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The following are a some of the jobs available at this time, it is a constantly changing database as new jobs are posted daily.  But we do not just rely on this list; we market our candidates to companies that we know are a good fit.  The action of finding a job takes a salesmanship attitude and that is how we function.  Please submit your current resume and we can discuss various options.  sherry@travelemployment.com


ACCOUNTING         

No Positions available at this time

MARKETING 

New York - Director of Marketing

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Track industry and competitive trends
  • Develop forecasting models and scenario analysis
  • Examine strategic performance
  • Spot emerging market opportunities
  • Identify business threats
  • Look for novel strategic solutions
  • Develop creative, strategic and tactical action plans
  • Implement marketing strategies and initiatives

Job Requirements

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree (Graduate programs a plus)
  • Experience:
    • Travel sales (European experience a plus)
    • Budgeting and financial forecasting
    • Product development
    • Tactical marketing programs
    • Demonstrates effective listening and communication skills (written and spoken)
    • Demonstrates moral and core values
    • Self-motivated and comfortable in a fast paced environment
    • Experience monitoring marketplace to identify business opportunities
    • Team player who can work effectively alone or in groups with varied types of people
    • Remain current with industry trends, current events, codes and procedures
 

VIRTUAL AGENT

Apollo agency is looking for someone with strong experience with the African continent and specifically handling Safaris.  Call for detailed information.  This is a new listing. 

ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT / SALES  

Houston/Dallas/New York City/New Jersey  

Wholesale company is hiring BDM’s for the above mentioned locations.  Excellent sales experience required with a strong contact base in the travel industry.  A good knowledge of wholesale products to present to travel agencies is also required.  This is an excellent opportunity with a well-established company.  Contact me for additional information.

Boston Senior Business Development Manager

This role which is based in Boston is an exciting opportunity for a Sales Manager who is driven and ambitious. As mentioned we have over 30 years’ experience in the industry but we now wish to focus our energies on growing our presence in the US market. We need someone who is adept at networking who will utilize their abilities to heighten awareness of the company name and brand in the US market. This person will need to be creative and inventive and look at new opportunities for us as well as be adept at forming relationships and closing those sales!

We are looking for an individual who thrives at engaging multilayered stakeholders in complex organizations to achieve results to join our corporate sales team and contribute to our exciting growth in the travel market. If you are target driven, have experience in B2B solution sales and have a minimum of 3 years successful field sales experience we would like to hear from you.

 CORPORATE TRAVEL AGENTS  

Dallas – Air Only Ticketing agent

This is a temp to perm position for someone with a strong understanding of airline contracts.  Must have a background of ticketing both computerized and manual as needed.   Can have either or corporate or leisure background.  Extensive training is provided and the pay scale is excellent with health benefits that are entirely paid for by the company.  They are opened 24-7, so some rotation into afterhours may occur, but the position may be home based after extensive training.  For more information please contact me direct. Sabre is the major system, but they will offer conversion training is you have another GDS system knowledge.

Chicago, IL
Virtuoso travel agency in Chicago Western Suburbs seeking experienced full-time corporate advisor.

Position requirements:

·         Strong high-end corporate background arranging domestic and international travel

·         Minimum 5 years corporate travel experience.

·         Current strong GDS experience in Apollo. If other GDS background willing to train for the ideal candidate  

·         Work with multiple corporate accounts

·         Knowledge of Microsoft Office products

·         Provide best in class Customer Service that exceeds clients’ expectations

·         Willingness to learn new systems

·         Excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritize

·         Strong attention to detail

·         Able to communicate effectively and confidentially

·         Creative thinker

·         Strong sense of urgency as well as flexibility to change; ability to work well under pressure

·         Ability to work well as a team to ensure seamless coverage for clients 


Minneapolis, MN - Bloomington
Corporate travel agent needed for a team based agency in the west Bloomington area.  Strong international skills and the ability to work on one's own without supervision.  Salary plus commission offers unlimited earning potential.

Minneapolis – Chaska, MN / Corporate/Leisure agent position
 Worldspan agent needed for a private corporation to handle both corporate and leisure bookings.  Must have good geographical knowledge and good domestic and international skills.  Excellent opportunity to work closer to home.

