Expeditions Support Coordinator (Technical)

Ringwood, Hampshire
Start date
May 2023 or ASAP
Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:30
£20-25K per annum DOE

Our Company

We provide amazing opportunities for schools and their students through our experiential school expedition programmes in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Our social enterprise not only allows us to provide life changing experiences to our travellers (their words, not ours!), but also make a real difference in the communities and environments we visit; which means the more successful we are, the greater the positive impact for the people and places we invest in. We believe that the success of our organisation begins and ends with people as demonstrated by our We invest in people, silver accreditation.

The Role:

Our Technical Team are an integral part of our global operations, guiding various aspects of expedition preparation and delivery to ensure we are providing exceptional expeditions. This group role involves working closely with our offices in UAE, Australia and delivery regions. We strive for the highest standards throughout every element of our operations, from the moment a trip is launched through to the return home and beyond.

This is a varied and interesting office-based role including but limited to:

  • Expedition Leader recruitment, management and training
  • Informing, developing and implementing robust principles, processes and practices.
  • Facilitating expedition logistics
  • Building and sustaining relationships with key contacts
  • Emergency Response Team*
  • Expedition review and improvement processes.

*On call on a rotational basis.

We’re a team here at Camps and we all ‘muck in’ as needed to support other departments!

About You:

You will be someone who embodies our core value of integrity, with the ability to work well within a small but fast-paced team and adapt to the dynamic needs of the company. You will have fantastic communication skills and able to adjust your approach in line with various audiences.

You will be versatile and motivated to shape the role, aligned with the company’s vision.

If you are positive and a pro-active problem solver who can work under your own initiative to take ownership of tasks and projects, you’ll fit right in!

A background in the outdoor/expeditions industry would be an advantage.

The ability to comfortably present to a range of audiences is highly desirable to support delivery at our various training events.

The other great stuff:

Travel is at the heart of what we do and the successful candidate will have opportunities to visit our camps.

Other benefits include:

  • Private Healthcare Cover & Health Cash Plan
  • Life Assurance
  • Workplace Pension
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Outdoor Kit and Clothing Discounts
  • Professional Training & Development Opportunities
  • Casual Dress Code

If you think you’ve got what it takes to be a valued member of the Camps International team, please contact Lainey at lainey@campsinternational.co.uk with your CV and a summary about why you think you’d be ideal for the role.