Expeditions Support Coordinator

Ringwood, Hampshire
Start date
April 2020
£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 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 more than the great coffee machine we have in the office!
  • 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
  • Healthcare
  • Run club and yoga classes
  • Casual dress code
  • Outdoor kit & clothing discount
  • Pension
  • 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 Lainey at expeditions@campsinternational.co.uk with your CV and a brief summary about why you think you’d be ideal for the role.