Sports Tour Consultant

Location
Purfleet, Essex
Salary
£20,000 - £25,000 DOE
Posted
12 Apr 2019
Closes
12 May 2019
Ref
DCVJL0011
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

The Sports Tour Consultant will report directly to the Operations Manager and subsequently to the Managing Director who oversees the Company.

 

Responsibilities 

 

• To help develop tour itineraries around the world.

• To help run administration for tours to all destinations. 

• To help distribute marketing material to target audience (and keep appropriate records) 

• To take bookings for consumer products. 

 

 

Specific Responsibilities 

 

• Managing all aspects of organising tours – to include helping compile 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. 

• Constructing and organising detailed tour itineraries for our Sports Tour products. 

• Compiling testimonials and carrying out customer surveys.

• Managing pre-tour Health & Safety considerations. 

• To develop new or enhance existing tour products for Sports tours 

• 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. 

 

Candidate Knowledge and Skills 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)

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