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Senior Groups Operations Executive (UK & Ireland)

Employer
Travel Trade Recruitment
Location
London, England
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
9 May 2024

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Sector
Tour Operator
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Job function
Operations

Job Details

Do you have extensive experience of incoming group and incentive travel into the UK?

A successful and well established incoming Destination Management Company is seeking an Senior Groups Operations Executive to join their friendly and busy team in London.

This successful DMC offers comprehensive ground handling services in London and throughout the UK and Ireland for special interest groups, FIT, Conferences and Incentives.

As a Senior Groups Operation Executives you will maintain relationships with new and existing clients and putting together competitive quote for groups travelling to the UK and Ireland.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • To understand the clients' needs and to produce suitable and competitive quotes.
  • Build relationships and maintain a great working relationship with clients.
  • Acknowledge and qualify all new requests (by email and phone).
  • Identify the most suitable products for the client in order to create the most effective and competitive offers.
  • Ensure all offers are sent out in the company's standard format and entered correctly into the operational system.
  • Update the bookings in the system with all the correct information in order to have a correct overview for yourself and the management.
  • Maintain good relationships with all clients and ensure that any deadlines are met.
  • Build relationships with suppliers and ensure that your product knowledge is kept up-to-date at all times.
  • To understand and negotiate terms and conditions with suppliers in order to match clients' needs.
  • To liaise with accounts and make sure that terms and conditions for payment are respected both by clients and on our side with suppliers as per agreements.
  • To prepare and double-check rooming lists and vouchers, keeping the operating system constantly up-to-date as well as keeping suppliers and clients informed.

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Fluency in English
  • A minimum of two year's experience in an inbound operator or DMC in a groups role.
  • Excellent knowledge of the UK as a destination
  • Ability to research events, incentive, conference market
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently.
  • Proven experience of preparing quotes and operating groups.

PACKAGE:

The successful candidate can expect a competitive basic salary of £34,000 - £44,000 depending on experience and hybrid working.

INTERESTED?

To apply for this position please click 'APPLY' or email regis@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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