Work for an award-winning travel group

Our customers range from private clients through to global brands including the UK’s best SMEs, corporates and multi-national insurance and assistance providers and more recently, new market entrants seeking to extend their brand reach by including travel.

Our staff…like a fine coffee…

Our unique Meon Valley Travel Group is a recipe of talent, experience and knowledge balanced with a little spirit has been developed over the years giving an authentic maturity, perfectly blended for the discerning palate. When harvested we infuse our raw knowledge with value to reach our customers best expectations. We are proud of our people, we believe they are the best. We are the only independently owned travel company that actively invests in every step of the process from sourcing the brightest beans to cultivating the best taste. We believe in fair trade and look after every team member so they can caringly tailor the best experience with the best taste.

Please note: We do not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies.

Current vacancies

Do you have a creative flair? Are you a design hero looking for a new opportunity in a spectacularly exciting industry sector? Do you love travel?

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious individual to join an exciting and vibrant company seeking new talent to drive growth and enjoy the opportunity to lead a small experienced team and develop your future career.

In this Marketing Manager role, you will work closely with the Executive Board, Operations, and Sales Teams to deliver marketing campaigns including the creation of cross-channel design content and brand.

This full-time role is full of variety and you’ll need to prove your own competence in a multitude of tasks and responsibilities including:

  • Thinking creatively to produce new ideas and concepts and developing interactive design
  • Conducting market research for campaigns
  • Strategy and implementation of marketing plans in line with the Company’s objectives.
  • Creation and publication of all marketing material
  • Planning and implementation of promotional campaigns
  • Manage and improve lead generation campaigns with measured results
  • Advertising, direct marketing and multi-channel campaigns across all company divisions
  • Produce creative content including videos and blog posts
  • Communicating with suppliers and business partners


Your team is responsible for:

  • e-newsletter production
  • Social media management across all platforms
  • Database and direct mail campaigns
  • Data and client booking Analytics
  • Travel Blogs
  • Photo libraries
  • Proposal documentation creation
  • Website Management
  • SEO and Pay per click campaigns

You need to have:

  • A good understanding of Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign)
  • A good understanding of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Design or marketing related experience
  •  Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to lead and motivate a team
  • Passion and enthusiasm for design and layout with a creative flair
  • Copywriting and design skills in order to produce marketing materials for both print and online
  • Creativity
  • Accuracy and attention to detail when finalising designs
  • Analytical skills to evaluate marketing campaigns
  • Drive and self-motivation
  • The ability to work well under pressure
  • Flexible teamwork and the ability to foster good working relationships
 
Contact Kerry Cockburn kerry@meonvalleytravel.com with your CV and a compelling reason why Meon should be your next step.

Are you looking for a new career in a friendly fast-growing Travel Company? Are you confident, pro-active with good interpersonal skills?
Then we might have the perfect job for you.

Meon Valley Travel has a rare opening for a Trainee Admin Support Assistant (Business Travel) to join our Corporate team based in Leicester. If you have a great attitude to work and life, are self-motivated and a good communicator we would love to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the Billing inbox
  • Complete billing via our Conferma system
  • PDQ any required transactions
  • Make sure correct fees are added to bookings
  • Process Rail refunds.


Experience Required:

  • Good working knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel and Microsoft Outlook)
  • Attention to detail, accuracy and good organisational skills
  • Time management
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to learn
  • Strong communication skills including an excellent telephone manner
  • Problem analysis
  • Strong self-motivation for independent workload
  • Problem solving and ability to think outside the box
  • Common sense
  • Strong team work ethic required.

Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to those applicants who have been selected for interview.
 
We look forward to receiving your CV with a covering letter. Closing date: Friday 6 March 2020 with a view to holding interviews on application.
 
Job Type: Full-time

We are currently recruiting for experienced Business Travel Consultants to join our vibrant team. So, if you are crying out for a new challenge, needing a bit more fun in life and wanting the best reward from your work, why not consider Meon? We are looking for dynamic Business Travel Consultants who have experience of working with high end travel accounts where personality matters and service is a prerequisite. 

Daily duties of the Business Travel Consultant:

  • Booking long and short haul travel through a GDS
  • Using Nett and Published fares
  • Providing most cost affect solutions when booking flights using Nett, Published, and CAT35 fares
  • Booking hotels, car hire
  • Arranging transfers and rail travel
  • Looking after all aspects of travel requests ensuring they are dealt with within agreed SLA’s.


