TruTravels Jobs

We have operations in many countries over the world so if you want to live in paradise and work for a fun, caring and fast-growing company, you have a passion for travel, and can bring something amazing to the table then check out the available roles we have below:

We started TruTravels because we wanted to do something we enjoy and work with people we love. So, we have tried our best over the years to make Tru a fun place to work and only hire cool, energetic, good-humoured and awesome people. As a result, the Tru Family is made up of some of the most amazing people on the planet who love working with each other and love what they do. Check out the about us section for more info on Tru in general.

Europe Ninja (Group Leader) - EUROPE

GROUP LEADER - EUROPE

Location: Europe

Starting: June 2024

 

We are currently looking for awesome, motivated individuals to join us in Europe. As a team we are a close knit bunch who live and operate in Europe! The successful applicants/chosen ones will be living, working and partying alongside us here and welcomed into the Tru Fam.

 

Roles/Duties:

  • Your role will be to help give our TruTravellers the experience of a lifetime as you show them around paradise! Taking groups of young travellers (18-30 something) along our itineraries in Europe. You will ultimately be responsible for ensuring that each and every group member has the time of their lives, going over and above to make sure they are comfortable, safe and happy. You will become everyone’s best friend in the group, be entertaining, the star of the show throughout the tour and also generally be awesome!
  • As well as looking after customers and keeping them entertained you will have to inform them about the culture, customs and history relating to all of our destinations. You will also keep them informed on day to day plans and activities.
  • Show them the best night spots and take them to the best restaurants in the evenings to cater to everyone’s needs.
  • You will be taking part in a number of activities from hikes, snorkelling and boat trips etc so you must be reasonably active and not scared to get involved and try new activities.
  • Make sure the customers stay safe and follow all local health and safety guidelines.
  • There are some paperwork elements to the job such as keeping track of expenses, sending welcome emails and staying in contact with groups and also getting reviews in (a super important part of the job!)
  • Generally helping to improve the marketing reach of the company through social media and always acting in a way to enhance and protect Tru’s excellent reputation.

Who are we looking for?

  • Group leaders who can communicate with our Trutravellers and Operations in Europe.
  • Must have a European Passport
  • Massive plus if you could speak Greek, Croatian, Italian
  • Must be a qualified tour guide and have a great sense of humour and fun.
  • Self motivated, energetic, responsible, organised, trustworthy, hard working individuals– these attributes are extremely important.
  • Must be confident in speaking in front of a large group of people and leading them by yourself (maximum 20 people at a time)
  • People who like people and can get along with and build relationships with people from all walks of life “People’s people” - We can teach you the skills but you must have the right attitude and be willing to go over and above to provide customers with the best experience of their lives and further the company's growth and reputation.
  • As part of the work is of course travel, you MUST have a passion for travel! And should have plenty of travel experience, especially within Europe!
  • Individuals with self-control / responsibility
  • People who want to be part of something special and help us continue to grow
  • Overall dedicated people who want to enjoy life and work simultaneously

What’s in it for you?

  • Excellent references, referrals and experience for CV & portfolio
  • Opportunity for future employment if excellent performance
  • Enjoy free travel and accommodation with groups around Europe
  • Regular parties and special events
  • Join a family of fun & ambitious people
  • Probably the best experience of your life and the opportunity to do what you love for a living…(priceless)

 

If you think you have got what it takes and are serious about joining our TruCrew, please apply via the button below. Good luck!

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Brand Partnerships Executive - UK BASED (HYBRID)

Location - Kingston, London

Role - Hybrid - 3 days in our UK office in Kingston-upon-Thames with 2 days WFH

 

Are you passionate about travel, adventure, and building meaningful brand partnerships? We're seeking a dynamic and creative Brand Partnership Executive to join our team at TruTravels. In this role, you'll be at the forefront of forging strategic partnerships with influencers, brands and communities that align with Tru’s core values, while also driving business development initiatives to expand our reach and target audiences whilst reporting into our Head of Partnerships. We’re looking for someone who is proactive, passionate about travel and wants to use their experience within the industry to spread the Tru word further!

