You are a travel industry expert, who lives for the art and science of creating extraordinary immersive experiences. You are a storyteller, expert magic maker and have the logistics on lock. You deeply understand the guest experience and dynamics of group travel. You are a designer who honors the authenticity of a destination and can infuse personality and brand-focus to an experience. You thrive on building multi-day trips that showcase the people, places and small things that surprise and delight. You are a destination expert with global knowledge of the travel product offerings and consumer insights. You are process driven, consistent, organized, dynamic and creative. You’re ready to join the growing team of a travel startup and be part of our Trip Development team for us and our partners.
What You’ll Do
Be part of the Experiences team that designs, operates and markets Modern Adventure travel experiences.
Report to the CXO as a key member of the team, for the development and operations of our Modern Adventure Experiences on all 7 continents.
Be responsible for the success of your trip development process including; RFP’s vendor selection, itinerary curation, supplier negotiations contracting and pricing.
Create trips that span diverse, geography, audience segments, focus, personality and price points, while maintaining quality and principles of a Modern Adventure Experience.
Represent The Modern Adventure brand tenets and those of our partners in the development and curation of our Experiences.
Be the subject matter expert and consultant to internal stakeholders for your trips.
Develop Modern Adventure Experiences with a focus on; music, dance, cuisine, health & wellness, outdoor adventure, artisans and crafters etc.
Design Experiences that capitalize on our partners brand heritage, IP and story.
Create and continually refine our Experience offering to be the leader in the immersive travel space.
Own the big picture and every detail of your trip development process and trip quality.
Move from the strategic to the tactical with the ability to execute on both.
Do great work and be great to work with
What you’ll bring
Knowledge, proven success, energy
7+ years of roles in the Travel Experience field
Deep destination and market trend knowledge and insight
A proven track record in the creation and implementation of trip planning, operator management and escorted group travel experiences
Business acumen and breadth of experience to communicate with executive teams
Ability to work in a fluid, collaborative environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously
Hustle, courage, humility
Bonus points for travel industry fluency
What We’ll Give You
Guidance, support, inspiration
A fast-paced learning environment
The opportunity to build something beautiful and make a difference
Exceptional travel opportunities
Paid holidays and vacation
A great place to work
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Modern Adventure
Modern Adventure handcrafts extraordinary journeys with extraordinary people. We partner with tastemakers across many disciplines and with mission-driven companies who are doing remarkable things. It’s our job to create extraordinary travel experiences that bring our partners’ points of view, and why they exist, to life.
As a certified B-Corp, we believe in making a difference in people's lives. We have the privilege of working with some of the world’s most inspired and inspiring brands and we are fiercely committed to delivering exceptional experiences on all seven continents.
We’re also a start-up. That means we’re small, nimble, and about finding the right fit for our team. We want to build a company who dares to do big things and dreams of making a difference in the world. So do you.
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.