Sales & Marketing Associate (luxury travel)
Luxury tour operator seeks well-traveled, culture-loving individual for Sales & Marketing Associate. This creative, multi-tasking position includes the following sales, product development, and marketing responsibilities:- Working one-on-one with affluent travelers to customize private international tours based on firsthand travel expertise and experience- Product development: designing, costing and creating new tours and related materials- Writing for tours, newsletters, website, blog and other collateral materials- Research related to tours and special interests (culture, food, family activities, art, architecture, gardens, historic attractions, etc.) - Assisting with administrative projects and activities - Using own initiative to develop new activities, destinations, and partnerships- Other creative and design projects and sales activities- Attending events related to travel Requirements:- Extensive previous international travel experience in Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East, Africa and South America- Exceptional communication skills and attention to detail- Confidence and proven leadership - Passionate about culture and able to speak from firsthand experience about food, art, culture, history, and what makes a place unique- Sophisticated interests related to lifestyle (avid reader of upscale lifestyle publications related to travel, food, shopping, art and culture)- Bright and articulate multi-tasker - Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel- Knowledge of InDesign and Photoshop a plusThis position is full-time and based in New York City.To apply, please submit the following PDFs: a detailed cover letter, resume, and thorough personal travel history (including places visited, date and length of trips, favorite places and experiences). Important: Resumes will only be considered if accompanied by a detailed list of prior international travels.No calls, please.