Trailblazers Adventure Travel Pvt. Ltd. going by the tag line- The Outdoor School, has since 1994 impacted hundreds of thousands of campers through fascinating outdoor experiences.

Do you have it in you to train, lead and inspire? We are hiring! Come join us as we blaze new trails! We are recruiting for the following positions-

Manager - Direct Sales

  • Thane
  • 1

job description

If you are willing to reach out to high net worth discerning families to promote the idea of Outdoor camps for their children or for them, like to travel and believe that the best teacher is travel and nature and persuade these clients to embark on an journey where their children use their holidays in a meaningful manner discovering and learning about themselves there by building character, you are the person we are looking for. 
The job will include meeting the clients be at home or office and sharing the wonders of meaningful travel with a company of experts who can take the children through a continuous skill building challenges every holiday be it scuba learning in Bali or skiing or snowboarding skills in Switzerland, Japan, Italy or Germany in the alps or unravelling the Himalayan treks or exploring the historical forts and caves in the western gahts. These specially curated outward bound experiences accompanied by a team of well qualified Trailblazers experts is the foremost pitch.

If interested, please forward your CV to careers@trailblazersindia.com with a subject line- Application for Manager, Direct Sales by 30th September 2018.

responsibilities

  • Understand the direct camps market and propose programmes suitable to the needs to our target audience.
  • Creating and ensuring execution of direct programs for the entire year
  • Creating the annual catalogue, posters and other sales material.
  • Achieving sales targets set out for the year.
  • Planning and executing city wise roll out plan to go pan India.
  • Ensuring a strong online presence for Trailblazers programs.
  • Actively networking with organisations, clubs, groups to seek out new sales opportunities.
  • Reach target audience and set up meetings with potential clients and listen to their needs and concerns
  • Prepare and deliver appropriate presentations on our programs
  • Negotiate/close deals and handle complaints or objections
  • Building a strong customer database for Trailblazers
  • Developing and maintaining client relationship for Trailblazers campers
  • Create frequent reviews and reports with sales, financial and competitor data
  • Any other sales and marketing related activities for to generate leads and build the Trailblazers brand.
  • Work as per strategy to achieve desired objective of the organisation.
  • Device mechanisms to reach (parents/target audience), generate leads and convert leads to sales.
  • Build and mentor a Direct Sales team, as and when required.
  • Should be in touch with sales developments, new trends, and strategies, and be able to think creatively and inspire your team to work hard and go the extra mile

requirements

  • Graduate with MBA (preferably in Marketing)
  • Prior experience in the outdoors (as a traveler/ participant/ trainer) is a must.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in B2C sales in the education/ travel industry with proven track record is a must.
  • Ability to lead, self-motivated with a results-driven approach, able to work independently without supervision.
  • Extremely passionate about the outdoors.
  • Fluency in English with powerful oral and written communication skills and the ability to influence.
  • Good at networking and having a strong network of their own.
  • Well-versed with Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Excel and strong presentation skills..
  • Fast learner with a passion for sales.
  • Drive and fire to grow.
  • Willingness to travel at short notice.

last date to receive applications

31 October 2018

Senior Executive - Camping

  • Thane
  • 4

job description

On the eve of its 25th year we seek to appoint 4 Camp Instructors who could be groomed as Camp Directors in the operations team. All positions are based out of Thane, a very modern suburb of Mumbai and one of the fastest growing cities of India. Please go through the below details and if interested, please apply before 30th September 2018 on careers@trailblazersindia.com with a detailed Curriculum Vitae, references, salary expectations and a short 250 words essay about your idea of camping and the learnings from an outdoor experience. Please mention Application for Senior Executive – Camping in subject line.

responsibilities

  • Your job scope (not limited to) will encompass a range of responsibilities besides being a camp Director which will be your principal responsibility during the camping season.
  • Execution of camps in India and internationally as and when required.
  • At other times you will be responsible for creating and designing content, reconnaissance of new camp sites from safety & security point of view, designing day to day and minute to minute programme for each site, identifying the learning outcomes, and conduct of sales across markets.
  • Creating and ensuring execution of direct programs for the entire year
  • Creating the annual catalogue, posters and other sales material.
  • Developing and maintaining client relationship for Trailblazers campers
  • Sales and sales related activities of all Trailblazers Outbound programmes.
  • Assist in all Trailblazers related activity as and when deputed to do so.

