Expeditions Support Coordinator

at Camps International (view profile)
Location Ringwood, United Kingdom
Date Posted 29th October 2018
Category In the office
Job Type Full-time


Job Title: Expeditions Support Coordinator
Responsible To: Group Operations Manager
Location: Camps International HQ in Ringwood, Hampshire
Start Date: January 2019
Hours: Generally, Monday – Friday 9:00 – 17:30. Some evening and weekend work required throughout the season.
Salary: £17-19K per annum (based on experience)

The Role:
We are looking for an enthusiastic and hard-working individual to join our small Expeditions Team. The role is key in ensuring all the planning, logistics, and health and safety considerations are met for each expedition. This is a varied and challenging role, that would suit someone who is able to contribute to a team but can work unsupervised to manage and develop their areas of responsibility.

Key responsibilities:
Assisting with the recruitment, selection and training of our Expedition Leaders
Assisting with stock, ordering and building our Med Kits each year
Assisting with preparation for School Teams and Independent Travellers to ensure all relevant support is in place before they travel
A First Responder on a weekly rota system for our Emergency Phone, receiving communication from overseas staff and liaising with our Emergency Assistance Provider, clients and parents/guardians where required
Assisting with the medical screening of all volunteers
Working with overseas staff to ensure all preparation of the expedition is completed

Key skills:
Previous experience working within the Outdoor Adventure/Education industry ideally within either the travel industry or schools
A high level of English Literacy and Numeracy
Ability to build rapport over the phone as well as face to face
Excellent multi-tasking and organisational skills
Computer and Microsoft Office proficient
Self-driven and focused with the ability to work with limited supervision
Teamwork – we didn’t just add this in as a nice to have – at Camps we value our team culture
Full driving licence is essential
Commitment to operate with passion, drive and integrity – these are our company values and the basis on which all Camps staff conduct themselves

Other useful stuff:
Opportunities for overseas travel
Run club and yoga classes
Casual dress code
Outdoor kit & clothing discount
Cycle to work scheme

If you think you’ve got what it takes to be a valued member of the Camps International team, please contact Sharon at [email protected] with your CV and a brief summary about why you think you’d be ideal for the role.

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