FIT Reservations Agent - German speaker preferred or English speaker

Job Ref

FITGRRR

Department

Fit

Location

London

Type of Employment

Permanent

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Job description

Do you have experience working within the travel/leisure industry? Then you are the person we are looking for!

Miki Travel are looking for individuals who are passionate about travel and motivated to join a growing organisation.

Our office in the City of London offers a multicultural environment and employs people with a diverse range of experience.

About the Department

The FIT Department are in charge of making hotel reservations for our global FIT client base throughout Europe and the America's. We make reservations and handle a variety of scenarios ranging from special requests for VIP clients to resolving complaints. We liaise with hotels and our internal teams to coordinate a satisfactory stay for customers.

Job Purpose

We are currently seeking to recruit a Reservations Agent within our FIT department

To book hotel accommodation for our global FIT client base using our in-house systems. As a B2B wholesaler your main point of contact will be with our hotel suppliers & internally with our sales teams. We are not dealing directly with clients. You are expected to accurately complete a high volume of work within set deadlines as well as show good negotiation skills. You will need excellent interpersonal and communication skills coupled with professional telephone manner & accurate writing skills.

Main Responsibilities

  • Communicate with hotels and provide worldwide sales team with up to date booking information
  • Negotiate prices and conditions with some hotels as well resolve booking issues and complaints directly with hotels
  • Negotiate compensation or refunds as and when required
  • Load accurate rates and booking details into the in-house system
  • Provide suitable alternatives as and when required
  • Produce accurate documents/reports
  • Process deposits/refunds
  • Prioritise workload according to deadlines

Skills and Experience

Relevant Skills/Characteristics

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Professional attitude
  • Clear and effective communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Capable of handling high volume in a timely manner with accuracy
  • Ability to Multitask
  • Preferred negotiation, customer service and problem solving abilities

Required Experience/Knowledge

Essential

  • Travel industry background
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Proficient in Microsoft office applications

Desirable

  • Fluent in German

With 50 years' experience in the wholesale travel industry, Miki Travel offers an exciting international working environment and you will be based in our contemporary offices in central London near to Mansion House, Cannon Street and Bank Underground stations. You will receive an attractive package with complimentary on site fitness centre and swimming pool as well as flexi-time working hours (based on 7,5 hours from Monday to Friday).

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