Employment Opportunities

IMPORTANT – If booking international travel, PLEASE make sure you have a valid passport at the time of book. Also, COVID Travel, Testing and Health Requirement information is provided by your Travel Advisor as guidance only and can change without notice. Always reconfirm information by checking government & airline websites before booking and traveling.

The wholesale division of Morris Columbus Travel develops, sales and operates escorted tours all over the world – some with a focus on the LDS faith and those destinations of interest as well as worldwide tourism destinations. Our client base is primarily 55+ age group, couples and individuals who book our tours but also consist of families/private groups and other organizations in which we develop private group travel for their specific needs.

We are seeking to add a full time (40 hours)/in-office member of our department team. This position would also focus heavily on our Israel and cruise product, but not entirely. You will need to have a positive, take-charge attitude of all your assigned tours. You will be required to learn your tour product, ensure all features are booked properly, manage inventory, make and take sales calls, communicate with clients and vendors and all other responsibilities to complete a successful program. We will be willing to train the right person in group operations but must have a travel back ground.

The major skills set we are looking for are exceptional salesmanship, exact attention to detail and above quality customer service. Other very important attributes will be the ability to work independently as well as with the team, take accountability for your work, self-motivated and ability to multi-task successfully. We need someone reliable, consistent, who has an “excited” outlook of travel and can excite the traveler as well, who can handle stressful situations with a calm disposition and mold into our department family.

Position: Groups Tour Sales and Operations Manager/Group Cruise Specialist

Department: Group Department

Reports to: Manager

Location: Salt Lake City, Utah

Hours: Full-time – 9 am-6 pm Monday - Friday

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE WITHOUT LIMITATION:

  • Managing assigned tours in every aspect from beginning to end (to be outlined)
  • Be responsible to maintain all deadlines and important payment dates
  • Return all calls and emails timely with clear communication
  • Work with marketing to reach sales goals for each tour
  • Responsibly manage the client’s personal information
  • Participate in company marketing events and tour nights
  • Maintain quality & professionalism at all times in behavior and appearance
  • Other possible administrative tasks as needed

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Needs to be technologically savvy with the ability to learn our tour management system quickly
  • Advance knowledge of Outlook, Word, and Excel is required. It would be helpful to know PowerPoint and be comfortable with basic modern-day computer programs & social media skills a plus
  • Be proficient with Sabre GDS preferred
  • Must have prior travel sales experience. Preferably experienced managing group reservations and group cruises
  • Highly organized with careful attention to details
  • Strong communication & sales skills. Comfortable asking for the sale, referrals and future business
  • Motivated to see department excel

CLOSING DATE: November 31, 2022
(May close earlier if qualified applicant is found)

Please send a current resume and cover letter to: hr@morrismurdock.com by 5:00 p.m. before closing date

Morris Columbus Travel, the largest leisure Travel Agency in the Mountain West is looking for enthusiastic people that love travel. The travel industry is fun, exciting, rewarding and there are opportunities for personal travel. Are you interested in helping people discover our amazing world by taking care of their travel plans? Morris Columbus Travel is hiring Travel Advisors for our Orem, Utah location. Full time (32 or 40 hours) or we can do a job share between two people working part-time.

If interested and able to meet the qualifications please send in your resume.

Position: Leisure Travel Consultant

Reports to: Manager

Location: Orem, Utah

Hours: Full-time – 9 am-6 pm Monday - Friday with a few Saturdays/evenings for events.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Sales oriented
  • 1 to 2 years travel industry experience preferred
  • Excel in finding solutions for travel needs
  • Excellent phone skills
  • Ability to manage and complete multiple projects simultaneously
  • Friendly, outgoing personality and team player
  • Professional appearance and demeanor
  • Highly motivated and self-directed

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE WITHOUT LIMITATION:

  • Selling all aspects of leisure travel including air, hotels, cars, cruises, domestic & international packages, and group sales.

CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled
(Will close once qualified applicant is found)

Please send a current resume and cover letter to: gsorensen@morriscolumbus.com by 5:00 p.m. before closing date