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Senior Travel Coordinator

United States of America
Bachelor Degree 6 Year

Since the salary is not disclosed by the employer, you can discuss it during negotiations. full time work offers a unique way to gain skills and experience. Have you thought about it? This job opportunity is open to candidates who live in United States of America, as well as those who are willing to relocate for the position. It is a prerequisite for this job opening that you have successfully completed Bachelor Degree. The job offer for Senior Travel Coordinator was made available on February 20, 2024, and it will end on May 20, 2024. Work experience in the same field for at least 72 months is an integral requirement for this job.

What if the work you did every day could impact the lives of people you know? Or all of humanity? At Illumina, we are expanding access to genomic technology to realize health equity for billions of people around the world. Our efforts enable life-changing discoveries that are transforming human health through the early detection and diagnosis of diseases and new treatment options for patients. Working at Illumina means being part of something bigger than yourself. Every person, in every role, has the opportunity to make a difference. Surrounded by extraordinary people, inspiring leaders, and world changing projects, you will do more and become more than you ever thought possible. Position Summary: This person will be responsible for the successful coordination of travel for senior executives. Coordinates with travel agencies and suppliers to schedule flights, rental cars and hotel accommodations. Communicates travel information to senior executives and works out any scheduling problems. May process reimbursements for meals and other travel expenses. Changes to individual responsibilities may occur due to business needs and other related duties may be assigned. Responsibilities:

  • Using internal reservation resources and liaising with other internal VIP reservation staff, executive Administrative Partners, and with executives directly, creates domestic & international travel itineraries (air, car, hotel, rail, and limos) and arranges ancillary services for senior executives.
  • Works with preferred suppliers and internal agents to exploit cross-border reservation differences to clear special inventory and to drive service enhancements and cost savings.
  • Interfaces with senior management to identify and resolve travel issues and to enhance the experience, frequently outside of normal office hours
  • Monitors and communicates international travel information such as visa and passport requirements, security alerts, and other destination-specific information that will assist the senior executive in achieving their trip mission.
  • Develops and uses proficiency at understanding travel distribution systems as they relate to Illumina’s senior executives’ travel
  • Liaises and teams with executive Administrative Partners, marketing, and other related roles in the organization to integrate executive travelers travel into related itineraries (e.g. conference attendance, dinners, etc)
  • Collaborates with travel suppliers and travel agencies to enhance the travel experience for the executive and to troubleshoot any issues that arise.
  • Researches and resolves customer inquiries (complaints, refunded tickets, accounting issues, FOP questions, lost baggage, fare discrepancies, vendor issues, hotel no-shows, hotel walking, bumping from flights, airline mileage, upgrade problems, and profile updates).
  • Works proactively with executive support teams to build a travel ‘culture’ of customized service, collaborative issue resolution, and safe travel
  • Performs other necessary, reasonable duties as needed, including a need for out-of-office calls
  • Understanding of airline & hotel inventory management and distribution systems
  • Knowledge of international security and vendors (airline, rail, limousine, and hotels).
  • Familiarity with geographical and cultural differences from country to country.
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  • Knowledge of cultural and legal compliance of country entry/exit requirements.
  • Ability to interface with senior staff
  • Strong customer service ethic
  • Ability to overcome workplace personal differences to with at all levels on a common objective
  • Detail oriented—ability to think experientially as well as transactionally
  • Collaborative “team” approach to solving problems or reacting to uncontrollable changes (weather, political upheaval etc)
  • Ability to think creatively and independently to resolve issues “on the fly”
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to know or very quickly adapt to the Illumina culture
  • Experience working directly with high-level customers in a ‘high-touch’ environment
  • Experience working with travel itineraries for senior executives
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Typically requires a minimum of 6+ years of related experience or in a travel-related organization with direct customer interface
The estimated base hourly range for the Senior Travel Coordinator role based in the United States of America is: $24.75 - $37.16. Should the level or location of the role change during the hiring process, the applicable base pay range may be updated accordingly. Compensation decisions are dependent on several factors including, but not limited to, an individual’s qualifications, location where the role is to be performed, internal equity, and alignment with market data. Additionally, all employees are eligible for one of our variable cash programs (bonus or commission) and eligible roles may receive equity as part of the compensation package. We offer a wide range of benefits as innovative as our work, including access to genomics sequencing, family planning, health/dental/vision, retirement benefits, and paid time off.
At Illumina, we strive to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace by cultivating an environment in which everyone contributes to our mission. Built on a strong foundation, Illumina has always been rooted in openness, collaboration, and seeking alternative views and perspectives to propel innovation in genomics. We are proud to confirm a zero-net gap in pay, regardless of gender, ethnicity, or race. We also have several Employee Resource Groups (ERG) that deliver career development experiences, increase cultural awareness, and demonstrate our collective commitment to diversity and inclusion in the communities we live and work. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information. If you require accommodation to complete the application or interview process, please contact [email protected]. To learn more, visit: The position will be posted until a final candidate is selected or the requisition has a sufficient number of qualified applicants.

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