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GROUP TRAVEL MANAGER - EVENTS

GROUP TRAVEL MANAGER - EVENTS

Job Title: GROUP TRAVEL MANAGER - EVENTS
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Industry:
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + BONUS
Start Date: asap
Reference: 14942/001
Contact Name: Live Recruitment
Contact Email: Nadia.j@live-recruitment.com
Job Published: July 06, 2016 15:30

Job Description

GROUP TRAVEL MANAGER - EVENT & TRAVEL AGENCY
LONDON
£40,000 + BONUS + BENS

NJ14942

Fantastic opportunity for a seasoned Group Travel Manager to head up an experienced team of Consultants and work as part of a leading events and travel business!

THE COMPANY

This fantastic company is an industry leader, having been consistently growing its services, client base and reputation for over 20 years and now employing close to 500 people. They offer a wide range of services including business and group travel, event management, venue finding and delegate registration across a broad client base.

THE ROLE

Due to an internal career move there is now a brilliant opportunity for an experienced Group Travel Manager to join their lovely offices in London.

Key responsibilities will include

* Ensuring that the quality of group travel bookings through the team is at the very highest standards
* Coaching, developing and managing a team of travel consultants
* Account management for key clients within the department
* Being the key point of contact for clients and attending meetings
* Overseeing travel booking projects for groups of up to 1000 delegates
* Leading on complex group bookings for clients
* Ensuring processes are streamlined to ensure efficiency
* Liaising with internal departments and regularly using and training on bespoke systems

THE CANDIDATE

Commercially aware, highly motivated and adaptable, the ideal candidate will have come from a business travel background and ideally be a Group Travel Manager or Team Leader at the moment. A strong understanding of overseeing travel bookings for events is crucial ideally for events with delegates travelling from multiple destinations and with large scale budgets. You will be prepared to take responsibility for running a successful team, and ensuring that a consistently high level of service is delivered. Line management experience is a must, and any knowledge of flight booking software is also crucial. Sabre, Galileo and Amadeus will be considered ideally with BA drop through knowledge

If you a looking for an opportunity with real responsibility within a successful and highly regarded company, where you can make strides with your career, then this could be your perfect role! To apply for this great Group Travel Manager position please click the link below

Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) within the events & experiential, production, marketing, creative and digital markets. If this position isn't what you're looking for please go to our website for the latest vacancies and to register, or if you know someone who would be perfect for this position why not take advantage of our £250 referral scheme