Group Operations Executive

Experienced Group Operations Executive required for a brilliant opportunity to work for a major European Inbound Tour Operator handing tours on behalf of international clients travelling into Europe and the UK.
A well-established company based in South West London that are best known for handling ad hoc special interest tours to Europe including a vast variety of themes including music, history, the arts, politics, gardens, architecture, religion, literature, university educational tours and performing choirs & orchestras.


THE ROLE
This role will be to work with a variety of markets to create a successful ad hoc or series tour using your skills to maintain strong relationships with both clients & suppliers.

Particular attention will need to be paid to time management, attention to detail, customer service and assuring that deadlines are met
, Handling of all types of general & special interest groups to the UK from the client enquiry stage, including costing, creating & writing of itineraries to operation of all services and final invoicing
, Operating groups to the whole of Europe from all markets
, Ensuring the tour is operated within budget
, Researching special interests for specific client interests
, Negotiating rates with suppliers including hotels, coaches, restaurants, guides, entertainment venues etc.
, Building close working relationships with clients and suppliers
, Attending workshops, site inspections and preparing and attending Fam trips

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
, Fluent English and either German, French, Portuguese or Italian
, Good geographical knowledge of the UK and Europe
, Previous costings & operations experience of the UK and Europe
, Tourplan - desirable

THE PACKAGE
, Salary range up to £27,000 depending on experience
, Lunch vouchers to the value of £250 per year after 6 months
, Contribution towards private health care after 6 months
INTERESTED?
Call - 0203 887 9444
Email - helen@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk
Click - "Apply Now"




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