Group Tour Planner

  • Ellison Travel & Tours
  • Administration
    • Full Time | 
    • Permanent
  • Suite 500, 224 West Esplanade, North Vancouver BC , North Vancouver, British Columbia North Vancouver
  • 2 position available
  • Assessible Employer: Yes
  • Open to International applicants with valid Canadian Work permits: Yes
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Posted on May 26, 2023

Job Description

In-office, hybrid or potentially remote
Position Summary:
As a Group Tour Planner, you are responsible for developing customized cultural, educational and specialized tour programs for groups within Canada, to the USA and internationally. Create private group tour experiences that last a lifetime through passion, collaboration and independent effort. We welcome you to come join our zealous and knowledgeable team of travel professionals!

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Skills Required:

• Team-focused with ability to adapt and support change, solve problems creatively, and adjust approach as necessary
• Exceptional organizational and planning skills with attention to detail and accuracy
• Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
• Ability to work well under pressure and meet multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to build client confidence and ensure commitments to clients are met, demonstrating excellence in customer service
• Effective negotiation skills, with ability to compromise, seek common ground and reach a mutually beneficial solution
• High level of integrity, sense of accountability, and professionalism
• Proficiency in MS office and ability to adapt quickly to changing technology


• College diploma or related experience well suited to a travel agent or meeting/event planner
• Passion for travel or travel-related experience is an asset
• Flexibility to work hours including evenings and weekends as needed during peak tour season
• A background check is required due to the nature of our business working with Minors
• Accounting experience and technological skills are an asset

You must be legally eligible to work in Canada to apply.

Ellison Travel & Tours will accommodate individual accessibility needs throughout the hiring process. We ask that applicants make their needs known when first contacted by our recruitment team.

Other Perks/Benefits

-Competitive pay, full health benefits package and travel benefits -Proudly Canadian, and family owned and operated -Award winning, internationally renowned team of travel professionals -Offices in Exeter and London (ON), and Vancouver (BC) with network of Ellison Travel professionals across Canada -Travel Leaders Network Associate Member -Uniglobe Member -Access to exclusive Ellison Tours products, training, expertise and in-house support (i.e. air ticketing, marketing, technology, lead generating tools and more).

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