Cookies

At Journey Latin America we use cookies to give you the best experience on our website. By continuing to browse, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on our website.
Find out more


Work for us


Work for us

We welcome applicants to join our team from a wide range of backgrounds.  Many of our staff are graduates with good Spanish or Portuguese. Travel trade experience is welcome though not essential.  If you have the following skills please apply, we keep applications on file as future opportunities arise.


Do you have what it takes to be a tour leader?

Tour leading is a 24/7 role and whilst each day will bring a new and often incredible experience, you must also be prepared to deal with the challenges that undoubtedly will arise when trying to lead a group holiday.  Consequently, to apply for this work we require the following:

  • A desire to work with people
  • Proven or potential ability to deal with groups confidently
  • A diplomatic temperament
  • Good organisational skills
  • Fluent in English language
  • Fluent Spanish and/or Portuguese
  • Good recent ground knowledge of at least 5 Latin American countries, based on personal independent travel
  • A professional attitude to the execution of the tasks in hand
  • A sense of fun
  • Visible and lasting passion for Latin America.
  • Able to spend a minimum of 6 months abroad at a time 

Download a detailed Tour Leader role description

Download the Tour Leader Application Form

If you are interested in working for Journey Latin America as a tour leader, and meet the criteria above, please fill in the application form and send to tourleading@journeylatinamerica.co.uk. Please note only successful candidates will be contacted and invited for interview.

London Sales Department

We welcome applicants to join our team from a wide range of backgrounds. Our sales departments include Flights, Bespoke Holidays and Group Tours.

Many of our staff are graduates with good Spanish or Portuguese. Travel trade experience is welcome though not essential. If you have the following skills please apply, we keep applications on file as future opportunities arise.

• Good knowledge & extensive travel experience of Latin America (with a minimum of 3 countries visited)
• An aptitude for sales & excellent interpersonal skills, both on the phone and face-to-face
• Excellent organisational and computer skills
• Fluent English. Spanish and/or Portuguese preferred
• Ability to work as part of an enthusiastic team and on your own initiative

If you are enthusiastic and keen to work with the UK's number 1 specialist in travel to Latin America, please send a CV and a covering letter detailing your travel experience in Latin America (including areas visited and travel dates) to the address below:

Antonio Vaquero
Journey Latin America
401 King Street
London, W6 9NJ
hr@journeylatinamerica.co.uk

articles you may like

Browse our inspiration area of the site. It's packed with insider travel tips, Top5s, competitions, events, recipes and holiday ideas for Central and South America sure to whet your travel appetite.

More inspiration

Tailor made holidays

Creating bespoke holidays that are as individual as you are

  • Your personalised itinerary
  • Crafted with our expertise and experience
  • The widest choice available
  • Carefully designed to meet your style & budget

Call 020 3411 1854 to enquire.

Journey with the UK's NO1 specialist in travel to latin america

We Love Latin America

  • A passion for the region runs through all we do
  • All our Consultants have lived or travelled extensively in Latin America
  • Up-to-the-minute knowledge underpinned by 35 years' experience

Full Financial Protection

  • Fully bonded and licensed
  • ATOL-protected
  • On your side when it matters
  • Book with confidence, knowing every penny is secure 


The Real Latin America

  • Our insider knowledge helps you go beyond the guidebooks
  • We hand-pick hotels with character and the most rewarding excursions
  • Let us show you the Latin America we know and love
Wanderlust

Wanderlust Reader's Travel Awards - Top Ten Tour Operator 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015

Latin American Travel Association – Award for Customer Service 2012

Sunday Times Travel Magazine – Specialist Tour Operator 2012

Sunday Times Travel Magazine – Best Value Tour Operator 2011

Sunday Times Travel Magazine - Editor's Award2013

British Travel Awards – Best Small Tour Operator Central & South America 2011, 2012

Condé Nast Traveller – Top Ten Specialist Tour Operator: 2010, 2011, 2012

Guardian and Observer Travel Awards– Top Ten Small Tour Operator: 2009, 2010, 2012

Page Full Path: /sitecore/content/JLA/Home/information/work-for-us

Page ID: {94614204-8671-4F0C-80F2-22D45B59B3C3}

Page Name: work-for-us

Page Display Name: Work for us

Page Template Name: T026-Content

Page Template ID: {8E489C8B-B09B-43AB-B8CA-40AD727FA73F}

Parent ID: {002610A6-AF8D-4462-ADFF-914806721343}

Parent Name: information

Parent Display Name: Information

Parent Template Name: T022-Portal

Parent Template ID: {7E14C5CD-F03C-4573-BCD1-8C1B4A22C1C5}