Employment Opportunities

Are you seeking a position with an organization that truly acts in accordance with its values and demonstrates them each day through personal commitment and leadership? At AmaWaterways, our values drive how we work and why we achieve so much together.

USA AVAILABLE POSITION:

EUROPE AVAILABLE POSITION:

  • Department: Operations
  • Reports to: Operations Supervisor

Position Summary

This position is primarily responsible for coordinating and overseeing the successful operation of one, or more ships through the flow of information to Hotels, Ground Suppliers, and European Staff and internally with group and sales agents by performing the following duties.

Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Work to a set Calendar of tasks for day to day operations.
  • Maintains hotel blocks, releases and requests space, including extra nights and upgrades.
  • Run reports.
  • Creates accurate manifests to convey appropriate cruise information and sends to necessary suppliers, utilizing the reservation system.
  • Confirms services with ground suppliers through monthly updating of passenger numbers.
  • Maintains costing sheets per departure for costing control.
  • Generates, compiles, packages and sends customer final documents.
  • Works with the Group Department to ensure all groups run smoothly.
  • Coordinates any requests for custom services, in a timely manner and quote pricing to the end-user.
  • Answers operations questions from the Reservations (Group and FIT) department.
  • Works with the Air Department to ensure air tickets are issued in time and accurately.
  • Negotiates with suppliers for contracted and custom services.
  • Validates online tour selection menu for each cruise.

Expected Standards:

  • Quality control through the accurate reporting of data to suppliers – either confirming services and passenger numbers or through accurate information on manifests and emails.
  • Control costs through managing confirmed services.

Other skills, abilities, qualifications:

  • Excellent organizational, leadership, interpersonal communication and computer skills.
  • Clear and conceptual thinking ability is a plus.
  • Excellent judgment and discretion; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously, meet deadlines, and handle work-related stress is required.
  • Friendly, courteous, service-oriented, professional, outgoing, and customer service oriented.
  • Remain calm and professional in stressful situations.
  • Detail-oriented and work effectively under pressure while meeting all applicable deadlines.
  • Must be able to work independently and productively with minimum supervision.
  • Recognize problems, identify possible causes and resolve routine problems.
  • Ability to establish and maintain professional atmosphere for employees, clients, and customers.
  • Operations experience required.
  • Knowledge of geography is helpful.
  • At least one year of experience required.
  • Ability to analyze the risk, benefit, and impact of decisions on the present and future business environment prior to taking action.
  • Ability to look at situations from several points of view.
  • Advanced spreadsheet and computer skills.
  • Ability to work with internal and external senior level executives.
  • Demonstrable competence in team building, development of objectives and goals, and goal accomplishments.
  • Exceptionally strong leadership and management capabilities.
  • May require some travel on an as needed basis.
To apply please click this link https://www.ondemandassessment.com/link/index/JB-TH81E7IMI?u=136045. You will be asked to provide your name and contact email address and to upload your resume. As part of the application process, you will also have to complete two online tests, a Cognitive Aptitude Test and an Employee Personality Profile.
  • Department: Reservations – FIT
  • Reports to: Manager, Reservations

Position Summary

This position is primarily responsible for selling the company Product to Travel Agencies and direct guests, providing telephone customer support services by performing the following duties.

Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Exceeds travel partner and guest expectations through the completion of all reservation and sales related processes as listed.
  • Handles inbound sales lead calls to convert calls into sales.
  • Emphasizes salable features, quotes prices, and payment terms.
  • Takes payments accurately.
  • Makes outbound lead follow-up calls to potential and existing customers by telephone and e-mail to qualify leads and sell products and services.
  • Answers questions and recommends corrective services to address customer complaints.
  • Overcomes technical and business objections of prospective customers.
  • Builds and maintains customer relationships.
  • Oversees quality control of bookings to maintain integrity of product.
  • Handles high call volume, navigates system software, and utilizes Outlook.
  • Books cruises, generates invoices, and follows up with travel agents and/or direct guests.
  • Develops and nurtures relationships with travel agencies and/or direct clients.
  • Updates and maintains the reservation data base and verifies client information and makes necessary corrections to new and existing bookings.
  • Requests air quotes through in-house air department.
  • Quotes prices and payment terms.

Other skills, abilities, qualifications:

  • Excellent organizational, leadership, interpersonal communication, and computer skills.
  • Clear and conceptual thinking ability is a plus.
  • Excellent judgment and discretion; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously, meet deadlines, and handle work-related stress is required.
  • Friendly, courteous, service-oriented, professional, outgoing, and customer service oriented.
  • Remains calm and professional in stressful situations.
  • Detail-oriented and works effectively under pressure while meeting all applicable deadlines.
  • Must be able to work independently and productively with minimum supervision.
  • Recognizes problems, identifies possible causes, and resolves routine problems.
  • Ability to establish and maintain professional atmosphere for employees, clients, and customers.
  • Ale to work a flexible schedule to include weekends.
  • Good knowledge, preferably through personal experience, of world geography, foreign countries.
  • At least three (3) years of sales and/or customer service experience or a combination of both.
  • Requires a result-oriented sales professional with strong closing skills.
  • Requires domestic and international travel on an as needed basis.
External applicants, please send your resume to Jobs@AmaWaterways.com.

Whether on the French Rivers such as Seine or Bordeaux Estuary, the Rhine from Amsterdam to Basel, the lovely Moselle River or the Danube through Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Serbia, Croatia, Romania and Bulgaria the Amawaterways Boutique vessels, designed for well-being and relaxation, offers its guests customised service and personal hospitality at the highest level. Be a part of it!

For the fleet of Amawaterways we require Wellness Host who makes every day on the River a fascinating and active experience and which considers the title “premium“ to refer to its own performance.

The language on board with the passengers is English. Therefore, an excellent knowledge of English language is compulsory.

Requested QUALIFICATION and FEATURES

  • organizational skills
  • Good manners, kindness and cordiality
  • Responsibility
  • Team spirit and resilience
  • flexibility and willingness to learn
  • communicative, positive and motivating
  • strong service orientation and warm hosts

Qualified Personal Trainer or Group Exercise Instructor certificate/studies is essential!

Basic anatomical knowledge

Extended and every year refreshed First Aid is mandatory

Work Description and Primary Responsibilities:

  • Offer a minimum of 4 Sessions (30-45min) but up to 7 per day.
    Base Classes which should be offered by Everyone:Morning stretches, Active Walks, Core Strengthening, Resistance Bands, One on One (if there is a demand)
  • One educational talk/lecture
    As well as the Introduction talk for the program at the beginning of the cruise
  • Responsible for the cleaning of the Gym Area
  • Help with the Bike Setup and assisting in being a Backup Guide on the Tours
  • Hospitality desk hours
Are you a European passport holder and interested in becoming part of the AmaWaterways family? Please send your application to selina@amawaterways.com.
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