Expedition Operations Assistant

at Secret Compass (view profile)
Location Bristol, United Kingdom
Date Posted 13th February 2017
Category Entry-level
In the office
Job Type Full-time


Expedition Operations Assistant

Secret Compass are looking to recruit a highly organised Operations Assistant to support the work of the Operations Team and play an essential role in preparing our pioneering expeditions. You will have great attention to detail, high levels of initiative and would thrive in a busy, and constantly evolving office-based administration role. A love of lists, sticky notes and tea are an advantage!

Key tasks include, but definitely will not be limited to:

  • assisting the Operations Team with administrative tasks
  • preparing expedition kit
  • maintaining stores
  • booking flights and accommodation
  • liaising with expedition leaders
  • preparing maps and KMZ’s
  • aiding research for expedition and TV projects
  • updating the operations database

Essential skills, attributes and experience:

  • attention to detail
  • highly organised
  • able to work with limited supervision
  • excellent time and priority management
  • proven problem solving skills and initiative
  • very high standard of written and spoken English
  • good knowledge of Microsoft Office packages including Word and Excel
  • interest in the adventure travel and expedition industry

Desirable skills, attributes and experience:

  • experience of database or CRM systems
  • use of Google earth and associated products
  • previous administration work in an office environment
  • UK driving licence

Deadline 24 February. Only applications submitted using the application form (with CV attached and cover letter text inserted) will be considered. Salary is dependent on experience and will be commensurate with entry-level positions in the adventure travel industry.

Apply here!


We are particularly keen to hear from members of the Explorers Connect community so please mention Explorers Connect in your application.