Natural Habitat Adventures & WWF
Discovering Our Planet Together
Get the Catalog
eNews Signup
Call (800) 543-8917
Call (800) 543-8917
Home Jobs at NHA Office Employment

Office Employment

NHA's office staff consists of highly qualified travel personnel, each staff member dedicated to preserving nature and pursuing excellence in serving our guests. Before you submit your resume, please know that we only hire applicants who have substantial experience in the adventure travel industry. They must also have experience in other fields such as sales, operations or marketing, and all newly hired office staff must reside in or move to the Boulder, Colorado area. If your experience is consistent with the stated criteria and you wish to work at Nat Hab, please email a cover letter describing your travel experiences and a resume of your work and education history to employment@nathab.com.

Current Job Openings:  2

__________________________________________

OPERATIONS COORDINATOR
This is a fulltime office position based in Boulder, CO. At NHA, we relish our casual, animal-friendly work environment. Although we take our jobs very seriously, we cannot say the same for ourselves. We continually strive to improve while operating with a sense of humor and respect for one another.

The Operations Coordinator is responsible for assisting the operations team in the planning and execution of NHA’s worldwide expeditions. Sample job responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

- Contact travelers to follow up on missing pre-trip information. Discuss special needs and relay information to operator/guides.
- Set up trip logistics, including organization of meals, transportation and activities.
- Maintain informational materials for clients and in-house sales staff.
- Manage vehicle schedules and overall upkeep.
- Obtain staff and trip permits.
- Compile and review traveler, guide and staff evaluations and feedback.
- Monitor/facilitate branded material usage in the field.

REQUIREMENTS
Experience: Must have at least 2 years of previous related office experience in a multitasking environment. Must possess a demonstrated passion for travel/tourism, nature/wildlife or a related field. International travel experience preferred, but not required.

Knowledge, skills and abilities: Must be highly organized and detail oriented. Ability to prioritize and efficiently manage multiple tasks, taking initiate to improve processes or create solutions where needed. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. High levels of integrity, maturity and enthusiasm. Must be able to adapt to changing and flexible responsibilities. Ability to work individually and as part of a team, with interpersonal skills to work cooperatively with all types of people: staff, guides, clients, vendors. Working knowledge of office systems and equipment (e.g. computers, telephones, copiers, internet.) Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel and Outlook.

COMPENSATION
Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include paid vacation, annual travel opportunities, pro-deals on outdoor clothing/gear, onsite fitness facility and exercise classes. Eligibility for medical insurance and participation in 401(k) after pre-determined period of time.

ABOUT NHA
Natural Habitat Adventures has been perfecting the art of nature expeditions for over 20 years. Operating ethically and responsibly in the areas we run our trips and in our own community has always been a crucial component of our core ideology. Our adventures take travelers off-the-beaten path where they can experience our planet's greatest natural wonders, such as observing mountain gorillas in a rainforest, viewing polar bears on the arctic tundra, exploring the Galapagos Islands from an intimate yacht, or any number of other enriching wildlife and nature encounters. For more information about NHA, see www.nathab.com.

CONTACT
To apply, please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to employment@nathab.com. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Relocation assistance is not available. Applicants will only be contacted in the event we wish to pursue your candidacy.

__________________________________________

DESTINATION MANAGER

The Destination Manager is responsible for the planning and execution of NHA’s wildlife expeditions in a variety of countries worldwide. In accordance with our philosophy of continual improvement, NHA expects our Destination Managers to strive to raise the standard of ecotourism and conservation.

This is a fulltime office position based in Boulder, CO. At NHA, we relish our extremely casual, animal-friendly work environment. Although we take our jobs very seriously, we cannot say the same for ourselves. We continually strive to improve while operating with a sense of humor and respect for one another.

Sample responsibilities of this position may include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Liaison and negotiate with operators and/or vendors to develop and organize trip logistics/details.
- Confirm trip dates, set trip pricing, prepare catalog pages, maintain web pages.
- Use computer reservations system to enter trips, monitor booking progress, open/close trips as necessary.
- Create documents (checklists, spreadsheets) to manage on-going trip operations.
- Act as resource for in-house sales staff and clients regarding all aspects of trips.
- Follow-up on missing pre-trip information from travelers. Call or email all travelers in advance of departures. Discuss any special needs with travelers and pass information to operator/guides. Review traveler pre-trip materials and ensure all information is accurate and up-to-date.
- Ensure guides are prepared with pre-trip instructions and complete traveler information.
- Work with operators and vendors to hold adequate trip space in advance, release space by the deadline, and reclaim space as needed.
- Act as problem solver for travelers, guides, and operators during every departure (including evenings and weekends.)
- Review feedback from travelers, guides, office staff and operators. Initiate improvements for future departures.
- Review all invoices in detail, make necessary corrections with operators & vendors, and monitor until payment is complete.
- Ensure the NHA brand is consistently visible throughout each trip. Maintain NHA travel standards in all locations.
- Research and develop new trips.

REQUIREMENTS
Experience: At least three years experience in an operations role within the adventure travel industry required. International travel experience HIGHLY PREFERRED. Must possess a demonstrated passion for travel/tourism, environmental responsibility, nature/wildlife, or a related field.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities: Must be highly organized and detail oriented. Ability to prioritize and efficiently manage multiple tasks. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. High levels of integrity, maturity and enthusiasm. Must be able to adapt to changing and flexible responsibilities. Ability to work individually and as part of a team. Must possess the interpersonal skills to work cooperatively with all types of people: staff, guides, clients, vendors. Working knowledge of office systems and equipment (e.g. computers, telephones, copiers, internet.) Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook.

COMPENSATION
Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include vacation, annual travel opportunities, pro-deals on outdoor clothing, onsite fitness facility and exercise classes. Eligibility for medical insurance and participation in 401(k) after pre-determined period of time.

ABOUT NHA
Natural Habitat Adventures has been perfecting the art of nature expedition for over 20 years. Operating ethically and responsibly in the areas where we run our trips and in our own community has always been a crucial component of our core ideology. Our adventures take travelers off-the-beaten path where they can experience our planet's greatest natural wonders, such as observing mountain gorillas in a rainforest, viewing polar bears on the arctic tundra, exploring the Galapagos Islands from an intimate yacht, or any number of other enriching wildlife and nature encounters. For more information about Natural Habitat Adventures, see www.nathab.com.

CONTACT
To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to employment@nathab.com. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Relocation assistance is not available. Applicants will only be contacted in the event we wish to pursue your candidacy.

2016 Wildlife Webinars

Every 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month.

See the Full Schedule Here

Voted Best of Travel 2015

Our Base Camp Greenland trip is named Best Splurge by Outside magazine!

In the News

CNN recently joined Natural Habitat’s Polar Bear Photo Tour! Click here to watch.
Regions
Interests
eNewsletter Signup
Our weekly eNewsletter highlights exclusive offers, webinars, nature news, travel ideas, photography hints and more. Use the form below to submit your name and email address.
No Thanks

Thank You

Get the Catalog Sign up for Emails
Natural Habitat & WWF – Discovering Our Planet Together