About the employer:
Via Transylvania Tours is an incoming tour-operator offering tailored made tours of Romania. We have tourists from all over the world and we specialize in cultural, photo, genealogy and food & wine tours.
The company’s ambition is to offer positive and authentic travel experiences to foreigners visiting Romania and at the same time contribute to the sustainable development of Romania through responsible tourism. In the coming years we want to focus more on offering photo tours to foreign visitors interested in photography.
Please apply for this job only if you feel you are a good match with these criteria:
- A very good command of written and spoken English, this is very-very important.
- Passion for travel, marketing, photography and working directly with people
- Very good writing skills
- You are at the beginning of your career, either still a student (preferably master) or with up to 2 years of experience.
- You are living in Sibiu or a nearby town
- Has visited most regions of Romania, is fairly knowledgeable of its history and can promote it proudly to foreigners.
- Committed, serious and very well organized. We expect you to commit to working with us for at least 2 years (of course if both sides are content).
- Previous job experience is not required but the above characteristics are very important.
The job will focus on marketing photography tours to foreign visitors to Romania and it will be done especially online. In the future you can also choose to become a tour guide and travel agent.
In order to attract clients, your most common marketing tasks will be:
- Learn about Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and implement a SEO strategy for our new website
- Create and upload new tours to the website and partner websites
- Create, review and update content for the website
- Edit pictures (raw files) and videos to be used for our marketing purposes
- Write 150-300 words posts for the blog on topics related to Romania, rural tourism, villages, traditions, heritage, nature, sustainability challenges, eco-tourism
- Use social media channels and ads to communicate to the relevant audience
- Handle inquiries, design customized tour proposals, make contracts, arrange payments
Depending on the workload you may also be asked to help with tour management tasks such as bookings, creating travel guides or administrative tasks.
- You will be seen as a partner and provided with support, mentoring and coaching so you are satisfied with the nature of your work and your development
- It can be a part time or full time job.
- You will be offered support in case you are interested in becoming a tour guide or travel agent.
- You will be part of a small team so you will get to know all sides of the business and have diverse tasks which will make your daily work interesting
- You will have flexible working hours and you can also work from home
- You will constantly learn more about your country and 1 or 2 times a year you will travel inside the country to better get to know the regions.
Your remuneration will depend on your capacity to perform against the goals and tasks you will have. The net salary in the first year can vary, depending on your skills, between 700-1200 RON for a part time job (4h/day) and 1800-2400 for full time job (8h/day). The higher bracket amount is for a candidate who has the needed skills to perform from the first months. As you will gain more experience and are able to deliver better results, your salary will increase.
Please submit your application by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Besides the CV please also send your answers to these questions:
- What is your motivation to apply for this job?
- What are your top 5 favorite places in Romania that you visited? It can be towns, churches, resorts, mountains, villages … you name it. Please briefly explain why you like those places.
- What are your top 5 favorite places outside Romania that you visited? Please briefly explain why you like those places.
- What is the monthly net salary you expect to receive in the first 1 year on this job?
- Please write a 150 words proposal of a 2 days tour of your hometown and nearby area for 2 foreigners.
Please provide complete, detailed answers otherwise your application will not be taken into consideration.The answers to those questions are more important even than your CV as we are trying to assess your level of writing in English which is essential for us and also your travel experience and profile.
Personalized applications, in English, are appreciated and taken into consideration. Please submit your application by May 1st 2019 at 23:00.
Only selected candidates will be contacted.
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