Flights Specialist

Employment Type:
Permanent
Specialisms:
Call Centre & Customer Service
Region:
North West
Location:
Cheshire
Salary Description:
Bonus and Benefits
Posted:
23-Jan-24
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
MBM Travel Executives
Job Ref:

Flights Specialist - Travel

Are you passionate about travel? Do you deliver high standards of service? Then this role may be perfect for you – Come and join this amazing travel-tech business that offers best airline fares to the travel industry on this new adventure as a Flights Specialist. They have an excellent reputation in the industry and are partnered with people and partners across the globe.

With the desire for problem-solving and investigating any issues, you will be a Flights Specialist with a passion for exceptional customer service and travel, ensuring that all ticketed bookings across the business are captured and reflected correctly.


Flights Specialist Responsibilities:
o Managing and addressing booking requests received through email, phone, and the help centre, adhering to the company’s service level standards.
o Utilising a GDS to verify availability and handle various aspects of bookings, including, creation, management, ticketing, and refunds.
o Formulating nett fares based on CAT35.
o Employing industry expertise and initiative to identify optimal airline that align with client requirements.
o Making informed commercial decisions regarding margins and pricing for each booking.
o Accurately updating all transactions in the database.
o Staying informed about airline deadlines for deposits, balance payments, names, and ticketing.
o Ensuring timely receipts of all payments from clients to meet deadlines.
o Cultivating strong relationships with airline partners’ staff.
o Developing a comprehensive understanding of the market and competition.
o Keeping track of and striving to achieve sales targets.

Flight Specialist Skills & Qualifications:
o Previous involvement in the travel sector, preferably with familiarity in the UK travel market.
o Outstanding customer service abilities for providing efficient and professional support to both internal and external clients.
o Strong written and verbal communication skills, coupled with proficiency in time management, accuracy, and organisation.
o Proficient in using Microsoft Office applications.
o Self-motivated team player capable of working independently and making informed decisions.
o Knowledge of the travel industry, including familiarity with GDS or airline operations, is advantageous, though training will be provided.


Flight Specialist Benefits:
o Work in a modern office with an on-site gym and bar, where you can unwind with a complimentary Friday drink!
o Receive and annual company bonus and weekend pay on top of your salary.
o Enjoy 33 days of annual leave, inclusive of bank holidays.
o Undergo a 4-month probation period.
o Access hybrid working options post-probation.
o Benefit from a 5% matched company pension contribution.
o Engage in internal training academy to enhance your learning and personal development.

There’s lots of scope for development within this large travel company plus lots of benefits and have a fabulous working culture with office worldwide. If you are interested in hearing more, then please apply now or email Maika on maika@mbmexecutives.co.uk

Contact Details:
MBM Travel Executives
Tel: 07958191955
Contact: Marie Moore
Email:

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