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Sports Tour Coordinator

Posted: 8th January 2019
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum
Location: Yeovil,Somerset
Reference: FB22617

I am recruiting on behalf of a fantastic client who is looking for a Sports Tour Coordinator to join their Yeovil Operations team. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a industry leading global company in a continuously growing division.

The role will involve booking and managing international sports tours for student, performing and religious groups and will handle the following responsibilities:

  • Assist with on-the-ground management of our customised, catalogue, other divisions and special events programs to include monitoring service feedback, re-confirming services, adjusting service times and dealing with last minute issues and changes
  • Ensure all special tour requests and client needs are met
  • Make reservations/confirm services with appropriate vendors
  • Work directly with the contracting team to assist with vendor selection and service rate negotiation for customised, catalogue, special events and other division programs
  • Work closely with sales team to understand and effectively put together itineraries that meets our client’s requirements
  • Keep databases up to date with appropriate reservation information
  • Maintain deadlines and assist with producing department specific reports
  • Assist with on-tour program adjustments
  • On-call duty on a rotation with other staff members during busy travel periods
  • Review supplier final and deposit invoices for accuracy and processing within databases, working closely with our Finance team
  • Assist with season-ending financial and evaluation reporting
  • Collect and analyse on tour evaluation client feedback for applicable services
  • Travel to key European cities as needed to build relationships with vendors and inspect product as needed
  • Follow legal compliance standards for all transportation services
  • General office duties such as answering the telephone, filing, etc as needed

Qualities of the ideal candidate:

  • Problem solving attitude
  • Attention to detail
  • Great communication skills
  • Organised and efficient
  • Keen interest in sport and/or travel is beneficial but not essential

Please apply with your CV an a covering letter detailing your relevant experience.

Location: Yeovil
Working Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-17:00pm
Starting salary: 18,500-19,000 DOE