Employment Opportunities

Arrangements Abroad is a New York City-based tour operator focused exclusively on the educational and cultural segments of the travel industry. Founded in 1977, the firm creates and operates intellectually stimulating programs to more than 50 countries on behalf of premier nonprofit institutions, including leading museums and alumni associations. The goal of Arrangements Abroad is to offer the highest caliber travel experiences, characterized by logistical elegance, private access, and special visits.

Client Services Coordinator / Associate

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We do not have vacancies in thie department at the moment, but occasionally have openings. Please apply if you are interested and we will keep your resume on file.

Based in New York City, the Client Services Associate is the principal point of contact for sophisticated individual travelers, coordinating their arrangements on an array of high-end domestic and international programs, and regularly interfaces with institutional representatives. Reporting to the Manager of Client Services, this customer service and sales representative is an essential member of a dynamic team whose common goal is to create the very best travel experience for our travelers and sponsors.

Client Services Associate Job Duties:

  • Provide professional and polished customer service to potential and current travelers; take inquiries and respond to customer needs, gather information and research, and deliver detailed and personalized materials in a timely manner.
  • Cultivate and follow-up with interested travelers and prospects, including suggesting and implement marketing initiatives to fill programs.
  • Project manage 1-4 program departures per month working collaboratively with internal staff and across departments to organize logistics for each program and traveler.
  • Coordinate travel arrangements for individuals; including invoicing, data entry, mailings, insurance, visa applications, and flight plans.
  • Liaise with sponsor representatives regarding enrollment, important traveler correspondence, tour materials, and other issues that arise.
  • Diligently follow-up on payments and missing traveler informaon./lir> lfill your above responsibilities.
  • Occasionally accompany groups in the field as a junior Tour Direo/li>

Client Services Associate Skills and Qualifications:

Verbal and written communication, listening skills, comfort on the phone, customer service, attention to detail, organization, multi-tasking, problem-solving, relationship building, administration, data entry, project management, account management, self motivated, teamwork. Bachelor's Degree required, interest in Liberal/Fine Arts strongly desired.

We offer a competitive salary and full benefits package, including medical/dental/life, a generous company matched retirement savings plan, and more. We are an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to promoting a diverse workforce. Only local candidates will be considered at this time.

Manager, Operations and Development

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Manager, Operations and Development Job Duties:

We do not have vacancies in thie department at the moment, but occasionally have openings. Please apply if you are interested and we will keep your resume on file.

The firm is seeking a seasoned professional for a position in our Tour Operations department. Responsibilities would be the day-to-day management of complex travel programs, interaction with the firm's international suppliers, and itinerary development. The work environment is fast-paced and team-oriented, and demands superior organization skills and discipline.

Manager, Operations and Development Skills and Qualifications:

The successful candidate will possess at least 5 years experience with:

  • High-end group travel operations or event planning
  • Contract negotiations and bookings with hotel, cruise and land operators
  • Special event research and booking
  • Program itinerary research and production

Experience living and working in a foreign locale, as well as foreign language skills, are pluses. Superior writing and speaking abilities are necessary. Organizational skills and the ability to work effectively in a deadline-sensitive business are essential. Proficiency in Microsoft Office is required and an aptitude for working with a database is an advantage. Additionally, the employee will be expected to travel occasionally to accompany programs as a travel director and/or attend trade shows.

We offer a salary and full benefits package, including medical, dental and vision insurance programs, a tax-deferred retirement savings plan, incentive compensation and a bonus program. We are an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to promoting a diverse workforce. For more information about us, visit our web site at www.arrangementsabroad.com.

Local candidates are strongly preferred.


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Client Services Internship*

The intern supports all activities inside the Client Services department. The CS staff are the principal points of contact for the firm's institutional sponsors and individual travelers. To be considered, candidates must be pursuing or have a four-year college degree. Organizational skills are key, and the ability to work effectively in a deadline-sensitive business is essential. Proficiency in Microsoft Office is required, and the ability to learn other software-based management tools is required.


  • Provide data, analytic, and administrative support to the Client Services Associates and Sales teams
  • Help with marketing efforts, including list pulling and promotions
  • Assist with ViaTour database management, a custom Microsoft Access platform, including updates, quality assurance, and tour processing
  • Compile mailings materials and documents for upcoming trips
  • Assist with content updates on website, blog, and other digital assets
  • Support social media platforms
  • Help with general office tasks on an as-need basis


  • Knack for problem solving, collaboration, and project management
  • Ready to help and jump-in attitude, ability to work independently
  • Passion for customer and user experience
  • Experience in direct mail and data hygiene desirable
  • Experience with relational databases, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word a plus
  • Enthusiasm for education, culture, and travel
  • We are a small family-owned company with possibilities to explore special projects in other departments. Please share what other aspects of our company that might interest you; we may be able to create a unique and mutually beneficial internship opportunity.

    Hourly compensation, part and full-time schedules available.

    *Please inquire about additional internship opportunities in our other departments

How do I apply? Send a cover letter and resume to jobs at arrangementsabroad dot com, with the name of the position you are applying for in the subject line. Current references will be required in the final round. If your qualifications meet our needs we will contact you, and in addition, retain your resume on file for 90 days. Arrangements Abroad is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. We look forward to learning what you can bring to our team!