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Guest Learning Coordinator

  • Application Deadline: Dec. 15, 2022
  • London
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 15, 2022
  • London


Hurtigruten Group is the world’s leading adventure travel group, offering unique small-ship and
land-based adventures from pole to pole. We take our guests to the most spectacular areas on
the planet, offering a mix of pristine wilderness and visits to genuine local communities
Hurtigruten Group is revolutionising the travel industry’s approach to sustainability, allowing us to
offer authentic local experiences while leaving a footprint we are proud of — both in nature and
with the communities we visit.


We are now embarking on an entirely new kind of expedition; a digital product revolution to keep
us at the disruptive edge of the industry.
Our mission and passion is simple: be the global leader in inspirational adventure travel
and build world class product and engineering teams.
Product Vision
Build the world's leading adventure travel platform that creates a world-leading experience for our
guests and enables Hurtigruten Expedition's ambitious growth targets.
Job purpose
At the heart of the sustainable Hurtigruten Expeditions experience, lies our world leading
onboard Science and Education Program and inspirational content. We need a Guest Learning
Coordinator that can develop, organize and review our onboard content. The role will work with
diverse teams across the company to ensure fleetwide delivery of a unique and inspiring onboard
program that also aligns with our future growth plans.
Academic and professional qualifications


● Proven expertise in the development and delivery of educational content and inspirational
● 3+ years' experience in the service industry or guest facing industries
● Demonstrable experience in project coordination
● Familiar with environmental challenges for ship-based operations

● Experience of writing and implementing Standard Operating Procedures
● Graphic or content creation experience
● Bachelors' degree or equivalent life experience in a relevant field (e.g. environmental
science, biology, history)
● Experience of training development and delivery

Work with great people

Tessa van Drie
Expedition Leader
"For ten years I’ve been motivated and supported to try different roles and grew into the role of Expedition Leader. Together with the team on board we aim to give our guests a journey a lifetime."
Kris Willassen
Head of Port and Nautical Operations
"Working in an international environment with ships and professional colleagues from all around the world is very inspiring and motivating!"

Skills & Requirements

Key Personal Attributes:

● Listens and communicates effectively (written and verbal), demonstrating good people
skills including the ability to motivate, inspire and work collaboratively with remote, cross-
functional teams
● Excellent computer skills including the use of databases, visual mapping and
collaboration tools, and content design and creation applications
● Flexible and self-motivated to work independently and as a team member
● Track record of designing and delivering excellent presentations to diverse audiences,
ideally including science communication
● Excellent organisational abilities and focus on efficiency, particularly for mapping and
storing resources to suit needs and access fleetwide
● Understanding of our audience, Expedition Product, guest needs and satisfaction when
developing implementing scientific, educational and inspirational content
● Understanding of how to navigate the broader Hurtigruten Group effectively, involving
other business areas in a collaborative and purposeful manner to gain support and buy-in
for own objectives
● Bea strong representative and advocate of the culture, contributing to their teams in a
committed, inspiring and ethical manner. Also bringing a sustainability mindset into their
own function
● Fundamentally buy into the HRX mission and purpose and belief that significant growth is

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

● Support the implementation and delivery of the onboard Science and Education Program
and wider inspirational onboard content to ensure unique guest experiences
● Responsible for the development of an interpretative framework, including creation of
core lectures and organization of resources for the fleet, working with the Expedition
● Oversee delivery of fleet-standard of scientific, educational and inspirational content to
ensure consistency with product brand, design and marketing and optimize operational
● Collaboration with product design teams and commercial content teams to ensure the
best material is delivered onboard
● Assist In ensuring the fleetwide implementation of Citizen Science projects and Science
Collaborations in the delivery to guests
● Ensure good communication with the teams onboard and shoreside
● Assist in the design and implementation of the content-related training to deliver
exceptional guest experiences
● Assist in the purchase, maintenance and stock control of science and educational
resources, materials and equipment on the Expedition vessels working closely with the
procurement team
● Assist in the creation of and management of Standard Operating Procedures related to
scientific, educational and inspirational content
● Travel as and when required to our Expedition vessels and destinations
● Undertake other tasks as required by Head of Guest Learning

Great Place to Work

  • Play your part

  • Inspire the Adventure

  • Make tomorrow better

About the company

The undisputed global leader in sustainable inspirational adventure travel — a catalyst for change towards a greener travel industry. Formed in 1893, Hurtigruten Group is the world’s leading adventure travel group. We have 2,400+ employees worldwide, representing more than 50 nationalities. They form part of three main business Units — Hurtigruten Expeditions, Hurtigruten Coastal Express and Hurtigruten Svalbard — which offer unique small-ship and land-based adventures from pole-to-pole.

At Hurtigruten Expeditions, we sail guests on adventures to more than 250 destinations across 30+ countries. Through the experience of exploration, we are changing people’s perspectives on what adventure travel looks like while impacting the lives of millions of people.

As a Group, we are revolutionising the travel industry’s approach to sustainability through a number of vital initiatives to protect the world we explore.

Quick overviewTOM

Single-use plastic banHurtigruten was the first major travel company to have removed single-use plastic from its entire fleet and our hotels.

Hybrid Explorer shipsHurtigruten has two hybrid-electric powered expedition cruise ships that offer a 20% reduction of fuel consumption.

Beach cleanupsHurtigruten Expedition Teams encourage guests to take part in beach clean-ups, which results in several metric tonnes of trash every year being removed.

Hurtigruten FoundationThe Foundation specialises in the conservation of endangered species, fighting against marine and plastic pollution.

Paul Canning | Contact Person

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