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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
  • Assist in developing and circulating standardized business reporting (Dashboard) and analysis across brands, ensuring consistency and continuity in managing the business
  • Fully utilizes, and enhances, the existing database and reporting systems, maximizing data mining capability and ensuring data hygiene and integrity are maintained
  • Analyze historical performance, bridge actual vs. budget performance; report trends, resulting implications and key actions in a visual manner to organizational decision makers
  • Assist in establishing annual plans with finance, marketing, product and operations
  • Responsible for the overall inventory management, with input from finance, marketing, product and operations, to ensure sales, loads and revenues are maximized
  • Provide leadership team with appropriate information and ad‐hoc analysis to support business decisions
  • Generate thoughtful and analytically-supported strategic scenarios which outline requirements, implications, and risk-adjusted outcomes
  • Research and update leadership on current marketplace dynamics, general economic climate and competitive set performance
Qualifications
  • The ideal candidate will have exceptional financial competence, strong business acumen, deep knowledge of financial analysis tools and techniques, and critical thinking proficiency
  • Measurable experience with building annual operating plans, budgets, and forecasting.
  • Demonstrated “big picture” strategic thinking and “business creativity” with the ability to provide specific ROI recommendations to individual business units
  • Demonstrated ability to define and drive strategies for growth and performance
  • Highly proficient in Excel – deep financial modeling and data mining expertise; proficient in PowerPoint
  • Strategic influencing skills to ensure alignment across functions, departments and stakeholders including ability to negotiate complex relationships
  • Ability to translate high level ideas into financial or operating models
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, able to synthesize and present data clearly
  • Strong interpersonal skills – able to interface with team members of varying seniority and analytical ability
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.

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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