Operations Assistant

Recruiter
Sportsrooms
Location
Leicestershire
Salary
17000.00 - 18000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
08 Nov 2019
Closes
06 Dec 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Based in Oakham, Rutland.

Full-time 32 hours a week (Flexible over 4-5 days depending on applicant)

About Sportsrooms :-

Launched in 2014, Sportsrooms has grown to become one of the foremost dedicated sports travel agents in the United Kingdom. Since its inception, the company has worked with a host of high profile clients including the Premier League, Norwich City, Derby County FC, Bath Rugby and Middlesex County Cricket and has been involved in several high-profile events including two Rugby World Cup and multipleUEFA Champions League Finals.

About the role: -

This role offers a unique chance to join an exciting growing company and to help drive the achievement of the company's vision to be the UK's leading sports accommodation agent.

Offering a great remuneration package and flexible working hours, this role is ideal for an individual who is passionate about sport and strives to work in a rewarding fast paced environment.

Roles and Responsibilities: -

The role encompasses a variety of responsibilities across all aspects of the business:

Operations

  • Sourcing accommodation for professional sports teams, supporters & sporting events, utilising research, and links with nationwide hotel groups
  • Sourcing and administrating flight bookings for sports teams and events.
  • Preparing proposals for sports teams and events
  • Preparing hotel summery sheets prior to team and event bookings
  • Administering and collating post event feedback from teams

Finance

  • Reviewing hotel invoices post event to ensure charges are accurate as per the hotel contract
  • Preparing and checking commission invoices to be sent to hotels
  • Logging all income and expenditure in the company's accounts database as required

Sales

  • Assisting Sportsrooms management in managing new & existing accounts to their full potential.
  • Assisting Sportsrooms management in finding and arranging appointments to secure new clients.

Other

  • Assisting the Sportsrooms management in all other aspects of the business as and when required.

Person Specification: -

Essential

  • Organised and structured approach to work
  • Several years' experience working in an administration role in business organisation
  • Techsavvy with particular experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Hungry to grow and develop
  • Passionate about sports
  • Versatile and willing to adapt to a changing work environment

Desired

  • Experience working with sports teams/events, hotels, hospitality, or travel agencies
  • Knowledge of all sports particularly football, rugby union and cricket
  • Experience booking hotels and/or flights

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