EDUCATIONAL TRAVEL SPECIALIST
About us: WorldStrides is the largest and most trusted educational student travel company in the country, providing a variety of travel programs to more than seven million lower and higher education students since our inception in 1967. With offices both domestically and internationally, our team of over 1,400 professionals worked together in bringing the classroom to life to over 400,000 students last year alone.
Job Description: We are actively seeking driven, motivated inside sales professionals for our Educational Travel Specialist (ETS) role. By developing relationships with educators to promote our programs, the ETS opens doors to a once in a lifetime travel experience for junior high or high school students. In this full-time inside sales position, the successful ETS will develop new business from their assigned territory of schools through outbound calls to teachers daily. He/she will use our proven talk tracks and sales practices to guide teachers through the stages to successfully set up and offer these life changing opportunities, which are certain to leave a lasting impact on the students that attend.
Competitive compensation package consisting of a guaranteed base salary, commissions and bonuses including a $1,000 New Hire Bonus!
Rewards for high performing ETS through annual recognition trip as well as other awards.
Comprehensive benefits package and generous paid time off (PTO).
Opportunity to personally experience educational travel programs in addition to travel benefits.
Highly motivated, self-starter with a strong work ethic and excellent communication skills
Demonstrated ability to influence, coach and direct others to achieve desired outcomes
Ability to excel both individually and as part of a team
Ability to balance multiple, competing priorities in a fast paced work environment
Willingness to learn and accept coaching to apply proven sales strategies
Enjoy talking on the phone
Some seasonal evening/weekend work required.
Previous phone sales experience
Experience with basic computing functions, including MS Office and CRM applications.
Please apply online at http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=WORLDSTRIDES&cws=1&rid=104
WorldStrides is the nation's largest and most respected accredited travel organization, helping over 400,000 students travel each year to destinations in more than 100 countries. Our programs are marked by exceptional service, a superior safety record, and a personalized approach to educational travel that is unmatched in the field.
We believe in the power of experiential travel to enrich students' lives. For 50 years, WorldStrides has been partnering with teachers and students to create unforgettable learning adventures. Seven million students, from elementary school to graduate school, have traveled beyond classroom walls with WorldStrides to develop a stronger understanding of the world around them, deepen their cultural appreciation, and widen their awareness of other perspectives.
Location/Region: Richmond, VA (US)