Corporate Travel Manager, Production

Posted: 1/11/2020

Location: Universal City, California
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

Job Purpose:
We are looking for a Corporate Travel Manager to assist the TVP, Travel Director to monitor travel activity and programs for television production, based at the Universal Lot, Universal City, CA. The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker and able to work with many different NBCU productions and our travel management company. You will be the go-to person for any relevant matter from booking tickets to reconciling expenses to ensuring travel safety for television productions.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Develop and maintain relationships with NBC Universal executives, NBCU VP Global and BCD Travel management
  • Meet with internal clients to understand production travel needs, schedules and locations to optimize airline and hotel contracts
  • Provide and seek financial approvals for all assigned production bookings
  • Ensure cost savings for productions and employees
  • Must have experience in supporting VIPs and talent travel bookings
  • Person is required to be available beyond typical workweek including evenings and weekends to support emergent travel requests
  • Experience with air charter contracting, hotel contracts review required

  • Basic Qualifications:
    • Minimum 10 years of experience working high volume corporate travel, preferably in an entertainment setting of which a minimum 2 years of experience in management capacity
    • Experience with Sabre skills, international rates plus understand hotel contracting
    • Person must have experience managing teams and projects and being able to communicate with C-suite executives
    • Must have knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word

    Eligibility Requirements:
    • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
    • Willingness to work long hours and on weekends with short notice
    • Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA
    • Must have work authorization to work in the United States
    • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

    Desired Characteristics:
    • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree, in Travel and Tourism, Hospitality, or Communications preferred
    • Knowledge and strong contacts with Airline Carriers
    • Knowledge of Concur travel and expense management systems, preferred
    • Must be organized and exhibit demonstrable good judgment
    • Must be detail oriented
    • Must have ability to multi-task and prioritize in very busy situations
    • Excellent people skills, organizational ability and a great deal of professionalism is a must
    • Must be client focused and solution driven

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