Program Director - Tour Leader

Grand Circle Cruise Line

Place of work
Abroad - Others (The job requires travelling)
Contract type
trade licence
Start date

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Do you want to work and travel at the same time?
Are you ready for a challenge? Then come and join us as a
Program Director
Grand Circle Cruise Line is looking for customer-focused, enthusiastic and skilled independent contractors. We are a constantly expanding company in the river cruise business, at present operating a fleet of 4* ships on the Danube.

Salary information

stable minimum 144 EURO per each day on tour

Employee perks, benefits

• Attractive remuneration package:
Salary offered (gross) stable minimum 144 EURO per each day on tour
+ tips (average length of cruise is 13 days); expenses covered (transport, accommodation, food while on tour)
We offer extensive training program and invest in development of our Tour Leaders / Program directors

• Flexible tour schedule
• Competitive compensation fee with an added incentive/bonus for success achievement
• Integrate classroom and field training of the highest standards of Customer Service in travel industry
• Encouragement to take your travelers away from the beaten track
• Life changing experience and an environment to grow and be challenged

Information about the selection process

If you are interested in this exciting career, please do not hesitate to send us your CV and Cover Letter with an enclosed photograph.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University student
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Educational Specialization


Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Other knowledge

Microsoft Excel - advanced
Microsoft Word - advanced

Personality requirements and skills

• Citizenship or permanent residence in Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland or Hungary
• Fluent English
• advanced Czech or Slovak or Hungarian or Polish and intermediate German
• Presence of any guiding / escorting license from your region would be advantage, but some experience with guiding is required
• Passion for people, your country, its culture and traditions
• Deep knowledge of history, modern life and culture of your country
• interest in current events
• 24/7 availability to our travelers during the trip

What do we expect?
· You are perfectly fluent in English - our passengers are Americans only
· other Central European languages is great advantage - Hungarian, Slovak, German, Czech or Polish
· Know historical and general background of the areas visited (Czech Republic, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Poland and Germany)
· That you are creative and flexible, have leadership and organizational skills, and most importantly – you are a Team Player
· You will be passionate about the travel industry and our guests - firmly desire to make people pleased and satisfied
· Tourist guiding experience preferred, but not required.
· Interest in current events and affairs of the regions that our cruises travel through.
· Good story-teller


Brief description of the company

Our company mission and vision create a dynamic and rewarding working environment for our associates, and create the standards by which we deliver our service to our travelers.
We will provide an environment that fosters professional development and encourages personal growth for our associates.
We will conduct business with respect for each individual and their role within the organization.
For our team in Bratislava, we are looking for a flexible, open-minded and passionate hospitality professional.

Main focus of the company's activities
Grand Circle Corporation is the largest U.S. direct marketer of international travel for North Americans aged 50-plus and has served 1 million travelers since 1958. We are in a business with clear vision to be the world leader in international travel, adventure and discovery.

Number of employees

10-19 employees

Company address

GCCL Slovakia s.r.o.
Cintorínska 7
811 08 Bratislava
ID: 3083725   Datum zveřejnění: 27.7.2018   Základní složka mzdy (brutto) a další odměny:   stable minimum 144 EURO per each day on tour