Travel Intrapreneur Trainee
Ventura TRAVEL, Berlin & world wide
Empowering Entrepreneurs to Succeed in Travel
Are you ready to take the next step in your career ? We are looking for future stars in the tourism industry, people that have an outstanding performance and have the heart in the right place. To really shine through you just need more hands-on experience in the travel business, or you don't feel quiet ready yet to take over a big responsibility? Then our "Intrapreneur Trainee" program is just right for you!
Ventura TRAVEL was founded to empower intrapreneurs to build up leading niche travel brands, focused on authentic and responsible travel experiences. We are strongly committed to sustainable tourism principles, to mitigate the environmental and cultural footprint of tourism. As a holding enterprise for other tourism companies and through our head office in Berlin, Germany, we take care of all the across company and international issues concerning all our subsidiary brands. All our brands actively live and share our core values to contribute to a business for the good cause.
As Trainee you get prepared to become a Ventura Intrapreneur (please read this indepth article, how we define a Ventura Intrapreneur), who then afterwards could become responsible and could lead a new brand with the Ventura Network.
We will train you to...
- deal with local touristic partners and providers, that will give our travelers a unique experience
- design trips, that will delight our customers
- consult the clients to address their needs before and after the trip
- how to get stuff done with IT
- write, publish and administrate content on the homepage
- understand how Marketing works and what's needed to succeed in Marketing
- develop a concept for a niche travel brand within the Ventura TRAVEL group
We are looking for a person…
- with a longlasting passion a specific travel niche (so that after the 6 months the trainee could become a Ventura Intrapreneur)
- who is fun to be around. Your future colleagues will enjoy working with you
- who prefers a Fair & Sustainable approach
- with the ability to focus on few priories and is able to say "no" to things
- who is an absolute top performer who goes the extra mile
- while even being a Trainee won't shy away to prepare a first version of a finance plan during the application process
- with great communication skills, both internally and externally
- with an entrepreneurial spirit
- who is ambitious & loves challenges
- with great self organisation skills
- who has a proven record of finishing projects successfully
- with good English skills, is it's our company language
What we offer as an employer
- Working in a fun, central office in hip Berlin Kreuzkölln to get to know our different Ventura departments (Marketing, HR, Sales, Finance & IT) for about 2-3 months
- Working with a motivated, professional & international team
- Guaranteed different and challenging tasks every day
- Colleagues who are a lot more than just co-workers
- Participation in the overall company's profits (including the success of other Venturas)
- Work that makes sense and inspires customers
- Goodies like massages, lunch and sport activities in the office
- 28 days of paid vacation
- Quarterly social days and Team Events
- The Salary during the Traineeship will be 1600 EUR while being located in Berlin and 1000 EUR while being working in Latin America
What will happen after your traineeship?
During the 6 months we will check if you meet our high standards in achieving outstanding results and being a true team player. If after the 6 months we believe you have the potential to become responsible for Ventura Brand we would then work on a business and finance plan with you. Our motivation to over such a trainee position is our goal to find the most talented people in teh travel industry and them empower them to show the world, what they are capable of.
In case you would become a Ventura Intrapreneur Ventura you would get an outstanding support to ensure, that the new Ventura brand would succeed. As a Ventura Intrapreneur you receive support form our IT experts, you have access to our back-end software, you will get a new shiny, responsive, well designed website adapted to your needs, you will have the support of the worlds best (and most fun) finance team; and you will work hand in hand with Andre, the CEO of Ventura, who will make sure you get all the resources and support you need to succeed. Find more info about the idea and birth of ventura TRAVEL here.
To sum up what we can offer our Ventura Intrapreneurs
- Access to a pool of 10.000's of travelers from France / DACH market who have traveled with us before (with our brands viventura.de, viventura.fr or puraventura.fr) and are keen to have a similar experience in trips with the next ventura brand
- the worlds best (at least according to us) software for trip management and sales
- a creative Marketing team who ensures, you receive traffic to your website from day 1
- a well organised IT team, that will create an amazingly looking website for you within a few weeks
- a fantastic Finance Team, that will support you funding the company and will take the burden of financial matters such as ensuring payment of all providers, etc.
What to do next?
The application process for this "position" is quite different from normal applications.
1. We ask you to send us your contact details, your CV and a very brief summary of your possible travel niche, once the 6 months have been completed with great success
2. We (our Travel Success Facilitator Amal and our CEO Andre) take a look at your application, if it's convincing to us, Amal will schedule an initial, short interview with you.
3. We then ask you to provide us with a Business Canvas, that shows us, how you would approach succeeding with the new travel brand, to see your entrepreneurial way of thinking
4. You will have a Video Interview with Andre, where we get to know each other on a personal level and can get lots of questions answered.
5. We will explain you how a finance plan works and ask you to provide us with a first draft of your finance plan for the new Ventura you plan to start after your 6 months of training
6. You will have a personal interview with the key Ventura stakeholders in Berlin to really get into all the details of the possible training.
7. You become a Ventura Intrapreneur Trainee with the goal to become a Ventura Intrapreneur after the 6 months
About Ventura TRAVEL
About Ventura TRAVEL Ventura TRAVEL is a group of specialized brands offering high quality trips in different touristic niches. As part of our organization, we have diverse brands, some of which have been successfully operating in the tourism field for more than 15 years. Currently we have viventura, a leading tour operator specialized in South America and puraventura, a new venture specialized in Central America. In the future the perspective is to add other destinations to our network. Our calling is to be a parent enterprise for intrepreneurial business ideas. Ventura TRAVEL was established to support tourism intrepreneurs through investments and help them develop the best products and value for money in their niche market. viventura is highly specialized in South America tours, while puraventura concentrates on Central America only. By operating independently within the Ventura TRAVEL network, they act as global benchmarks in their own specific market.
Want to learn more about Ventura TRAVEL? Visit Ventura TRAVEL's website.
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