about 1 year ago
Are you looking for a challenging role within business travel that will really interest and motivate you? Do you enjoy the complexities of working on group bookings and have a passion for the sports industry?
Our client, a fantastic Business Travel Company in Leeds is looking for the next rising star to join their Sports and Groups Travel department. This is an opportunity for a skilled business travel OR leisure travel consultant to work in an role which revolves around arranging the travel movements for sporting groups.
As a Sports and Groups Travel Consultant you will be required to:
- Book all flights, hotels, rail, car and additional travel services required by your clients
- Work with a variety of fares including contract, ITX, corporate and special market
- Complete all bookings from start to finish including ticketing
- Be a support to the client throughout the process from the initial request through to post travel
- Work closely with airlines and hotels, negotiate rates, hold space and confirm when ready
- Build strong relationships with suppliers
- Be able to work Mon-Fri 09:00 -17:30 (6 weekend days will be required per year -3 Saturday and 3 Sundays)
Based in Leeds and close to shops, bars and restaurants with FREE PARKING, this is a travel opportunity not to be missed! You’ll be rewarded with a subsidised canteen, annual discretionary bonus, pension scheme and much more!
So what is going to make your CV stand out from the rest? We’re looking for:
- Experience as a Business Travel Consultant, Groups Travel Consultant OR Leisure Travel Consultant
- GDS experience from reservations through to ticketing- this can be Galileo, Sabre or Amadeus
- Strong knowledge of the different types of fares and how to book and ticket them
- Expert attention to detail
- Extremely high levels of customer service, some VIP experience would be ideal
If this Sports and Groups Travel Consultant role sounds ideal for you, please send your CV as soon as possible and if you match the criteria we’ll call you for a chat.
We look forward to helping you secure your dream job!