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London, Colchester and Leamington Spa
Scope Of Role/Responsibilities
Gray Dawes Group are looking for experienced staff to join their expanding Groups & Events business. If you are looking to develop your skills and work on projects for a range of customers, from automotive and luxury fashion to professional sports then contact us with your Cv.
Knowledge of the GDS system is required, also experience in using airline specific web-based and drop-through systems. Opportunities are available to work as part of our expanding virtual team working out of our Leamington, Colcheter or London offices.
We are looking for full time consultants to work Monday to Friday from 09.00 to 17.30.
Enthusiasm and a proactive approach to working are essential for more information contact us with your CV
Central point of contact for clients, suppliers and internal team members.
Booking of group reservations through Galileo GDS and other systems.
Management of travel suppliers and negotiation of fares and terms and conditions.
Setting and implementing group travel schedules and general practices.
Budget management and reconciliation.
To ensure that all administration, both internal and external is of the highest standard.
To identify and manage work load priorities for the wider team and escalate issues as they arise.
To develop and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues in the appropriate offices.
To be able to work flexible hours when necessary.
To increase productivity.
To ensure all invoicing is accurate and up to date.
To manage credit card reconciliation.
To ensure all SLA’s and KPI’s are consistently met.
Competencies and Skills
Strong administration, communication and attention to detail skills.
Excellent fare and ticketing knowledge, including published, net, group and consolidator fare types.
Ability to balance and effectively prioritise a heavy and pressured workload to meet deadlines.
Competent in setting and measuring objectives.
A creative approach to problem solving.
Comfortable and capable with negotiation.
Self-starter and team player.
A passion for travel and can-do attitude.
Experience and Qualifications
A minimum of three years of corporate travel experience is a must.
A proven track record in delivering group projects.
Proficient with using the Galileo GDS, along with the airline specific web-based and drop-through systems.
Experience in using the Microsoft Office suite, Excel and Word in particular.