I am in the process of establishing a dynamic, innovative tour company and I am actively seeking a reliable, passionate, intelligent, trustworthy individual to join me, as a working partner, in this exciting venture. The successful candidate will come on board, assume the role of the VP, Travel Operations & Planning and assist with the development and growth of the company. The VP, Travel Operations & Planning is responsible for the overall development, management and implementation of all of the company’s travel offerings, operations, processes and training. The successful candidate will commit to building the company into a successful business.
Bachelors Degree ( Graduate Degree Strongly Preferred )
3+ years of proven Group Tour and or Travel Industry Experience
Ability to create, develop and quote itineraries
Extremely familiar with organizing and leading group tours
Strong desire to educate, empower and enrich the lives of students
Good U.S. Geographical and destination knowledge
Commitment to building the company into the leading provider of North American learning vacations
Excellent communication skills (written & verbal)
Strong organizational skills
Accuracy and attention to detail
Microsoft Office proficiency (Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point)
Ability to prepare international bookings with air and hotels
Initial commitment will be include face to face meetings twice a week to create & develop itineraries, 2009 tour schedule, company policies, etc. In addition, candidate must be available by phone and email as well.
The selected candidate will receive equity in the company, unlimited trips and various benefits.
If interested please forward your resume and/or a description of your professional background detailing your travel industry experience along with some background information about yourself to:
Nia Rose, Founder & CEO
The Rose Travel Group