HERC Rentals Travel Coordinator in Bonita Springs, Florida

Herc Rentals is a premier full-line equipment-rental company — providing our customers the equipment solutions they need to get their work done safely, confidently and cost effectively, while enabling them to conserve capital for their growth investments.

With over 50 years of equipment-rental expertise, approximately 4,800 employees with approximately 275 company operated locations, principally in North America. Herc Rentals is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation; industrial & manufacturing; oil & gas; government & municipalities; construction, mining, & energy; remediation & restoration; emergency response; facilities; MRO; entertainment; and ground care.

We aspire to be the supplier, employer and investment of choice in our industry, with core values that promote a culture built on integrity, respect, teamwork, and accountability.

Job Summary

An industry leader in the Bonita Springs, FL Herc Rentals is seeking a Travel and Event Planning Coordinator. The position is responsible for assisting in the strategic management of Travel & Event Planning strategies, sourcing activities and ensuring the travel and event planning programs are communicated and monitored to meet company objectives. Categories include, but are not limited to Agency, Air, Hotel, Meeting Logistics and Training.

This position requires significant ‘customer first’ mindset, strong organizational ability, keen attention to detail and the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities. In addition, the role requires high-levels of adaptability and maturity.

Responsibilities

  • Experience in travel industry, demonstrating the ability to show technical knowledge in all travel related categories

  • Strategic Meeting Management overseeing meeting planning, hotel sourcing and logistics

  • Executive Team travel- coordinate and manage all executive travel

  • Supplier Management and continuous evaluation / assessment of supplier performance, ensuring consistency of service, quality, and compliance to contracts and established service level agreements.

  • Monitor and manage category spend through reporting

  • Provide guidance and support internal/external business partners

  • Assist in benchmarking of internal and external costs against industry and competitive standards

  • Ability to think strategically; excellent project management, facilitation and interpersonal and negotiation skills are required. Ability to build strategic supplier relationships, lead project teams and work effectively in a complex business environment. Anticipates and identifies travelers’ needs and recommends solutions to complex situations.

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Professional Experience

  • Proficiency with Excel, Word and PowerPoint

  • 1-3 years of experience in Corporate Travel Program and Meeting Planning

  • Experience with Travel/Expense programs like Concur or similar platforms

  • Experience in the hospitality industry is preferred

  • Ability to understand cultural issues within travel industry and influence key stakeholders and business leaders

  • Ability to thrive under tight deadlines and high-pressure situations

  • Attention to detail and excellent problem solving and analytical skills

Skills

  • Results orientated, excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Customer service

  • Excellent verbal/written communication

  • Multi-task – high volume work environment

If you are looking for an exciting and rewarding career with a growth-oriented company, Herc Rentals is the right place for you! As an industry leader, we offer the opportunity for training, development, and advancement. In addition, we offer highly competitive compensation and benefits package, including a generous vacation program. Apply today to be part of a team built for success!

Herc Rentals does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, political affiliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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