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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 act 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.  Please send to: sherry@travelemployment.com

POSITIONS ARE LISTED BELOW IN THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:
CORPORATE, GROUP AND LEISURE 


It is important to note that each individual job will indicate whether it is virtual or not.  


LEISURE TRAVEL AGENT POSITIONS 

Travel Agent - Louisville, KY
 
We are looking for an experienced travel agent that will help our agency to provide a wonderful travel experience to our clients. Someone that cares about their clients and that also wants to thrive in the industry as a successful agent.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
* Plan and sell travel accommodations, insurance and other travel services.
* Cooperate with clients to determine their needs and advise them of appropriate destination, mode of transportations, travel dates, costs and accommodations.
* Book transportation, make hotel reservations and collect payment/fees.
* Enter data into our software and maintain client files.
* Network with tour operators.
* Meet profit and sales targets.
* Work well with other agents and staff to provide the best customer service to our clients.
* Attend monthly staff meetings.
* Attend travel seminars to remain updated with tourism trends.
* Ability to interact, communicate and negotiate effectively.
* Experience on Sabre - VERY IMPORTANT
* Well Organized
* Good Attention to Detail
* Prefer to have someone well traveled
* Competent computer experience
* Good Customer service skills

 
Leisure Travel Agent Cincinnati OH

Travel Agent specializing in leisure travel arrangement.  Fulfills domestic and international related requests for leisure vacation travel and provides customer service through the communication of travel related information.  Agent must have experience in selling escorted and independent tours and/or cruises of all types. 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
-           Maximize vacation/travel experiences of clients by selling domestic and international tours, FITs and/or cruises.
-           Match the travelers’ requests with customized vendors to ensure optimized experience.
-           Maintain professional and courteous client relations by managing a prompt and accurate response to telephone and e-mail communications.
-           Prepare and issue customer invoices in a timely manner.
-           Stay informed of industry trends, regulations and current affairs.  Communicate information to customers accurately and appropriately.
-           Assume and perform other duties and responsibilities not specifically outlines here, but which are logically inherent to the position.
-           Must be able to work independently in the absence of supervision.
-           Good time-management skills and willingness to proactively seek tasks and training opportunities when workload allows.
Transferable Skills
-           Knowledge and experience of domestic / international vacation vendors and commission structures.
-           Professional telephone skills.
-           Experienced in Client Base profile system.
-           Ability to manage multiple tasks and changing priorities.
-           Demonstrate personal and organization integrity.
-           Knowledge of Sabre GDS preferred.
-           Minimum of 3+ years active Travel Consultant Leisure Travel Specialist

 

Leisure Luxury Travel Agent in Dearborn Heights MI

Detroit area
Responsibilities will include working directly with high-spend FIT clients to plan, refine, and implement personal travel itineraries.  The majority of destinations fall within Western Europe with a focus on culinary, artistic, musical, faith-based, and other cultural inclusions, and we are growing to include more diverse leisure destinations.  The ideal candidate will demonstrate aptitude for cultivating rapport with business suppliers, monitoring and enforcing professional standards and deliverables, and creating and/or streamlining procedures, documents, and other job tools as needed. 
Eligibility for year-end profit share
401(k) plan with discretionary contributions made by the Company at the end of the year
Eligibility for contributory health insurance plan through Blue Care Network
Eligibility for group dental insurance
Eligibility for group vision insurance
Eligibility for participation In Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Eligibility for membership of IATA, an organization providing Travel Agents significant discounts on travel expenses
Eligibility for year-end profit share
401(k) plan with discretionary contributions made by the Company at the end of the year
Eligibility for contributory health insurance plan through Blue Care Network
Eligibility for group dental insurance
Eligibility for group vision insurance
Eligibility for participation In Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Eligibility for membership of IATA, an organization providing Travel Agents significant discounts on travel expenses



Leisure Travel Agent with Expertise in Southern and Eastern Africa and South America
 
This agency constructs bespoke luxury trips for new and existing clients. Each trip is custom built to the preferences and budget of the traveler. Their agents are called Travel Designer because they know their destinations intimately in areas such as: South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Kenya, Tanzania, and Namibia. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have a strong knowledge of South America. A Travel Designer must have detailed knowledge of many safari brands and camps throughout these countries. 

