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Operations Manager - Tours

Tour Operator Job, London

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Our client is a student travel tour operator, helping to create educational tours filled with learning experiences.  Their blend of unique online tools and bespoke service enables them to create customised programmes for their clients, resulting in authentic tours with exposure to new languages, people and cultures across the world.

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Up to £35k

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20 days Annual Leave

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Based in London, this exciting job in travel will see you reporting to the European Operations Director. You will be responsible for coordinating and supervising all Tour Directors for the company in France, UK, Ireland and Central Europe.

Your key responsibilities will be centralised around the recruitment, training and people management of these all important Tour Directors for the company.

Using your key industry experience ideally in the student travel environment, you will ensure that you use your communication and planning skills to plan the schedule for each tour director to maintain appropriate tour coverage, whilst ensuring that the quality is maintained.

This is a hands-on travel job, requiring a high level of attention to detail and ability to track and document multiple projects simultaneously. As Operations Manager you could have had previous experience in supervising tour directors / tour managers, and or have had previous experience as a tour director yourself.

Please Note: Due to high volumes of applications for this job, only successful applicants will be contacted.

Do I tick the boxes?

  • A minimum of 5 years industry experience with a strong understanding of the student travel industry
  • Fluent in English and a second European Language
  • Previous experience supervising tour directors or tour managers
  • Knowledge of France, UK, Ireland and Central European Operations
  • Strong knowledge of local recruitment methods and recruitment platforms

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