Operations Executive

  • Job Reference: Kn1575
  • Date Posted: 20 November 2017
  • Recruiter: Strong Recruitment
  • Website: http://www.strongrecruitment.co.uk
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
  • Sector: Tour Operators/Wholesale, Tourism, Tourism Board
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Operations Executive – London based UK Inbound tour operator seeks a French speaking Operations Executive to join a happy and motivated team. A busy and varied role, as Operations Executive your role will include : 

  • Being the day to day contact for French and Benelux based travel agents, tour operators, wholesalers and coach companies

  • Handling tour quotations including researching tours, developing product ideas and preparing tour quotations for groups travelling to the UK

  • Business development – working with some of the company’s key clients to really get to know their business

  • Negotiating with suppliers such as hotels, attractions, transport, guides and restaurants

  • Booking guides and being the point of contact for the tour leaders

  • Attending fam trips and site inspections to develop product knowledge of the UK & Ireland

  • Operating group tours, handling all the admin including preparing vouchers, finalising services, liaising with the tour manager and guides 

Successful Operations Executive candidate must have knowledge of working with an inbound tour operator and the role will require Operations Executive candidate to have : 

  • Fluency in English and French

  • Product knowledge of the UK & Ireland

  • Experiencing of quoting and operations

  • Ability to work as part of a team

  • To have the confidence to attending meetings and fam trips

  • To have a genuine interest in tourism and a passion for quality of customer service 

Successful Operation Executive candidates will be contacted within 2 working days – we have worked with this award winning Inbound Tour Operator for years and our candidates enjoy a long and happy career there with genuine career opportunities and the company offers a happy and motivated working environment which recognises the hard work the staff put in to make them one of the leading tour operators in the UK. They have a diverse client base a good reservations system and the company reward their long term staff with lovely benefits.

Please send your CV in confidence and we will arrange to meet you to discuss the role and company in full to ensure this is the right opportunity for you – we look forward to helping you with your career.