Core functions of Travel Designer:
Create custom trips for new and current clients. Each trip must reflect the unique preferences of the traveler with group size, age, and budget taken into consideration.
Call and email new and current clients with bespoke itineraries to Africa and South America.
Contact safari camps, hoteliers or other vendors to check on availability for trip dates.
Work with client to book airfare for the trip.
Collect deposits and final payments from travelers.
Work with customer service team to ensure trip is handled with a personal touch and all details are attended to. 
Required Experience:
3+ years (strongly prefer 5) experience selling custom African Safaris (ideal candidate will also have strong knowledge of South America and India).
Bachelor’s Degree.
Ability to sell at least $2m in revenue annually in luxury travel industry.
Strong verbal and written skills.
Strong computer skills, comfortable working with CRM’s and Microsoft suite.

No GDS system required

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 ​Travel Advisor, Tucson, AZ

The Travel Advisor will manage all aspects of the client’s travel from initial request to completion while providing back-office support for various systems and assisting with managerial projects and initiatives. The Travel Advisor is responsible for making professional, accurate, cost-effective travel arrangements for clients within the company guidelines and standards for exceptional customer service
 Job tasks:
Completes travel arrangements for client with air, hotel, car, tour, rail, cruise and ground transportation that meet the needs of the client, whiles utilizing preferred vendors.
Follows company procedures, guidelines and standards to provide best in class customer service.
Builds customer profiles, ticketing,
Prepare and distribute clients’ travel documents.
Use proactive sales outbound calls to help generate business.
Develop relationships with clients to generate return business and secure new business.
Fully informed and stays abreast of all airline rules, regulations, tariffs, and other industry requirements and accurately applies this information when making travel arrangements.
Research and provide solutions/alternatives for customer travel.
Maintain a working knowledge of and use of the Client Base (CRM) technology.
Plan, describe, arrange, and sell itinerary tour packages and promotional travel incentives.
Maintains high level of competency, initiative, confidentiality and professional demeanor.
Participates fully as a team member to assist as needed in completing all functions related to servicing the client, including ticket processing, clerical functions, prepaid tickets, debit memos, etc.
Competencies:
1+ years of travel experience is a plus
Knowledge of computer reservation programs (GDS), such as SABRE, Galileo or similar is a plus
Familiarity with consultative sales and relationship building
Deadline –oriented and able to work efficiently and manage multiple priorities
Domestic and international travel knowledge
Ability to work in a team environment
Effective oral and written communication skills
Proficient internet research skills
Track record of achieving sales goals and objectives
High self-motivation and ability to work independently
Education/Experience:
Proficiency in Microsoft Suite
High school diploma or equivalent.



Leisure Travel Agent - Atlanta 

We are looking for a travel agent with at least 2 years experience in either corporate and or leisure transactions, who is passionate about traveling. You will manage travel requirements made for business or holiday and you will provide tourism related services and package tours on behalf of our suppliers. The goal is to keep our clients satisfied and loyal for future services. Emphasis will be on Corporate Travel with Leisure involvement.
•           Plan and sell transportation, accommodations, insurance and other travel services
•           Cooperate with clients to determine their needs and advise them appropriate destination, modes of transportation, travel dates, costs and accommodations
•           Provide relevant information, brochures and publications (guides, local customs, maps, regulations, events etc) to travelers
•           Book transportation, make hotel reservations and collect payment/fees
•           Use promotional techniques and prepare promotional materials to sell itinerary tour packages
•           Deal with occurring travel problems, complaints or refunds

Leisure Travel Agent – Atlanta or Virtual in the region

Worldspan travel agency is looking for an experienced leisure agent who is excited about selling travel.  Someone who puts customer service first, but knows how to sell on the phone.  Preferably someone who has done some global travel and can offer interesting hints to the travelers.  The is a position that offers salary and commission based upon productivity and full benefits package. 

