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RemoteSouth Africa, Gauteng, Johannesburg / Remote

Job description

  • Are you based in South Africa? 
  • Are you passionate about travel?
  • Do you want to be involved in real wildlife conservation?
  • Are you ready to work in a dynamic and ambitious team? 
  • Would you like to work for an established business with a start-up mentality? 

If so, watch this space..

We are looking to advertise new roles in South Africa in the second half of 2022, but if you believe you’d be the perfect fit for our team and just can’t wait to tell us why, we’d love to hear from you now.

Who we are looking for

At African Conservation Experience we are growing a conservation travel company that helps people support wildlife conservation through inspirational travel. We want to work with people who are as motivated as we are to make a positive impact on everything from the travel industry to the projects we partner with to the people who travel with us. 

Working Hours

Flexible hours and hybrid working – We expect to open a new office in Johannesburg in 2023.

What we Offer

  • Private Health Medical Scheme
  • 21 days of leave per year plus South African public holidays
  • A company laptop
  • A contribution towards your personal cell phone costs
  • Ongoing personal training and opportunities to progress in the company as we grow
  • Flexible hours and hybrid working
  • Genuine opportunity to shape the future of the business

Career Progression

We are a driven team with ambitious and realistic growth plans. You will have the opportunity to work for a company with an outstanding reputation and reach your potential among talented and passionate people in conservation travel who encourage open direct communication and honest feedback. We are committed to employing, training and retaining the very best people in their chosen fields and we provide personal training and opportunities to progress in the company as we grow. 

About African Conservation Experience

Founded in 1999, we are southern Africa’s original conservation travel and volunteering company. Headquartered in the UK with full-time teams on the ground in The Netherlands and South Africa, we play an active role in supporting genuine wildlife conservation work through organising conservation travel experiences. We do this by embedding ourselves in the region’s conservation community, providing equipment, money and guidance to projects and even pioneering our own where needed.

Our team are not only experienced in travel management but also carry zoological and conservation-related qualifications, providing outstanding personal consultation to our travellers. This conservation-first approach makes us a very different breed to online booking agents and volunteering platforms. It’s also one of the many reasons why thousands of people around the world have enjoyed an unforgettable experience travelling with us.

We are the only organisation of our kind that has been offered membership of ABTA, one of the world’s most recognised quality standards for travel, and financially protect trips for all of our travellers through ABTA or ATOL.

Job requirements

We are looking for talent in social media, content marketing and business development. People with an entrepreneurial spirit who are hungry for the next challenge with a successful and ambitious travel organisation. And people who love people. 

How to Apply

Please send us a concise CV, along with a short cover letter explaining:

  • What motivates you to work for African Conservation Experience?
  • The specific skills you have that will accelerate our organisation to the next level?
  • What you think you can do for our organisation?

Successful candidates will be contacted.