Destination Partners Naples, FL / Jackson, WY / Minneapolis, MN / Austin, TX
Jan 24, 2017Full time
Responsibilities Working closely with the Destination Partners Account Executive team, the accounting staff, our airline and international ground suppliers and our institutional and direct clients, The Operations Coordinator provides a wide range of operational and sales support functions critical to the successful commercialization and execution of over 100 group travel files each year. The Operations Coordinator oversees a wide variety of tasks, functions, deadlines and procedures that can be grouped into three main arenas: Management of the company’s back office sales and operations platforms, such as Group Center, SalesForce, etc; Support of the Account Executive team in preparation and delivery of client and supplier documents and reports; Administration of selected groups (alumni, affinity, conferences, etc) requiring individual client handling This position is ideal for someone looking to join a leading and progressive special interest travel company in a position that will provide excellent exposure, training and growth opportunities. Requirements The broad range of tasks, multiple files and varied points of contacts the position entails requires a distinct set of technical skills and personal characteristics. Technical: Exceptional writing and verbal communication skills Mastery of key programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook Familiarity with higher level systems such as SalesForce, Constant Contact, Wix and others High proficiency working with internet and using it as resource US Residency Preferred: Knowledge of or experience in travel or industry Familiarity with airline procedures and ability to liaise with airline reservations staff Sabre experience Characteristics: Outstanding organizational skills High level of motivation without need for office structure or constant supervision Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple tasks Excellent attitude and desire to grow Creativity, ability to recognize and capitalize on opportunities NOTE: While Destination Partners is located in Naples FL, and we prefer the candidate to be based at our main office here, many DP staff members reside elsewhere and work remotely. This is an option for a very highly qualified and self-starting candidate. Preference will be given to candidates located in Jackson, WY, Minneapolis, MN and Austin, TX Compensation/ Benefits Salary starting from $38K based on experience and profile Monthly Wellness Stipend after vetting period Company Sponsored IRA after vetting period Periodic international travel Application Process Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, minimum of three professional references, and a writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line of “Operations Coordinator Application”. The cover letter should include pertinent information on why you are interested in the position, what special skills you possess that are applicable to this position and your salary requirements Vacations Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, age, ethnic background, sex, disability, veterans status, sexual orientation or any category protected by federal or state legislation. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.