Martin Randall Travel Group

  • London, United Kingdom
Martin Randall Travel Group Chiswick, west London or Bath, UK
Aug 16, 2018
Full time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to work for the Cultural Travel Company (CTC) , the affordable sister brand to the UK’s leading cultural tour operator, Martin Randall Travel . This full-time, permanent role is based in our MRT offices in west London (Chiswick) or in Bath. Established in 2017, CTC offers trips exploring art, architecture, archaeology, history and music in Europe and the UK, all accompanied by expert speakers. There are plans for expansion of the range of destinations and subject matter. We are looking for a dynamic individual to manage the product and operations side of the business, as well as communicating with clients and making bookings. The role can be adapted to the experience of the successful candidate, though a minimum of two years’ experience in the travel industry (preferably with a tour operator) is essential. An interest in art, music or history is desirable, as is fluency in at least one European language in addition to English.   Main responsibilities Purchasing – contracting and negotiating with local suppliers Operations – itinerary planning, costings, client documentation Liaising with tour leaders Contributing to marketing activity Responding to client enquiries and making bookings   Key skills At least two years’ experience in an operations/product role in the travel industry Ability to work to deadlines and use own initiative Proficiency with Excel and ability to learn new software programmes, ie reservation management systems Excellent communication skills – written and spoken English Knowledge of major European cities and their cultural and artistic highlights Please apply to by sending a cover letter stating relevant experience to the role, and a recent CV.  Please include the job title in the subject line of your email.  Closing date for applications: Friday, 31st August.