requirements

  • He/She must have a graduate or a post graduate degree in either Arts or Science besides having training in natural History or mountaineering, trekking and adventure sports.
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years camping experience with schools’ groups of which at least one year must be that of lead camp Instructor or camp Director.
  • The applicant male or female must be in the age group of 23 to 27 years, having the experience of camping and must possess the requisite skills of outdoor living and outdoor teaching.
  • Must be first aid trained and have a flair for music instruments/dance/puppetry/story telling or any of the performing arts which will be treated as an additional qualifications.
  • The applicant must be physically fit, have immense patience, have empathy and compassion  and love to travel and share the learnings with an age defining set of campers. Essentially you must be fun to be with.
  • The applicant must have excellent oral and written communication skills in English, national language and an ability to quickly learn the local language if not native of the place
  • Willing to travel at short notice. Should have a valid passport.
  • The applicant will be on probation for a period of 6 months if selected.

last date to receive applications

31 October 2018

Tele caller Executive

  • Thane
  • 1

job description

If you like to converse with people and have a convincing communication power, you are the one we are looking for. If interested, do refer the below job details and please apply before 30th September 2018 on careers@trailblazersindia.com with a detailed Curriculum Vitae, references, salary expectations. Please mention Application for Tele caller Executive in subject line.

responsibilities

  • Make telephone calls to target audience to propose Trailblazers programmes and explain the services offered.
  • Generate leads with an aim to increase sales and positively contribute to achieve sales targets.
  • Responsible for achieving daily and monthly leads and convert them into sale.
  • Maintain call logs and rigorously follow ups leads or actions as per conversation.
  • Obtain customer information (such as name, address, number, email id) for future reference and record such information.
  • Submit daily reports with details of calls made, leads generated, sale conversion.
  • Developing and maintaining client relationship for Trailblazers campers
  • Sales and sales related activities of all Trailblazers Outbound programmes.
  • Assist in all Trailblazers related activity as and when deputed to do so.

requirements

  • Graduate with at least one year of tele sales experience preferably in the travel domain.
  • Ability to convert lead into sale.
  • Excellent communication skills and convincing power with fluency in English and local language.
  • Should be result oriented and be able to work independently and under pressure.
  • The applicant will be on probation for a period of 6 months if selected.

last date to receive applications

31 October 2018

Camp Instructor

  • Thane
  • Multiple

job description

We seek to appoint Camp Instructors for our outdoor training programmes. If interested, please apply on careers@trailblazersindia.com with a detailed Curriculum Vitae, references, expectations and a short 250 words essay about your idea of camping and the learnings from an outdoor experience. Please mention Application for Volunteer  – Camping in subject line.

responsibilities

Execution of camps across India as and when required.
 

requirements

Applicant must have -

  • A graduate or a post graduate in either Arts or Science.
  • Excellent communication skills in English, national language.
  • Training in natural history or mountaineering, trekking and adventure sports.
  • Camping experience preferably with schools’ groups.
  • Requisite skills of outdoor living and outdoor teaching would be an added advantage
  • First aid certification and should be physically fit, have immense patience, empathy, compassion and love to travel and share the learnings with an age defining set of campers. Essentially you must be fun to be with.

The applicant must be in the age group of 23 to 27 years.

last date to receive applications

31 October 2018

Field Officers [ For Trailblazers Foundation ]

  • Thane
  • 5

job description

Trailblazers Foundation setup in 2014 & supported by Trailblazers Adventure Travel Pvt. Ltd, works in the sphere of education, research, capacity building in schools, environment, sustainable development, climate change, health, wildlife & promotion of fundamental science amongst our society

Trailblazers Foundation seeks applications for its multiple openings for candidates who are self motivated, who can take challenging assignments, expand their limits and capabilities and are keen to make a positive impact by their work. All positions are based out of Thane, a rapidly growing suburb-cum-district adjacent to Mumbai. The positions are in the below verticals:

  • Education
  • Environment and Sustainable Development
  • Health / Medical
  • Rural / Urban Development
  • Land Bank officer

