Corporate Travel Agent

Petrini & Workman Worldwide Recruiting, LLC

Full-time Leisure Agent Los Angeles, CA

Roles & Responsibilities

Assess employee traveler needs to help them make the best possible travel arrangements.

Specializes in business travel or destination to make appropriate travel arrangements.

Arranges travel for groups, travel to attend company meetings, conventions and/or exhibits.

Provides advice on destinations and finds the best possible route and price.

Makes arrangements for transportation, hotel accommodations, car rentals, transfers and other means of travel (e.g. train, ferry).

Provides information on customs regulations, required papers (passports, visas, and certificates of vaccination), and currency exchange rates for international travelers.

Consults published and computer-based sources for information on departure and arrival times, fares, and hotel ratings and accommodations.

Communicates travel information to employees and works out any scheduling problems.

Assert compliance with the corporate travel policy.

Process travel requests from different countries worldwide, works with different GDS accesses and ticketing rules depending on each country.

Educates employees and provides customer support on using company travel tools and resources.

Preferred Qualifications

Occupational Demands:

Work is performed in an office environment with exposure to electrical office equipment.

Frequently sits for 6-8 hours per day.

Repetitive hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists.

Occasionally walks and stands.

Occasionally bends and twists neck.

Light to moderate lifting and carrying objects with a maximum lift of 25lbs.

Frequently drives to site locations with occasional travel within the United States.

Able to communicate information and ideas so others will understand; with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken and written words and sentences.

Interacts with others, relates sensitive information to diverse groups.

Must work with diverse groups to obtain consensus on issues.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of travel industry and Amadeus travel system. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills. Ability to be detail oriented, focused, and organized.

Requires 4 years of related experience in the travel/customer service industry.

Advance Computer Skills, Microsoft Office Knowledge Is Required.

High School Diploma or equivalent.

Certification with Amadeus, ARC/IATA training and knowledge preferred.

Work Authorization

  1. Green Card
  2. US Citizen
  3. Curricular Practical Training. (CPT)
  4. Employer Authorization Doc. (EADs)
  5. TN (Canadian Visa)
  6. Occupational Practical Training (OPT)