CAREERS

Short's Travel has career opportunities at our Waterloo, IA headquarters, Overland Park, KS office, on-site locations, and opportunities to work from home. 

OPEN POSITIONS


Sports Travel Consultant NCAA

Short's Travel Management is seeking dynamic and qualified candidates to fill the position of Sports Travel Consultant for the NCAA Championships. This entry-level position in the travel industry will be located in our Waterloo, IA office.  A qualified candidate is required to have an Associate’s Degree and/or a minimum of 2 years of experience in a similar customer service position. A Travel and Tourism Certification is desired but not mandatory. Flexibility to work overtime as well as evening and weekends shifts during peak business periods is required. 

This position responds to customer travel requests received via all means of business contact (phone, e-mail or fax) for reservations (air, hotel, rental car, charters or other modes of transportation) in an efficient, courteous and timely manner. The individuals in these positions manage all functions relating to the booking, administrative and accounting tasks necessary to process electronic or other travel documents as it relates to customer requests and industry requirements. The candidates placed in these positions will have the ability to function autonomously and in a team environment.

 


Product Manager

Short’s Travel is seeking a dynamic and qualified candidate to fill the position of Product Manager. A qualified candidate is required to have a Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of experience in product development, from inception to completion.

The Product Manager will manage and coordinate product development projects, working with other departments to establish a design, technology, and vendor strategy. This role will evaluate and resolve technical feasibility, design optimization, and production issues, ensuring the goals and objectives of product development are achieved within the prescribed time frame and funding parameters. Develop products by identifying potential products, conducting market research, generating product requirements, determining specifications, production timetables, pricing, and time-integrated plans for product introduction, and developing marketing strategies.


Corporate Travel Consultant

Short’s Travel is seeking a dynamic and qualified candidate to fill the position of Corporate Travel Consultant for an on-site location in Kansas City, KS.  The option to work remotely will be considered.

A qualified candidate is required to have a High School Diploma, 3+ years of experience in corporate travel, and GDS experience (Apollo preferred). VIP service experience and international booking and ticketing skills a plus.

 This position responds to customer travel requests (via phone, e-mail or fax) for reservations (airline, hotel, rental car or other modes of transportation) in an efficient, courteous and timely manner in compliance with corporate travel policy.  An individual in this position manages all functions relating to the booking, administrative and accounting tasks necessary to process electronic or other travel documents as it relates to customer requests and industry requirements.  The candidate placed in this position will have the ability to function autonomously and in a team environment.

 

 

HERE ARE A FEW REASONS WHY YOU WANT TO WORK FOR US:

CREATE & INNOVATE: At Short's, we've earned the title as "Most Innovative Travel Management Company" due to our forward thinkers. Every day our employees think outside of the box in creating new products to help solve today's travel challenges for tomorrow's travelers. 

MOVEMENT AROUND THE COMPANY: We encourage movement in new roles to expand our staff's knowledge and develop new skills. This keeps everyone inspired and invigorated. Plus the flexibility in hours and roles can keep up with your life events. ADDED BONUS: With multiple on-site offices throughout the country, this could mean mountains or beaches are included in the move. 

AIRLINE TICKETS: Each employee gets two domestic tickets a year to use as they please, as long as you take your boss along. Just kidding. Take WHOever you'd like, and go WHEREVER you'd like, on us. 

WORK HARD, PLAY HARDER: Whether on the fly or annual events, Short's offers many opportunities to take a break from the everyday grind. These cookouts, baseball games, ice cream socials, and happy hours are well attended by Short's employees. After all, it's free entertainment - who could say no?