Business Travel Consultant Surrey

Recruiter
Platinum Travel Recruitment Ltd
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
08 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity for an ambitious and experienced Business Travel Consultant to join this leading travel management company in their high spec offices. This is a positive, challenging and a rewarding role, ideal for someone looking to broaden their corporate travel knowledge and try something a little different.
This key position offers an excellent salary package, which you would expect from an organisation of their status. This position is ideal for a corporate business travel consultant from an independent or multiple travel management company, who is looking to broaden their Corporate Management experience.
The experienced business travel consultant will be working in a busy high spec, modern and friendly environment. The working environment is vibrant and you will have the opportunity to develop a rewarding long-term career with this organisation, which is widely considered to be the best within the business travel industry.
This exciting Business Travel role entails a wide range of tasks in which no day will be the same:
* You will be responsible for managing an existing set of corporate accounts
* Understanding the client’s overall needs, researching options, booking various travel types around the world, providing quotes, preparing and sending invoices and ensuring that all of the travel runs smoothly.
* Account managing clients from start to finish.
* Booking a wide range of travel services including private jets, first and business class fares, luxury accommodation, golf holidays, excursions, meetings, events, rail, car hire, airport lounges and many more.
* Dealing with schedule changes, seat selection, confirmation from airlines, hotels and quality control remarks on queues.
To be the cut above the rest:
* You MUST have business travel experience and be conversant with CRS / GDS flight systems such as Sabre, Amadeus, Galileo or Worldspan
* Self-starter able to work on your own effectively
* Be highly customer-focussed and able to cultivate and build relationships
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills is essential.
* Meticulous attention to detail
Benefits:
* Lucrative salary
* Varied job role
* Travel Perks
* Commission
* Training courses and seminars
* Sociable working hours
* Discounts on travel and insurance
* Career progression & development
* Pension
* Opportunity to work for a dynamic and forward thinking corporate travel management company within a friendly team in state of the art offices

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