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Intern - Context Travel Rome

Location: Rome, YES, Italy

Department: Context Walks LLC

Type: Internship

Min. Experience: Entry Level

Summer Intern Context Travel, Rome

This is a 6 month paid internship, to start in April 2019.

About the Company & the Internship:

Context organizes tours and experiences for the intellectually curious traveler led by expert guides in the world's cultural capitals (49 & counting). Founder-led and bootstrapped until 2017, the company recently raised growth funding to deepen its offering, build out an executive team and expand globally to 100+ cities.

Our goal is to become the go-to brand for the best tours and experiences worldwide. A certified B-Corp, we’re building a global community of employees, guides and customers in the cities we live in and the cities we visit through a shared love of learning, discovery, history & culture.

Context is seeking a summer intern based in Rome. This person will be work on day-to-day logistics and operations for all of our walking tours and excursions in Italy, Greece and Turkey.

Our ideal candidate is someone who thoroughly enjoys and understands travel and culture and has a keen attention to detail.  Above all, you have excellent organizational, time-management, and administrative skills to ensure that the work gets done well and efficiently.  This position also requires versatility—you must be tech savvy and be able to work collaboratively with your colleagues both in the Rome office and globally.

The position reports to the Associate Program Managers and is based in Rome.  

Starting date:  From April 1, 2019

Only applications submitted in English will be considered.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Order Fulfilment
  • Purchase tickets and make reservations to all major venues in Italy, Greece and Turkey
  • Track and account for ticket purchases
  • Reserve boats, cars, trains for client transfers and tours
  • Cross check itineraries to ensure correct bookings, tickets and reservations
  • Develop systems to maximize efficiency and cost savings with all ticket processes
  • Research alternative ticket purchasing strategies

Product Management

  • Assist team with developing new tours and improving existing tours
  • Maintain back-end product information - fact checking and editing
  • Track client feedback on tour itineraries and integrate improvements

General Duties:

  • participate in company-wide and team-specific meetings
  • general office support during peak season
  • Serving occasionally as back-up staff person for our 24-hour emergency phone crew (including several weekend shifts per year)

 

EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • A love of travel!
  • Competence in both English and Italian languages
  • High computer proficiency, including the Google for Business suite (Google Sheets, Docs, Forms, Drive, Gmail), and virtual communication applications such as Slack and Skype is required. We are a Mac-based company.
  • Ability to work efficiently and multitask in a fast-paced, international, tech-reliant environment is essential.
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills are a must
  • Demonstrated experience working both as part of a team and independently
  • A can-do and nothing-is-impossible approach to life and work

Office hours are Monday to Friday 9am - 6pm.   Occasional remote work may also be possible.

We offer our interns the chance to experience the rhythms of one of the fastest growing American travel companies. Interns will get a glimpse of an international start-up business in action!

Our interns will have the opportunity to work as part of a young and highly dynamic team. Our office in Rome is also a very busy one, especially during the high season (from March through to September).

Interns will be invited to follow some of our tours in Rome!

Please contact Program Manager, Megan Todd, at megan@contexttravel.com for further information.

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