Corporate Travel Agent Temporary – New York City
Manhattan Sabre Agency is looking for an experienced international agent for a one person on-site.  This is an exceptional position for a travel business professional.  The salary range is higher than most and excellent benefits.

New York Corporate On-site Agent

Handle a one person on-site with both domestic and international reservations

At least 5 years of experience as an International corporate travel consultant with good problem solving skills

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Excellent recent SABRE skills

 Strong service focus and customer orientation for high end, VIP travelers

 Ability to function in a fast-paced, demanding environment

Internet savvy


ENTRY LEVEL  

There are currently no positions available at this time.  

GROUP POSITIONS  

Chicago, IL Group Air Planner
Group Air Planner for an incentive company in downtown Chicago with a minimum 4 years advanced experience with incentive group air booking and ticketing (2 years with Sabre GDS) Full knowledge of reservation and booking procedures, electronic  and online ticketing, domestic and foreign fare rules, ticket exchanges, refunds, void and name change transactions, airline contracts for both group and charter service. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), Experience managing groups of 100 to 1,000 attendees from initial booking through trip completion and account reconciliation, Detail oriented with excellent verbal, written, math, organizational and problem solving skills

 Group Air Supervisor – Miami FL  
Provide professional, accurate, and efficient customer service while providing lowest available fares fitting meeting parameters. Work directly with the Meeting Planners to establish flight parameters for each program, provide fare information to attendees and provide reporting data for suppliers and event teams. Accurately manage Sabre stars, profiles and update Excel files supporting the meeting data. Work with group agent(s) by providing information on upcoming meetings and providing training needed regarding specific meetings. Managing processes for creating PNRs, communicating with attendees and documenting air information in a manner that allows Meeting Planners & Data Department Lead to effectively manage client programs with accurate air information.  Essential Job Functions:  - Communicates with attendees positively and effectively both verbally and in writing. Be able to respond to customer’s needs and inquiries quickly and accurately.  - Provides accurate routing and pricing information. Able to assist in requests for blocked space or zone fares when appropriate.  - Ability to build stars with the proper meeting information. Build and update Excel files when required.  - Books travel as required for meetings from spreadsheets, emails or phones calls from attendees and internal travel planners.  - Expert knowledge of policies regarding group and meeting travel, corporate travel, policy compliance reporting, corporate negotiated and preferred supplier programs, convenience vs. low cost focus, etc.  - Assists Planners and others assigned with customer issues, accepting and resolving escalated issues as appropriate. Take phone calls from travelers when needed in order to deliver high service levels.  - Provides training/information on upcoming meetings to group agents as needed.  Job Requirements:   - Highly professional attitude and efficient, courteous and personal presentation via telephone and in person. - Extensive knowledge of Native Sabre.  - Strong sense of urgency and ability to multi-task under pressure and to manage time effectively.  - Minimum 3 to 5 years of recent Sabre corporate travel agency experience focusing on Group and

LEISURE TRAVEL AGENT

Dallas – Air Only Ticketing agent

This is a temp to perm position for someone with a strong understanding of airline contracts.  Must have a background of ticketing both computerized and manual as needed.   Can have either or corporate or leisure background.  Extensive training is provided and the pay scale is excellent with health benefits that are entirely paid for by the company.  They are opened 24-7, so some rotation into afterhours may occur, but the position may be home based after extensive training.  For more information please contact me direct. Sabre is the major system, but they will offer conversion training is you have another GDS system knowledge.


Chicago Leisure Travel Agent

Virtuoso travel agency in Chicago Western Suburbs seeking experienced full-time corporate advisor.

Position requirements:

  • Strong high-end corporate background arranging domestic and international travel
  • Minimum 5 years corporate travel experience.
  • Current strong GDS experience in Apollo. If other GDS background willing to train for the ideal candidate  
  • Work with multiple corporate accounts
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Provide best in class Customer Service that exceeds clients’ expectations
  • Willingness to learn new systems
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritize
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to communicate effectively and confidentially
  • Creative thinker
  • Strong sense of urgency as well as flexibility to change; ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to work well as a team to ensure seamless coverage for clients 

Salary: Base plus Commissions/Bonus

Travel Benefits

Leisure Agent, Albany NY
Amadeus agent needed to handle entry level or someone with 1-2 years of experience to handle leisure bookings.  International is a plus.  Training is provided.

