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DATE ADDED: Fri 05/10/2018

Operations Coordinator

Minneapolis, USA
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COMPANY: DESTINATION PARTNERS

Job Description

 

Position:

Operations Coordinator

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’s 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 group (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:

n Exceptional writing and verbal communication skills

n Mastery of key programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

n Familiarity with higher level systems such as SalesForce, Constant Contact, Wix and others

n High proficiency working with internet and using it as resource

n US Residency

n Preferred:

o Knowledge of or experience in travel or industry

o Familiarity with airline procedures and ability to liaise with airline reservations staff

 

Characteristics:

n Outstanding organizational skills

n High level of motivation without need for office structure or constant supervision

n Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple tasks

n Excellent attitude and desire to grow

n Creativity, ability to recognize and capitalize on opportunities

n NOTE: While Destination Partners is located in Naples FL, and we prefer the candidate to be based at our main office or in proximity to other team members in Jackson, WY, many DP staff members reside elsewhere and work remotely and this is an option for a very highly qualified and self-starting candidate.

 

Compensation/ Benefits

· Salary starting from $38K depending 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 two professional references, and a writing sample to #removed# 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.

Company Description
Destination Partners is a leading travel management company providing programming and logistical support to a wide variety of universities, corporations and non-profit organizations. Our large and growing client list includes New York University, Stanford University, USC, Ohio State Colorado State University, Semester at Sea, AIFS and many more. Our mission is to help clients connect with the world around us by making their travel goals a reality. Visit us at #removed#


Role: Operations Coordinator
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Location: Minneapolis,

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