BCD Travel Production Housing Coordinator in Wichita, Kansas
Do you want to work in a fast-paced and exciting environment, where no two days are the same? We’re looking for a Production Housing Coordinator who enjoys both a buzz and a challenge.
Production Housing Coordinator
Full-time, London, UK
We’re BCD Travel, one of the world’s leading corporate travel management companies with offices around the globe. We help our clients travel smart and achieve more. People join our company because we provide a dynamic work environment, where no two days are the same. And our people stay with us because we care about their work-life balance. But don’t just take our word for it: we've been voted top place to work and recognized by Investors in People, Flexjobs and Forbes.
The Production Housing Advisor is responsible for recommending preferred hotels and vendors, negotiating with industry suppliers and initial budgeting for assigned productions. The Production Housing Advisor is responsible for supporting and consulting clients around site selection, contract negotiation & execution, savings generation & documentation, and properly updating technology information, all in accordance with client processes and tools. Financial responsibilities include program benchmarking, cost savings negotiations tracking, invoice payment and accruals. Production Housing Advisors will commit to building and maintaining strong client relationships while providing best-in-class customer service.
Client needs you may require at times for you to assist with air, car, and hotel bookings. Experience with multiple GDS platforms is preferred.
A snapshot of this opportunity
Consult with client on best hotels or vendors based on budget, availability, goals, and objectives
Maintain professionalism when consulting travel for A-listers, VIPs, Talent, and Production Crew
Utilize and leverage client and BCD preferred hotel agreements when negotiating hotel contracts
Schedule and attend monthly supplier visits
Trouble shoot issues, propose solutions, and escalate to manager and client as needed
Manage amendments and cancellation requests efficiently
Proven excellent customer service provision and problem resolution skills
How you can set yourself apart
You have experience working in the production or VIP field
Extensive experience with purchasing or meeting planning
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
Strong knowledge of accounting and payment processes
You have travel industry and destination knowledge
Proficient GDS (i.e., Sabre) skills
What we offer you
At BCD Travel, we work with highly motivated and passionate people. We value open communication, collaboration, and a flexible work-life balance. We offer unique, often global, experiences that empower you to develop and grow within the organization. Sustainability and helping others are also high on our list. We make a difference through charitable activities in our communities across the globe.
BCD Travel helps companies make the most of what they spend on travel. We give travelers innovative tools that keep them safe and productive and help them make good choices on the road. We partner with travel and procurement leaders to simplify the complexities of business travel, drive savings and satisfaction, and move whole companies toward their goals. In short, we help our clients travel smart and achieve more. We make this happen in 109 countries with a global client retention rate of 98%, the highest in the industry. For more information, visit www.bcdtravel.com .
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