Our client is a well known and successful groups tour operator, due to success and expansion, now seeking an experienced Student Group Tours Consultant / Account Manager to join their friendly team due to success and expansion! This award winning tour operator offers upmarket group travel for schools and universities throughout the UK, Europe and beyond. This role is ideal for a travel professional seeking career progression & development, sociable working hours and a varied job role in which you will be rewarded for your hard work – reap the benefits and give your travel career a boost today!
The experienced Groups Travel Consultant will be responsible for putting together elite tours for groups and liaising with UK based schools and/or universities, UK and European accommodation suppliers; flight firms, rail and coach operators, visitor attractions and overseas agents.
This exciting groups role entails a wide range of tasks within sales, operations, account management, product and customer service, in which no day will be the same, this includes:
- Creating cutting edge group tours for students to coincide with their studies throughout the UK & beyond.
- Manage your own portfolio of key accounts.
- Liaising closely with lecturers and other clients to tailor an educational travel package to meet client needs.
- Participating in luxury FAM trips to increase product knowledge and social events.
- Offering excellent customer service.
- Negotiating rates with suppliers
- Earning lucrative commission, bonus and incentives
- Groups sales experience within a tour operator within student and/or university student groups
- Passionate about travel
- Be able to communicate at all levels
- Excellent attention to detail
- Uncapped commission, bonus and incentives
- Monday to Friday sociable hours
- Varied job role
- Lucrative salary
- FAM Trips
- On-going Training
- Career progression
- State of the art offices
- Travel perks
- Opportunity to work for a dynamic and forward thinking tour operator, within a friendly and busy team in which you will be rewarded for your hard work.
Applicants with previous or current job titles who will be considered for this role include, Groups Travel Consultant, Groups Travel Specialist, Tours Consultant, Travel Consultant, Travel Advisor, Travel Sales Consultant and Reservations.