Selling Bike Tours for a Living

Here’s an ideal job we found in Outdoor Jobs–for the touring cyclist at heart.

It’s creating sales for bike tours in Italy, and you may have the chance to tour with them as well.

The only catch–when you tour with them, you’ll be away from home for long periods of time, riding your bicycle, mostly through the countryside of Italy.

You’ll likely have to put up with cranky people who know little about cycling, and you’ll have to lug their bikes in and out of a van when they’re tired. But who cares?

You’ll eat the best pasta, bread, and olive oil, enjoy red wine, and develop a deep appreciation for Italy!

Here it is:

Company Name:Ciclismo Classico
Address: 30 Marathon St
Arlington, MA 02474
United States
Company Phone: 800.866.7314
Web Site:http://www.ciclismoclassico.com
Ciclismo Classico Bicycle Tour Travel Consultant
Do you like people and making a difference in their lives? Do you dream of a job where you can share your love of cycling with others all day long? Are you articulate, expressive and creative when sharing this passion? Are you curious, solution-oriented, and optimistic? Do you want to work hard with an energetic and talented team that shares your love of cycling and travel? Would you like to participate in regular cycling events and travel where you can promote Ciclismo Classico to other kindred spirits? Do you seek a casual workplace that welcomes your bike on the porch?

If you answered a big YES to these questions, then Ciclismo Classico, the leader in international bicycle vacations for over 25 years, wants to talk to you! Based in Arlington Mass, Ciclismo Classico is seeking a special individual who is experienced in and passionate about cycling, active travel, and the outdoors. Recreational cycling and travel experience required!

You must be passionate about transforming lives through active travel experiences. You live an active lifestyle that comes with this passion – you are an avid biker, runner, and/or cross-country skier. You love the outdoors, being active, and sharing your passion with others. You roll up your sleeves, work hard and have fun

The role includes:

Selling Ciclismo Classico tours and providing pre- & post-sales support to clients. Participating in Ciclismo Classico social media strategy using Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and email newsletters. Representing and participating Ciclismo Classico at bicycle rides & events in Boston and other key markets (including occasional weekends & evenings)
 

Your experience includes:

2 to 5 years of sales experience in the travel industry or related fields.
First-hand knowledge of Europe (Italy in particular)
History of meeting aggressive sales goals.
Developing and promoting new business opportunities.
Inspiring top-notch customer service
Extensive writing and communication experience

You should also be:

Well-traveled in Europe
An exceptional verbal, written, and visual communicator
An enthusiastic recreational or avid cyclist living or willing to relocate to the Boston area
Hugely curious and fun loving
Available to start immediately!
 

Also a Big Plus:

Proficiency in Italian, French, Spanish, or Portuguese
Experience writing social media posts, blogs or email newsletters
Bicycle tour guiding or outdoor leadership experience
Benefits include:
Medical & dental insurance
Casual, bike-friendly work environment
Great networking in cycling and adventure travel community
An opportunity to go on an annual week-long  Ciclismo Classico bicycle tour if goals are met.
Base salary plus bonus on meeting & exceeding goals

To apply, please email us:

Your most recent resume & a cover letter including:
How you meet the job requirements.
How our company aligns with your personal values, career goals
A colorful short description of your favorite active adventure
NO candidate will be reviewed without a cover letter

Hiring Organization: Ciclismo Classico, Director  Lauren Hefferon 

Position Type: Full Time
Employee May Telecommute: No
Country: United States
Willing to Relocate: Yes
Willing to Travel: Yes
Minimum Experience Required: 1-3 years

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