Short's Travel has career opportunities at our Waterloo, IA headquarters, Overland Park, KS office, on-site locations, and opportunities to work from home.
Sports Travel Consultant - NCAA Championships
Short's Travel Management is seeking dynamic and qualified candidates to fill the position of Sports Travel Consultant for the NCAA Championships. This position 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.
Corporate Travel Consultant
Short’s Travel Management is currently seeking qualified candidates to fill Corporate Travel Consultant positions. A minimum of 5 years of travel agent experience is required, as well as a minimum of 3 years of international booking and ticketing experience. A background in VIP service is a plus. This position can be located in the Waterloo, IA office, Overland Park, KS office or be virtual from home.
This position plans domestic and international itineraries (air, hotel, car, or other modes of transportation) in an efficient, courteous and timely manner. Must be aware of travel requirements for international travel. Must be able to handle very detailed international reservations with a high level of customer service. Must be able to determine alternative routings for the best fare. An individual in this position manages all functions and accounting tasks necessary to process electronic or other travel documents as it relates to customer request relating to the booking, administrative 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?