Forget a job description, we’re looking to grow our tribe of world explorers! Adventure Life is a dynamic leader in the adventure travel industry and we're growing! We invite you to join our family of individuals who know how to work hard and play hard. Our energetic team is constantly tackling challenges and innovating new ways to achieve exceptional travel experiences for our travelers.
Currently, our team is on the search for a highly motivated and personable individual to be the initial point of communication for travelers with our company. Connect with travelers in a variety of ways and form a bridge to the best expert Trip Planner for their worldwide adventure. Succeed in this position and be considered for advancement to Trip Planner after adequate training in our systems and destinations.
Due to the nature of the job, we give preference to candidates who have traveled extensively or have lived internationally. A candid enthusiasm for global travel and an eagerness to learn about our worldwide destinations is also essential to this position. Exceptional customer service, attention to detail, and computer fluency are also necessary. While our team thoroughly enjoys the great outdoors, please realize that this is an office position in Missoula, MT, requiring a minimum of 40-45 hours per week.
As a company, we are committed to developing sustainable travel in all of our destinations. We emphasize giving back to the local communities and environments which host our travelers, and encourage all employees to do the same in their own backyard. This core value results in our commitment to making a positive impact on every life we encounter, and that includes you. Accordingly, we offer competitive compensation, health benefits, vacation, holidays, retirement, flex-time, and travel benefits.
Required documents: resume, cover letter, typing test (can be taken for free online, at some temp agencies or at a job services office), and references. If graduated from college in the last three years, please send transcripts - unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
Required Skills and Experience
Relational communication skills, both verbal and written
Exceptional customer service and sales skills
International travel or past residency preferred
Ability to work and develop skills independently
Proficiency in multi-project management
Innovative in implementing creative solutions
Competitive spirit, but team-focused outlook
Bachelor's degree or higher
Additional Salary Information: Base + Commission (estimated compensation of $34,000-$44,000)
SIMPLE IRA - similar to a 401(k)
Annual travel opportunities to our destination
About Adventure Life
Adventure Life is committed to providing quality small group tours and worldwide small ship voyages that have a positive impact on the local culture and environment. Our Missoula, MT office has twenty full time and part time employees who provide excellent customers to our travelers. We offer employee benefits including health insurance, retirement, annual continuing education stipend, and travel opportunities.
Established in 1990, the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) today is widely recognized as a vital leadership voice and partner for the adventure travel industry around the world. The membership and trade organization is designed to be a force for the industry and exists to drive thought leadership, industry promotion, and opportunities to network and convene globally to create trade and business health. It currently serves more than 1,000 members in 100 countries worldwide. The constituency is made up of tour operators, tourism boards, specialty agents, and accommodations all sharing a vested interest in the sustainable development of adventure tourism. Through its growing business services division, the ATTA delivers a portfolio of strategic solutions and a robust ecosystem of events around the globe. With specialized expertise in research, events, education, media, and promotion, the ATTA business service division is able to provide valuable solutions to a broad set of partners across many verticals of business.