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Job role: Sales Co-ordinator
Location: Kingston, London
Salary: Competitive

Are you a passionate sportsman/woman? Are you looking to take your first steps into the exciting and dynamic world of sports travel?

If your answer is yes, and yes, we’ve got some great news!

 
At a glance
Edwin Doran Sports Tours was launched as one of the first operators of its kind back in 1974, and quickly became the leading brand in sports travel around the world. Edwin Doran is a specialist playing sports tours operator and has taken more teams on tour than any other sports tour operator – over 16,000 at the last count. Our staff have the know-how, gained over years in the business, to set up fixtures between equally matched teams. We use our extensive contacts to arrange billeting in host countries, so players on our school sports tours can really engage with the local people and culture.
 
What you’ll be doing
As a result of growth in the UK and overseas touring market, the Edwin Doran sales team are expanding and they require a sales coordinator to work alongside the outdoor sales team. We are looking for a well-travelled candidate who has a good knowledge of the sporting world. You will have an excellent eye for detail and be financially astute. You will need to be a confident team player and be willing to learn quickly and create life time experiences. Previous touring history and a good sense of humour would also be good.  
 
Acting as a link between the sales and operations team to ensure all sports tour proposals are accurate and workable, logistically and financially.
 
Key accountabilities
  • Updating ‘Maximizer’ our CRM with accurate figures for monthly reporting. 
  • Gathering costs from our booking system ‘travelink’ to finalize tour package costs for the sales team.  
  • Creating sales proposals and itineraries to be sent to customers.  
  • Researching and prospecting potential new touring destinations for a range of sports.
  • Researching potential new clients and leads for the sales team and booking meetings.
 
What we're looking for

Our ideal candidate is:

  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office – Word, Excel and PowerPoint in particular.
  • Well-travelled with a good geographical and sporting knowledge.
  • A good communicator with strong numeracy skills.
  • A confident team player with excellent administration skills.
  • Outgoing and lively with enthusiasm to succeed.
  • Detail orientated, outgoing and competitive!
  • Self-motivated with a desire to exceed sales targets.
  • Able to welcome new products, marketing initiatives and has a lateral thinking approach to sales.
  • Someone with attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
  • A person with passion for exceeding customer expectations.
  • Able to master new systems quickly.
  • Willing to travel and work in a global team of professionals. 
Useful qualities
  • Knowledge and personal experience of sports touring and the school sports market is advantageous.
  • Experience of working in a busy office; sales and sports industry preferable. 
  • Sense of fun and ability to work in a small office team.
  • Ideally well-travelled.
  • Confident manner and a team player. 
  • A second European language.
  • Experience of Maximizer CRM. 
  • Full driver’s license and own car.

What we can offer you

  • Competitive salary and holiday concession purchase scheme.
  • Opportunity to discover new destinations through our Tour Academy.
  • Reward scheme – online discounts on products and services plus Late Seat and accommodation offers.
  • Foreign exchange discount at TUI retail outlets plus In-flight discount of 20%.
  • Childcare vouchers and cycle to work scheme.
  • Contributory pension scheme.
  • Career progression opportunities.

How to apply

You can apply for the role on the TUI Travel PLC careers website by following the links below.

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