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Job Code: EM51-793
Title: Vice President Operations
Location: New Jersey
Base Salary: $120,000-$150,000
Incentives: Productivity Bonus
Relocation: Possible (Preference to Local Candidates)



The role of Vice President Operations is to manage and direct all day-to-day issues including staffing, technology, marketing efforts, as well as development of all new Tour Operator business established by the company.

-Participates in Senior Management strategy meetings to develop ideas of long-range planning wholesale ventures and specific details.

-Develop and review project proposals to determine most appropriate procedures, prepare budget projections, and decide staffing requirements.

-Maintains close liaison with external sources/consultants to make sure concepts and goals of the business are achieved in accordance with the company vision and according to schedule.

-Provides technical assistance to staff on day-to-day issues and work closely with technology vendors to troubleshoot and develop resolutions to daily technical problems.

-Develops business plans, sales strategies, action plans for identified targets of opportunity that clearly define objective, goals, win strategies, schedules and action assignments.

-Manages Tour operations staff, consisting of Operations Manager and support staff.

-Work closely with Marketing Department to develop marketing plans for Wholesale Businesses.

The preferred candidate will hold a Bachelor's Degree (BA or BS) from a four year college or university; or 10+ years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent of education and experience.

• East coast residents (east coast experience and mentality)
• Working in a similar position within the travel industry or related industries.
• Strong Operations skills along with MIS and with excellent knowledge of marketing, sales, finance, administration, human resources, et cetera.
• Business acumen (business knowledge, competitor awareness, organization strategies)

The preferred candidate possesses the following competencies:

• Integrity and work commitment (trust, confidentiality, fair process, positive attitude, honesty)
• Able to influence others (gain support, influences commitment to business/customer, vendors/suppliers and all staff members)
• Oral communication (face to face, telephone, giving/getting information, listening)
• Sales skills (presentation of products)
• Self reliance (works independently, gets things done, takes responsibilities)
• Handles difficult clients and customer relations (resolution of complaints, problems, presenting options and solutions, compromise, and creating win-win situations)
• Ability to be adaptable and flexible (adjusts to multiple demands, work area/organization needs/change)
• Results orientation (quality, quantity, efficiency, performance, high expectation)
• Thinks strategically (future oriented, adjust to trends, thinks in strategic terms)
• Establishes and tracks projects and plans against goals and budget (sets and monitors budget, forecast resources, establishes measurements, controls costs)
• PC skills (windows, off-the-shelf software as related business)- especially Word and Excel
• Must possess a corporate wardrobe
• Effective communication (oral, written, behaviors, actions, and inspires confidence)
• Personal organization (time management, prioritization, neat, orderly, focused, plans)

While performing this job, it will require:

• Eight (8) hours or more a day of sitting; walking; standing; bending; answering the telephone; entering data into the computer; retrieving data from the computer or analyzing data from reports.
• This position may require overnight travel up to 30% (including travel by car and by airplane).
• Must have a valid driver's license and willingness to fly on an airplane.



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