Starting Season 2019/2020
Application Deadline: June 30th
Do you love watching football around the globe? Do you have a passion for travel? Do you want to meet other like-minded people from around the world through shared experiences?
If you love building a global community, connecting people to their passions, and guiding remarkable experiences through Homefans, then read on. Homefans is hiring a new round of Experience Leaders from around the world to lead our trips/experiences for 2019/2020.
WHAT IS HOMEFANS?
Homefans is a global experience brand focused on organizing small group trips around the world for fans to experience football off the beaten path.
We create football experiences, adventures and trips for fans who seek to experience football beyond the 90 minutes and to connect with people who share the same passion for football. Fans travel the world with Homefans to explore football destinations, tick off their bucket lists and create memorable weekends.
EXPERIENCE LEADER ROLE DESCRIPTION:
Homefans Experience Leaders are football enthusiasts, planners, hosts, guides, and companions for curated groups of 4-16 from around the world in their own city.
The primary role of an Experience Leader is to run the show, by providing support and facilitation for groups and travelers during these football trips and experiences. You will wear many hats, from the problem-solving and customer service required of hospitality to the facilitation required. At times this role takes the endurance of an Olympian, and that excites you.
For this round of Experience Leaders, Homefans is especially seeking candidates who bring multi-year experience of traveling, love hosting like-minded travelers and preferably also traveled with Homefans before.
WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
A FOOTBALL FANATIC. You have multi-year experience in traveling to watch. You are comfortable leading a group of fans and travelers on our trips and love to travel the world when possible.
ENDLESS ENERGY. You get energy from people and you endlessly want to be around people. It doesn’t matter if you’re having a drink, going out after dinner, or staying in for the night, you want to be where the groups are. You know what it takes to create the kinds of experiences that Homefans are known for. It takes your endless amounts of energy.
A MULTICULTURAL TRAVELER-ORIENTED PERSON. You know what it takes to watch football and travel. You constantly have to earn the respect of the fans. It’s a nonstop job, and you have the experience in travel or hospitality that’ll help you succeed from day one. You’re obsessively travel oriented; always working to manage and exceed their expectations.
ROLE DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Experience Leader responsibilities includes:
In the months weeks leading up to a program, you will be responsible for:
During the trip, you will be responsible for:
This is a flexible role, you can discuss your availability with the team. From hosting 1 or 2 trips a season till 4 – 8 trips a year, you can decide. You will have free time during the trips and will have many of the benefits of the travelers – spending time to experience football cultures, experiencing new places and enjoying matches.
We are looking for locals who live in the following cities and want to join the global team of football enthusiasts of Homefans:
Don’t see your city? You can always apply and we’ll consider it internally.
WHAT IS IN THERE FOR YOU?
This is a dream for a lot of fans, and, if you are willing to dig in and put in the work, it can be an amazing journey for both you and our travelers. Direct benefits include:
HOW TO APPLY
Please email [email protected] no later than June 30th with your CV and a cover letter in English answering the following questions:
(1) Tell us the details of where you have been last season around the world that’s most relevant to this position. We’re not interested in people who want to travel for free only on the cost of Homefans. You’ll join a team of international football fans
(2) Take a moment and imagine yourself in this role. Tell us how you see yourself being successful on the ground with our travelers. How are you uniquely positioned to succeed in this role?
(3) What is your local team? Why do you want to host international travelers in your city/country?
HOW NOT TO APPLY
(1) Do not apply if you are looking for a way to support travel and travel for free. This is hard work that requires specific experience in travel and facilitation.
(2) Do not overlook the hours and work required of you with travelers or periods away from friends and family.
We will speak the most competitive applicants and regret that we cannot reply to all who apply. Early applicants will be given priority.