Careers at Costa Rican Vacations

Costa Rican Vacations is part of the Namu Travel Group.  We are Central America’s largest online travel agency and have been in business since 1999.  If you want to become part of a dynamic company with growth opportunities and a fun, relaxed environment, apply to become part of our team. We are passionate about serving customers and creating unforgettable experiences. We achieve this by hiring great people who view this career as more than just another Costa Rica job.

Current Job Openings:

Senior Accountant Wanted, Costa Rica

Namu Travel Quality Representative, Costa Rica

Recruiter / Trainer Wanted, Costa Rica

Travel Consultants (Sales)

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Senior Accountant Wanted (San Jose, Costa Rica)

Job Summary

As the Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for applying accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports and statements and ensure appropriate control procedures. You will also be responsible for processing and monitoring payments and expenditures.

Main Responsibilities:

    • Maintain an accurate aging reports
    • Reconcile account receivables to the General Ledger, update receivables by totaling unpaid invoices
    • Process refunds, returns checks and bad debts

 

  • Compile sales monthly reports
  • Reconcile records with internal company employees and management or external vendors
  • Prepare payroll process twice a month
  • Make recommendations based on analysis and status of reserves, assets and expenditures
  • Among others

 

Requirements:

  • Advanced student of Major Degree in Accounting or Business Administration with emphasis in Accounting or Finance
  • 3 years of experience in financial reporting/general ledger area (ideally from multinational companies)
  • Advanced English skills (oral and written)
  • Advanced level in Google Email and Microsoft Office (Excel, Access and Word)
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced setting
  • Strong organizational, verbal and written communication skills
  • Customer service oriented
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to act and operate independently with minimum direction from manager to accomplish objectives
  • One year experience in collections (US based clients) is a plus
  • SAP knowledge is a plus

What do we offer?

  • Inspiring environment: Our team is made up of passionate people that bust down barriers to get results that exceed expectations
  • Seriously casual atmosphere: A fun family and casual environment (so the suit is not necessary) where we work hard and play hard.
  • Competitive salary and compensation package: We reward great performance; we offer a competitive salary as well as lots of parties and fun throughout the year.
  • The opportunity to become a hotel snob: We need you to know luxury hotels and partners so we will send you there as a guest!
  • Career Opportunities: We are interested in your personal and professional success. We want to see you grow with us!

To Apply:
If you meet the requirements, are passionate about Costa Rica, have advanced English spoken and written skills, and if you are looking for a successful career, please send your resume to jobs@namutravel.com


Namu Travel Quality Representative Wanted (San José, Costa Rica)

Job Overview

As a Quality Representative you will help us make sure that people on vacation have the time of their life and keep coming back with us by developing, implementing and ensuring adherence to Quality Processes set forth by the Namu Travel Group.

Duties:

  • Reservations control
  • Manage the Quality Processes of the product
  • Work together with the quality team to achieve the objectives, goals and KPIs
  • Reporting

Requirements:

  • Student of Bachelor Degree in Tourism
  • Advanced English level (oral and written)
  • One-year experience in the tourism industry (experience in the Operations is a plus)
  • Two-year experience in administrative positions
  • Good Math and Logic Skills
  • Organized, proactive & Client Service oriented
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Social skills and attention to detail a must
  • Experience in multitasking unrelated projects simultaneously
  • Willingness to work in a team environment
  • Proactive, mature and responsible attitude
  • Experience in Tourism and Reservations is a plus

What do we offer?

  • Inspiring environment: Our team is made up of passionate people that bust down barriers to get results that exceed expectations
  • Seriously casual atmosphere: A fun family and casual environment (so the suit is not necessary) where we work hard and play hard. Relax in our games room, where you can play ping-pong or have a meeting over a game of Jenga.
  • Competitive salary and compensation package: We reward great performance; we offer a competitive salary as well as lots of parties and fun throughout the year.
  • The opportunity to become a hotel snob: We need you to know luxury hotels and partners so we will send you there as a guest!
  • Career Opportunities: We are interested in your personal and professional success. We want to see you grow with us!

To Apply:
If you meet the requirements, are passionate about Costa Rica, have advanced English spoken and written skills, and if you are looking for a successful career, please send your resume to jobs@namutravel.com.



Recruiter / Trainer Wanted (San Jose, Costa Rica)

The top Travel Agency in Costa Rica is looking for an HR Generalist that will provide support to the delivery of Human Resources services in two main areas: 1. Recruitment: In charge of the recruitment process beginning with the request of an opening and finishing with the hiring of the selected candidate. 2. Training: Work in conjunction with Training Specialist to design, develop and deliver training of soft skills and on-going training on policies and procedures of the different areas of the company.

