COMMERCIAL OPERATIONS EXECUTIVE

Total package
R19,950 increasing to R20,425 from 1 January 2023, plus non-contributory pension scheme (6% contribution from the company), 13th month payment, health insurance and potential travel to the UK

Contract
Permanent

Location
Cape Town, South Africa

Shift pattern
10:00 – 19:00, Monday – Friday

You’ll want to know about the department that our role is in…

The commercial department is the hub of new opportunities where relationships with suppliers are forged and nurtured. Our astute commercial minds are the first port of call for travel suppliers seeking to distribute to our broad-spanning market, whilst also managing the relationships from initial project scoping through to day-to-day performance reporting.

Our Commercial Operations Executive will maximise the efficiency of the Commercial team, ensuring that we have the best product available for sale, and offer expert fares support and advice to internal and external customers.

Tasks & responsibilities include:

  • Make available online, to set Service Levels, appropriate airline fares
  • Provide support and guidance to Commercial team members
  • Provide cover to ensure SLAs are always maintained
  • Communicate new fares, changes, updates to relevant internal and external customers
  • Respond quickly to fare queries from internal customers
  • Distribute and price fares across three main GDS
  • Identify outstanding fares that will be commercially beneficial for the business to promote
  • Assist GDS bookers with GDS related matters/Fare loading and training
  • Foster good relationships with airline contacts
  • Ensure better coordination between Fares – Sales – Marketing

The successful candidate will:

  • Have GDS skills (Amadeus and/or Galileo)
  • Understand airlines fares, in particular net fares and cat25/35 pricing, and the flight sales/tour operator market
  • Possess excellent customer service skills – an essential to deliver and efficient and professional service to internal and external customers
  • Have knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
  • Be able to work on own initiative
  • Be able to communicate positively and effectively, with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Be a committed, enthusiastic and supportive team member
  • Maintain high levels of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Work in a positive, proactive and determined manner
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About the Travel Innovation Group

As renowned travel industry heavyweights (if we do say so ourselves), the Travel Innovation Group offer a wealth of unique services via our three companies; Lime, Aviate and Calrom.

So what exactly do we do? It all began with our boutique service and market-leading tech, connecting the travel trade with the world’s leading airlines and most recognisable travel brands. Thanks to this foundation, our growth continues to skyrocket with new, exciting products launching regularly, from cruise packages to luxury hotel booking services. What can we say – we’ve always been innovators at heart!

Our offices, people and partners now span the globe, but the hub of the action remains at our thriving Cheshire Oaks (UK) HQ and we’re looking for exceptional talent to work with us, succeed with us and grow with us.