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Director of Operations EcoTurs Colombia

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Sectors Terrestrial / Aquatic Ecology & Conservation
Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location Colombia - America South
Town/City Bogotá
Salary Additional Information Depending on Experience
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 31/05/2012
Company Name EcoTurs Colombia
Contact Name Robert Giles
Telephone 571-320-3229
Email rgiles@ecoturs.org
Website Further Details / Applications
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Ecoturs Colombia is seeking a bilingual (English and Spanish) person with the right skills, education, experience and attitude for the Director of Operations position in Bogotá, Colombia.


Ideally the person will have a minimum of 2 year’s experience working in the tourism industry, preferably in field operations and logistics.  Guide experience as either a naturalist or bird guide is highly desirable. 


The person should have the following skills:


  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Fluency in English with a high level of Spanish speaking and writing abilities
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment  in groups and with people from different backgrounds and experiences
  • Flexibility
  • Positive attitude
  • Computer literacy (excel, word, etc.)




  • University degree in tourism or biological field
  • Minimum 2 years experience working in tourism
  • Fluency in English with a high level of Spanish speaking and writing abilities



  • Daily customer service (office visits, telephone,  e-mail inquiries)
  • Occasional to frequent travel to reserves and sites for tour quality control and evaluations
  • Reservations and entering of planned tours in calendar/reservations system.
  • Providing a service voucher for each tour to specify all the services offered to the client.
  • Payments receivable
  • Monthly reports
  • Post tour evaluations
  • Creation of potential new tour routes, destinations and tourism activities
  • Assigning guides
  • Last minute changes and adaptions to tours/client requests


Interested persons please send a cover letter and resume (CV) with two contact references to convocatoria@ecoturs.org

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