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Marketing & Sales Associate

15 February 2017

Join a small group of adventure travel professionals working together in a dynamic company to provide life-changing international adventures! Wildland Adventures specializes in experiential travel for active, savvy travelers in diverse destinations throughout the world. Recognized by awards and high ratings from National Geographic, Fodors, and other leading media.

We’re currently looking for a new addition to our staff in north Seattle.  We need a friendly and engaging team player with a positive attitude who will work to support others.  The position requires a desire to work in a collaborative small office setting and wear many hats from day to day. Keen familiarity with our client demographic (experienced and educated up-market travelers) is desired as well as an appreciation for the highest level of client service standards.

The Marketing and Sales Associate works closely with the Marketing Director in support of company sales and profitability and provides administrative support to destination Program Directors across all regions of the world.  Experience in content administration, marketing concepts and the travel industry is preferred.

SUMMARY OF PRIMARY DUTIES

  • MARKETING AND SALES SUPPORT
    Provide sales and marketing support to facilitate professional and personal customer communications. Includes assistance with copywriting and editing, blogging and social media, content creation and website management, managing online listings, etc.

  • CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT
    Work with the marketing director to increase repeat and referral business, past client management, and be proactive to secure new leads.  Exercise strong written and verbal communication skills to refine brand message and voice across all platforms.

  • PROGRAM DIRECTOR SUPPORT
    Support Program Directors across multiple destinations in destination management and sales including editing and formatting itineraries, updating web content, managing block space, etc.

  • SPECIAL PROJECTS
    Work closely with management team and marketing director on special projects including the alumni relations, non-profit Travelers Conservation Trust, 30th Anniversary initiatives, CRM system development and updating, event and contest promotions, and other development and promotional projects.        

DESIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Travel industry experience
  • Photoshop, Illustrator, Mailchimp, Google analytics, AdWords, WordPress, Joomla
  • Understanding of social media and email marketing
  • Attention to detail and robust communication skills (copywriting experience a plus)

BENEFITS AND COMPENSATION

  • Major medical insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, travel, optional bi-weekly 4-day work week
  • Salary based on experience

About Wildland

Wildland Adventures, Inc. specializes in nature and cultural trips for active, savvy travelers including multi-generational families to Africa, Central and South America, the polar regions, Alaska, Turkey, Europe, SE Asia, the Indian subcontinent, the Himalayas, and New Zealand. Awards and high ratings by National Geographic Adventure Magazine, Fodors, and other leading media. Business hours are from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM Monday-Friday. Business hours are from 8:00AM to 5:30PM Monday-Friday. The Wildland office is located in north Seattle with a spectacular view of Mt. Rainer, Lake Washington, and the Cascades.

Email cover letter of intent and resume to traveljob@wildland.com. [Please no unsolicited employment calls.]


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