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Wildlife Alliance is an international non-profit organization dedicated to assisting governments in fighting the illegal wildlife trade, managing protected areas, balancing development with conservation, conducting land use planning, developing economically self-sustaining communities through agriculture and eco-tourism, securing and caring for endangered wildlife populations and building sustainable financing solutions.

The Care for Rescued Wildlife team is designed to rehabilitate animals victimized by the wildlife trade and provide them with the support and care necessary to ready them for release back into the wild.

1. Position Description: Wildlife Tour Coordinator

Location: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Schedule: Full time, including weekend rotating schedule

Salary: based upon experience

Start date: as soon as possible

Probation period: 3 months

Hours: This is a full time position, with an approximately 40 hour week between the hours of 7:30 and 5:30 depending on your assigned roster, including some weekends.

Duties

The Wildlife Tour Coordinator’s role is split between guiding an award-winning behind the scenes tour at Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Centre or Wildlife Release Station, and office-based administrative duties.

Duties include:

  • Leading and supporting  Behind The Scenes Tour at Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Centre
  • Leading and supporting overnight stay tours of the Wildlife Release Station
  • Supervising wildlife interactions to ensure the safety of animals and guests
  • Managing bookings, including telephone calls, emails, social media messages and booking platforms
  • Liaising with guests, hotels, booking agents, travel companies and donors
  • Creating and publishing content across several social media platforms including, Patreon
  • Identifying potential funding sources and approaching/applying for them, as well as participating in funding events and campaigns
  • Developing and designing conservation education materials for advertising or information centres
  • Developing, sourcing and implementing animal enrichment and behavioural plans

Requirements

Essential

  • Fluent English – reading, writing and speaking
  • Excellent customer service skills – personable, friendly and helpful
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Previous experience in tourism, guiding or with animals
  • Adaptable and good at problem-solving
  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team
  • Proficient in the use of Google Workspace and social media

Preferable 

  • Qualification in tourism or animal conservation/husbandry
  • Experience working hands-on with wildlife
  • Ability to drive a manual vehicle 
  • Ability to speak multiple languages (Khmer preferred, however others such as French and Spanish are desirable)

Application Information

Please email a one page cover letter and full CV including references to wildlifetourspt@wildlifealliance.org

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

Closing date: 21st March 2022

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