Travel Consultants- After Hours - Varied Hours

  • Travel Staffing Group
  • Remote
  • May 26, 2022
Full time Corporate Travel Agent

Job Description

  • Participate fully as a team member to assist as needed in completing all functions relating to servicing customers
  • Research and provide solutions to travel-related problems clients experience
  • Keep fully informed about all airline rules and regulations, tariffs (domestic) and other industry requirements and accurately apply this information when making travel arrangements • procedures, guidelines, and standards in areas of customer service, building Passenger Name Records (PNRs) and profiles, ticketing, utilization of management information systems, productivity, attendance, and accuracy of work
  • Must be able to work under pressure
  • During emergency situations and/or poor weather conditions, ensure coverage of client needs
  • Keep informed on all US Federal travel regulations and requirements pertaining to US government contractors, including FAR and Fly America
  • Maintain a high level of competency in operating the global distribution system (GDS)
  • Attend staff and training meetings (virtual or in-person) for ongoing updates in the travel industry, office procedures and company updates
  • Ensures optimal customer service through effective use of phone systems and following phone standards.
  • Keep immediate supervisor promptly and fully informed of all potential problems or unusual matters of significance and take prompt corrective action where necessary or suggest alternative courses of action which may be taken.
  • Maintain a favorable working relationship with company employees to foster and promote a cooperative and harmonious working climate which will be conducive to maximum employee morale, productivity and efficiency/effectiveness
  • Demonstrate strong customer service orientation (internal and external); diplomacy and tact required in contact with clients, vendors, and co-workers; courteous, professional phone manner • Must work well independently
  • Exercise good judgment Competency and Position Requirements
  • Arrange complex domestic and international travel for corporate client(s), including air, car rental, hotel, other ground transportation, transfers, etc.
  • Advise client of international travel requirements and concerns (passport, visa, inoculations, etc.)
  • Ensure thorough understanding of client travel policy, guidelines, authorization requirements, procedures, etc.
  • Maintain a strong, productive relationship with the client
  • Maintain a strong, productive relationship with relevant travel suppliers
  • Counsel client on traveler safety considerations, government travel regulations, preferred supplier support, savings opportunities, and logistical routings and options
  • Research and resolve en-route traveler service concerns as soon as possible
  • Continually provide excellent customer service
  • Utilize time management skills to efficiently organize and process workload during designated shift times.

• Project a mature and professional demeanor when interacting with departmental personnel and clients. Education and Experience Requirements High School or equivalent education is required; completion of accredited travel school program and some college is preferred. 3 -5 years’ experience as a travel agent is required; 3-5 years’ experience in corporate travel environment preferred. Proficiency in MS Office preferred particularly Outlook, Word and Excel. Familiarity with corporate online booking tools is prefered

GDS Required

Sabre, SabreRED, Apollo

State

CA

Email

gaylewalsh@ptcptt.onmicrosoft.com

Minimum Travel Experience Required

3-5

Manage Others?

No