AIR TRAVEL COORDINATOR FT/PT
Are you an experienced travel professional looking to apply your expertise to a new challenge within the industry? MTI Events is seeking a creative, organized, and personable individual to join our Group Air department and to assist clients with group air arrangements at the best possible price and schedule.
The Group Air Coordinator (GAC) operates as part of the Group Air team and reports to the Group Air Manager. The GAC works with groups of 10+ passengers booking who require airline reservation as part of our Group Travel.
The GAC will serve as a liaison between the airline and the client (the Group Leader), booking, ticketing and negotiating special airfare rates and managing all deadlines and financials. The GAC will also book and assist with securing hotel accommodations, rail passes, car rentals, and other products as requested.
The ideal candidate will have:
Professional work experience in the travel industry, with a preference for those with group or corporate travel experience
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
An aptitude for project management and attention to detail
The ability to work well independently
Proficiency in MS Office suite
Knowledge and experience with an airline computer system – Worldspan/Travelport a plus
Work directly with clients (Group Leaders) to assess and meet their group flight needs.
Research all possible options and communicate with the airlines to negotiate acceptable rates and arrange contracts.
Book and ticket flights utilizing Worldspan/Travelport computer system.