TRAVEL CONSULTANT / AGENT

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  • TRAVEL CONSULTANT / AGENT

    Company:
    Short's Travel Management, Inc

    Location:
    Kansas City
    MO
    US

    Category:
    Consultant, Customer Service

    Degrees Required:
    High School

    Employment Type:
    Full-Time

    Manages Others:
    No

    Requirements:

    JOB REQUIREMENTS:

     

    Travel Consultant / Travel Agent

     

    Essential Functions and Requirements:

    • A minimum of 5 years of experience as a Travel Consultant/Travel Agent is required; International travel booking and ticketing experience is essential.

    • Prior experience handling VIP clients is preferred.

    • Experience utilizing Apollo is preferred.

    • High school diploma is required.

    • Ability to demonstrate proficient knowledge, skills and abilities utilizing industry and proprietary technology, including on-line booking tools.

    • Communicates effectively and exhibits excellent customer service skills while promoting and selling travel products and services.

    • Continuously strives to provide clients with a positive experience utilizing analytical and strategic skills.

    • Positively contributes to the team environment.

    • Understands the importance of quality and accountability with regard to revenue generating tasks and responsibilities.

       

      Required Cognitive Skills:

    • Maintains the highest possible level of client and company confidentiality.

    • Displays a positive attitude with energy and enthusiasm toward assuming new roles and challenges.

    • Strong work ethic with a willingness to take ownership and responsibility of multiple tasks as required.

    • Self-motivated and autonomous with consistent follow through.

    • Strong interpersonal skills, such as written and oral communications, logic, and decision-making.

    • Demonstrates above average organizational and planning skills with appropriate attention to detail.


    Requirements:

    Travel Consultant / Travel Agent

    COME JOIN OUR TEAM  Over the past 65 years, Short’s Travel Management has grown to be one of the Top 20 Travel Management companies in the industry!  Our success is largely based on our philosophy of providing excellent service and developing innovative technologies that will continually set us apart from our competition.

     

    We are currently seeking qualified candidates to fill an On-Site Travel Consultant position at a prestigious corporate client location in Kansas City, MO.  A minimum of 5 years of travel agent experience is required; VIP experience is essential.  International booking and ticketing skills will be required; Apollo experience preferred.

     

    While this is an on-site position, candidates who are virtual may also be considered. The hours for this position are 8am – 5pm Central Time, Monday through Friday.


    This position responds to customer travel requests for reservations (airline, hotel, rental car, or other modes of transportation) in an efficient, courteous and timely manner.  An individual in this position manages all functions relating to the booking, administrative and accounting tasks necessary to process electronic or other travel documents as it relates to customer request and industry requirements. The candidate placed in this position will have the ability to function autonomously and in a team environment.

     

    Compensation & Available Benefits:

    • Competitive salary commensurate with experience

    • Medical Insurance

    • Dental Insurance

    • Vision Insurance

    • Life Insurance

    • Disability Insurance

    • 401(k) plan

    • Vacation/Earned Time Off

       

      Short’s Travel Management is an EOE employer.


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