Specialized Corporate Travel Counselor - ONSITE LOCATION ONLY - Costa Mesa ,CA

  • Company: American Express Global Business Travel
  • Location: Costa Mesa, California
  • Posted: December 21, 2017
  • Reference ID: J-32306
As an American Express GBT Specialized Corporate Travel Counselor, you will join a team of other highly skilled Travel Counselors who provide exceptional traveler care to our top level VIP corporate clients. This exceptional, high touch service will create a positive experience that will leave your travel clients truly impressed. You will be accountable for both individual and shared team goals, responsible for providing outstanding customer service and accurate completion of all travel arrangements and special requests.

Get ready to make impressions that will last! Listed below are more details where you will make an impact during your day:
  • Arrange routine and complex domestic and international business travel for air, car, hotel, limousine and rail utilizing the Sabre GDS
  • Provide consultative multi-country/multi-carrier routings for best fares and preferred carrier usage
  • Ensure optimum customer service while coordinating client travel policy responsibilities; effective use of computer systems and exceptional telephone service techniques.
  • Ensure optimum customer servicing while coordinating interdepartmental responsibilities
  • Research and resolve client inquiries
  • Build and maintain excellent client relationships
  • Action special customer requests and efficiently complete associated follow-up tasks

  • Minimum 5+ years of Corporate Travel industry experience required/Internally 2+ years experience with high performance
  • Minimum 2+ years of International expertise experience highly preferred
  • High School Diploma/GED required. Bachelor Degree preferred
  • Sabre GDS experience is required. Strong knowledge of international fare construction and airline routing principles including tax rates
  • In depth knowledge of world geography including expedient, cost effective and preferred routing options
  • Previous VIP/Concierge experience preferred.
  • Display highest level of integrity when dealing with internal & external customers.
  • Ability to serve multi cultural travelers and handle multiple clients
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and prioritize tasks
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills are required

*Normal hours of operation for this position are Monday - Friday between 7 AM - 5 PM PT*

AEGBT operates in a 24x7x365 environment in order to provide exceptional traveler care to our customers. Core operating hours can range between 7am to 8pm, depending on the platform/customer. These hours may change in order to meet business demands. With appropriate notice, all of our employees must be flexible to work at any time between those hours regardless of their current schedule. Periodically, employees may be required to work at least one weekend day, or as business needs dictate. As business demands change, these hours could change and shifts will be altered to include a time slot within our 24x7 hour environment. Our company abides by all Federal and State laws to ensure employees are compensated appropriately.

Offer of employment with American Express GBT is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

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