Skills and experience required of the Business Travel Consultant:

  • Ideally 2/4 years’ experience working within a business travel management company
  • Fully conversant with how to issue/reissue tickets for all ticket types (published, CAT35, Route Deals) using Galileo GDS
  • A strong corporate background and previous experience with a variety of accounts
  • Proven customer service skills and communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge of hotel bookings, passport and visas, UK Rail and other ancillary products
  • Strong team work ethic required, but must also be able to work unsupervised when required.
If you are a people person, looking to realise your best career ambitions giving world class service to some exceptional businesses, please send your CV in the first instance to kerry@meonvalleytravel.com

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Online & Business Support Manager to join our vibrant team. So, if you are crying out for a new challenge, needing a bit more fun in life and wanting the best reward from your work, why not consider Meon.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of infrastructure in terms of integration of travel systems

  • – Online portal implementation, trouble shooting and a knowledge of online booking tools and integration with third parties
  • – Extracts and payment processes
  • – Full GDS knowledge in terms of its capability, functions, Pseudos’ and applications and profiles, Navitas products that interact with GDS
  • – Full knowledge of Conferma and the ability to set up boarding requests, sites for online portals and a full knowledge of virtual payment processes and SNAP and Conferma Pay, booker reports
  • – Evolvi booking site functionality and creation of sites and knowledge of integration and product
  • – Knowledge of Integration from online to offline processing into the back office
  • – Excel HR feeds and general knowledge of the process into online portals
  • – Third party integrations such as Travelfusion and Paxport
  • – Hotel integration from Booking.com, Travelodge, Expedia and Premier Inn
  • – Brief knowledge of NDC, SPRK and BA portal

Key Competencies

  • – Ideally 2/4 years’ experience working within a business travel Management Company
  • – Proven customer service skills and communication skills
  • – Excellent knowledge of booking process and how all systems interlink and work
  • – Strong team work ethic required, but must also be able to work unsupervised when required

If you are a people person, looking to realise your best career ambitions giving world class service to some exceptional businesses, please send your CV in the first instance to kerry@meonvalleytravel.com

Are you looking for a new career in a friendly fast-growing travel company?

Are you confident, pro-active with good interpersonal skills?

Then we might have the perfect job for you.

Meon Valley Travel has a rare opening for a Credit Controller to join our Corporate team based in Leicester or Petersfield. If you have a great attitude to work and life, are self-motivated and a good communicator we would love to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collecting outstanding monies from our regular clients
  • Helping to support the maximisation of cash collection and cash flow
  • Resolving invoice queries

 

Experience Required:

  • High level of customer service
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to learn
  • Strong communication skills including an excellent telephone manner
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Problem solving
  • Common sense
  • Strong self-motivation for independent workload
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel and Microsoft Outlook)

 

Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to those applicants who have been selected for interview.

We look forward to receiving your CV with a covering letter.

Job Type: Full-time

Meon Valley Travel has a rare opening for a Trainee/Junior Groups Travel Consultant to join our Corporate team based in Leicester. If you have a great attitude to work and life, are self-motivated and a good communicator we would love to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Logging the incoming enquiry
  • Contacting the relevant airlines for various quotes
  • Reporting back to the client in a timely manner with all information
  • Checking name / passport information and allocating seats etc

Experience Required:

  • Attention to detail, accuracy and good organisational skills
  • Time management
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to learn
  • Strong communication skills including an excellent telephone manner
  • Problem analysis
  • Strong self-motivation for independent workload
  • Problem solving and ability to think outside the box
  • Common sense
  • Strong team work ethic required
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel and Microsoft Outlook)

Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to those applicants who have been selected for interview.

We look forward to receiving your CV with a covering letter. Closing date: Friday 29 November 2019 with a view to holding interviews on application.

Job Type: Full-time

About the Company

Meon Valley Travel is a pioneering independent Travel Agent. We never close. Open 24/7 the Meon Valley Travel Group is a UK based professional buyer for worldwide travel requirements. Founded in 2002 Meon delivers three core specialities of Leisure, Business Travel and 24-hour Emergency Medical Assistance, underpinned by a hunger for excellence and proven appetite for quality care and value.

Our customers range from international brands to individuals each with their own particular needs. Whilst we operate from the UK it’s a hallmark of our quality service and borderless technology that our support is enjoyed through all corners of the world.

We are extremely proud of our people who all share a passion for the business together with a burning ambition for perfection and hunger to improve our customers experience.

Every time we act we either save a life, save money or fulfil a dream.

Please note: We do not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies.

How to apply

For more information or to apply for one of our current vacancies please send your CV and covering letter to kerry@meonvalleytravel.com.

Note: We do not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies.

Didn’t find the position you were looking for? Please send your CV and covering letter to kerry@meonvalleytravel.com