This is an excellent opportunity for any Portuguese/Spanish/Czech/Hungarian speaker who is on the search for a Rewarding and Enhancing Travel Career. To be considered for this role, you must be a super focused bilingual candidate who is proactive, self-driven and able to solve problems under pressure in a very dynamic travel environment. You must also have the ability to communicate at all levels in a multi-cultural environment. This role offers fantastic career growth travel opportunities for ambitious people with Tourism Qualification/Travel Industry experience.
Department: Hotel Reservations & Contracting Department
Hotel Negotiator Tasks & Responsibilities:
Receiving hotel requests from sales department
Contacting suppliers according to the sales requirements either by e-mail, fax or telephone to make a reservation
Negotiating the best possible rates and conditions
Dealing with amendments and cancellations
Dealing with inbound telephone, fax and email enquirers and liaising with Sales, Operations and Accounts departments
Focusing in maintaining good relationships with existing suppliers
Researching suppliers including the utilization of non-contracted suppliers wherever appropriate
Now Let’s Talk About You:
Bilingual fluent Portuguese/Spanish/Czech/Hungarian speakers with tourism qualifications/travel industry experience, gained in the UK/Overseas
Good team player with Strong communication, negotiation and client relationship management skills
Stamina and persistence
Ability to anticipate and solve problems - especially at the last minute
Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
Ability to organise and plan effectively and to prioritize tasks in order to manage multiple activities and meet deadlines
A ‘can-do’ approach
Develop short term action plans
Negotiate rates and create excellent relationships with hotels
Create and maintain positive, professional working environments in all hotels
Make sales calls to company’s top ten accounts at least once each year and targeted accounts at each hotel quarterly
Salary Package: Our client has an excellent reputation for supporting and training their Hotel Negotiators. The salary is £18,000 - £23,000 per annum, based on experience and the working days are Monday to Friday.
Interested? If so, we’d love to hear from you today!
Important, Please Note: It is unlawful to employ a person in a UK-based role who does not have permission to live and work in the UK. You should make yourself aware of how immigration laws apply to your situation prior to applying.