Experienced Group Tour Director w/Cruise tour experience

  • Singles Travel International
  • Remote (USA)
  • Sep 17, 2019
Contractor Trip Directors

Job Description

What We Do

SINGLES TRAVEL INTERNATIONAL specializes in group vacations for singles ages 50-70 who are seeking fun, excitement and camaraderie. Our small group of travel professionals shares a passion for making vacation dreams come true and transforming the lives of our members by creating exceptional experiences every step of the way.

Our valued members - from our 25,000-member community- need guidance to get started, often taking a vacation by themselves for the very first time, and we are there to make sure they are comfortable,  taken care of, and that they have a wonderful time.

We are committed to changing our members’ lives through traveling the world together.

 

Who We Are

As a team, we have fun and work hard to maintain an environment where we are inspired to learn and grow. We are committed to building trust and are caring and compassionate to each other and to our members. We strive for excellence in performance, dependability, adaptability and in alignment with our company mission.

We take our company culture and values seriously, and only applicants who have a demonstrated record for living up to our high standards will be considered. The few that make it through our rigorous hiring process will be rewarded with the opportunity to take an already successful company to the next level.

 

PART-TIME CONTRACT TOUR DIRECTOR

Who You Are

* You are an EXPERIENCED tour director, having a minimum of 3 years solid experience leading and managing (and traveling with) adult groups on cruise ships and land tours.

* You are Patient and Empathetic, having a passion for helping or supporting others.

* You are Organized, Disciplined and Detailed-Oriented.

*You have a minimum of an Associate’s Degree.

 

What You’ll Be Doing

* As the “face” of STI while on tour, you’ll be responsible for planning, coordinating and executing daily activity plans, events, games and theme parties with universal appeal across gender and age groups – ensuring each and every member has a memorable experience.

* You’ll facilitate meaningful social interaction among our members at every opportunity.

* You’ll create a unique STI weekly program on your laptop, fill in additional activities in conjunction with cruise-line program, print and deliver to each guest at Welcome meeting.

 *You’ll promote future sales for Singles Travel International while traveling.

What You’ve Done in the Past

* Traveled both domestically and internationally as a tour director with adult groups on cruise and land tours, working tirelessly to make their vacation dreams come true

*Created multi-day schedules/itineraries for groups, oftentimes “on the fly” using Google Docs, Word and other computer software

* Created memorable experiences for your clients while traveling utilizing your destination knowledge

* Utilized social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) to promote the company you work with

* Worked on-site in a team environment

 

Who You Are NOT

* A person who simply wants to travel the world

* Someone who isn’t highly social, extroverted and energetic

* Someone who gets seasick

* Someone who has not managed groups for 16-hour days on week-plus-long tours

 

Who You ARE

* An experienced tour director

* Highly social, extroverted and energetic; you enjoy helping others

* A problem-solver; you make things happen

* A leader, able to manage all personality types

* Flexible

 

Why Should You Be Interested in This Job

* You truly enjoy making a difference in people’s lives.

* You’ll have the flexibility and freedom to work from anywhere in the United States.

* You’re interested in being a part of an upwardly mobile company with great company values

* You’ll be part of an elite travel team that serves a global community (Singles Travel International has built the largest online community of single baby boomer travelers in the world and has been featured in USA Today, Forbes.com, American Airlines Nexos Magazine, the LA Times, with live interviews with Forbes, CNN, Fox News and ABC).

 

QUESTIONNAIRE: As part of the selection process, please fill out this questionnaire:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/STIConcierge

Singles Travel International is an equal opportunity employer that considers all applicants based on job qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetic information.

Candidates will be contacted during evening and/or weekend hours if selected for an interview.*

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Salary Range

$250-$350/day

Salary Frequency

Monthly

Email

vparker@singlestravelintl.com

Minimum Travel Experience Required

3-5

Manage Others?

No