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We’re Hiring – Operations Coordinator

Position Description

Operations Coordinator  - Kohima

Job Title:

Operations Coordinator

Salary:

Rs. 20,000 with incentives

Employer:

Wander Nagaland

Department:

Operations

Location:

Kohima

Level:

5

Hours:

Full-time

Tenure:

3 months probation period

Reports to:

Founders

Mentor/support:

Founder

Created:

November 2019

Purpose of the Position

The Operations Coordinator is focussed on building a greater network for Wander Nagaland, engaging tour guides, operators and agencies and lending organisational support for tours and experiences. Reporting to the Founder, the role involves recruiting and retaining guides, connecting with agencies and operators, developing community leaders, and engaging target communities in meaningful dialogue to expand our footprint.

This role will work on broad cross-organisational growth efforts, as well as on specific campaigns for Wander Nagaland. The role will involve close collaboration with the Founder, Council of Elders, Marketing team, freelance guides and finance to integrate growth efforts with campaign and growth strategies. Travel will be required as needed.

The purpose of the Operations Coordinator area within the Wander Nagaland is to support and nurture an emerging tourism entrepreneurship community.

Organisational Unit Function

Operations Coordinator

  • Build local networks and tour guides and experience hosts in metro and regional areas
  • Deliver targeted community contact
  • Collaborate on efforts with partner organisations and alliances where practical
  • Form partnerships with industry players
  • Train and develop strong tour guides and leadership teams
  • Lift profile and support for the Wander Nagaland’s work in India

Reporting Relationships

This role reports directly to the Founder as well as the Council of Elders (CoE)

The role seeks out guidance and support from the Wander Nagaland team members

Communications (internal/external)

Who

Why

Founder

Report to and collaborate with

Co-Founder

Guidance, support and mentoring

Tour Guides

Give Direction, Consult, Collaborate, Project work

Wander Nagaland Team

Consult, Collaborate, Project work

Partners and affiliates

Consult, Collaborate, Project work

Council of Elders

Consult, Collaborate, Project work

External Bodies, Community groups, community leaders,

Promote Wander Nagaland Brand, share stories, Collaborate, Project work

Selection Criteria

This role requires commitment to Wander Nagaland’s purpose, vision and values and a commitment to success in generating livelihood for everyday Nagas through sharing our cultural and natural heritage.

Essential

  • Bachelor's degree in any field
  • Minimum 2 years work experience
  • Demonstrated experience in organising events or other organising initiatives.
  • Ability to identify and develop leaders.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines and work well under pressure.
  • Excellent networking and interpersonal skills.
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking.
  • Well-developed computing, web literacy and database knowledge.

Desirable

  • A proven commitment to and understanding of the tourism sector
  • Experience in facilitation and training
  • Good understanding of tourism industry including strategy, customer engagement and research and analysis.

Who we are

Wander Nagaland is a tour agency for adventurous travellers who wish to be pioneers to a new destination or are dissatisfied with current offerings of over commercialised destinations. Our company offers experiences that provide a once in a lifetime travel opportunity to explore the remote places within Nagaland and the surrounding regions. Unlike competitors, we make it easy for customers to access authentic cultural experiences and virgin natural landscapes. At the end of the day, our tours give travellers pioneer status while resolving the pain points of travelling to a largely uncharted destination. Our journeys connect them to people and Land.

Our vision

A means for every Naga to generate a livelihood through sharing their cultural and natural heritage.

Every Naga will not only have the opportunity for gainful employment but their job will be intertwined with their very Naganess. This will create a transformed Nagalim where our cultural and natural heritage is both our greatest asset and our greatest gift to the global village.

Wander Nagaland is 100% owned and operated by Nagas.

Our Mission

To transform Naga society into one that protects and retains our cultural authenticity by demonstrating the value of our Naganess.

Our values

  • Integrity – We mean what we say and we do what we say we will do
  • Sincerity – We are sincere in all aspects of our business
  • Self-expression – We bring our whole self to all that we do
  • Expanding boundaries – Where others may stop we continue on

Please send us your application to: [email protected] along with your CV/Resume, cover letter and a letter of recommendation.