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Are you passionate enough about travel to make it your job? You’ve come to the right place!

 

OPEN POSITIONS



DEPARTURE GRAFENWÖHR OR KAISERSLAUTERN (GERMANY): FREELANCE EUROPEAN TRIP LEADER (M/F/D)

Explore Europe is looking for Trip Leaders for several trips in 2020 and beyond!

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Greet and check-in all passengers upon arrival for departure
  • Support the group throughout the trip ensuring all passengers are accounted for during designated times (bus breaks, city tours, etc.)
  • Provide helpful information relevant to cities including transportation, tourist attractions, excursions, etc.
  • Demonstrate a professional appearance of Explore Europe to corporate entities such as hotels, bus companies, city tour companies, and other partners
  • Handle on-the-spot issues with American passengers in a professional manner
  • Communicate between all parties including bus drivers, hotel, local guides, etc.
  • Send trip debrief reports and feedback in a timely manner
  • Update our trip leader manual
  • If interested and for extra bonus: support us with blog articles and/or photos for our social media marketing
  • For Senior Trip Leaders: Onboard and train Jr. Trip Leaders during trips
  • Other tasks as required

Qualities appropriate for this position:

  • Enjoy traveling by bus
  • Enthusiastic personality
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Experience in group travel in and to major tourist cities in Europe
  • English language proficiency
  • Other European languages would be helpful
  • Ability to research destinations (e.g. opening hours for restaurants, shops, pharmacy, highlights, attractions, public transport etc.)
  • Transportation to our departure point in Grafenwöhr or Kaiserslautern

Compensation:

The full compensation and benefits package will be provided during the interview and training stage. A few of the benefits are:

  • Travel and hotel accommodations are provided for the trips you lead
  • Daily allowance (based on travel experience)
  • Extra bonus for additional tasks (writing blog articles, etc.)
  • Trip leaders are accommodated in single rooms (4-star or 5-star hotels)
  • Discounted travel
  • The opportunity to explore Europe at no cost to you!

To apply, please send your resume, your salary expectations and your possible starting date to apply@explore-europe.de. We look forward to hearing from you!



OFFICE BERLIN: PAID 6-MONTH INTERNSHIP IN TOURISM MANAGEMENT (M/F/D)

Starting date: August 3, 2020

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Assist in planning trips securing group bookings with hotels, restaurants, and tourist attractions
  • Creating rooming lists and on-trip itineraries
  • Managing the accounts
  • Prospecting and identifying new business partners
  • Settling accounts with our suppliers
  • Prepare and assist with weekly sales, eCommerce, website and social media performance reports
  • Maintain a database and calendar of operations
  • Contribute to our website redesign
  • Other duties as required and assigned

Qualities appropriate for this position:

  • Enrolled student (preferably in economics, business, trade, tourism)
  • Ability to commit 35 hours per week
  • Travel experience and passionate about travel
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken), good German, Italian & Spanish (favourable but not required)
  • Ability to understand and work with other cultures
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Quick learner and a proven problem solver
  • Enjoys working with numbers and Microsoft Excel
  • Self-driven and flexible
  • Able to analyse and question processes
  • Highly sociable and energetic

Compensation:

  • Financial compensation
  • Get deep insights into an expanding travel company
  • A mentor is looking forward to all your questions
  • University credit where applicable
  • The opportunity to travel and explore Europe at no cost to you
  • We can also offer to be a partner for you in writing your thesis
  • If you convinced us with the quality of your work, there is also an option of working at Explore Europe as a full-time employee after the internship

To applyplease send your resume and your possible starting date to apply@explore-europe.de. We look forward to hearing from you!



DEPARTURE GRAFENWÖHR OR KAISERSLAUTERN: EUROPEAN PHOTOGRAPHER (M/F/D)

Explore Europe is looking for a Photographer for several trips in 2020!

Are you passionate about traveling and taking pictures? Are you a people person with a good sense of humor? If so, you are a great fit for a Photographer with Explore Europe!

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Greet the passengers upon arrival for departure and introduce yourself
  • Organize and conduct professional photo shoots during the trips
  • If asked for: provide our guests with tips on how to pose in front of the camera
  • Demonstrate professionalism and represent Explore Europe well
  • Edit and send pictures to the passengers within 7-10 days after a trip
  • Provide us with beautiful pictures and videos of the destinations for our social media channels and website

Qualities appropriate for this position:

  • Experienced photographer
  • Ability to professionally edit high-resolution images
  • Fluent English
  • Enjoy traveling by bus
  • Enthusiastic personality
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Transportation to our departure point in Grafenwöhr or Kaiserslautern

Compensation:

  • Discounted travel: 50-100% of trip cost depending on the trip
  • Our organized, friendly, and easy to reach professional team members will take care of promoting your shootings with passengers
  • Explore Europe plans 50+ trips a year, the amount of opportunity to grow as a travel photographer and master your skills is limitless
  • Build your own portfolio from each and every one of our shoots
  • Opportunity for your name to be mentioned in positive reviews on websites like Google, Facebook, etc. and conduct shootings while you are not traveling

The European Travel Photographer is an independent contractor position and full compensation details will be disclosed in the offer letter.

To apply, please send your instagram/website portfolio link and your resume to apply@explore-europe.de. We look forward to hearing from you!