We are always looking to add people with sales experience and a travel industry background who are looking to relocate to the beautiful Garden City of Missoula, MT. This is a highly competitive career opportunity with the reward of working in an exciting and stimulating environment.
Adventure Life is a growing and dynamic leader in the adventure travel industry. Join a family of people that know how to work hard and play hard. Our energetic team is constantly tackling challenges and innovating new ways to achieve excellent travel experiences for our travelers.
While we enjoy the great outdoors; this is an office position in Missoula, MT, requiring a minimum 40 hours per week. The individual must have excellent organization and communication skills, be capable of managing dozens of emails with overseas outfitters and clients, and be able to research custom travel options. Enthusiasm for travel, excellent people skills, multi-tasking ability, and self-motivation are key characteristics for this position.
As a company, we are committed to developing sustainable travel in all destinations.
We emphasize giving back to the local communities and environments which host
our travelers, and encourage all employees to do the same in their own backyard.
We are committed to making a positive impact on everyone we encounter, and that
includes you. We offer competitive compensation, health insurance, vacation,
holidays, retirement, flex-time, and travel benefits.
Required Skills and Experience
Bachelors degree or higher
Excellent organizational, writing, and communication skills
Experience in multi-project management
Travel Industry Experience preferred
Ability to work independently and drive self-learning
Ability to create and apply innovative solutions
Foreign travel experience preferred
Base + Commission for first year estimated compensation of $40,000-$45,000 (Depending on Performance)
Compensation increases during years 2 and 3
SIMPLE IRA - similar to a 401(k)
Annual travel opportunities to our destination
This is a fulltime 40+hrs/wk position with some flexibility in scheduling after training.
Required documents include: resume, cover letter, typing test (can be taken for free online, at some temp agencies or at a job services office), and references. If graduated from college in the last three years, please send transcripts - unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
Adventure Life is looking for an individual with native Chinese language proficiency to work as a business development intern to expand our presence in the Chinese marketplace. Adventure Life is recognized as a leader in the experiential travel industry and widely recognized for it's innovative travel programs, cutting edge marketing strategies, and fulfilling work environment. Over the past three to four years, an increasing number of our customers are from China and we wish to increase that number. The intern will work closely with the company CEO and the Marketing Director. At least half of the intern's time will be devoted to translation of promotional information so experience in translation is a plus. Other duties will include refining online marketing strategy and research & development of how best to increase market share in China. The Chinese website www.qq.com is the 5th highest source of traffic to our website, so we have a good start from which to build. This is an unpaid internship however, staff will work with intern to provide documentation for university credits.
Location: Missoula, MT
Hours: 10-20 hrs/week unpaid
Native Mandarin Chinese proficiency
Experience translating Chinese/English a plus
Well-spoken, outgoing, creative, and confident
Excellent writing and research skills
Experience with social media
To apply, submit cover letter, resume, typing test and transcripts Here.
*Opened October 1st, 2013*
Award winning adventure travel company is seeking a Social Media Intern with
strong knowledge and understanding of the digital media landscape. This a
fast paced position involving direct engagement on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest,
Google+, etc. Creativity, strong critical thinking skills, and solid writing
ability are all musts, as well as a knack for leveraging social media to engage
users and create interaction with users. Useful skills also include photo
editing and video production.
*The position requires a 6 month commitment at 10 hours per week in the office.
Social media is still in it's pioneering days. When applying, check out what we do already and tell us what you think, what you recommend, and how you would engage in the first weeks on the job.
Duties and opportunities to learn may include:
Contribute to existing social media outlets by seeking content from employees of various departments
Monitor and post on blogs, forums, and social networks
Seek ways to expand audience reach
Possible video filming and editing
Minimum of 2 years post-high school education
Written communication and grammar skills.
Cheerful attitude and ability to work well with time-sensitive assignments
Discipline to learn new skills
Ability to follow specific written and verbal instructions without error
Knowledge of Word and Excel required
Internet and social media familiarity
Excellent creative writing skills and proficiency with mainstream social media outlets are a plus
Majors: Open to any major with the necessary writing skills and creative talents. Particularly suited for majors in Marketing, English, Journalism, Foreign Languages, Communications.
Application Instructions: Submit resume, cover letter, unofficial transcripts and typing test Here or through Griz eRecruiting. Please no drop-ins.
Adventure Life is looking for an individual to assist in the daily operations
of our Missoula, MT office. The wide range of duties include assisting with
accounts receivable and accounts payable, answering phones, filing, client mailings,
database entry, and assisting staff in any other necessary tasks throughout
the day. In addition to these tasks, the Office Assistant may work with our
trip planners, operations staff, and administration on various time-sensitive
projects including updating our website, researching and compiling new information
for travelers, and alumni outreach. Excellent organizational and writing skills,
multitasking abilities and self-motivation are all key characteristics of a
successful Office Assistant.
Desired Skills and Experience
· Knowledge of Quickbooks or similar accounting software
· Familiarity and experience with basic accounting principals
· Knowledge of Word and Excel required
· Office experience with phones, filing, faxing, copying, etc.
· Excellent organizational, communication, and writing skills
· Cheerful attitude and ability to work well with time-sensitive assignments
· Attention to detail while working with data entry & special projects
· Discipline to learn new skills and work independently
· Ability to follow specific written and verbal instructions without error
· University or Associates degree preferred
This is a permanent position for 20-25 hrs/wk - 9am-6pm (subject to change)
*Deadline August 31st or until filled*
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS include resume, cover letter, typing test (can be taken for free online, at some temp agencies or at a job services office), and references. If graduated from college in the last three years, please send transcripts - unofficial transcripts are acceptable.