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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
12/21/2017
Job Category:
Hospitality
Industry:
Other
Travel Coordinator
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Job Description

Automated Packaging Systems, Inc. is currently seeking a Travel Coordinator who will be responsible for all aspects of transportation and lodging in support of corporate goals and objectives. This includes airline, car rental and hotel reservations for day-to-day travel, overseas travel, corporate meetings and trade shows. Responsible for related processing invoices and serving as back up for reception area and mailroom as needed.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Coordinate reservations for travelers to include airline, car rental and hotel reservations following Corporate Travel Policy guidelines in support of company goals and objectives. This includes day-to-day travel, overseas travel, corporate meeting travel, trade shows, and meeting room requests at various hotels.
  • Process all travel-related invoices which include airlines, car rentals and lodging in a timely and accurate manner to ensure the proper account numbers are charged and invoices are paid on time.
  • Perform all miscellaneous travel-related duties to ensure compliance with the Travel Policy and budgetary guidelines.

Duties include:

  • Generating monthly and quarterly travel reports, coordinating reward programs with the various airlines, maintaining accurate and up-to date travelers' profiles, maintaining employees in the car rental program including processing applications and distributing cards, securing travel upgrades when appropriate, setting up direct-bill lodging, and obtaining AAA materials per travelers' requests (trip ticks, membership applications, recreation tickets), and complimentary memberships when appropriate.
  • Perform various other responsibilities including but not limited to: main receptionist backup; main mailroom backup. Special projects as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Completed an accredited airline travel course.
  • 5 years (minimum) travel agent experience with full understanding of airline rules/regulations (ticket changes/cancellations, ticketing time limits, seat requests and frequent flyer upgrades).
  • Expertise with Apollo Airline Computer System and knowledge of airline/airport codes. Working knowledge of the system to find information; ie, weather in certain cities, flight arrival/departure on-times, gate information, and best seat availability. Understanding car and hotel formats including adding membership numbers, appropriate vehicle size, hotel directions and phone numbers.
  • Strong computer and communication skills.
  • Flexibility to understand the needs of travelers (frequent changes in airline rules and ability to handle the constant changes in reservations).

Automated Packaging Systems, Inc., headquartered in Streetsboro, Ohio is a world leader in designing and manufacturing flexible bag packaging systems in business for over 50 years. We design and manufacture state-of-the-art machinery and materials. We are growing locally and globally.

Our employees earn competitive salaries with a bonus, and enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including: comprehensive healthcare (medical, dental and vision), life insurance, disability insurance, vacation, 10 holidays, tuition reimbursement, 401K and employee stock ownership.

Qualifications

Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location