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Opportunities at Trailblazers
Trailblazers Adventure Travel Pvt Ltd established in 1994, a pioneer in social enterprise and a leading outdoor education company for children, students and educational institutions runs the Trailblazers Foundation and publishes the ECOTRAIL, is interested in recruiting the following:

Manager - Contracting & Operations

Responsibilities
  • Evaluate itineraries from connectivity and logistics point of view and provide feedback
  • Identify hotels in each location to cater to different customer segments
  • Negotiate and make deals for annual/seasonal rates on APAI, MAPAI basis for identified and existing hotels
  • Build relationships with all hotels to ensure maximum scope of service including complementary recces, payment terms, commissions from FITs, extra services
  • Database management of hotel, bus, train ticket booking agents, airlines, snacks and local transport, printing, merchandise and other vendors
  • Ensure all services are provided as per the agreement and the best possible experience is guaranteed to meet Trailblazers standards
  • Constantly evaluate all vendors and look for new and better ones in all locations
  • Advise sales and content team on availability and best times to travel to certain destinations and suggest alternatives
  • Gather and collate data on all vendors used and rates given
  • Connect with airlines, train ticket agents and negotiate for best rates
  • Booking of hotels including all arrangements required during Trailblazers programs with ample variety in menu and full set of services as per Trailblazers standards for camps
  • Booking of airlines, trains, bus and ensuring promised services are being provided at the best possible rates
  • Making all travel arrangements for sales visits, recces, conferences and events organized by Trailblazers
  • Manage payments to be made to all vendors
  • Identify trends in the industry, participate in tourism fairs, create partnerships with wide network of vendors and tourism boards
  • Identify and tie up with international vendors, DMCs who can execute Trailblazers packages
  • Liaison and develop more partners like Nature Connect/GIO etc to broaden the Trailblazers network
  • Execute content related tieups such as safaris, schools, other government or private institutes, safaris etc which might be called for as per the itinerary
  • Create and manage all contracts with vendors and ensure the best set of vendors is always available to Trailblazers

Requirements
  • 5 years experience in the travel industry or relevant roles
  • Self motivated and ability to work without supervision
  • Self starter and innovator to help improve processes and constantly contribute to the growth of the company
  • A keen attention to detail without losing sight of the big picture
  • Ability to multitask
  • Commitment to the role and willingness to take end to end responsibility of all tasks
  • Good communication skills and ability to work well within a team
  • Ability to build and lead a small team - prior experience preferred
  • Comfortable with some level of ambiguity
  • Willing to travel for considerable amounts of time when required

Mail your resume on careers@trailblazersindia.com or fill the careers form with the “Position” in subject line along with a photo & two independent referrals.

Camp Directors (No. of positions open 4) & Camp Instructors (No. of positions open 6)

The role will include but is not limited to:
  • Traveling with groups of students to various destinations across India and International
  • Job involves researching and developing learning modules for students depending on the need of the curriculum and the client requirements
  • Learning how to maintain student flow and programme fluidity
  • Assisting with the safe and efficient organisation of large group movements in a variety of field trips such as historical trips, adventure camps, mountain treks, wildlife trips, history and culture trips etc.
  • Management of client expectations in terms of professionalism, service, delivery and programme objectives
  • Assisting in the logistics of school programmes (supplier contact for accommodation, food or transport)

The ideal candidate would have:
Essential
  • A university degree of graduation or Post graduation or Masters in Management Studies
  • First aid certification (or the willingness to obtain one prior to start date)
  • Exceptional command over English, local language and Hindi
  • Hardworking and enthusiastic attitude
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication skills
  • Approachable and with a pleasant personality
  • Willingness to work longer hours
  • Ability to perform tasks requiring physical exertion, outdoors, in all weather conditions and on difficult terrain
  • Multitasking, ability to think ahead and have a high level of general awareness
  • Hospitable, compassionate and must have patience while interacting with children and elders
  • Physically fit and mentally strong
  • Must send us a letter with a short essay on your personal life goals

Desirable
  • Experience working with/teaching school groups, preferably in the outdoors
  • An understanding of the general working of a travel programme
  • Must have ability to build strong relationships with clients, teachers and all partners
  • Ability to write camp reports, preparing feedback analysis, documentation of expenses made etc.
  • Open to do sales/Marketing during off season which will be personalised visits to clients, tele - sales, training, administrative work
  • Candidate should be well read
  • 2 years’ experience of camping, teaching and or travelling
  • Valid driver’s license of 2 and 4 wheel drive
  • Age group 23 - 30 yrs

Growth in the company
All Camp Instructors get to the position of Assistant Camp Director and then Camp Director in due to course of time. All Camp Directors get to the top management position, including the core group and then as Head of Operations. If you have the ability to grasp you can be at the helm of the company holding the top job.

