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Business Travel Consultant

Employer
Travel Trade Recruitment
Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
Salary
£25000 - £28000 per annum + Additional Company Benefits
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

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Sector
Business Travel
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Job function
Fares & Ticketing

Job Details

Are you a business travel consultant tired, of the constant transactional phone services? Do you want to be able to build relationships with your clients as well as develop your own skills in business travel? Our client is a well-established travel company who is looking for someone able use their own initiative and a great team player to join as a Business Travel Consultant within their Leeds based office (hybrid working available, part-home based part-office). Working on multiple accounts, you'll be used to delivering 1st class customer service with strong GDS knowledge and looking after all the client's needs from beginning to end! Salary is dependent on experience. You will be working in a small friendly team environment for an independent travel management company.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
_ Managing own group flight accounts
_ Responding to flight enquiries and quoting fares by using Sabre GDS or other related airline systems and websites
_ Managing own workload, attention to detail, being proactive and responsible for high level group travel events with large passenger numbers
_ Confirming Sabre GDS and airline group reservations along with ad-hoc flights and aircraft charters
_ Ticket issue for groups and ad hoc flights
_ General GDS management: Flight amends, exchanges, refunds, hotel bookings, and advanced passenger information
_ Administration of all bookings including confirmations, contracts, flight summaries (internal doc), budgets, manifests, contingencies, financials and reconciliation as company processes
_ Process bookings using internal company systems and best practice policies
_ Working within the flight department assisting Logistics Manager, operations and sales team regarding all flight requests, quotes, upgrades and deviations
_ Full group flight management of client's events and adhering to deadlines
_ Travel management of live events to include flights, rail and any other means.
_ Regular meetings with operations team and suppliers
_ Out of hours flight assistance cover required and travel may be necessary
_ Flexible hours, we work worldwide and with many time zones
_ Manage smaller groups, client holidays and VIP trips (golf trips or similar incentives) to include ground arrangements (hotels, meals, activities, transfers, financials) liaising with DMCs and handling all travel arrangements.
_ Assist the operations and sales team when necessary, with new proposals, venue find, delegate management.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

A strong knowledge in native GDS systems booking long haul and multi stop itineraries, rail and hotels (not point and click systems). The client is ideally looking for Sabre experience, but happy to cross train from a Galileo background. Experience in ticketing, refunds and post-reservation customer care is desired.

THE PACKAGE:

- The successful candidate will be offered a salary dependent on experience, with company benefits too.

- Great hours; Monday - Friday, with some flexibility on shifts

- Established and growing travel company!

INTERESTED?

To apply for this exciting opportunity, Business Travel Consultant in Leeds, please call Gemma 01619236120 or email your CV to gemma@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk Alternatively click 'Apply Now' below and follow our easy to view instructions below.

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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