Grafenwöhr: Trip Leader (m/f/d)

Explore Europe is looking for a Trip Leader for several trips in 2024 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.)
  • A valid driver’s license and owning a vehicle
  • PCS/ETS/DEROS date should be in 2026/2027

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 (mainly 4-star hotels)
  • Discounted travel
  • The opportunity to explore Europe at no cost to you!

To apply, please send your cover letter and CV to apply@explore-europe.de