all sectors of the travel industry, including business travel, tour operations, retail travel, and reservations.
We want to help you find the ideal travel industry job, make the next career step, and maximise your potential. We do this by finding out about you, as well as what is important to your career goals and lifestyle aspirations.

TRAINING
We also offer CRS training courses in the four major systems of Galileo, Sabre, Amadeus, Worldspan, and can advise which course would enhance your career.
Find more details at www.traveltradetraining.com

VOTED 'BEST UKTRAVEL RECRUITMENT CONSULTANCY'
Travel Trade Recruitment won three awards in 2009 for Best Travel Recruitment Consultancy, including 'Best UK Travel Recruitment Consultancy' at the Globe Travel Awards, Star Recruitment Consultancy at the Travel Bulletin Awards, and Travel Recruitment Company of the Year at the recent British Travel Awards. We are an official ABTA Industry Partner, Members of the Institute of Travel and Tourism (IATA) and the Recruitment and Employment Confederation.

All information supplied to Travel Trade Recruitment will be dealt with confidentiality. Your details will not be passed onto a Client without your specific permission.

Our service to job seekers is completely free. Contact your nearest office and speak our friendly consultants for free advice, or register for our online recruitment services at

www.traveltradejobs.com

London Office
Tel: 0203 887 9444
Email: london@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

Birmingham Office
Tel: 0121 222 2624
Email: birmingham@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

Manchester Office
Tel: 0161 923 6120
Email: manchester@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

Leeds Office
Tel: 0113 394 4147
Email: leeds@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

Scottish Division
Tel: 0141 248 5222
Email: scotland@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

Temp Division
Tel: 0203 887 9444
Email: temps@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

 

 

Company info
Website
Telephone
0203 887 9444
Location
3rd Floor, 1 Aldgate
London
EC3N 1RE
GB

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