Miramar Florida  Destination Specialist for VIP Land Events  
The Destination Specialist develops with creativity and passion, exciting and unique worldwide programs (signature, panoramic, and overland excursions), shore side experiences and events that enhance sales as well as Guest satisfaction levels. A high focus will be placed on also creating fully customizable programs based on client preferences, which could include, but not be limited to the arts, history, architecture, hiking, diving, biking etc.  

Leisure African Specialist in Denver, Colorado - Possible Virtual  
The Safari Specialist is an inside sales position focused on selling customized safaris and group tours to destinations throughout East and Southern Africa. Safari Specialists focus on accurately identifying client needs, designing customized itineraries to meet those needs, and selling them. They also manage the operational, customer service and financial aspects of each booking. They represent the company at events such as association meetings, industry conferences and consumer shows

Wholesale reservationists needed in Encino –LA, Vancouver or Toronto Canada, and Chicago, IL  
Wholesale agency is hiring reservationists who have detailed knowledge and experience booking any of the following locations: Africa, Europe and the Middle East.  This is an excellent company with an exceptional reputation and a long history in the travel industry. Salary Range is $35k to $48k pending knowledge of the areas that you are an expert in.   

Leisure Travel Agent  - Hamilton NJ  
Returning Agents are of interest and entry level  The possible may be virtual if you live in the area  Counsel, sell and prepare all types of vacation and/or retail travel arrangements at the request of client via telephone (overflow calls from Retail Offices) and Internet (e-mail); prepare and issue billings related to retail travel sales, while maintaining sales quota established for level of position.  
completion of reports and paperwork and constructive interaction with others

MANAGEMENT POSITIONS

Dallas Corporate Operations Supervisor

Responsible for the tactical operations, service delivery, staff development and oversight, training and implementation of standard operating procedures including best practices.

Job Duties

•        Create an environment that provides daily learning experiences to enhance personal and professional development of all on-site travel consultants.

  .      Back up reservations on an as needed basis.

•        Provide management with data as it relates to travel consultant productivity and performance.

 •         Participate in the hire/selection process of new agents.

 •         Ensure the successful orientation of new travel consultants.

 •         Monitor effective workflow at both virtual and office locations

 •         Work with travel consultants to set mutually beneficial goals to achieve maximum productivity and   efficiencies.

 •         Provide support and resources to assist travel consultants.

   Monitor call flow to ensure TSF levels are being met.

 •         Ensure quality processes and tools are incorporated into all daily activities.

 •         Act consistently as role model, projecting a positive and professional demeanor.

 •         Ensure effective communication of preferred supplier usage.

 •         Identify vendor opportunities and communicate their possible development to Management.

 •         Understand and administer the specifics of all client contracts.

 •         Resolve and report all client complaints to Management.

 •         Establish schedules for staff and procedures for back-up agents.

 •        Manage customer service issues to resolution including correspondence with vendors and/or travelers.

 •         Interface with Human Resources to resolve problems as they may arise

 •         Identity team or individual training needs as necessary

 •         Interface with Manager and Client Solutions team members.

 •         Establish recurring meetings with staff to ensure consistency and continuity.

 •         Oversee mid-office (QCX) routines and ensure proper adherence.

 •         Oversee all scripting duties to achieve point of sale workflow efficiencies.

 •         Liaise with accounting for any ARC related matters.

 Qualifications:

 Must demonstrate thorough knowledge of travel industry rules including strong Sabre proficiency. Should have several years of previous experience as a corporate travel consultant, and at least 3 years recent experience as a supervisor. Detailed knowledge of the workings of a travel office and the ability to lead and motivate subordinates. Need to be flexible and able to multi-task. Possess analytical skills, Able to work in highly demanding environment

Maryland Financial Analyst

Perform review of domestic and overseas transactional payment data for compliance with the Prompt Payment Act.  Errors/exceptions are tracked at detail level and summarized for presentation and briefing to the COR and OCFO management.  Scope of payment review and deadline for completion will be determined before contractor initiates this effort.  

2.         Perform review of travel payments for compliance with the Federal Travel Regulations.  Errors/exceptions are tracked at detail level and summarized for presentation and briefing to the COR and OCFO management.  Scope of travel review and deadline for completion will be determined before contractor initiates this effort.

