Operations Coordinator – Quebec

This is an exciting opportunity for career development and growth in the educational travel industry. Explorica is a fast-growing company and is seeking a new Operations Coordinator to support our growth.

 Job Description

The Operations Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the production of our tour programs. This involves production planning, negotiating rates with suppliers, bookings, on-tour support, and post-tour administration.  This position will reside in our Toronto office but a familiarity with operations in Quebec is mandatory. 

Responsibilities:

• Planning tour production
• Reservations
• Monitoring reservations
• Liaising with Sales, Finance and other departments
• Quality control of services
• Budget preparation
• Negotiating rates with suppliers
• Participation in product development
• Approving payments
• Supporting Tour Directors and handling emergencies
• Supplier relations

 

Preferred Skills and Experience:

• A bachelor’s degree.
• Knowledge of Quebec
• Related work and study background
• Strong communication skills and the ability to work under tight deadlines and with budget constraints
• Proficient computer skills and the ability to learn new software products a must
• Ability to travel
• Strong negotiation and budget management skills  
• Ability to multi-task projects and responsibilities and strong prioritization skills
• Collaborative and team-oriented
• Fluent in French (strongly preferred)


Qualified candidates should submit their cover letter and resume to jobs@explorica.com.  Please include the position title in the subject of your email.  
Explorica is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and considers all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, gender, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation or veteran status.