Our client, one of Scotland's leading independent business travel agencies, is currently looking to recruit a highly experienced business travel consultant to join their well established operation in central Edinburgh.
As a business travel consultant you will have a good working knowledge of the UK business travel market, and have the ability to build strong relationships with clients on a number of business travel accounts. You will be required to tailor-make complex travel itineraries for your business travel clients, and make reservations for domestic, European & International scheduled flights and various ground products (hotels, car hire, rail & ferries). You will have the ability to complete a booking from the initial enquiry through to the date of travel, covering a number of administrational duties to include issuing tickets, handling re-issues, issuing refunds, generating invoices, and arranging visa's for your clients. You will also ensure that service levels are constantly achieved, and when required, offer your clients advice on general business travel practice.
As a business travel consultant you will have proven experience working in a similar business travel role for an independent or multiple business travel agency, and have the ability to tailor-make complex travel itineraries with scheduled flights & various ground products (hotels car hire, rail & ferries). You will have some strong travel administration experience, to include ticketing, refunds & invoicing, and previous experience arranging visas for business travel clients would prove an advantage. You will have great attention to details, good I.T skills, and have a good working knowledge of a GDS (preferably Amadeus, although cross training from Galileo or Sabre can be arranged). You will also be extremely customer focused whilst constantly working to tight deadlines, and have the ability to work effectively within a small team, as well as on your own initiative.
Salary & Benefits
Excellent basic salary on offer for the right business travel consultant, along with some good company benefits, and sociable hours of work Monday – Friday, 09:00 – 17:30
To apply for this business travel consultant role or to enquire about similar business travel of business travel reservations roles then please apply below quoting ref: KB393
*Please note that we are only able to contact candidates who have the exact experience our client is currently looking for, as per the above job spec