Travel Concierge Excellent Entry level position  – Tucson AZ

 The travel concierge is a support role for our travel advisers in an effort to maximize their selling time and ability through researching travel options, customer interaction and focused product & promotion knowledge. In addition, when appropriate, the travel concierge will be preparing themselves to become a travel adviser.

•           Create and enter customer profile information and attach quote requests in Client Base.
•           Ensure leads are valid. (i.e. travel adviser, non US/CAN residents) and verify leads and profiles tovoid crossover between advisers
•           Send follow up emails after a quote has been sent and prospect has not been in touch
•           Prepare and coordinate correspondence and mailing
•           Send reminders, booking and confirming clients regarding dining and shore excursions
•           Acquire details and update Guest Information Forms/ Immigration details
•           Detail every record precisely at all times
•           Send “Welcome home” emails or phone calls
•           Send “Touch base” emails six months after the last trip
•           Respond to client’s questions regarding existing reservations, deposits, insurance, excursions, etc.
•           Verify all details are in place for promotions.  Give travel adviser copy of promotion details.
•           Research and prepare pre and post trip packages
•           Stay abreast of new promotions
Competencies:
•           Communication proficiency
•           Time Management
•           Problem solving/analysis
•           Ability to work in a team environment
Education/Experience
•           Proficient in Microsoft Office 360 suite of software
•           Two years’ experience in an office environment



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VIRTUAL TRAVEL AGENT POSITIONS


Virtual Corporate Travel Agent preference for agents living in Colorado or Nebraska
This is the perfect job for someone who has some international experience, but would like to learn more.  If you are located in either Nebraska or Colorado and you would like to work virtually this is the perfect job for you.  
The hiring company has their own way of offering their clients business class tickets for international trips.  They maintain the highest level of service and high commission pricing.  
If you have GDS experience, preferably Sabre and are willing to train in their DFW office before being home based then this is the perfect job.  The salary range is $45k and they offer full benefits. 


Virtual African Specialist


The role available is that of an Africa Travel Specialist, which is a sales role. This role mainly involves working with guest inquiries that come from our website, by telephone, by email or via an online chat facility. From there, speaking to guests, working through a process of getting to know a guest and developing an itinerary, working with suppliers on room availability, answering queries and concerns to establish rapport 
Responding to incoming enquiries * Handling customer enquiries and providing advice on locations, experiences and transportation * Building rapport and establishing a relationship with potential clients * Dealing directly with suppliers on product and availability whilst assembling itineraries * Building and pricing itineraries for guests * Building quotations for guests * Working with guests in re-working your propoosals * Converting enquiries into sales * Communicating with operations management on execution of holidays * Nurturing and retaining clients with excellent customer service skills * Tackling emergency issues and solving problems that arise


CORPORATE AGENT POSITIONS


Program Coordinator - Bloomington, MN 20 hours per week

Responsible for implementing new group set-up, monitoring traveler component of group and requesting group departure fulfillment.
Responsibilities:
Handle special requests or deviations with customer
Respond to customer/group leader requests quickly and thoroughly
Identify customer/group leader needs completely and record carefully
Ensure 100% customer satisfaction personally and by quality control
Set up new groups in team by scheduling and conducting briefings, implementing applicable processes, introducing self to group leader
Fulfill requirements for review dates, invoicing, airline deadlines, final documents, pre-departure & departure dates, closure
Act as a back-up to team as needed
Manage resources and personal productivity with an eye to company growth and prosperity
Drive for results & success with sense of urgency and sense of 100% responsibility & follow-through
Knowledge, Skills and Ability:
Superior communication skills: listens attentively, conveys understanding of content of message, expresses self clearly, completely & directly both in conversation and in writing, has friendly & pleasant sounding telephone presence
Superior interpersonal skills with co-workers and clients: develops and maintains smooth, cooperative working relationships; is able to manage conflict by bringing problems into the open to arrive at constructive solutions while maintaining positive working relationships
Comprehensive industry knowledge and experience specific to groups which includes knowledge about:
the workings of "groups" and understands the nuances of group tours and performance group tours
good sense of geography and understanding of other cultures
has knowledge of the airline component of a group and can work with Air Purchasing to fulfill the air portion of the tour
international destination/specialty training and/or travel experience
Ability to handle multiple tasks and respond flexibly to shifting demand, detail oriented
Good administrative ability to reach goals of successful programs: establish plans, structure & staff effectively, utilize or develop sound systems & processes, manage execution, and works efficiently.
Is consistently accurate
Has superior number sense and is able to do calculations to the position    


