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.) Luxury Tour Designer

Artisans of Leisure is 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 marketing 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, Middle East, South Pacific 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
    • Experience with design softwares 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 (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.

    2.) Culture + Travel Writer

    We are currently seeking an individual who has traveled extensively in international destinations, is familiar with the luxury market and has extensive experience writing about culture and travel.

    This full-time position is based in our New York City office and involves the following responsibilities:

    • Working closely with the head writer and editor
    • Writing blog articles related to international travel, culture, food, art and other aspects of cultural travel
    • Writing itinerary copy for customized tours
    • Writing for newsletters and other communications sent to consumers and trade
    • Researching destinations
    • Writing and updating destination guides, restaurant recommendations and other materials related to destinations
    • Writing website content, including tour descriptions
    • Writing for other sales and marketing projects
    • Selecting and editing photos to go with written content
    • Contributing to press relations
    • Contributing to social media
    • Attending industry events and meetings with suppliers
    • Developing new tours
    • Other projects and tasks

    Requirements include:

    • Accomplished writer with proven track record, including 5+ years of experience and extensive published work
    • Journalism or similar background preferred
    • Outstanding written and verbal communication
    • Extensive international travel experience, preferably in Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America, the Middle East and the South Pacific
    • Passion for travel, culture, history, food, art, architecture, design, shopping and other areas of interest to sophisticated, ultra-affluent travelers
    • Deep appreciation for and understanding of what makes each destination unique
    • Natural curiosity and broad range of interests
    • Ability to follow company guidelines for writing style, consistency and tone
    • Ability to write clearly and succinctly about places and activities familiar and unfamiliar to you
    • Keen attention to detail
    • Vision, creativity and initiative
    • Experience generating story ideas
    • Team player
    • Strong contacts in travel, food and/or luxury lifestyle industries
    • Knowledge of the travel industry and/or international luxury hotels a plus
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access
    • Proficiency with Adobe Lightroom a plus
    • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite a plus
    • Proficiency with HTML coding a plus

    To be considered for this position, please e-mail the following PDFs: cover letter, resume, writing samples and detailed list of prior travel history.

    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.