School Travel

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We’re an educational tour operator based in Stourbridge, England. We specialise in school and youth group travel to the UK, Europe, and beyond.

Established for over 30 years, our experience and passion for what we do are evident from the fantastic customer feedback we receive each year.

If you enjoy travel, believe in the value of school trips, are a great organiser, and would love to work with a great team of people, then get in touch!

You can find details on our current vacancies below.  To find out more email us at info@theschooltravelcompany.com

Transport Coordinator

Please Note: This position has now been filled
Based in our Stourbridge office, this part or full-time role will cover the following duties:
  • Administration of all transport bookings for Acorn Travel Group. To include quote searches, bookings, confirmations, reconfirmation, amendments, cancellations, accuracy control, invoice verification, payments.
  • Create and maintain relationships with transport suppliers (coach, ferry, Eurotunnel, airlines).
  • Support negotiation of rates and standards of service with an aim to maximise value for money and quality of transport provision.
  • Internal liaison with Tour Organisers to ensure accuracy of requirements for transport suppliers.
  • Monitoring supplier compliance against internal standards
  • Complaint handling and feedback monitoring.

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills:

  • Excellent telephone manner and written communication skills.
  • Good negotiator.
  • The ability to multi-task and provide outstanding rapport with a wide variety of clients.
  • Be pro-active, possess integrity, tact and diplomacy as well as persistence.
  • Methodical and well organised.
  • Good geographical knowledge of the UK and the rest of Europe.
  • Knowledge of Computer systems and programmes (MS Excel, Word, and Outlook).

Desirable skills include:

  • Previous experience of working in transport/logistics
  • Ability to speak French

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