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Join Our Team!

Country Walkers is always looking for new and exciting talent, in our home office and abroad. We positively impact people’s lives through active travel experiences! Take a look at our openings and see if we have the right fit for you.

We are hiring for the following positions:

Responsibilities

The Tour Consultant will be responsible for achieving and surpassing all set goals that are based on the company’s yearly passenger plan by servicing existing guest accounts and booking new guests. This position is responsible for all administrative duties related to the maintenance of accounts.

  • Ensure that individual Passenger and Revenue goals are met &/or exceeded each month
  • Meet &/or exceed a monthly Travel Insurance and Double Play goal
  • Increase guest take up rates for Air Package and Extensions.
  • Meet &/or exceed a monthly call conversion of 40%.
  • Ensure that all guests receive a heightened level of customer service
Qualifications
  • 3-5 years of commission based sales experience, preferably in the travel industry
  • An assertive personality, competitive nature, high energy level, and resilient character
  • Strong time management and organization skills
  • A team player with the ability to manage up and across the organization
  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills and recognition of the importance of top-notch customer service customer service
Interested? Apply Here!
Responsibilities

As the Direct Engagement Manager you’ll develop, manage, and execute key marketing campaign tactics for our existing audiences. Job responsibilities include concepting, researching, and writing compelling emails, blog posts, and social campaigns, as well as managing the email calendar and reviewing results to suggest future optimizations.  Other duties include:

  • Ensuring all campaigns comply with current best practices
  • Strategizing trigger email campaigns throughout the lead and guest lifecycles to maximize engagement and sales
  • Managing the positive reputation of our brands online by responding to user reviews and social media posts/inquiries
  • Contribution to social media initiatives
Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years related marketing experience required, email marketing manager preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, writing, or related field
  • Superb written and copywriting skills
  • Proficient user of online tools and platforms including evolved email or marketing automation platforms, the Microsoft Office Suite, CSS/HTML and Photoshop
  • Ability to effectively communicate with colleagues and subject matter experts
  • A keen attention to detail required, especially in the areas of proofreading, clarity, font sizes, colors, and other brand-related assets
  • Responsible for taking independent action within a wide variety of duties.
  • Strong organizational skills required
  • Travel industry experience is desirable and a strong interest in active, healthy worldwide travel preferred
Interested? Apply Here!
Responsibilities

As our Marketing Technologist, you will be the primary data collection and integration expert for the marketing team and our third-party vendor-partners. As a data integration expert, you will oversee the planning, testing, development, and execution of fully functioning, interactive internal and customer-facing platforms.  Specific areas of responsibility include:

  • Provide marketing data integration and technical resources for the entire Marketing technology ecosystem.
  • Successful implementation of new marketing technologies.
  • Perform trainings on new functionality and provide guidance for supporting documentation. 
  • Propose ongoing in-house technology enhancements and next stage functionality in all areas of digital marketing.  
  • Recognize system performance trends and implement enhancements and refinements accordingly. 
  • Manually upload data as needed while working to automate as many data processes as feasible. 
 Qualifications

Successful candidates will have the following qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of experience in IT or Marketing Technology 
  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Marketing Technology, or Equivalent Work Experience 
  • Understanding of Project Management Principals 
  • Understanding of API Management and Data Mapping 
  • Understanding of SQL and Javascript preferred 
  • Strong PC skills, including standard office productivity tools (MS Office) 
  • Detail Oriented 
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written, including presentation skills)
Interested? Apply Here!

At Country Walkers we pride ourselves on our expert, local guides and recognize that an amazing guide makes an unforgettable trip! We welcome applications for new guides but ask that you first review the following section to see if you meet the required criteria:

What we look for in a potential Guide:

• Superb people and customer service skills: outgoing, confident, and fun personality; being at ease when speaking to groups and being a spirited conversationalist.

• Intimate knowledge about and expertise in your region whether it be natural history, art, architecture, food, wine, cultural and political history, geology, music, folklore, or local flora and fauna.

• Residence in or near the region in which you guide.

• English and local language fluency.

• Full guide licensing for your region (if applicable).

• Experience in handling multiple logistics; ability to problem solve.

• Ability to communicate well with local vendors including hotels, restaurants, and transportation companies.

• Passion for walking and the outdoors.

• Physical fitness: able to walk up to 10 miles per day in all weather and able to lift and carry luggage and a day pack of up to 50 lbs.

• Ability to work and connect with a co-guide; including sharing a room on tour with a guide of the same gender.

• Where relevant, the ability to safely drive a 12-15 passenger van; valid drivers’ license and clean driving record.

• Ability to handle and manage a tour budget.

• First aid skills and CPR (or equivalent) certification.

• Prior guiding is strongly recommended but not required.

When and how to apply:

We recruit and schedule guides on a year-round basis, however, most of the scheduling is confirmed during the late fall or early winter for the following year.

Guiding for Country Walkers:

• Guides work on a freelance basis and are paid a daily rate. All tour-related expenses are covered by Country Walkers. Some guides may lead only 2-3 trips a year while others may guide 6-8 trips. Guides are NOT able to work full-time, year-round with us due to the limited number of departures we offer in each region.

• Our domestic and international Country Walkers Guides are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19  to the extent practicable, subject to applicable law.

A guide’s primary role is to ensure our guests experience an excellent vacation with Country Walkers and support our mission of ‘positively impacting people’s lives through active travel experiences.’

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Thank you for your interest in guiding for Country Walkers!

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