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Groups Travel Consultant

Posted 8 March by Prospects 4 Corporate Travel Easy Apply Ended

Groups Travel Consultant, West Sussex, £25k

Our client is a leading and very busy travel organisation located in West Sussex that offers beautiful offices, excellent benefits and working environment. They are looking for a Groups Travel Consultant to handle initial enquiries of groups ranging from 10 - 1000 people within the incentive travel and sports sector.

The responsibilities of the Groups Travel Consultant are as follows:

  • Taking ownership of an enquiry from the start
  • Contacting airlines and suppliers to negotiate airline group rates
  • Sending proposals to clients
  • Booking flights individually from international points of origin using a GDS
  • Making changes and amendments to bookings
  • Using Excel daily to support the co-ordination of group travel
  • Attending Seminars, events, conferences to represent and promote the company to new clients

The skills required for the Groups Travel Consultant are as follows;

  • Experience of working in the travel sector using a GDS to book flights is essential
  • IT Literate, proficient in Excel and Outlook
  • GDS and airfares knowledge, Amadeus preferred
  • Understanding of booking group flights, ticketing and a sound knowledge of airline fare rules is an advantage
  • Presentable with the confidence to meet clients, suppliers and conduct sales
  • Extremely organised, with a high attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize pro-actively and work well under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Good geographical knowledge and up to date
  • Highly motivated and customer focused
  • Excellent team player
  • Flexible approach and adaptable to change
  • Numerate

Reference: 34640964

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