Want to work for Edwin Doran? We’re hiring!

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Job role: Sales Executive
Location: Kingston, London
Salary: Competitive 

Are you passionate about your sport? Well-travelled? And keen to be part of a fantastic fun team?

Here at Edwin Doran Sports Tours we have a fantastic job opportunity for an ambitious, hardworking, sporty graduate interested in entering a career in sports travel. In return, we can offer you excellent experience with a market-leading business that is part of a FTSE 100 global travel company.

What we do

Edwin Doran Sports Tours is the UK market leader in sports tours for schools and clubs.  We pride ourselves on providing a first-class service before, during and post-tour. That means constructing bespoke tour packages - including travel, fixtures and accommodation - that are innovative, safe, enjoyable and memorable.

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. Our key products include rugby, cricket, hockey, football and netball tours but we also offer tours to vibrant sporting festivals and events. Visit the Edwin Doran website to find out more about the company’s history, products and destinations.

What you’ll be doing

If appointed as our Sales Executive person, you’ll be responsible for driving sales across the full range of  sporting destinations for the Edwin Doran Sports Tours Events team ‘MasterClass’.  You will sell sports tour packages to sports clubs and schools, working well as part of a vibrant and driven office team. You will primarily concerned with handling incoming enquiries and generating new business revenue across the companies’ full range of Edwin Doran event destinations and tailor-made products.

What we're looking for

Our ideal candidate:

  • Will have a general understanding of school and club sports tours and an active interest in sport in general.
  • Will be a strong communicator (written and orally).
  • Good organizational skills, numeracy & an attention to detail.
  • Fluency with MS excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Will be self-motivated with a desire to exceed sales targets.
  • Confident, polite telephone manner.
  • Willingness to travel and work in a global team of professionals.
  • Interest in/active participation in sport.
  • Will be of graduate caliber or equivalent.
  • Willingness to travel and work in a global team of professionals.

Useful qualities:

  • Experience working in a busy office, particularly sales and sports industry experience.
  • Sense of fun and ability to work in a small office team.
  • Ideally well-travelled.
  • A second European language.
  • Full drivers license and own car.

What we can offer you

  • Competitive salary and holiday concession purchase scheme.
  • 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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Good luck!

Lauren Hopkins, Marketing Executive, Edwin Doran Sports Tours

 

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