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Operations Assistant - Travel

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Isabel Brehcist

As a Key Account Manager, I work with graduates who are looking to break into the Banking & Finance or FinTech sphere. I do also work with the odd luxury travel client too - my favourite being the agency that planned Will and Kate's honeymoon!

My area of expertise

I work with such a huge a variety of clients that it's hard to pinpoint my particular area of expertise! But I particularly enjoy finding graduates a job they love in an area they hadn't originally thought about.

Why I chose to work at Give A Grad A Go

I came to Give A Grad A Go to help me with my job hunt after checking out their reviews on Google. I was comletely blown away by the team, work ethic and job opportunities - I quickly decided I wanted in! After friendly team drinks, I was invited on board - 2 years later I'm loving working with some of the coolest clients in the market! It's definitely the most supportive and collaborative working environment I've experienced in my career so far.

The worst job I've had

My worst job has to be when I was a security guard at a (now in administration) shoe warehouse. At 5"3 it was pretty bleak. My months' trial resulted in more shoes being stolen than ever before. 

Interested in operations graduate jobs and want to kick-start your career at a leading international travel company? With a beautiful hub in West London and several offices around the globe, they are now looking to expand their team – and are on the lookout for an Operations Assistant to join them. Could it be you?

Company profile

In this Operations Assistant graduate job, you will be joining a well-known luxury tour provider who provide the most exciting travel experiences on the planet. Headquartered in London, they have offices in Brisbane and Johannesburg, as well as travel representatives across the US, Canada and New Zealand. Having provided thousands of customers with once-in-a-lifetime travel opportunities, on trips ranging from gorilla trekking in Tanzania, to sailing the Turkish sea, this incredible business are a leading name within the global travel sector.

Job description

In this Operations Assistant graduate job, you will be instrumental in ensuring that all projects are completed on time and to the highest standard. You will take on a huge array of responsibilities -ranging from HR administrative duties and office management, to ensuring legal compliance. You must be willing to travel in this role, as you will be required to visit one of the many offices based in Australia, Canada and South Africa!

Key responsibilities

In this Operations Assistant graduate job, your responsibilities will include:

  • Keeping on top of legal developments to ensure the company is consistently compliant
  • Managing HR administrative duties
  • Taking ownership of CRM training – providing how to / help booklets for all employees
  • Organising team events, whether it's an in-office lunch, an evening outing or an away day
  • Providing essential support to the marketing team by assisting in the monitoring of several social media channels as well as the frequent creation and execution of campaigns
  • Keeping tabs on supplies
  • Travelling to partner offices all over the world
  • Undertaking various ad hoc duties to ensure that the office is well-equipped and beautifully presented

So, what are we looking for?

  • A minimum of a 2.1 from a top 20 university
  • 6 months experience in an operations or office management role
  • Exceptional communication skills – you’ll love speaking with everyone and anyone
  • Excellent time management skills
  • The ability to multi-task
  • A can-do, enthusiastic attitude

What else is on offer?

  • A highly competitive starting salary of 24,000
  • Frequent opportunities for international travel – a trip to Sydney, anyone?
  • The chance to join a young, vibrant and exceptionally hard-working team
  • An office dog!

Looking for operations jobs in London, and want the chance to travel for work? If you are a self-motivated graduate with a keen interest in the travel sector, waste no time and apply for this Operations Assistant graduate job in London today!

 
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