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Our team

We introduce ourselves

Elia Soria Palma
Product Manager 
elia.soria@planetespana.com
As a native-born Madrilenian and Real Madrid enthusiast, she studied tourism management and subsequently worked for various travel agencies in Spain. After a stay abroad in Switzerland, she initially worked for Planet España as a tour guide and is now as a Product Manager constantly on the look-out for the best football pitches and training facilities. During the season, Elia is involved in the overall coordination of the training camps and ensures the smooth running of the training camps by instructing the tour guides on site. Elia speaks Spanish, German, English and French.
Marló López García
Team Coordinator  
football@planetespana.com
Marló studied tourism and marketing and speaks fluent Spanish, German, English, Italian and French. Being a cheerful Spanish nature, she has the gift to win over our teams on the spot. Thanks to her many years of working with travel groups in different countries and her experience in taking care of sports teams, she always knows perfectly how to respond to the wishes of our teams.
Oliver Koepfer
General Manager / Founder
oliver.koepfer@planetespana.com                                          
Having grown up with football and working in tourism for more than 25 years, Oliver is a well-versed sports travel expert. He worked for many years in well-known tourism companies in executive positions, ia. as head of TUI Sports from 2005 to 2008, where he served as the transport and logistics manager of the DFB at EURO 2008 for example. Out of his passion for football, he started his own business in 2010 with a tour operator specializing in football training camps in Switzerland and since then has also been active as a FIFA and UEFA match agent. Following his family roots and in order to move closer to our local partners, four years later he founded the company Planet España, based in Valencia, which has developed into one of the leading incoming agency for football camps in Spain within only a few years.

References

Professionally organised

"To what we have experienced so far, you just notched-up your performance even further, read us every wish off our lips, I have to say that was really perfect, thank you!"

Thomas Wolter, former Bundesliga professional & trainer SV Werder Bremen


"The conditions on the Costa Blanca were excellent. But what would be top conditions without the professional organization of Planet Switzerland? We will definitely be back!"

Eric Martin, Sports Director AS Nancy Lorraine

"The disposition, coordination and the various assigned tasks were carried out to our complete satisfaction. This has contributed significantly to the success of the project of the European Championship."

Georg Behlau, Head of the Office of the German National Team 

"I appreciate the good advice, the efficient preparation and the quality of the offers. Wherever we did our preparation, everything was always very well organized. The coordinators think of every detail and are always available. So I can always fully concentrate on the training sessions. The players also appreciate the orderly runs and are therefore more focused."

Christian Brand, former Bundesliga professional & trainer FC Luzern

Job vacancies

Exciting challenge

We are looking for several 

Team coordinators 

in

Barcelona, Valencia, Alicante, Malaga, Seville and Gran Canaria

February/March 2021

 

Planet Españais a tour operator for group travel in the sports sector, in particular, football training camps for professional and amateur teams. The groups travel from January to April with Planet España to Spain. With a unique concept, we create optimal conditions for every team for a smooth and eventful football training camp. 

We are looking for several persons to help us with our teams in Barcelona, Valencia, Alicante, Malaga, Sevilla and Gran Canaria. We offer temporary assignments in February/March 2021. Your area of responsibility includes among others the following tasks:

  • Meet & greet upon the arrival of the team, transfer to the hotel, check-in and briefing about accommodation and sport facilities
  • Coordination of training sessions / friendly matches
  • Assistance in the organization of excursions and other leisure activities, reservations for restaurants etc.
  • Organization of the daily laundry/equipment service
  • Contact person for the team

We are looking for an open, sympathetic personality with organizational talent, keeping a level- head in hectic situations as well as a well-groomed, sporty appearance. If you also work independently, have superior German and Spanish language skills, are mobile and dispose of a drivers license, then we would be happy to get to know you. Please send us your CV exclusively in electronic form to football@planetespana.comIf you have any questions about the job offer, please contact us via e-mail as well.

 

 

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