Sustainable Travel International


Destinations Research Associate

We are looking for a fast-learning, motivated and high-performing individual to assist our expanding Destinations Team.  This is an unpaid position, but there is potential for merit-based compensation.

Key responsibilities of the Destinations Research Associate include:

  • Research on cutting edge destination trends

  • Review and preparation of world-class case studies of best practice initiatives in sustainable tourism

  • Comparative analysis of travel and tourism intelligence

  • Support the development of destination sustainability research

  • Drafting of reports, PowerPoints and Prezis

  • Administrative and technical backstopping for the Destinations team


Ideal candidates will have an undergraduate degree in tourism, business, sustainable development, management or similar.  Experience in the non-profit sector and a keen interest in travel and sustainability a plus.


Application Process:

Please complete the Destinations Research Associate Application Form, send a one-page cover letter and CV/resume to Please include “FLP: Destinations Research Associate” and your last name in CAPS in the subject title. Please also include your last name in CAPS in the file name of any attached document. These documents should demonstrate your writing and presentation capability. Those candidates who fail to complete all steps will not be considered.


Only short-listed candidates will be notified.  Short-listed candidates will be requested to provide two work samples and three references.

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