Responsibilities

  • Develop, create and maintain training material
  • Develop, create and update Namu University courses
  • Manage training logistics including facilities scheduling, tracking team members participation and follow-up surveys
  • Interview appropriate project members to determine process inputs for training materials in English and Spanish
  • Attract applicants by placing job advertisements; contacting recruiters and using job sites
  • Determine applicant qualifications by interviewing candidates; analyzing responses; verifying references and comparing qualifications to job requirements
  • Schedule interviews of pre-selected candidates with hiring managers
  • Prepare and deliver job offers to candidates using approved company guidelines
  • Develop, create and maintain recruiting policies and procedures
  • Maintain an updated Recruiting Database where those resumes received through the year are organized
  • Provide support in any special project or task related with the Human Resources Area

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in Human Resources or related field
  • Minimum of two-year experience in Training positions
  • Minimum of one-year experience in Recruitment Positions
  • Advanced (C1) English skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced skills in preparing and creating presentations and training material
  • Advanced skills in planning, organization and time management
  • Intermediate level in MS Office
  • Demonstrated ability screening for administrative and technical positions and identifying skills/strengths
  • Proven ability to consistently and positively contribute in a high-paced, changing work environment
  • Team player

To apply, send your resume to jobs@namutravel.com


 

Travel Consultants

Design & Sell Vacations For Costa Rica’s Largest Online Travel Agency

Why Work With Us?

Career Options, Stability, Travel Perks & Industry Leading Compensation.

We began as a two person start-up in 1999. Today we’re proud to be the largest agency in Central America.  We are looking for quality individuals who share our values and want to be part of a growing organization with lofty goals. See testimonials from current sales reps below.

Job Overview:

The Namu Travel Group is looking to contract Travel Consultants to design and sell customized, luxury vacations to Costa Rica. We seek candidates who are passionate about Costa Rica tourism, enjoy communicating with clients and are fanatical about delivering outstanding customer service. We assign you qualified leads that we attract via our promotional efforts.  It is your job to understand the client’s needs, design a personalized vacation and communicate with them until purchase.

Compensation:

Compensation is 100% commission based…But Fear Not!  We offer a 60 day training period, during which trainees receive a monthly stipend while they learn the ropes.  Most trainees begin selling before the training period ends.  Average consultants earn commissions and bonuses equating to $36,000 annually. Top producing consultants earn $45,000 or more.

Perks:

  • Frequent travel to luxury hotels throughout Costa Rica
  • Work 100% from home with a flexible schedule
  • Opportunities to grow: all our Sales Management (and 2 owners!) started in Sales
  • Fun, frequent company events
  • A nice group of quality co-workers

Candidates Must:

  • Be Native English Speaker
  • Reside full-time in Costa Rica
  • Be available for 60 days of training in the San Jose area
  • Be willing and able to take weekend trips to visit hotels throughout the country

The Ideal Candidate Is:

  • A risk-taker who is unafraid of a challenge
  • Is highly disciplined and internally motivated
  • Hard working and goal-oriented
  • A team player with an unsinkable spirit
  • Honest, trustworthy and professional

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • A high school degree
  • Proficient with basic computer skills (typing, MS office, Internet browsing)
  • Strong communication skills
  • A university degree preferred
  • Previous experience in sales, customer service or tourism preferred

To Apply:

If you are interested in a position with our sales team please submit your resume with a professional cover letter to jobs@namutravel.com . The cover letter is MANDATORY and should answer these three questions:

  1. Why do you believe your a qualified for this role?
  2. Why you are interested in working for our organization?
  3. What do you love about Costa Rica travel?

Sales Staff Testimonials:

I could go on and on.. I think the most important thing to me is that my job allows me to travel around such an awesome country, and share my love for Costa Rica with other people. Another thing that I love are my co-workers.

I love having the opportunity to travel the country, stay in awesome hotels, do really fun excursions, try great food, work from home, set my own schedule, make great money, fun company events.

Flexibility, earning potential, and perks (travel, free hotel stays),and of course my co-workers. I also like the fact that as long as I do my job and do it well, managers let me work very independently. I feel proud to work for a quality company.

I like the satisfaction of coming up with the right itinerary for a client, communicating with them and getting the sale. I enjoy traveling, doing new things and doing quality control to make sure that we are offering the best hotels for the client.

I love the ability to control my income by making sales and working from home.  I love working with the clients and hearing how the loved their vacation.  Also of being able to help people get to CR and feel comfortable about what they are doing.  Educating people on the amazing places in this country.  


 

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