If interested, please forward your detailed resume to contact@trailblazersfoundation.org.in or careers@trailblazersindia.com with a subject line - Application for Field Officer - <Vertical nam> by 15th September 2018. Kindly mention your current and expected salary, 2 professional references while applying.

responsibilities

Broad Responsibilites (not limited to)

  • The Field Officer will be required to be on field, for implementing and coordinating a range of activities and initiatives designed to create a positive impact on the environment and local communities in line with the Foundation’s mandate or that of the CSR clients
  • She/he will assist in the planning and budgeting of projects, lead the periodical monitoring processes at the field level; and submit informative reports to document the same
  • She/he will build and maintain engagement with key stakeholders from the Government, corporate sector, start-ups, citizens, community members, peer organisations, educational institutions, etc. to ensure smooth implementation and sustainability of projects
  • She/he will be responsible for building the Foundation's community of volunteers thereby ensuring timely and perennial monetary and non-monetary support to the Foundation’s activities
  • She/he will develop relationships with local media personnel at the intervention sites for cause-related media advocacy
  • She/he will also assist in fundraising by providing inputs to project proposals, managing online crowdsourcing campaigns and harnessing sponsorships
  • As the Foundation is the member of a larger corporate family, the Field Officer will also be required to support the Foundation's parent company in key tasks as and when required
  • She/he will assist the Foundation and the company's visibility and promotion activities by actively contributing to publicity campaigns and social media activities

requirements

If you have some or all of the following (the last three are strongly desirable):

  • Understand the difference between the have's and the have not's
  • Feel strongly about wanting to make a difference through the work you do
  • Have skills you believe can be used to enable social and environmental welfare
  • Enjoy meeting people and they enjoy meeting you too!
  • Love the outdoors and find more joy being there, than behind a desk
  • See challenges as opportunities
  • Have volunteered / worked with urban/semi-urban/rural communities
  • Have worked in social and environmental development projects in NGOs, CSR teams or the Government
  • Are proficient in cause-linked advocacy
  • Have experience in or knowledge about education, environment, public health projects
  • Have organised events / drives / campaigns involving people mobilisation, multiple stakeholder engagement
  • Are between 22 - 26 years old
  • Have two - three years of relevant work experience
  • Possess written and spoken proficiency in Marathi, Hindi and English

last date to receive applications

31 October 2018

Executive - Creative Visualiser & Social Media Marketer

  • Thane
  • 1

job description

If interested, please forward your CV and portfolio to careers@trailblazersindia.com with a subject line- Application for Creative Visualiser & Social Media Marketer by 15th September 2018.

responsibilities

  • Planning and creating content and visuals to support all marketing and sales efforts – client proposals, client reports, posters, advertising material, social media posts etc.
  • Content writing for all upcoming programmes based on itinerary information
  • Creative visualising and executing of Educational Material distributed on camps
  • Managing and building database of camp photographs, videos
  • End to end planning, creating and executing of our bi-monthly magazine Ecotrail- planning content for the year, sourcing/ writing articles, creative designing layout, ensuring timely delivery etc.
  • Blog writing as and when required
  • Strategic management of our social media platforms to create brand resonance, increase engagement and drive traffic among our target audience
  • Planning, creating and implementing the ongoing social media plan
  • Building creative campaigns to be launched on social media platforms
  • Supporting all Trailblazers teams for creative content and visual design and execution
  • Going on camp as camp counsellor, as and when required

requirements

  • Graduate from any background
  • Formal training/ education in graphic design is preferable.
  • Candidate should have experience of working on any project (freelance/ independent/ college project also will be considered)
  • Freshers can apply
  • Fluency in English with impeccable grammar
  • Well versed with Illustrator, Photoshop, Corel Draw, Lightroom, In Design
  • Well versed with Microsoft PPT, Word
  • Photo editing skills 
  • Photography skills is preferred, but not a must
  • Passionate about the outdoors
  • Works well with children
  • Self-motivated with a results-driven approach, able to work independently without supervision
  • Works well in a team and ability to multi task
  • Good aesthetic sense, attention to detail, creative, out of the box thinking
  • Willingness to travel at short notice

last date to receive applications

31 October 2018