WorldStrides is the nation's largest provider of educational student travel. Committed to enriching students’ lives by enhancing classroom instruction, our education-study programs range from domestic middle school programs to post-graduate international programs.
The Capstone Division works specifically with faculty and administrators to design meaningful international study programs. Our programs focus primarily on cultivating adult students’ understanding of the global business environment and its impact on the professional environment they will enter upon graduating. The majority of our participants are engaged in a MBA, EMBA and undergraduate business programs.
Generate new accounts in the university educational travel industry primarily derived from outbound calls to prospects. Work with prospects/clients through phone, email, conferences, and campus visits to develop an international education program aligned properly with the goals and objectives of the program leader.
Work with Inside Sales Specialist team to develop itineraries and proposals upon request through prospecting and lead generation.
Work effectively with internal departments including Air, Visas, Operations, Pricing, Account Management, and Business Meeting Planning teams.
Maintain and update company database to reflect accurate account activities daily.
Provide weekly reporting to management detailing proposal building, pipeline development, and sales calling activities
Four year degree preferred
Ability to extend time commitment during the peak fall and spring selling seasons or as needed for special sales projects
One to three years of inside sales experience preferred
Excellent telephone skills, organizational skills, computer skills, and a strong work ethic
Strong multi-tasking skills and the ability to remain calm and focused under pressure
Strong understanding and demonstrated use of Microsoft Office, specifically EXCEL and Word
Ability to travel – will attend multiple conference and school visits throughout the year
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)