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Tourism Employees

  • Application Deadline: Aug. 5, 2024
  • Tromsø
  • Application Deadline: Aug. 5, 2024
  • Tromsø

Norwegian Travel is one of the leading tourism companies in the country. As part of our ambition to set the standard for activity-based tourism in Norway, our daugther company, Destination Tromsø, is looking for guides for the upcoming winter season. We have several exciting positions available: Northern Lights guide, whale watching guide, and customer service at our sales point, Basecamp. The positions are seasonal and can be combined.

Tourism Employees

We are looking for multilingual guides who can take care of our guests in a safe and comfortable manner. As a guide, it is important that you are outgoing and sociable, and that you feel comfortable speaking in front of guests. You must have strong problem-solving abilities, be able to think quickly, adapt to situations, and resolve issues while maintaining guest satisfaction. You enjoy challenges, take initiative, and handle unexpected situations with a reassuring smile. It is also important that you collaborate well in teams and can step in where needed.

Excellent communication skills are essential to providing engaging tours, whether it's providing clear and concise explanations or captivating storytelling to our guests. In your role as a guide, you will have the opportunity to meet and work with people from all over the world. Many of our guests have dreamed for years of seeing the northern lights, whales, and the arctic nature, so your goal should be to provide them with a truly memorable and unique experience.

Work tasks and working hours will vary depending on the position, but we offer tours during the day and evening, weekdays and weekends.

Skills and requirements

  • Guiding/customer service experience
  • You should love the cold because temperatures can drop down to -30 C and we have to take care of our guests in all kinds of weather
  • Good physical condition
  • Language skills: English, any additional language skills are also highly welcome
  • A good sense of humor to survive the long and dark polar night
  • Photographer, especially night/northern light experience is highly appreciated
  • Valid permission to work and live in Norway
  • A laid-back and patient personality accompanied by a deep sense of responsibility
  • You are flexible and can guide in our other activities if needed
  • You love story telling and are good at creating a nice welcoming environment for our guests

We offer

  • Seasonal contract until April 2025
  • Competitive terms
  • Basic work clothing and equipment
  • We have an experienced core staff that will teach you everything that you don’t know yet for the job, while also happy to learn from you and incorporate your knowledge into our routines
  • Adventure in the north of Norway and an exciting opportunity to work with guests and staff from all over the world
  • Good development opportunities locally and nationally in the Norwegian Travel group
  • We are a social group that enjoys activities outside of work, both organized by the company and through private initiatives. You will be included from day one.

Great Place to Work

  • Spennende utviklingsmuligheter

  • Dyktige kollegaer

  • Konkurransedyktige betingelser

  • Gjester og ansatte fra hele verden

  • Bærekraft og samfunnsansvar i fokus

  • En varierende arbeidshverdag

  • Exciting development opportunities

  • Great colleagues

  • Competitive terms

  • Guests and staff from all over the world

  • Focus on sustainability and social responsibility

  • Every working day is different

About the company

Norwegian Travel is a premium tour operator aiming to deliver high-quality, experience-based tourism at select destinations in Norway. Norwegian Travel owns the core business, and in collaboration with our complementary partners, we offer a wide range of activities and products.

Our goal is to provide exciting and genuine experiences at all our destinations in Norway. Our experiences range from dog sledding, snowmobiling, and northern lights tours in Tromsø and Kirkenes, to our gondola in Romsdalen or northern lights train in Narvik.

This is not just a unique opportunity to become part of an exciting industry, but also a chance to join a dedicated team passionate about showcasing the best Norway has to offer.

The backbone of our organization is our values, our DNA. It is the head, spine, and heart of each of us, and our guiding principle in everything we do:

  • Create value
  • Be authentic
  • Care

And for us, it is important that you wholeheartedly support and live by these values.

Norwegian Travel strongly believes in the combination of hard work, commitment, and above all, a safe, good, and productive workplace. With various locations in Norway and our headquarters in Tromsø, we look forward to many years of growth and value creation.

June Bekkmo | Contact Person

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