Customer Personalisation Team Assistant - Travel

Location
York
Salary
£17399 - £18850 per annum
Posted
30 May 2019
Closes
27 Jun 2019
Ref
00095723
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Customer Service
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This company has been providing market-leading holidays for more than 40 years. They are true rail holiday specialists and no other company offers a better choice of inclusive holidays by rail than they do.

They now have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and experienced Customer Personalisation Team Assistant to join their team who will have the opportunity to work in an award winning and highly customer centric business in the heart of York's city centre.

The purpose of the position is to plan and schedule variations to a customer's holiday and to provide reliable, timely and accurate information to the business.

You will deliver a first rate customer service to all potential and existing customers and ensure that all elements of the service are delivered to a high quality and on time. You will communicate with customers, suppliers and internal stakeholders to ensure the products and services of the Company are delivered at the highest standard.

Reporting to the Team Co-ordinator, some of the activities that you will be responsible for include:
- Responding to customer requests to upgrade or alter their holiday within strict turnaround times
- Working with suppliers to ensure our response times to customers are upheld and that the requirements of the Company are met in the most cost effective manner
- Identifying and implementing solutions that can reduce business costs or processes which will directly improve the customer or user experience
- Maintaining excellent relationships and communication with internal departments and external suppliers, providing appropriate and accurate information in order for them to be able to provide a high level of customer service
- Working closely with other team members to resolve issues or implement change throughout the business
- Loading product data on to the in-house database and ensure accuracy & completeness of the data entered
- Identifying and present to line managers well considered and appropriate improvements that will prepare the business for the future
- Undertaking general administrative duties to support the administrative process of holiday enquiries/bookings/confirmations and delivery of tickets/reservations

Attributes:
- Proven experience of working in a high volume and fast paced customer service environment and delivering to deadlines and targets
- Airline and hotel booking knowledge, especially for groups, would be a distinct advantage
- Able to demonstrate an engaging and enthusiastic interest in travel
- Experience of working in a busy telephone environment and telephone experience
- Able to work under pressure with strong attention to detail
- Excellent verbal and written communication and numeracy skills
- Strong influencing skills
- Good time management skills
- Good general education and knowledge of Microsoft software packages

The role will include some occasional weekend and evening working on a rota basis