An exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to develop a career as a buyer in the international travel industry. ‘Can do’ attitude more important than skill or previous experience.
Starting salary - £17k to £23k plus uncapped bonus and perks.
The Group Company is a wholesale group travel company. We're a fast-growing organisation based in riverside offices in the centre of York. We offer hotel accommodation and tailor made tours throughout the UK and Europe, for leisure groups incoming from the US and Europe.
The Group Company are extremely proud of our dedicated, capable and talented team of 35. Our people have a variety of educational and employment backgrounds, with linguistic skills, geography and event planning featuring highly. Regardless of our role within The Group Company, we are all united by the desire to give the very best possible service to our customers. It is this dynamic, focused, and enthusiastic team that have enabled the group’s company’s expansion and success.
Job details: We are looking for ambitious, highly motivated individuals to join our busy reservations team. You will have exposure to the international travel industry where your role will involve sourcing new hotels for us to work with throughout Europe, as well as visiting and building strong relationships with existing suppliers.
Great negotiation skills are imperative as you will use the telephone, email and face-to-face communication to obtain the very best prices from our hotel suppliers and convert group enquiries into confirmed business.
Alongside a competitive salary other perks after training include:-
• Uncapped commission additional to salary
• Flexi time
• Travel - discounted hotel stays
• Yearly overseas team building trip
Candidate specification. We are looking for individuals who are:
• Goal orientated
• Knowledgeable about European Geography and Culture
• Ready and willing to travel to meetings and events throughout Europe, sometimes at short notice.
• Target driven
• Excellent communicators
• Full driving license and ability/willingness to drive on all continents
• European language skills an advantage but not essential.
• Minimum A-level or equivalent education (GCSE A-C minimum maths and English)
Location: York, North Yorkshire
Eligibility: Candidates must, by the start of their employment, have permission to work in the UK
Strictly no agencies