Join Team WSA

WSA is searching for young, entrepreneurial professionals who are passionate about bridging cultural gaps wherever they go and who bring an impressive skillset to help take WSA to the next level. Applications are received on an ongoing basis, and attractive candidates will be responded to for interviews and further information.

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Opportunities for Professionals

COO & Business Development

(Posted August 2016) 

WSA Europe is no longer a start up and we need a key experienced team member who can help bring strategic growth to the company, and provide birds-eye insight into ways to improve, streamline and continue to provide more experiences to more customers. WSA is looking for someone with experience in the tourism industry, who can rely on lessons already learned to approach challenges and obstacles from a new perspective.

We understand that not all strong candidates will meet all the requirements below. Don't let that phase you--if you've got experience in another field, and want to bridge to tourism, we're interested in hearing from you. Please clearly communicate what parallels you anticipate in your professional experience. If you're recently graduated and lack on professional experience, but have compelling ideas on how to reach out to our target market, we're also interested in hearing from you.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • B2B development, establish working relationships and contracts with schools and programs
  • Itinerary research, development and execution
  • Employee management and assessment
  • Financial forecasting seasonally and annually
  • Prepare and develop pitches for investor communities, and present to them with the WSA team
  • Copy editing and creating written descriptions of tours, professional correspondence, website and more

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Three years experience in tourism or international education industry
  • College degree in marketing, business management, tourism or other related field--OR demonstrated real world abilities. 
  • Strong organizational and communication skills (verbal, written and other media)
  • Strong teamworking skills to manage a team of passionate, remote guides and core team members
  • Management skills which accommodate different working styles and a remote workplace
  • Involvement in international education preferred with experience at industry conferences like NAFSA & the Forum for Education Abroad
  • Multiple languages spoken preferred as it demonstrates an international outlook

APPLY

Please send in your information via email including:

- Your full CV

- A cover letter speaking to your industry experience

- And at least two industry-related references

 

City Tour Guide & Coordinator

WSA is hiring local, young, professional guides to manage and lead tour operations in:

- Barcelona, Spain

- Croatia

- Reykjavik, Iceland

REQUIREMENTS

- Must be located and living in guiding city or area

- Command of local language and fluency in English

- 2 years of guiding experience in the city of interest

- Highly organized and have the ability to manage tour logistics

APPLY
Send an email with your CV, cover letter and 2 references attached to [email protected] .com

 

Regional Sales & on-the-ground Marketing

(Ongoing)

WSA needs fun, young, outgoing, professional, charismatic, and responsible brand representatives to drive sales in the following countries:

- Ireland 
- Italy
- France
- Spain
- England
- Denmark

REQUIREMENTS

- Excellent organizational and verbal & written communication skills
- Applicants must show experience in delivering results independently
- Must be located in or willing to transfer to the city where you'll represent WSA

Ideal candidates:

- Are extremely outgoing and extroverted, happy to speak with students and administrators alike

- Are organized, disciplined and deliberate

- Have sales experience

- Are happy to organize & promote solo events

- Works well both in a team setting and independently

This position may also involve itinerary design and leading day trips for local students outside of your home city. Candidates who can demonstrate capacity for this will be given priority.

COMPENSATION

Base salary with comission on sales, events and trips designed and run. Incentives will be laid out for developing institution contracts. 

WSA cannot offer work visas, but travel stipend and expenses will be covered for promotional events and purposes.

WSA does not offer travel to the city or region where candidates want to work at this time.

APPLY

Send an email with your CV and Cover Letter attached to [email protected] .com

 

Gerty Flagg, Keene State College

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I had such an awesome weekend with my WSA group! Our leader was so great, really cool and nice. We got to see everything and it didn't feel rushed at all.

Gerty Flagg, Keene State College ~ Fall 2015

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