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Senior Passenger Charter Broker

companyChapman Freeborn
locationUnited Kingdom
PublishedPublished: Published 1 week ago
Office, Operations
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Are you ready to charter your own career? ​   The runway to success in global aviation begins here… ​   ​Are you looking for an opportunity to work for a global brand where you can use your skills, be part of a diverse team and grow with a dynamic company? ​   Chapman Freeborn is seeking two motivated and highly-skilled Senior Passenger Charter Brokers to join our dynamic team in our London Gatwick office.   We will provide the successful candidate with training, as well as the industry know-how. Bringing strong professional connections from clients and customer relationship management skills are essential for the successful candidate to bring.​   ​​Purpose of Role​
  • To manage all aspects of a charter flight from initial request to putting offers together, following up with client and carrying through to booking and handling of flight operation to its completion.
  • To maximise business opportunities by offering tailored solutions to meet client requirements within budgetary and operational restrictions whilst making a suitable profit for the company.
  • To generate and manage a portfolio of clients and actively develop new business through initiative including following up on new leads, client recommendations and networking opportunities.
  • To hit and surpass annual Gross Profit and Call Activity KPI’s set by the leadership team ​
  Key Responsibilities
  • Communicate effectively and negotiate with aircraft providers when necessary to procure best value for clients.
  • Evaluate suitable commission schedule.
  • Ensure timely offer with detailed and accurate information is provided for clients.
  • Follow up regularly and work towards confirmation.
  • Ensure all contracts, insurance and regulatory matters are accurate, legally compliant and that company requirements are met.
  • Verify supplier contract in detail and ensure all terms comply with CF charter agreement.
  • Issue flight brief with all flight related information.
  • Liaise with clients to identify requirements and source suitable, competitive aircraft charter solutions.
  • Maintain and develop relationships with both key clients and new business leads.
  • Ensure client is always kept informed of any development linked to specific bookings.
  • Contact airlines to confirm weekend availability and communicating this to colleagues and other airlines to maximise sales.
  • Treat sensitive data with care and in a confidential and professional manner.
  • Use initiative to identify new potential areas for business development.
  • Provide support for sales activity for new business development.
  • Cold calling prospect clients to help build on our successful portfolio of existing clients.
  • Verify supplier(s) invoice(s) and communicate with accounts to issue invoice(s) to client(s) and ensure accuracy.
  • Record all pertinent customer prospect information in the Company CRM system
  • Provide leadership and mentoring or junior personnel by example and hands-on support to Brokers.
  • Foster a highly collaborative, commercial approach to inter-company business encouraging greater communication at all levels.
  • Positively communicate charter Operations and Sales Strategies outlined by the Board of Directors to the team.
  Qualifications
  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Demonstrates leadership skills and qualities
  What We Offer
  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Opportunity to join a global company and be part of a diverse international team
  • Professional development and career opportunities
  • Unlimited access to thousands of courses on LinkedIn Learning platform
    ​With 50 years of experience, the Chapman Freeborn group provides a diverse range of aviation-related services on a global basis. Our expertise in all areas of the air charter industry makes us the number one choice for many of the world’s leading logistics providers, multinational corporations, travel partners, and well-known names from the entertainment business. ​   ​Chapman Freeborn is a family member of Avia Solutions Group, a leading global aerospace services group with almost 100 offices and production stations providing aviation services and solutions worldwide. Avia Solutions Group unites a team of more than 7000 professionals, providing state-of-the-art solutions to the aviation industry and beyond. ​   ​Chapman Freeborn aims to promote equality, diversity, fairness and respect for future and current staff at all levels of the organization. We aim to provide equal opportunities in all aspects of employment and to ensure that the talent and skills of all individuals are maximized. ​   Chapman Freeborn provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, ; This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.