Travel Agent - Louisville, KY
 
We are looking for an experienced travel agent that will help our agency to provide a wonderful travel experience to our clients. Someone that cares about their clients and that also wants to thrive in the industry as a successful agent.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
* Plan and sell travel accommodations, insurance and other travel services.
* Cooperate with clients to determine their needs and advise them of appropriate destination, mode of transportations, travel dates, costs and accommodations.
* Book transportation, make hotel reservations and collect payment/fees.
* Enter data into our software and maintain client files.
* Network with tour operators.
* Meet profit and sales targets.
* Work well with other agents and staff to provide the best customer service to our clients.
* Attend monthly staff meetings.
* Attend travel seminars to remain updated with tourism trends.
* Ability to interact, communicate and negotiate effectively.
* Experience on Sabre - VERY IMPORTANT
* Well Organized
* Good Attention to Detail
* Prefer to have someone well traveled
* Competent computer experience
* Good Customer service skills


Corporate Travel Agent - Montreal, Canada

OPC certified travel agent
Minimum 2 years corporate travel agency experience
Proficiency with Sabre including processing reservations & ticketing
Fluently bilingual in oral and written English and French; third language an asset
Organised and able to prioritize effectively
Excellent customer relations and sales skills
Knowledge of travel insurance plans
Excellent knowledge of world geography
Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
Benefits:
Group health insurance
Industry travel benefits
The opportunity to learn from and work alongside travel industry experts with over 25+ years experience
A parking spot or easy metro access
Job Type: Full-time
Required languages:
French
English
Required license or certification:
OPC


Corporate Travel Agent – NYC Manhattan

This is an exciting opportunity for a Corporate Travel Agent who is looking for their next challenge.  Apollo preferred, but will do a conversion for the right person.  Arrange all elements of business travel from initial request to completion for clients including air, hotel, car rentals, train, tour and ground arrangements at the lowest possible price within corporate travel guidelines.  Office is located in Manhattan and the pay and benefits are excellent.  Strong knowledge of international travel and rate desk pricing preferred. 
Provide excellent customer service that exceeds clients’ expectations
Develop relationships with clients to improve the overall service level
Maintain ownership of each record until trip has been completed to ensure all details (including but not limited to seat assignments, meal preference, upgrades etc.) are completed to the client’s satisfaction in line with company procedures including ticketing and exchanges
Follow company procedures with regards to customer service, documentation of PNRs and profiles, ticketing, invoicing, attendance, accuracy of work etc.
Researches and provides solution to any travel related problem clients may have experienced with arrangements made with total management awareness and participation
Stays fully informed on all airline rules and regulations, tariffs and fare requirements and accurately applies this knowledge to all travel arrangements
Work closely with team to ensure worldwide coverage for clients
Participate in operational projects, training and functions as appointed by the manager
GDS proficient and maintains GDS skills with relevant training
Stays abreast of technology and industry knowledge
Must have excellent communication skills and enjoy working with high level global clientele
Problem resolving to always include management
Performs other office functions as needed and seeks ways to personally add to the overall efficiency of the operation
Regular and dependable attendance and punctuality is required
Skills required
At least 5 years of experience as a corporate travel agent booking all aspects of corporate travel, including but not limited to, flights, hotels, car hire, chauffeur drive & rail
Excellent recent GDS skills (Apollo preferred however conversion training can be provided) – this includes but is not limited to creating and sending itineraries, executing upgrades and seat assignments, ticketing, exchanges, refunds, queue sorting, MCOs, manual fare builds
Proficient with international itineraries and rate structures
Exceptional customer service with excellent attention to detail, to include proactive travel advice and demonstrate cost savings to our clients
The ability to identify and create additional revenue opportunities and/or value added services relevant to the client’s requirements
A strong, methodical and accurate work ethic to service all bookings from initial inquiry through to invoice and ticketing
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Interpersonal communication and relationship building skills
Good problem solving skills and initiative
Willingness to learn new systems, adapt to new processes and to develop existing skills
Flexibility & patience
Expert proficiency in Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Word
Ability to function in a fast-paced, demanding environment
This role requires 2 weeks training in the UK


