Job Opportunities with Backroads

Trip Consultant

Berkeley, CA

Amaze yourself. Amaze our guests.

A job at Backroads is unlike any other job you’ll ever have. You’ll be challenged. You’ll be inspired. And you’ll be gratified. Because whatever you do here, you’ll be part of something that makes us all proud—delivering authentic, enriching—and sometimes profoundly life-changing—experiences.

The devil is in the details.

Every world-class biking and hiking route. Every gourmet picnic. Every carefully orchestrated cultural connection. Everything. And it doesn’t just matter some of the time. It matters all of the time. That’s how we do things at Backroads. The result: guests so loyal to Backroads they travel with us 10, 20, 30, 40 or more times.

Making it look easy, isn’t easy.

Ask anyone at Backroads. It’s hard work. It means forever asking, “Is the guest experience the absolute best it can be?” More often than not our answer is “no.” We continuously redefine what an active vacation can be and establish standards no one else can match.

Does this sound like the kind of company you want to be a part of? If so, we can’t wait to meet you.

Combine your interest in travel and the outdoors with your sales experience and knowledge and come to work for BACKROADS in Berkeley, California.

We are currently seeking a Trip Consultant to sell our world class biking, walking & multi-sport vacations and to provide our guests with exceptionally high quality service. The ideal candidate will have: 2 years of successful relationship-oriented sales experience; domestic & international travel experience; excellent communication, organization, & computer skills; enthusiastic about working for Backroads; have a passion for active travel and the outdoors and promoting biking, hiking & travel. SATURDAY AND SUNDAY HOURS ARE REQUIRED. We have a full-time position available for the right candidate. Please do not apply if you are not available or willing to work weekends.

Competitive salary plus excellent benefits package including comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k) with employer match, flex plan, generous time-off and travel benefits, commuter incentive programs, etc. Backroads promotes work/life balance, and offers a fun, casual work environment.

To apply, please send a cover letter explaining why you think you’d be a great fit for Backroads along with your resume and salary requirements to with “Trip Consultant” in the subject line of your email or by fax to (510) 292-2793, Attn: HR/Trip Consultant.

No phone calls please.


About Backroads

As the world's #1 active travel company, Backroads offers more bicycling, walking, hiking and multisport trips around the world than any other company. We are a service-oriented organization composed of high-energy individuals with varied backgrounds who enjoy people, travel and the outdoors.

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