3.         Perform financial data analysis (e.g., billings, inter-agency agreements, payroll, undelivered orders) to identify patterns, trends, anomalies requiring corrective actions or follow-up with responsible personnel for validation of data.  Errors/exceptions are tracked at detail level and summarized for presentation and briefing to the COR and OCFO management.  Scope of analysis and deadline for completion will be determined before contractor initiates such effort.  

4.         Provide timely clarifications, status updates, and responses to questions from COR.  Effectively communicate and deal tactfully with all staff members from outside offices regarding the coordination of workflows and procedures

 

General Manager, Atlanta Georgia  
Experienced General Manager and supplier relations executive with a proven track record of maximizing profitability, exceeding sales, supplier and operational goals. Highly respected for serving customers and building strong business partnerships. Recognized for hiring, developing and leading high performance teams. A focus on lean and aggressive growth, with experience in growth through acquisitions.  Demonstrated successes in;  Negotiating, collaborating with and influencing others  Strategic and Global Leadership  Managing Change  Creating Innovative Solutions  Effectively Managing P&L  Pricing  Acquisitions  Responsible for leadership and general management (including Sales, Marketing, Supplier Relations, Operations, Information Technology and Finance) for a $125M corporate and leisure travel agency with multiple locations and a geographically dispersed employee base. Successfully develop, implement and lead operational and profit-improvement plan resulting in increased sales growth and profits, while at the same time significantly improving customer service levels.  - Improve net income  - Increase total revenue  Formulate, develop and effectively implement critical revenue enhancement and expense reduction plans resulting in substantial net income improvements while retaining key employees at all levels.  Establish and strengthen customer relationships by leading renewal efforts and personally communicate unique value proposition in order to retain existing customer base.  Lead strategy development and implementation of new sales approach focusing on unique strengths in segmented market place.  Develop proposals and negotiate best-in-class agreements with major travel suppliers and increase supplier revenues. Negotiate meaningful value-add customer offers from select suppliers.  Develop and lead implementation of any new telephone call center service configuration design and technology enhancements to result in improvements in service levels to customers, coupled with meaningful cost improvement.  Enhance industry presence, domestically and internationally.  Lead an aggressive plan for growth through acquisitions of other corporate travel agencies.  Fully engaged focus on macro and micro perspectives of business.  

General Manager - Long Island NY
Establish market presence as a leader in Leisure Travel Management Solutions
  •         Increase total service revenue and passenger volume with specific focus on: New Client Development / E
nhanced Service Levels
  •         Ensure continued market awareness
  •         Development of a company website and documented marketing plan
  •         Locate and establish new partnerships and relationships
  •         Constantly assess the market environment, identify and align strategic goals with annual business plans maintaining ability to react quickly to changing market conditions
  •         Define, implement, execute and promote a culture of Delivering Happiness
  Responsibilities
  •         Ensure delivery of  all established Unit objectives: Inside Sales and Operations, Technology, Finance, Distribution Management, & Acquisition Management
  •         Source and lead the negotiation for global distribution partners(Airlines, GTA, JAC, Brendan, Globus, etc.)
  •         Develop new business through building awareness of the GCS services and product offering
  •         Review and constantly communicate with business units to constantly develop technical , IT and operational procedures and controls, ensuring company is at all times “ready for business” and “customer focused”
  •         Develop personnel and an environment which will reward innovative enthusiastic performance through a documented HR process
  •         Source, lead, develop and maintain staff levels to ensure delivery against agreed goals
  
Chicago IL, Product Manager - Europe, River Cruising & Barging

The Product Manager manages the FIT  sales goals. This includes negotiating, managing the product lifecycle, gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements and working with internal and external partners to develop and deliver creative, innovative, and game changing products that beat revenue targets and exceed quality goals.

