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Allocations Manager, Tour Director Department

EF Education First
Two Education Circle
Cambridge, MA 02141

Allocations Manager, Tour Director Department
EF Explore America
Cambridge, MA

*Immediate start date

Do you believe experiential learning is beneficial to students? Are you someone who believes opening the world through education and cultural exchange is important? Do people see you as an outgoing person who is good at connecting with people? Are you also organized and can you think logistically?

Our Tour Director team is looking for an energetic and detail-oriented person to work on a fast paced and passionate team. We recruit, train, allocate and retain talented people to lead our tours. Explore America produces 3-10 day domestic educational tours for middle and high school students traveling to Washington D.C., New York City, Boston and many more exciting destinations.

The Role

As an Allocations Manager for the Tour Director team, you are responsible for maintaining relationships with a pool of people who work as independent contractors. You will oversee our communication to them and ensure they have the necessary tools to conduct their tours flawlessly. You will also be responsible for allocating Tour Directors and Guides to specific components of our tours. Your job is to match the right Tour Director with the right group leader. In this role, you will be involved in everything from recruiting our talent, training, internal and external communications and making great allocations

Ultimately, you will help to create an unforgettable travel experience for as many students as possible across the country, and support educators to continue a tradition of travel on an annual basis.


  • Bachelors Degree
  • 1-2 years of work experience
  • Exceptionally strong communicator: clear, persuasive, motivating and trustworthy
  • Positive attitude you think nothing is impossible
  • Ability to build strong relationships externally and internally
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills with ability to meet deadlines
  • Driven team player with a strong work ethic
  • Demonstrated proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite including: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.

Highlights of Benefits

  • Annual base salary and unlimited bonus potential
  • Market-leading healthcare and other generous benefits including discounts on Patriots, Bruins and Celtics tickets as well as gym memberships and other retailers
  • Three weeks paid vacation time to start and four weeks in year two
  • Receive paid travel at least once a year in North America or internationally
  • Complimentary in-house language classes
  • Innovative and collaborative work environment
  • Comprehensive training and professional development
  • Nominated as one of the coolest companies to work for in Boston

EF Explore Americaprovides experiential educational tours for students across America so that they gain new perspectives, build skills for the future, and visit the nations leading destinations. To learn more

About EF Education First
Were 43,500 small. Were teachers and students, creatives and analysts, visionaries and doers. We are 120 nationalitiesand counting. Together, we open the world through education, breaking down barriers of language, culture and geography all over the world. Over the past 50 years, our mission has grown to include a diverse range of programs that give millions of students of all ages the freedom and confidence to explore the world through language, travel and academic opportunities.Follow us on LinkedIn or check out to learn more about our amazing team, products, and customers.

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