Travel Agent specializing in corporate travel and B2B travel arrangement.  Fulfills domestic and international requests for airline, hotel and car rentals to result in the lowest cost for booked itinerary and also aligning with customers’ travel requirements.  Sabre is the system of choice.  Domestic and international knowledge necessary

 Corporate Travel Agent - NYC


MUST HAVE Amadeus GDS EXPERIENCE, having knowledge of Sabre would be added advantage
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
-           Book domestic and international reservations for air travel, hotel and car rentals, following up when necessary to complete the reservations.
-           Request and follow-up with seat assignments and requesting permission to purchase seat assignments when necessary.
-           Maintain professional and courteous client relations by managing a prompt and accurate response to telephone and e-mail communications.
-           Stay informed of airline rules and regulations and current affairs.  Communicate information to customers accurately and appropriately.
-           Maintain customer profiles ensuring special requests and reward program information such as frequent flyer / meal preference / hotel stay.
-           Monitors, sorts and works Global Distribution Systems (GDS) queues daily to maintain quality control.
-           Assumes and performs other duties and responsibilities not specifically outlines here, but which are logically inherent to the position.
-           Monitors active travelers and pro-actively re-accommodates any travel misconnects or flight cancellations while travelers are in route.
-           Must be able to work independently.
-           Good time-management skills and willingness to proactively seek tasks and training opportunities when workload allows.
Transferrable Skills
-           Knowledge and experience of domestic / international fare and commission structures.
        Professional telephone skills.
-           Proficiency on Amadeus Reservation System.
-          Experienced in Client Base profile system.
         Ability to manage multiple tasks and changing priorities.
-           Demonstrate personal and organization integrity.
-           Minimum of 3+ years active Travel Consultant experience


Corporate Concur Agent Needed for an Austin, TX agency 

Established Austin Texas agency is hiring a travel agent with experience in handling mid-office set up with Concur.  They are interested in someone who can assist with setting up the mid and back office synchronization on Concur and then working on the airfare bookings for their clients.  The back office system is Trams and they also utilize Travelport Smartpoint GDS.  Domestic and international experience is necessary, but the focal point will be a strong understanding of how Concur works and interacts with office software.  Excellent salary based upon ability and benefits.  This is a growing opportunity for the right person. 



