London Contractor

  • Job Reference: KN1591
  • Date Posted: 13 February 2018
  • Recruiter: Strong Recruitment
  • Website: http://www.strongrecruitment.co.uk
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £25,000
  • Sector: Tour Operators/Wholesale, Tourism, Tourism Board
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

London Contractor – award winning European inbound tour operator seeks a Hotel Contractor to manage all the key relationships with London hotels and develop new partnership agreements.

A busy and varied role which will involve: 

  • Account managing key London hotel relationships both with hotel chains and independent hotels

  • Contracting rates for groups, tour  series and special interest tours in all category of hotels from 3 to 5 star

  • Working closely with internal departments and managing a small team

  • Attending major trade shows and workshops including UKInbound and ETOA events

  • Negotiate rates, space and allocations

  • Create information for departments to use on hotel listings

  • Attend Fam. trips and meetings 

The Company works across the UK but your responsibility will be to manage the London hotel stock. They are prepared to train someone as long as the person can demonstrate : 

  • A genuine interest to get into contracting

  • Confidence to negotiate rates

  • Ability to develop relationships and be the face of the company

  • Some knowledge of inbound or travel tourism such as reservations or group operations

  • Fluency in English both written and spoken

  • Confident character and able to work as part of a team

  • Ability to manage people 

This awards winning company offer great support to train staff, offer a competitive salary with excellent benefits including 22 days plus bank holidays, extra day off for your birthday, and a professional and happy team of staff. 

London Contractor candidates will be contacted within 2 working days – we will arrange to meet you to discuss the role and company in full to ensure this is the right career choice for you. Since 2001 we have helped many people find the right career – hope we can help you.