Job Application - AAMS Mild To Wild Rafting

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Sales and Reservations Consultant- Durango, CO

Mild to Wild Rafting and Jeep Tours Outfitter is seeking a qualified person for a year round position as an Adventure Specialist team in Durango, Colorado. The ideal candidate is an adaptable team player with a positive attitude who is willing to work both indoors and outdoors performing a variety of tasks to keep the office running smoothly and provide a positive experience to all guests! This position works closely with our Marketing and Operations teams in Durango. The ideal candidate will display excellent communication skills and demonstrate a desire to learn further about business, marketing, and/or communications field skills.

Mild to Wild Rafting & Jeep Tours have been the Southwest’s adventure and whitewater experts for over 27 years. Started by Molly & Alex Mickel, Mild to Wild has grown from a small booth in downtown Durango, to running trips all over Arizona, Utah, & Colorado. With the addition of Adventure Bound USA in 2018, Mild to Wild Rafting & Jeep Tours expanded to open an office in Moab, UT and run multi-day trips on legendary river sections such as Gates of Lodore, Yampa, Desolation Canyon, & Cataract Canyon. Mild to Wild is thrilled to carry on the nearly 70 year legacy of Adventure Bound River Expeditions. Our mission is to enrich our guests' lives with an escape in the outdoors creating a deeper connection with nature, family, and new friends.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Develop and maintain expertise of all Mild to Wild trips to effectively assist customers with accurate information; keep current as trip details change.
  • Answer telephone calls, live chats, & emails regarding all of Mild to Wild's trip options.
  • Utilize customer service skills, basic sales techniques, and product knowledge to connect customers with the right trip and drive sales.
  • Understand and operate Mild to Wild’s reservation system (Arctic) and customer relationship management system (Hubspot).
  • Build connection between guests and Mild to Wild by providing superior customer service.
  • Participate in team meetings and brainstorming sessions.
  • Communicate and coordinate reservations & product updates with the sales team.
  • Perform misc. duties as assigned by the Sales/Marketing Managers.


  • Be well versed and use inter-office communication and task management tools (Slack, Asana, Trello, Dropbox, etc).
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to easily multi-task and work on multiple projects with the same deadlines.
  • Excellent communication, writing, and editing skills and ability to write in different voices/tones dependent on the project.
  • Demonstrate a desire to learn further about business, marketing, and/or communications field skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, team player, with an ability to resolve complex issues with a positive attitude.
  • Ability to work with great attention to detail and knowledge of current digital trends.
  • Willing to abide by the policies and procedures of Mild to Wild.
  • Well-organized.

Commitment, Compensation and Benefits:

  • Pay is dependent on experience.
  • This is a full-time or part-time year round position.
  • Minimum commitment through at least the following season
  • Join in the fun and go along Mild to Wild adventures.
  • Join a winning team with opportunities for growth.
  • Access pro-deal discounts on outdoor gear.