 

Who we are:

We’re TruTravels and we’re a tour operator with a difference… We don’t do average. We only do mind blowingly awesome. Our trips simplify life by including all accommodation, activities and transport, creating a hassle-free travel style where everyone has the same experience. Our customers spend more time having fun and less time worrying about budget. Our laidback and youthful approach makes our customers feel at ease in unfamiliar surroundings and connected to a group of people who have now become their family. In a nutshell, we offer life changing experiences. Game changing travel. Our TruFamily are what makes us Tru. Joining the TruCrew offers opportunities for growth, incredible experiences and learning whilst working in a fun, dynamic environment.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Relationship Management: Nurture and maintain relationships with existing partners, influencers, and brands to foster long-term collaborations and mutual success. Act as the primary point of contact for partners, addressing inquiries, resolving issues, and ensuring there’s good vibes all round.
  • Partnership Development: Identify, approach, and negotiate with influencers, content creators, and brands aligned with our target audience and brand values. Cultivate and maintain relationships to drive mutually beneficial partnerships.
  • Business Development: Identify and pursue new opportunities for revenue generation and market expansion. Develop innovative partnerships and revenue streams to drive business growth through collaborative affinity partners.
  • Influencer Marketing: Develop and execute influencer marketing campaigns to amplify our brand awareness, engage our audience, and drive customer acquisition. Work alongside the marketing team to create authentic and compelling content that resonates with our community.
  • Brand Collaborations: Work under our Head of Partnerships to learn, negotiate, and execute brand collaborations and co-branded initiatives. Work closely with internal teams to ensure seamless integration of partner brands into our tours and marketing campaigns.
  • Work alongside the sales team to hit brand partnership sales targets and KPI’s. This is a sales driven role as we grow our partnerships department.
  • Report into our Head of Partnerships, industry trends and biweekly sales performance of affinity partners and influencer collaborations. Bring forward innovative ideas on how we can grow this department.
  • Work alongside our finance department to ensure invoices are paid in a timely manner.
  • Collaborate closely with internal teams, including marketing, sales, product development, and operations, to align partnership and business development activities with broader business strategies. Champion partnership initiatives and ensure alignment with brand identity and messaging.
  • Market Insights: Stay abreast of industry trends, market dynamics, and consumer behaviour within the youth travel space. Use insights to inform partnership and business development strategies and identify new opportunities for growth and innovation.

 

Requirements:

  • Proven experience in brand partnerships, business development, influencer marketing, or related roles within the travel industry.
  • Strong network of influencers, content creators, and brand contacts within the youth travel or relevant sectors.
  • Excellent negotiation, communication, and relationship-building skills.
  • Experience working in relationship management
  • Creative thinker with a strategic mindset and a passion for youth culture and travel.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritise tasks, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience working with expense budgets.
  • Flexibility to travel and attend events as needed.
  • Join us in inspiring the next generation of travellers and creating unforgettable experiences around the globe. If you're ready to make your mark in the world of youth travel, brand partnerships, and business development, we want to hear from you!

 

What’s in it for you:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Generous commission structure
  • Chance to grow within the company as part of a new department.
  • A tight team culture where your ideas will be at the forefront of driving the business
  • Opportunity to grow quickly in the business as we grow our team

 

To apply please e-mail gemma@trutravels.com with a cover letter explaining why you are the perfect person to help take our business to the next level.

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Team Members (ASIA)

Arina
Booking Manager
Arin handles booking for accommodation, transportation, and invoices. She is ambitious and loves to learn new things!
Hul Vong
Cambodia Travel Ninja
I really love working at Tru because they make me feel part of the family. I really love the way that TruTravels operates and can't wait to continue my journey with them!
Nancy
Accounts Assistant
Nancy has been at Tru since 2022 and is part of our amazing Thailand finance team!
Lucas
Vietnam Travel Ninja
Lucas loves travelling and showing his beautiful country to people from all over the world!
Darrin
Asia Dojo
Originally from Denver Colorado, Darrin is so glad to have managed to turn my passion for travel into a full time job!
Delaney
Global Dojo
Just a girl trying to live her Lizzie McGuire movie dreams and those dreams are made of a bowl of noodles, a glass of wine and a view somewhere in this world.
Surya
Travel Ninja
Surya has been exploring and sharing the wonders of India for 8 years. He's also a travel photographer with a deep love for exploration.
Ovinda
Travel Ninja
Originally from Sumatra, Ovinda loves learning from people all around the world and sharing experiences with new people. She’s living her best life in Bali!

