Careers at Friendly Planet

Group Travel Coordinator

Friendly Planet Travel, Inc. (www.friendlyplanet.com), an internet-based tour operator specializing in exotic international destinations and located in Jenkintown, PA, is searching for a full-time, experienced travel agent/group coordinator to work in our busy office.

We’re seeking a good team player with a positive attitude, friendly demeanor, a successful closer when competing for business, with excellent organizational skills in order to meet deadlines and handle multiple groups to multiple destinations simultaneously.

Responsibilities and required qualifications for the position include:

  • Have a minimum of 3 years in the travel industry, preferably handling vacation travel and/or groups.
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Solve problems creatively
  • Possess computer proficiency (including Word, Excel & Amadeus)
  • Manage and monitor project budgets to ensure the maximization of profitability
  • Monitor group air and land deadlines as required.
  • Handle daily group operations and final tour reconciliation
  • A Bachelor’s degree in business, meeting/event planning or related field is helpful although not required

The position is full-time, 9:30AM-6PM, no exceptions. We are located in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, very close to train and bus transportation and an easy commute by car from most of greater Philadelphia.

We offer a career opportunity with plenty of space to grow, where your creativity and energy are appreciated and rewarded. You'll find our warm, friendly and supportive staff and informal atmosphere a great place to build your career. We offer a competitive salary, health insurance, 401(k), paid vacation and plenty of travel opportunities.

Please send us your resume and cover letter to:

JoAnn Runner, Office Manager

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