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Trip Leader Europe in London

Entry-level at Topdeck Travel

Trip Leader Europe in London

Entry-level at Topdeck Travel

  • LocationLondon, UK
  • Position levelEntry-level
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 13 Sep, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
  • Visa iconVisa Sponsor
  • Competitive£ 500.0 per month

READY FOR THE JOB OF A LIFETIME? WE’RE LOOKING AT YOU. Here at Topdeck, our mission is to inspire young people through life changing travel experiences. We have an unwavering passion for creating epic adventures for 18-30 somethings, and pride ourselves on being the global leaders in youth travel. Join our dynamic team – either as Road Crew or in our offices in Australia, the United Kingdom and North America – and discover why working at Topdeck really is the job of a lifetime.

Job Description

The role of a Trip Leader

Our trip leaders are responsible, together with their follow crew, for the day-to-day running of a Topdeck trip. This involves:

  • informing passengers about Europe, including country and city introductions as well as conducting driving or walking tours;
  • liaising with suppliers;
  • managing trip expenses;
  • socializing with passengers and providing support where needed;
  • initiating group activities; and
  • providing 'inside tips' to passengers and assisting them to plan their own free time.

As a trip leader you are at times an educator, a friend, a counselor, a parent, a guidebook, an events planner and always a positive influence on the group.

What we look for in our Trip Leaders

We want trip leaders who:

  • have a genuine interest in and love for European history;
  • can develop good study habits both before and during their on-road career;
  • demonstrate a true passion for sharing their European experience with others;
  • are organized, with the ability to remain flexible where required;
  • can solve problems logically and creatively;
  • have excellent communication skills;
  • prioritise team work; and
  • demonstrate professionalism at all times.

How do you become a Trip Leader for Topdeck?

Eligibility
To apply you must be able to work in the UK and Europe. You must have:

  • UK or European Union Passport;

It is up to all road crew to ensure their own eligibility. Passports or Visas need to be acquired before our Training commences in April.

Core skills and competencies
As a trip leader you must:

  • be confident in public speaking;
  • have relevant life experience in order to deal with difficult situations that occur on the road;
  • have demonstrated previous work experience in a professional environment;
  • have a keen interest in European history and culture; and
  • have previously travelled in Europe.

How do I Apply?

Click Apply on this site to access our online application form. We process applications in the order they are received, therefore if you apply earlier on in the process you have more chance of attaining an interview.

What we offer

  • Competitive Salary
  • Expenses on the Road
  • Full Training in European Touring (ETOA)
  • Uniform
  • Discount for all Topdeck Trips

We ask

  • At least finished college A levels
  • be confident in public speaking;
  • have relevant life experience in order to deal with difficult situations that occur on the road;
  • have a keen interest in European history and culture
  • have previously travelled in Europe
  • College A - Levels
  • Passion for travelling and meeting new people

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