Corporate Travel Consultant - Virtual - GDS experience requi
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Augusta, ME 04332
At American Express Global Business Travel, we have a long history of delivering exceptional business travel experiences. Our culture centers around our people – we care and respect each other; it centers on our passion – we work as one team to win together; and it also centers on our progress – we see our actions through to deliver results. All of our employees make our company exceptional!
We’re looking for experienced Corporate Travel Counselors to join our team and grow with our company. If you’re looking for a challenging and rewarding career, and you’re ready to utilize your corporate travel experience, knowledge and outstanding customer service skills for the benefit of our valued clients, we’re ready to have you join our team. We’re not order takers here! We provide consultative and cost-effective travel services for our clients.
Each day you will make a powerful impact when you:
+ Arrange routine and complex domestic and international business travel for air, car, hotel, limousine and rail
+ Provide consultative service for the best routing and fares
+ Maintain an exceptional and consistent relationship with our clients
+ Assist with researching and resolving client inquiries
+ Work with a first call resolution attitudeYou qualify for this role if you have:
+ Minimum of 2-5 years Corporate Travel industry experience with a minimum of 2+ years International expertise
+ Proficiency in International fare construction and airline routing principles including tax rates
+ Native Sabre or Apollo GDS proficiency (REQUIRED)
+ In depth knowledge of world geography
+ High aptitude for conflict resolution
+ Professional written and verbal communication skills
+ Call center experience
+ High School Diploma/GED. Bachelor’s Degree preferred
Several shift options available***
Our focus is always on our clients so some shifts may include late, overnight, weekends and holidays. Must be flexible to work these shifts if assigned.
Please note: American Express GBT operates in a 24×7×365 environment in order to provide exceptional traveler care to our customers. With appropriate notice, all of our employees must be flexible to work at any time between those hours. 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 the 24×7 period. Our company abides by all Federal and Provincial laws to ensure employees are compensated appropriately. Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.
AXCESS@ Home (work from home) Requirements:
+ Must have a dedicated work space within own residence that follows the ergonomic and safety guidelines for performing travel counselor duties
+ Axcess@Home Agent is responsible for supplying their own furniture; desk with lockable drawer or separate lockable file cabinet, chair, document shredder, smoke detector in proximity of work area, and fire extinguisher
+ Axcess@Home Agent must complete Flexible Work Arrangement Application and Agreement
+ Axcess@Home Agent must complete and meet the requirements of the Work Environment and Safety Assessment
+ High speed internet capability with at least 10 Mbps download and 2 Mbps upload speeds: DSL or Cable (NO wireless or satellite ISP’s are permitted)
Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.
United States>California>Virtual Location
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American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) is the world’s leading business partner for managed travel. We help companies and employees prosper by making sure travelers are present where and when it matters. We keep global business moving with the powerful backing of 16,000 travel professionals in more than 140 countries. Companies of all sizes, and in all places, rely on GBT to provide travel management services, organize meetings and events, and deliver business travel consulting.