Study Tour Program Director

Bellingham, WASHINGTON
Experience International
  • Date Posted 3/23/2019
  • Category Nonprofit
  • Position Type Full-time
  • Employment Terms Permanent
  • Compensation Lead and organize educational study tours, mostly focused in agricultural sector (salary)
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The Study Tour Program Director is a full time, fast-paced position that includes the opportunity to teach without the confines of the classroom and travel both domestically and internationally. The Study Tour Director is directly responsible to the Executive Director and will promote, organize, administer and lead Study Tours.

The Program Director must have agricultural experience and the ability to learn about the agriculture in our travel destinations. The position requires a team player that is a flexible problem solver, detail oriented, energetic, outgoing, well spoken, and can command and inspire a group. It requires prior tour/group leadership experience with both young adults and professionals and the flexibility to travel 6-10 weeks of the year for 2-3 weeks at a time.

Primary responsibilities include:
• Nurture and continue partnerships with on-going groups
• Cultivate emerging opportunities for study tour groups and partnerships and increase number and diversity of study tours
• Participate in strategic planning for Study Tour Program with Executive Director and Board of Directors
• Oversee tour and itinerary development
• Develop and manage tour budgets and logistics
• Lead and guide groups
• Train, mentor and supervise tour leaders for other EI trips
• Ensure quality control and evaluate all tours

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