Corporate Travel Agent for a Private Corporation in SeaTac, WA

Book, coordinate and manage travel for trainers, coaches and other employees, have all itineraries completed, approved, and delivered to traveler at least one month ahead of travel date.   
•             Draft office procedures as directed
•             Assist with yearly business planning as required
•             Daily and weekly reports as required
•             Coordinate and purchase travel (flights, hotels, ground transport, airport transport, etc.) as needed according to company procedure, completing all necessary paperwork and forms
•             Track airline flights when trainers are traveling and communicate with travelers regarding any travel changes or special issues
•             Complete travel worksheets and phone call logs daily when corporate officers are traveling
•             Input travel information into Filemaker data base
•             Maintain organization and security of credit card and other personal information for travelers
•             Keep current on the latest changes in travel, including international travel, customers’ requirements, airline rules, etc..
•             Attend company meetings as required
•             Meet with Training and Marketing Manager and corporate officers as required
•             Act as the Executive Assistant for travel matters to the corporate officers
•             Prepare travel options with accurate pricing and complete choices for travelers to review prior to booking travel
•             Track airline seat upgrade status daily for corporate officers and ensure upgrades have occurred
•             Accurately prepare complete itineraries and travel packets for travelers according to company procedure
•             Review and approve travel-related charges on company credit cards.  Complete appropriate forms and forward to accounting.
•             Lead negotiations with travel vendors on behalf of company as directed.
•             Prepare accurate Airfare distributor worksheets for Accounting
•             Track & report corporate officer and key personnel frequent traveler elite status.
•             Ability to adherence to all company policies and procedures.
•             Ability to produce accurate work with all travel documents.
•             Ability to timely and accurately distribute travel materials.
•             Ability to arrive on time each workday and work the duration of the workday and any OT as required.
•             Ability to work well under pressure, meeting multiple and sometimes conflicting deadlines.
•             Ability to demonstrate cooperative behavior with colleagues and supervisors.
•             Ability to provide exceptional “concierge” level customer service to clients & co-workers alike.
•             Ability to communicate clearly and accurately with all colleagues and vendors is vital to this position.
•             Ability to think through all travel related situations and anticipate delays, road blocks, challenges, work arounds etc.
•             Ability to keep a well-organized and clean work environment.
•             Must be proficient in Microsoft office products to include word, excel, PowerPoint and outlook.
•             4+ years as a corporate travel agent with extensive GDS experience.
Hours 7:30 to 4:30 M-F.  Excellent salary and benefits package.



Corporate Travel Agent - Cincinnati OH

Travel Agent specializing in corporate travel arrangement.  Fulfills domestic and international related requests for airline, hotel and car rentals to result in the lowest cost for booked itinerary and also aligning with customers’ corporate travel policies.  Is knowledgeable in domestic and international faring and provides customer service through the communication of travel related information.
* MUST HAVE SABRE GDS EXPERIENCE
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
-           Book domestic and international reservations for air travel, hotel and car rentals, following up when necessary to complete the reservations.
-           Request and follow-up with seat assignments and requesting permission to purchase seat assignments when necessary.
-           Match the travelers’ requests with company travel policies.
-           Maintain professional and courteous client relations by managing a prompt and accurate response to telephone and e-mail communications.
-           Stay informed of airline rules and regulations and current affairs.  Communicate information to customers accurately and appropriately.
-           Maintain customer profiles ensuring special requests and reward program information such as frequent flyer / driver / hotel stay are included.
-           Monitors, sorts and works Global Distribution Systems (GDS) queues daily to maintain quality control.
-           Assumes and performs other duties and responsibilities not specifically outlines here, but which are logically inherent to the position.
-           Monitors active travelers and pro-actively re-accommodates any travel misconnects or flight cancellations while travelers are in route.
-           Must be able to work independently in the absence of supervision.
-           Good time-management skills and willingness to proactively seek tasks and training opportunities when workload allows.
Transferable Skills
-           Knowledge and experience of domestic / international faring and commission structures.
-           Professional telephone skills.
-           Proficiency on Sabre Reservation System.
-           Experienced in Client Base profile system.
-           Ability to manage multiple tasks and changing priorities.
-           Demonstrate personal and organization integrity.
-           Minimum of 3+ years active Travel Consultant Corporate Travel Specialist​



 
CORPORATE ON-SITE AGENT, PORTLAND OREGON
Sabre agent needed to work on site at a corporation booking all their domestic and international travel reservations.  This is a fast-paced environment with exceptional pay for the area.  Please contact me immediately for more information.  ​

CORPORATE TRAVEL AGENT MINNEAPOLIS MN
Apollo agent needed for a long term agency that offers excellent commission on top of a base.   They have a well tuned office where professional agents are given the opportunity to work independently without being micro-managed and rewarded for their efforts.  They offer healthcare and h here.