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Groups and Events Consultant

£Ccompetitive based on skills and experience

No day will ever be the same in this job! This fabulous independent Travel Management Business have an exceptionally successful groups and events department and they need an experienced Groups and Events Consultant to join this exceptionally busy team. 

Groups and Events Consultant - What will I be doing? 

  • You will be developing and maintaining fantastic client relationships through the delivery of great service and by doing so, contributing to the overall success of the Groups and Events team.
  • You'll be the first point of contact for all clients concerning enquiries.
  • You will ensure turnaround times are met and that information provided to clients is accurate
  • Putting together client proposals will be a bit part of the role - always ensuring that proposals are relevant, accurate, commercially viable and stand out. You must have outstanding destination knowledge worldwide.
  • This role involves several trips  that will need you to escort the groups for several days abroad.
  • You will be booking groups from 20 - 30 up to 600 people to worldwide destinations including booking flights, rail, hotels and all ground travel.

Groups and Events Consultant - What experience do I need? 

  • It is essential that you have previous experience in travel working for either a tour operator or travel agent and that you have strong GDS knowledge
  • You will have excellent presentation and negotiation skills
  • You must be able to travel with clients  as required by the business, sometimes at short notice
  • You need to be IT savvy

Groups and Events Consultant Additional Info:

  • You will be paid a competitive salary based on skills and experience
  • Opportunities for career growth and personal development
  • 10 minute walk from mainline station
  • Free use of onsite gym
  • Free fruit and healthy snacks
  • Wellbeing days throughout the year
  • Informal dress code 
  • staff relaxation area with TV and Pool table
  • Staff discount in worldwide holidays
  • staff rewards and discount schemes
  • 22 days holiday increasing with length of service to 27
  • Company reward scheme for milestone Anniversaries with the company 
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