Applicants please apply with :
  • Scanned copies of certificates,
  • References of 3 persons who have worked closely with the applicant – either Manager, Vendor, Co-worker or Client
  • Pay slip of your last drawn salary
  • Aadhar card
  • Expectation of salary
  • Covering letter with a brief essay on your family, your work experience if any, reason of wanting to leave or why have you left the last job, your goal and your dreams. The essay must not be more than 250 words and it must also describe of what would you do to deliver a dream camp for children of schools today

Please send us all the mentioned documents at the earliest via email to careers@trailblazersindia.com

Social Marketing Executive (No. of position open 1, Age group between 20 to 25 years)

Person should be an excellent and independent communicator and know the skills set required to use all the social marketing tools. The person must be fun loving willing to camp out and take leadership position, The intent is to increase Trailblazers presence in the social marketing space. He, she will be given immense freedom and will be measured by increase in sales figures due to the social marketing presence.

Sales Executive (No. of position open 3)

We are looking for hardcore sales person visiting educational institutions to promote, strategize sales of Trailblazers products. Graduates with an management degree or BBM with at least 4 years’ of experience in solid sales backed with performance. Having sales experience in selling educational products will be an asset.

Become Our Sales Representative

Trailblazers, established in 1994, is a social enterprise working in the sphere of Environment & Education seeks to appoint a dynamic entrepreneurial partner preferably Female to promote its unique & premiere domestic & international camps for school students in your city. Brand Trailblazers which has pioneered outbound education in India operates from its HQ based in Thane near Mumbai.

If you have experience in Sales, Marketing, Networking and willing to operate from your own premises, Trailblazers has a unique opportunity combining education, environment, travel, knowledge and fun. Your primary job will be to promote Trailblazers unique outdoor camps amongst schools and parents.

You must have excellent communication skills in English & fluent in local language. You must be well connected with a laptop, must have your own transport & be willing to travel.

With safe outbound learning experience and working with some of the finest schools in India, Trailblazers is in a distinctive position to bring qualitatively superior services to students.

Trailblazers has offices in Kolkata, Hyderabad, Chennai and Mumbai with skillful faculty, trained in U.K., Switzerland and Israel. Mail your resume on careers@trailblazersindia.com or fill the careers form with the “Position” in subject line along with a photo & two independent referrals.

Manager-CSR

Position: Manager-CSR
Location: Thane

Trailblazers Foundation setup in 2014 and supported by Trailblazers Adventure Travel Private Limited, works in the sphere of education & research, capacity building in schools, environment, sustainable development, climate change, health, wild life and promotion of fundamental science amongst our society. We seek applications for the position of Corporate Social Responsibility Manager (Female or Male) in the age group of 28 to 35 years.

You should have a Bachelors or Master’s degree in social work from a reputed university with at least 3 years’ experience in working with local communities, rural or urban with excellent communication and presentation skills in English and local language, willingness to travel and work on varied issues of Health, education, skill building, environment and wildlife and have skills in fund raising, writing proposals, programme monitoring and evaluation skill sets.

You will be responsible for defining and developing the strategies that align with the objectives of the Foundation and CSR objectives of the Clients (companies, gram panchayats, local communities and the objectives of the government), implementing projects and reporting,  developing policies, creating detailed plans, building relationships with partner organisations (companies, Local government bodies ) and implementing and coordinating a range of activities and initiatives designed to create a positive impact on the environment and local communities. You will also be responsible for raising funds, budgeting and building awareness, marketing and generating publicity, recruiting, managing and training junior staff members.  We will be creating a think tank and you will help start the process.

If you believe you have what it takes to succeed in the challenging and empowering environment at Trailblazers Foundation, email your resume with cover letter to contact@trailblazersfoundation.org.in or complete the below form mentioning “Manager - CSR” in the Department field.
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