Sales & Marketing Associate

Location
New York
Posted
Aug 03, 2014
Closes
Sep 02, 2014
Contact
Ms. Attention: Hiring
Duration
Full Time
Luxury tour operator seeks well-traveled, culture-loving individual. This creative, multi-tasking position includes the following responsibilities:

•Working one-on-one with affluent travelers to customize private international tours based on firsthand travel expertise and experience
•Designing, costing and creating new tours and related materials
•Writing for itineraries, online tour descriptions, our 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/or South America. Knowledge of luxury hotels a plus.
•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 plus

This position is full-time and based in New York City. Applicants must be authorized to work in the US.

To apply, please submit 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.