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Who we are

Etifor restores the balance between humans and nature. How? By improving the value of nature through science, innovation and governance. Our work is to help clients increase the economic, environmental and social benefits of policies, projects and investments. Together we will address environmental and social issues with the aim of enhancing nature.

Being part of our team means sharing our values (see our Ethical Management System) because the only thing that really matters to us is how green your heart is. We are discrimination-free space, for this reason we welcome and value (bio)diversity in every form!

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a new colleague to join our team who, after a period of training, will work together with the team to offer technical services to tourist destinations.

About the job

As a “Project Officer” specialised in Tourism Destination Management you will support Etifor’s team in the following activities:

Approach to the development of tourism in the territory that understands tourism as an economic system capable of improving the quality of life of the local population. We will work on destination development plans and deal with governance, destination profile development, tourism product design and the related communication, promotion and marketing strategy.

Implementation of management and development plans for tourist destinations using participatory methodologies, in order to stimulate or strengthen local tourism governance. The outputs of tourism development processes are strategic projects and destination startup plans.

Qualification, experiences and skills required

Educational background
The educational background says a lot about a person but not everything. If you think you have the right spirit, knowledge and skills for this role, send us your application! We will positively assess university studies with a focus on tourism.


We value your experience in the field and your passion for tourism.
If you have one or more years of experience in organising local tourism, it will certainly be useful for us to know.



  • you know the basics of the tourism market and territorial marketing;
  • you are able to understand and speak English “without the help of google translator, deepl.com or your very best international friend, of course”;
  • looking at the bit.ly/etifor-team page made you want to get to know us;
  • you will spend at least 30 minutes, before sending us your CV, to understand what we do and why we do it.


  • you are familiar with tourism regulations;
  • you have a car or another private mean of transport.
  • have experience in sustainability and eco-tourism.

What do we offer you?

If you are aligned with our mission and fit with this position, we will help you to grow within the company, have a good work-life balance, and have a positive impact on the environment, within an international smart and friendly workplace. In particular:

  • An exciting and challenging position within a dynamic, innovative, international & smart consultancy company working to connect humans and nature and dealing with the global challenges of climate change and biodiversity loss.
  • A value-driven team, with a balanced gender ratio and 33 average age.
  • A mixed academic and business work environment. Etifor works together with the Department of Land, Environment, Agriculture and Forestry of the University of Padova and our projects are often focused on Research & Development.
  • Flexible working hours and a smart working approach (we have a results-based approach). Depending on the type of contract and on the working years in the company, you will be able to take advantage of:
    > Welfare Plan: from 1K to 4K/year of vouchers for transports, travels, sport, health, cultural activities, etc.
    > Meal vouchers: meal vouchers  of a daily value of 8€.
    > Salary Adjustments: agreed upon special conditions/activities/tasks.
    > Bonus: individual financial rewarding weighted by both individual and company performances, up to +20% your base salary.


Expected start date: Asap, March/April 2022

Place of work: Padua office in Piazza Alcide de Gasperi n. 41.

Duration and type of contract: full time (Contratto Collettivo Nazionale Settore Commercio). For candidates under 30 years of age there is the possibility of 6-months internship or a 3-year apprenticeship (always with the possibility of renewal to permanent employment) based on previous experience in the sector.

Level: to be defined during the interview and subsequent meetings on the basis of experience and work curriculum.

How to apply?

The candidate must send the following information in English through the online form on this page (please select the following Application Type: Tourism-officer) no later than February, 27th 2022. For further information write to jobs@etifor.com.

Mandatory materials to apply:

  • updated CV in English. Please, in your CV or application, state your status in relation to the disability Law 68/99;
  • cover letter (max 1 page) with any link or document you consider highly relevant for this position.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for a face-to-face interview.