Employment Opportunities

Artisans of Leisure is always looking for extremely knowledgeable, sophisticated, well-traveled professionals to work in our New York City office.

Ideal applicants will have lived, worked, and/or traveled extensively in international destinations. Applicants should be familiar with the main cultural highlights of a wide range of countries in each region as well as be familiar with a variety of special-interest attractions and activities, including local arts, cuisine, history, customs, luxury hotels and resorts. Travel industry experience is not necessary. An ability to articulate your passion for cultural travel within these destinations is.

Current openings:

1.) Operations Manager

Artisans of Leisure is seeking an experienced professional with extreme attention to detail and excellent communication skills for this senior level position in our Operations Department.
 
Responsibilities include:

    • Communicate daily, in an Operations capacity, with vendors around the world
    • Review each client file to ensure that all services have been booked and confirmed correctly
    • Process Trip Confirmation Kits, Final Travel Documents and Visas
    • Reconfirm all services with suppliers before clients travel
    • Proofread and edit outgoing documents
    • Manage client travel calendar, Operations schedule and vendor payment schedule
    • Manage Operations templates and databases
    • Oversee Operations procedures and communications within the office
    • Ensure general quality control
    • Serve as a company representative during regular meetings with suppliers

Qualifications:

    • Passion for travel and culture
    • Extreme attention to detail and strong organizational skills
    • Ability and willingness to take direction as well as be self-motivated and work independently; good team-player
    • Aptitude for prioritizing and multi-tasking in a fast-paced work environment; ability to handle multiple assignments at one time and prioritize appropriately in order to meet deadlines
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to interact professionally and confidently with all clients and industry partners
    • Ability to learn by experience and pick things up quickly while on the job, as well as to problem solve, research, and find solutions
    • Proactive and enthusiastic demeanor, demonstrating willingness and desire to take ownership and do what needs to be done to deliver results
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
    • Prior international travel experience in our tour destinations a plus

This position is full-time and based in New York City. 
 
To apply, please submit the following in PDF format: 

  • A detailed cover letter, including why you are interested in Artisans of Leisure and this position
  • Resume
  • Thorough personal travel history, if applicable

Submit materials to employment@artisansofleisure.com

No calls, please.

2.) Luxury Travel Specialists

We are currently seeking well-traveled, culture-loving individuals for this creative position involving the following responsibilities:

    • Working one-on-one with affluent travelers to customize private international tours based on firsthand travel expertise and experience
    • Designing new tours and related materials
    • Writing for itineraries, online tour descriptions, our blog and other collateral materials
    • Research related to tours and special interests (culture, food, family activities, art, architecture, gardens, historic attractions, etc.)
    • Using own initiative to develop new activities, destinations, and partnerships
    • Other creative and design projects and travel-related activities

Requirements include:

    • Extensive previous international travel experience in Europe, Asia, Africa and/or South America
    • Exceptional communication skills and attention to detail
    • Confidence and proven leadership
    • Passionate about culture and able to speak from firsthand experience about food, art, culture, history, and what makes a place unique
    • Sophisticated interests related to lifestyle (avid reader of upscale lifestyle publications related to travel, food, shopping, art and culture)
    • Bright and articulate multi-tasker
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel

This position is full-time and based in New York City.

To apply, please submit the following in PDF format:

  • A detailed cover letter, including why you are interested in Artisans of Leisure and this position
  • Resume
  • Thorough personal travel history (including places visited, date and length of trips, favorite places and experiences)

Important: Resumes will only be considered if accompanied by a detailed list of prior international travels.

Submit materials to employment@artisansofleisure.com

No calls, please.

3.) Travel Operations Coordinator

This entry-level position is an excellent way to learn about the travel industry while working closely with our Operations and Sales teams.

Responsibilities include:

    • Confirming details and logistics of private international luxury tours
    • Communicating with international suppliers on a daily basis
    • Processing and distributing client documents
    • Ensuring seamless coordination of services throughout the tours
    • Processing visas
    • Maintaining databases, collateral materials and supplies
    • Overseeing operations procedures and communications within the office
    • Using own initiative to develop and create new materials and processes to enhance the Operations Department and client experience
    • Attending regular meetings with suppliers in our office
    • Learn about culture and travel highlights in destinations all over the world

Requirements include:

    • Passion for travel, culture and quality
    • Extreme attention to detail
    • Exceptional organizational skills
    • Excellent written and communication skills
    • Ability to “see the big picture”
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
    • Prior travel experience in our tour destinations and/or travel industry experience a plus

This position is full-time and based in New York City. 
 
To apply, please submit the following in PDF format: 

  • A detailed cover letter, including why you are interested in Artisans of Leisure and this position
  • Resume
  • Thorough personal travel history, if applicable

Submit materials to employment@artisansofleisure.com

No calls, please.