Tour Coordinator - French speaking

Location
Nottingham
Salary
Up to £18000 per annum
Posted
08 Jan 2019
Closes
05 Feb 2019
Ref
00090584
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Function
Customer Service
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an opportunity to join one of the leading school trip providers in the UK and offers a diverse product portfolio that includes educational, music, sport and ski tours.

They are a friendly bunch and their office boasts a real family atmosphere. Perhaps this is, in part, due to the fact that they are still led by the same family that established the brand over 30 years ago.

As well as a friendly and supportive working environment, other employee benefits include:

- Opportunities to travel
- Rewarding commission scheme
- 25 days holiday plus all bank holidays (increasing with service)
- Flexible hours of work
- Free parking

Their office is based in Colwick, only 3 miles from Nottingham city centre, and currently employs over 70 members of staff.

Your role:

The successful candidate, after initial training, will be responsible for arranging the travel arrangements and general itinerary fulfillment for school tours travelling primarily to France but could also be to other destinations.

Your responsibilities will be:

- Liaise regularly with the group leader from the booking stage until departure
- Calculate timings and make reservations for visits and meals
- Liaise regularly with accommodation centres regarding rooming requirements, meal arrangements and general enquiries.
- Be willing to visit resorts/destinations as and when requested
- Answer the telephone and help with booking enquiries

Essential requirements:

- Fluent French speaker
- Excellent organisational skills and time management skills
- Excellent attention to detail
- Strong admin skill

Beneficial requirements:

- An interest in travel
- Knowledge of the travel industry
- Knowledge of any other European language

How to apply:

Please submit a copy of your CV.