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Regional Specialist for Japan

Transforma Travel Group


Posted 3 weeks ago

Embark on a transformative career journey with The Learning Adventure as a Regional Specialist for Japan


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Organisation summary: The Learning Adventure, part of the Transforma Travel Group, is a pioneer in providing educational tours designed to inspire students and deliver meaningful learning outcomes. With a global reach and a commitment to expanding minds through transformative experiences, this organization is dedicated to crafting bespoke itineraries that cater to the educational aspirations of young global citizens.

Role Summary:Become a key player in planning and delivering educational tours in Japan.Design new and exciting itineraries tailored to educational objectives.Source and recommend unique tour components and manage tour budgets.Lead tours as an Adventure Manager and participate in Adventure Leader recruitment.Provide emergency support for tours and assist the bookings team when necessary.

Role Requirements:Fluency in English and Japanese (native or N1 level).Comprehensive knowledge of Japan’s travel industry and geography.Proven ability to work as part of a team with high attention to detail.Organizational skills to manage diverse tasks and projects effectively.Initiative, creativity, and strong written communication abilities.Confidence in using Microsoft Office suite and having a clear telephone manner.

To apply, send your CV and cover letter to [email removed - click apply for more details]. Join a team that values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer!

The Learning Adventure is a leading educational tour provider for school and university students, operating educational trips across the globe. We focus on offering bespoke itineraries that deliver prescribed learning outcomes and unique, engaging activities to inspire the next generation of global citizens. We are part of the Transforma Travel Group, a leading youth travel company. Our mission is to expand minds through transformative travel experiences.

The Role: We are seeking a new team member to join us as a Regional Specialist for Japan. In this role, you will play a vital role in planning and operating our educational tours in Japan. We are looking to further develop our product in Japan, and someone with excellent local knowledge and contacts is vital for us to achieve this.

Responsibilities: Your responsibilities will include developing new standard itineraries in Japan, researching/recommending tour components for upcoming tours in Japan, completing quote requests for budgets for parties interested in trips to Japan, guiding tours as an Adventure Manager, assisting with Adventure Leader recruitment, supporting with emergencies for tours in Japan, and assisting the bookings team when needed.

Competencies: We are looking for a team member who has excellent spoken and written English skills, is fluent in Japanese (native or N1 level), has excellent knowledge of the travel industry in Japan, has good knowledge of Japan’s geography and destinations, is a team player, has high attention to detail, is organised and able to balance a reactive workload together with ongoing projects, demonstrates initiative and creativity, has strong writing skills, has a confident, clear and approachable telephone manner, and is proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint.

Terms: You will be reporting to the Japan General Manager. A competitive salary will be offered. PR, citizenship or valid work visa is required for this role as we are unable to sponsor visas. The successful individual will be issued with a consultancy contract and will therefore be required to declare their own tax. The start date is the end of August 2024.

Please send your CV and cover letter to [email removed - click apply for more details]. We look forward to receiving your application! Transforma Travel Group is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes and celebrates diversity and uniqueness in all forms.


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