Sports Travel Specialist

3 days left

Location
Essex, England
Salary
Market Rate
Posted
24 Dec 2018
Closes
21 Jan 2019
Ref
21444
Contact
Regis Banza
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Calling All Sports Fans! Do you have a passion and interest in sports, in particular cricket, rugby, hockey or netball? Do you have experience in sales, operations or administration within the travel industry?

My Client Is A Specialist Sports Tour Operator based in South Essex, Offers Group Tours Worldwide For Sports Teams (Including The National, Professional, Amateur And School Teams) And Sports Fans.

As a Sports Travel specialist you will be developing tour itineraries to worldwide destinations and assisting with distributing marketing material. This is a fantastic career opportunities for advancement for the right candidate.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

*Managing all aspects of organising tours
*Putting together quotes, preparing and despatching letters of confirmation, invoices and receipts, securing ATOL certificates, preparing rooming lists, organising payments to suppliers.
*Ongoing liaison with all relevant parties involved in delivering tours including airlines, ground transportation companies, hotels, ground tour operators, tour ambassadors, tourist authorities and negotiating rates with suppliers where appropriate.
*Attendance at trade shows and events to promote company tours and services.
*Attendance at client meetings where necessary.
*Basic website administration.
*Support for marketing of products
*Supporting role in social interaction with clients through social media
*Maintaining records of payment schedules.
*Additionally, the individual will be involved in company strategy issues and the selection of new Cricket products and services.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

*It is essential to the success of this role that the individual is organised, highly energetic and capable of managing a very busy and diverse set of responsibilities.
*The role requires an individual with a range of skills in administration, planning, marketing and communication.
*The chosen individual will need strong communication skills, able to liaise appropriately with a broad range of people, including suppliers, clients and officials, face to face, by telephone and in writing.
*Previous experience working in tailor made/bespoke travel is essential. (Putting packages/tours together)
*An interest in our core sports would be of significant benefit (Rugby, Cricket, Hockey and Netball)
*Must be a car owner

WORKING HOURS:

Mon - Fri: 9 - 5:30pm (You may be required out of hours and occasionally at weekends)

PACKAGE:

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive starting salary (depending on experience which will be reviewed annually)

Interested?
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