Team Members (Latin)

Ronny
Latam Operations Manager
Ronny brings the vibes every day at Tru. The ultimate cool guy - Ronny heads up the Latam departments and is crucial for developing changes for our tours and training tour guides!
Amalia
Tour Ninja
Ama joined last year and has shown people around her amazing home country ever since! The life and soul of the party, Ama will always be the last on the dancefloor 💃
Luis
Travel Ninja
Luis is more Mexican than tacos. He loves his culture, and food is a big part of his life. With him there will be not a bad bite, neither a bad drink in your mouth. He loves photography too, so don't be shy when asking for that shot for the gram.
Manuel
Travel Ninja
Manuel loves to fall in love with the little things in life. He enjoys spending time outdoors and discovering the world with the TruFam.
Laura
Travel Ninja
Laura loves to travel and is happiest when she is surrounded by water! She loves that her job allows her to show her passions!
Manfred
Travel Ninja
Manfred is has a deep passion for travel and uses it as a method to grow! He always remains respectful to the environment and wants to have a positive impact on mother nature.
Jurgen
Latam Dojo
Jurgen is a happy bean, full of energy for new adventures and forever sunsets. He loves eating, meeting new people and be surrounded by nature and the ocean :)

Team Members (Europe)

Ismi
Europe Reservations Executive
Heading up our reservations team Ismi does a brilliant job ensuring everything is in order before our customers set off on the adventure of a lifetime!
David
Travel Ninja and Graphic Designer
David joined the TruTravels team in 2021 as the design and marketing intern. Since then he has said bye to the 9-5 and hello to a new adventure as a Travel Ninja across Greece and Croatia (a serious role upgrade...😉)
Hector
Europe Dojo Manager
Heading up our Europe team is the amazing Hector! In charge of hiring, training and developing our team of tour guides - the Europe tours wouldn't be the same without him.
Will
Europe Operations Officer
Will joined Tru last year starting off as a tour guide and now he is in charge of Europe guides making sure they are just as amazing!
Dom
Travel Ninja
Dom has lived and guided across South East Asia and Europe. He says to meet so many amazing people and be part of an industry changing company has been my absolute honour and privilege🙏🏻
Ria
Travel Ninja
Ria is here to make your European summer dreams a reality! As long as Ria is around it's gonna be an epic trip!

Team Members (UK)

Gemma
Head Of Marketing & Partnerships
The "Queen of Tru!" When she's not sipping an Aperol, Gem heads up all things marketing and manages all brand partnerships for Tru!
James
Global Head of Commercial
If you're a travel agent, we're best mates! Jet setting across the world to build bonds with all our amazing agents.
Josh
Head of Creative
All about adventure and all things visual, Josh is always behind the camera getting the most amazing content for our social media and website!
Jess
Social Media Executive
From making TikToks to writing blogs and being creative in everyway, Jess is the one who keeps our socials running and looking fresh!
Adrian
Accounts assistant
When he's not in the gym Adrian is working on the Tru Accounts and making sure everything is all in order!
Sophie
Marketing Assistant
Sophie is on hand for all the marketing odd jobs, from writing blogs and emails to starring in our world-class TikToks and more she's always on hand to help
Tyron
Sales Manager
King of sales, Ty is there to make sure everyone gets a bargain and gets booked on to their dream tour!
Robyn
Sales Team Leader
Robyn is always chatting to eager travellers about the best tour deals and advising them on the best tour to suit them!
Katie
Product Manger
Katie’s your girl when it comes to our epic new tours. When she’s not busy researching the hottest destinations, she’s showing off her ultimate shimmy dance move!
Chelsea
Global impact Manager
Starting her life at Tru in sales Chelsea has now moved over to our Impact team! Here she is overseeing the work we continue to do with charities and communities around the world 🌍
Chloe
Before You Go Team Member
Chloe is your friend after you have booked helping you with anything before you go. She loves to travel and try cocktails from all over the world - although tequila will always be no1!
Steph
Sales Ninja
Steph is always chatting to travellers from all over the world! She's amazing at advising everyone on the best tour to suit them!
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