Business Travel Advisor - Extended/After Hours

Travelink, American Express Travel - Nashville, TN

Full-time

The Business Travel Advisor will have 5+ years experience as travel advisor, be self-motivated, articulate, with strong interpersonal skills and a proven track record as a team player with the highest degree of professionalism.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • 5+ years travel industry experience; international experience required.
  • 3+ years servicing corporate customers with emphasis on booking practices and theory either in a travel office or call center; experience with one or more GDS systems (Sabre required), ability to read, define and apply fare rules, taxes, and hub utilization.
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing.
  • Verify rates for best fares, corporate and preferred rates, and appropriate documentation.
  • Able to work well in a structured team environment.
  • Capable of prioritizing, multi-tasking and handle high volume effectively.
  • Effective follow-up skills.
  • Flexibility to work late hours and weekends.

Responsibilities:

  • Promote and maintain excellent client relations by managing a prompt and accurate response with positive telephone, email, and service techniques.
  • Provide air (domestic & international), hotel, car and other travel-related reservations for multiple accounts as an advisor at one of our office locations or as a virtual (home-based) advisor.
  • Proactively recommend to clients efficient and alternate routes, lowest available fares, booking class, exchange rates and travel products/services.
  • Use computerized reservation system (Sabre) and other computer applications.
  • Serve as general travel resource for multiple corporate clients.
  • Research client problems and resolve issues.
  • Accomplish duties within airline and ARC rules and standards.
  • Perform other job duties/responsibilities as required.
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision.

Other Qualifications:

  • Extensive knowledge of the corporate travel business
  • Ability to act as a self-starter and demonstrate initiative
  • Ability to work as a proactive, resourceful, cooperative and respectful team member
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to take on new tasks and multi-task
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment with a high level of stress

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • travel industry: 5 years (Preferred)

Shifts:

  • Evening (Required)

Work Location:

  • Remote/Work from home

Pay Frequency:

  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly