Do you enjoy meeting new people and exploring new places? Do you thrive in ever-changing environments and excel under pressure? Are you passionate about helping young travellers learn more about the world and themselves? If you answered “yes” to the above, you’ve come to the right place!
At EF, the role of a Tour Director is both challenging and rewarding. Tour Directors work alongside EF to help students and teachers from North America discover the world through educational travel. No two days are ever the same, and there is never a dull moment on tour.
Two things every Tour Director has in common is a love for travel and a passion for sharing their experience and knowledge with others. Great organizational and interpersonal skills are necessary for everything including liaising with suppliers, managing tour logistics, connecting with students, and leading fun, educational activities.
This job requires that you live and can legally work in Japan
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If this sounds like you, complete the following application!
This is a freelance role with tours normally offered in March, April, June, and July. We review applications from September to November. If your application is successful, you will be invited to take part in a selection round which usually takes place in November/December.
We look forward to hearing from you!
EF Educational Tours allows educators in North America to incorporate international travel into their lesson plans. Our escorted tours, known as the Global Classroom, bring student groups to experience first-hand the very best historic, cultural, and natural sites in the world. For more detailed information, please visit us on www.eftours.com
About EF Education First
At EF we believe that the world is better when people try to understand one another. Since 1965, we have helped millions of people see new places, experience new cultures, and learn new things about the world and about themselves. Our culturally immersive education programs—focused on language, travel, cultural exchange, and academics—turn dreams into international opportunities.
When you join EF, you join a multicultural and diverse community working across more than 600 schools and offices in 50 countries, all with one shared mission of opening the world through education. Whoever you are, whatever you are passionate about—we welcome you and want you to bring that to work every day. EF is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to inclusion and belonging across race, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, caste, parental status, identity, experience and everything else that makes you unique.
Founded in Sweden in 1965, EF has school and offices around the world, including hubs in Boston, London, Mexico City, São Paulo, Shanghai, Stockholm, Zürich, and more. Learn more at https://ef.com/careers.