Employment Opportunities


Positions available:

  • Intermediate Travel Counsellor
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Webmaster

We thank all applicants in advance but only those we are interested in will be contacted.


Tour Coordinator (2)

TOUR COORDINATOR
Laurus Travel Inc.
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Start Date: As soon as possible

Language: English
Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Positions Available: 2

NOC Group: Travel Counsellors (6431)
NOC Job Title: Travel Agent
Expires in 13 days
Expires: 2017-02-28
Posted: 2017-02-15
Last Updated: 2017-02-15

Job Number: 370391

Job Description
Founded in 1998 and highly rated by customers, Laurus Travel specializes in premium group travel to Asia with a primary focus on China, Indochina and Japan. We maintain offices in Vancouver and Beijing with a plan to open up a third office location in the near future, either in Ontario or California.

We are looking to add two tour coordinators to our Vancouver team. Ideal candidates are those who possess a university degree, outstanding English and a passion for international travel. We prefer candidates well versed in Canadian and U.S. history, geography and politics. Ability to speak French, Spanish or a major Asian language (Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese or Korean) is definitely an asset. Travel industry experience is valued but not mandatory.

If you meet the above requirements, please submit your application in plain text to julius@laurustravel.com. No email attachments and phone calls please.

We will only contact candidates whom we are interested in. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause you.

Thank you!

How to Apply
Email: julius@laurustravel.com
Website: https://laurustravel.com


Intermediate Travel Counsellor – full time

Qualifications Required

Minimum five-year travel retail experience with strong command of Galileo or Sabre reservation system. Other key requirements include warm and mature personality, superior English, university degree, loads of common sense, and intimate knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, and the latest version of Internet Explorer. Skillful use of an image editing program such as Photoshop CS is also needed.

How to Apply

Please e-mail your résumé and a brief cover letter in plain text format to julius@laurustravel.com. No attachment of any kind and no phone calls please.


Administrative Assistant – part-time

Responsibilities:

  • Answering and directing phone and e-mail inquiries
  • Providing day-to-day support to managers and other staff when required
  • Running errands such as delivering visa applications to Chinese consulate
  • Assisting senior sales staff with market research and proposal drafting
  • Coordinating with China office when required
  • Performing other duties generally associated with the position of administrative assistant

Qualifications Required

Two-year office administration experience with superior command of English. Also mandatory are outstanding phone manners, college education, cheerful personality, attention to details, and loads of common sense. We pay extra for bookkeeping and Web maintenance skills.

How to Apply

Please e-mail your résumé and a brief cover letter in plain text format to julius@laurustravel.com. No attachment of any kind and no phone calls please.


Marketing Coordinator – full time

Job Profile

The Marketing Coordinator’s job involves assisting the president in developing, establishing and maintaining marketing strategies to achieve the objectives of the company. The key role is to coordinate effectively the advertising, promotional and marketing activities of the company. This position may be elevated to Marketing Manager.

Qualifications Required

  • Proven knowledge in market and customer research.
  • Strong understanding of market dynamics, customers and requirements.
  • Willingness to travel anytime and operate in a team of professionals.
  • Superior oral, writing communication skills with highly acquired interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to grasp complex technical concepts quickly.
  • Flexibility and ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple tasks at single instance within compressed times.
  • Innovative, stress tolerance, decision-making skills.
  • Degree in marketing or business related field from an accredited university.

How to Apply

Please e-mail your résumé and a brief cover letter in plain text format to julius@laurustravel.com. No attachment of any kind and no phone calls please.


Webmaster – part time

Responsibilities:

  • Day-to-day maintenance of web content
  • Front-end design work and some back-end programming
  • Build/Mock-up HTML web pages
  • Collaborate with content copywriters to create optimized content for SEO purposes
  • Design, develop, and test micro-sites
  • Web production and occasional print production

Qualifications:

  • Experience with web design and development
  • Proficient in HTML, CSS, and basic JavaScript
  • Strong knowledge of cross-browser compatibility
  • Customer-focused orientation
  • Self-starter with the ability to work both independently and as a member of a team
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Proficient in Web and Graphic tools – Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat and Macromedia Flash
  • Ability and willingness to assist other functional areas of the company
  • Fluency in Chinese a plus
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent

How to Apply

Please e-mail your résumé and a brief cover letter in plain text format to julius@laurustravel.com. No attachment of any kind and no phone calls please.

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