TECHNICAL POSITION  

Nothing Available at this time


TRAINING POSITIONS  

Director of Travel Management Training, Virtual  
Responsible for the development and implementation of cost-effective employee development, performance management, and career development programs designed to:   •          enhance employee capability and effectiveness,  •           instill and enhance a high-performance workplace culture  •           improve employee retention  •           support career development and succession planning  •           Develops and designs training programs and events consistent with company business objectives, strategy, and vision.  •           Evaluates external training programs and vendors to ascertain relevance of content, methodology, and cost effectiveness for incorporation into internal programs.  •           Develops comprehensive and cohesive curricula for employee orientation and management and leadership development and mentor programs.  Continuously evaluates program effectiveness  •           Develops and implements train-the-trainer programs  •           Develop end-user, instructional job aides.  •           Deliver phone, Web-based and instructor-led training  •           Coordinates, monitors, and reports on implementation of training programs company-wide  •           Works with the Vice President to develop programs for succession planning, career development, and performance management.  •           Assumes and performs other duties and responsibilities not specifically outlined herein, as requested. Provide troubleshooting and issues resolution in addition to escalation management for both internal and external customers.  •           Manage all incoming GDS (Sabre and Apollo) updates, determine their impact to workflow and take appropriate action.  •           Initiate, assist or facilitate any Central Operations Group initiatives, i.e. SABRE Red apps, mid-office tools, etc.   Qualifications:  Requirements:  •           At least 10 years of experience working for a large corporate travel management company  •           Detailed knowledge of corporate travel tools and technologies, including strong grounding in GDS  •           Must have at least five years of training experience- training certifications  highly desirable  •           Ability to develop and deliver training interventions that results in audience learning.  •           Ability to initiate new ideas, processes, and training material- familiarity with a training management system/software a plus.   •           Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.  •           Must be able to travel 50% of the time  •           Ability to work independently developing action plans and implementing goals and objectives.  •           Ability to lead - Setting direction, developing teamwork and collaboration, achieving results through others, and negotiating / winning support from stakeholders in the divisions.  •           Good follow-through on goals, plans, and projects.  •           Strong customer service focus.  •           Capability of working in a team environment as a role model, supporting management and staff, following policies, providing feedback, assisting in special projects, and taking on additional responsibility.  •           Effective project management skills.  •           Flexibility and willingness to work on special projects as required  •           Must be able to work under the stress of and meet deadlines  •           Must be able to concentrate and perform accurately while meeting applicable productivity measures  •           Must be able to change productively and to handle other tasks as assigned  Online Marketing Executive, Escondido, CA  An Escondido based, luxury tour operator, is rebranding and they need a solid online marketing executive. The new team at this European travel specialist are seeking to deliver significant growth to the business both though the existing travel agency channel and the online channels.  They are seeking a marketer with strong commercial and analytical skills with at least 2 years of online marketing experience, preferably in the travel industry. Working within this small and friendly sales focused team, this new position will play a key role in driving online marketing activity across the business to meet targeted performance and to support the businesses sales activity. The successful applicant will be responsible for managing the new website (launches Jan 2014), digital communications, and social media presence to enhance the company's position and visibility with key audiences. This position is responsible for planning, development and writing of content for digital and social media activities, including the new website, in addition to PR and email marketing.  Duties and Responsibilities:  •           Day to day management of content of website  •           Management of PPC campaigns, SEM and imaginative online sales activities  •           Analysis and reporting of web performance statistics including Google Analytics and Lead Forensics  •           Support online brand building activity  •           Analysis of digital marketing trends and competitor activity  •           Regularly review competitive landscape of digital and social content and provide senior management with insights and strategy recommendations  •           Creation and sourcing digital media content in the form of compelling copy, video and imagery  •           Copy writing for website, PR and email marketing  •           Liaising with sales to ensure an engaging customer experience is delivered online   Requirements  Essential Skills and qualifications:     Proactive, self-starter who works well in a highly integrated and small team culture.  •           Excellent writing and communications skills including copy writing and editing, and creating presentation material and creative briefs.  •           Experience with online advertising strategy and implementation, including social media promotional campaigns (PPC, Google AdWords, Facebook Ads, etc.)  •           Must have experience with CRM systems such as Salesforce or Splendid  •           Experience using Google Analytics, Google Webmaster Tools for monitoring and updating web content to maximize user experience, time on site, conversions.  •           Experience with keyword analysis and implementation for SEO  •           Bachelor's degree preferred  •           New media and social network marketing experience  •           Excellent time management and organizational skills  •           Team player  •           Ability to communicate at all levels  •           Commercial awareness  •           Must be able to work with minimal supervision at times    

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