Part time position available from next March with US

24th Nov '16


Job Title – Assistant Tour Operator/Driver Guide

Location: Dunblane

Position: Part time   

Period:  8 months from 6th March – 6th October 2017

Salary: To be discussed

Industry: Travel and Tourism


An exciting opportunity to assist with developing the Uniquely Scotland brand for an initial 8-month period starting in March 2017. The role would be on a part time basis of 3 days in the office per week plus the opportunity to conduct some private tours around Scotland. Work would involve a wide range of experience covering all aspects of running a bespoke tour operator business including:

  • Itinerary planning for clients/responding to client enquiries
  • Working with other suppliers such as accommodation and activity providers
  • General administration work including handling bookings, invoicing and issuing of tickets
  • Marketing. Social media, news blogs, press releases and working with other tourism bodies such as Visit Scotland
  • Assisting with the accounts and book keeping
  • Using market research information to guide decisions
  • Attend travel shows and other relevant tourism events on behalf of Uniquely Scotland
  • Producing brochures and internet-based information
  • Driver Guided private tours all over Scotland, Archie will also provide training

Skills required:

  • Excellent people skills, enthusiasm and a passion for Scotland
  • Excellent geographical knowledge of Scotland, its history, heritage and culture
  • Previous experience working with a tour operator preferred although not essential
  • An ability to communicate your knowledge and entertain people from all over the world
  • Display a high degree of flexibility and adaptability (able to work away from home and at short notice if required)
  • Personal, professional and friendly client service
  • Good IT skills, especially using Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Good organizational skills
  • Time management skills
  • Full driving license
  • Someone who can conduct private day/multi day tours all over Scotland in a small people carrier or car in a professional, friendly and knowledgeable manner. Archie can provide some training

How to apply:

Please apply by email to the address above with cover note and CV.

Closing date:

Friday 6th January 2017

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