International Long Distance Coach (LDC) Coordinator

Job description

ABOUT US

At Kuoni Tumlare, we create truly inspiring travel experiences that go beyond expectations. Proudly part of the JTB Corporation, we curate and deliver group travel, and meetings, incentives, congresses, and events.

Trading under the brands JTB, Kuoni Global Travel Services, Tumlare Destination Management, Kuoni Destination Management, Kuoni Congress and Conference & Touring, our 3,000 plus team members are located across 34 countries throughout Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Americas.

 

YOUR ROLE

You provide professional LDC (Long Distance Coach) support to our Far East customers by organising, booking and coordinating Long Distance Coaches in European destinations (mainly Central Europe).

 

YOUR TEAM

You will be part of our LDC Departement in Budapest, report to the local LDC Manager.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Make bookings of LDC for the Far-East market within the budget required by Far-East Sales
  • Control all bookings made in order to avoid empty runs and utilize the coaches in the best possible way
  • Identify the need for LDC for other markets, such as Tumlare Japan, International market, and implement these markets into the total use for LDC
  • Identify how to administrate the coaches / suppliers in the short run
  • Update the list of long distance coach suppliers in Europe
  • Provide information to LDC suppliers
  • Cooperation and problem solving in English with the partner offices and suppliers in abroad
  • Communication on phone
  • Data handling and administration

Requirements

TO SUCCEED IN THE ROLE YOU SHOULD HAVE

  • Relevant college or university degree
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point
  • Solid computer skills (Internet Browser)
  • Experience in tourism, travel industry
  • English language skills, both oral and written
  • Other European language knowledge is an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Good time management skills, especially during high season 

 

WE ARE LOOKING FOR A PERSON WITH

  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Flexibility and empathy
  • Problem solving skills
  • Creative, precise, proactive, tolerant, polite personality