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Manager, Incentive Travel

Manager
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Posted 1 month ago

About Etherio Incentives & This Role

We are the adventure-seeking incentive division of Etherio Group, delivering imaginative, cutting-edge corporate experiences around the world.

Etherio Group is comprised of MeetingAdvice, Meeting Expectations, and Global Meetings & Incentives. Headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida with offices in Atlanta and Denver and staff throughout the US. The company’s meeting division is repeatedly recognized as one of Corporate Meeting & Incentives Magazine’s “Top 25 North American Meeting and Incentive Companies,” and as one of the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s “Best Places to Work.”

 

Manager, Incentive Travel

We are looking for a manager to support destination research, understanding global travel trends, management of reporting and travel-documents and working closely with our senior global travel team to do whatever is necessary to deliver exceptional experiences for every attendee

As a Manager of Incentive Travel, you will work on a team under the direction of our Incentive leader to ensure we are planning and executing phenomenal incentive trips that exceed the participants and, our clients,’ expectations. You will work concurrently on multiple incentive programs and have multiple client- facing opportunities as well as providing onsite program support. We are always striving to find ways to do things better and empower our employees to continually raise the bar.

This role is suited to someone who is highly organized with the ability to prioritize, problem-solve and multi-task. Extremely close attention to detail and a keen aesthetic eye are required.

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities can include:

· Develop client/incentive timeline with input from project lead

· Maintain and report on timeline and action items

· Research destinations and activities

· Produce cutting edge client presentations

· Research and contact potential suppliers to support event(s)

· Research and gather estimates for budget planning and development

· Review contracts from suppliers and provide input to project lead

· Ensure VIP’s travel arrangements are handled flawlessly

· Provide on-site support in domestic and international venues

· Manage special events – i.e., dinners, special board meetings

· Manage and coordinate DMC / supplier participation in meetings

· Accurately maintain data, records and information related to programs

· Problem solves any issues that may arise pre, post or during events

· Maintain budget, actual expense tracking

· People management skills

· Provide reconciliation reports and work with Accounting Department to generate invoices

· Other duties as assigned

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

· A passion for operations and genuine interest in the travel market

· Excellent attention to detail

· Strong time management and organizational skills to ensure you can meet tight deadlines

· Clear communicator who can communicate effectively with the internal team and external suppliers

· A can-do attitude, who believes in team and isn’t’ afraid to speak up and share ideas and provide constructive feedback

· Copywriting / Adobe InDesign experience desirable but not essential

· Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize

· Positive attitude and ability to be self-motivated

· Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills

· Ability to interact well with internal and external clients

· Sound judgment

· International incentive travel experience is a strong plus

· Self-managed, adaptable, and flexible

· Exhibit project management and leadership skills

· Fully proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

· Bachelor’s degree, equivalent experience, or 2 years of meeting planning experience

· 3-5 years of customer service or meeting management related experience

· Knowledge of and ability to work in Cvent

· Good People Skills

 

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL FUNCTIONS

· Ability to travel up to 25%

· Rare but occasional lifting, up to 30 lbs.

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