Aviation Executive

Recruiter
Travel Trade Recruitment
Location
Surrey, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Jul 2019
Closes
25 Jul 2019
Ref
1209808947
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
New exciting opportunity, we are currently looking for a new Aviation Executive to come and join our bustling team based in Surrey. The successful candidate will join us on a full time, permanent basis and will receive a competitive salary plus benefits. In this role you will support our sales team in delivering a premium level of service to all customers through knowledge, skills and your experience. You will show a passion for aviation and commitment to growing our existing flight program
The Job:
*Responsible for the full UK flight programme
*Manage flights through Amadeus and airline portals
*First point of contact for: Quoting and booking flights, sourcing group rates and assisting with any fare rule queries, name changes and general amendments
*Supporting with staff bookings and organising familiarisation trips
*Assist the sales team day to day with all aviation based enquires
*Send e-Tickets and add passenger information to flight bookings
*Prepare and issue tickets (Negotiated and published fares)
*To quality check each booking made and prompt the sales team where necessary
*Action Amadeus queues
*Process ticket reissues and refunds
*Update Schedule changes
*Manage all existing relationships with airline partners and explore new partnerships/flight routes where necessary
*Negotiate and manage flight allocations including load factor, inventory management and pricing, ensuring we are profitable and competitive in our pricing
*Update relevant departments with all aviation updates, including availability and price
*Help increase Sales teams flight conversion
*Work towards an annual Revenue goal
*Support our marketing teams in ensuring our online content around flights and airport ancillaries to correct and up to date
*Provide a monthly performance review to the business
*Supporting our global teams where necessary
*Attend weekly trading meetings and review flight routes in line with trading needs
Skills Required:
*A working knowledge of Amadeus
*A good eye for detail - You would need to be accurate
*Be able to build strong relationship with colleagues in other teams
*Passion for Aviation and Travel
*Confident and Self-Motivated
*Be able to multi task and problem solve
*Experience in Microsoft Office (Word/PowerPoint/Excel)
The Package:
*Starting salary of £24,000 - £26,000
*Competitive salary
*A 3-week comprehensive induction programme
*Weekly developmental training
*Employee travel discounts across all product types
*Access to our exclusive rewards portal
*25 days annual leave
*Career progression opportunities
Interested:
*If you would like to apply for the above role, please click 'APPLY' or send your cv to helen@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk or call Helen on 02038879444

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