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We offer amazing opportunities, learning, and foodie adventures. Want to join us?

Position:

Growth Marketing Manager

Moscow With Locals team is looking to expand in new ways to meet the ever-growing demand for our brand of authentic experiences. To continue growing at the exceptional rate that we have been our team requires a new member: Growth Marketing Manager.

The role:

We need you to have:

  • At least 2 years of proven experience in growth or acquisition marketing.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Deep knowledge of the travel/tourism industry.
  • Proficient Google Analytics or similar – not just how to navigate the platform but rather to identify actionable data points. 
  • Experience with the Google Marketing Platform including Google Analytics, Optimize, Google Tag Manager, etc. 
  • An analytical problem-solver mindset. 
  • High attention to detail enabling you to analyse and execute campaigns flawlessly. 

You will be in charge of:

  • SEO and Content management for website and blog
  • Online Advertising (SEM);
  • Social Media (strategy planning and execution)
  • Marketing Analytics (with monthly reports to track your overall strategy)
  • Reviews Management (TripAdvisor and Google)
  • Brand Development;
  • Website development;
  • New product and market development;
  • Communicate and work in cooperation with tour guides;
  • Write in English.

Bonus points if you:

  • Worked for a tour operator or in tourism in any capacity. 
  • Live in or near any cities where we have a presence. 
  • Have relevant certifications (although proven experience trumps certifications).

What we offer:

  • Lots of autonomy and trust – we expect our team members to bring their best ideas and initiatives to the table. Then implement them.
  • Opportunity to work remotely – We all do!
  • Additional:
    Part-time job
    Base salary with commissions based on growth;

How to apply:

Please get in touch with us at hello@moscowwithlocals.com and we’ll send you the application instructions.

Position:

Passionate Food Tour Guide – Moscow

Do you love Moscow? Do you love talking about how awesome Moscow is and showing others where the best eats are in the city? Do you love being the centre of attention? Can you command a crowd, make them laugh?
If so then this job could be right for you!

Want a job with a flexible schedule where you get to meet lots of interesting people from around the world and show them your city? 

  • Are you a good communicator?
  • Do you love Russian history and culture?
  • Can you tell a great story & make people laugh?
  • Do you believe in the power of food to connect people?
  • Do you enjoy learning & talking about food?

Then you might be Moscow With Locals tour guide if you are living in Moscow, love Moscow, love food, love the food of Moscow, and love people from everywhere in the world, we might be looking for you! Join us and become our local expert tour guide.

  • Walking tour guide
  • Tours last 3-3.5 hours, possible back-to-back tours
  • 1-2 days a week to start
  • Primarily April through October but the possibility of year-round work

What to know:

Only applicants living close to/in Moscow will be considered. 

Positions are part-time (1-4 times per week). Tours operate Mon-Sun and departure times vary. We need people who can also work on the weekends and evenings. Tours are 3-3.5 hours long. Do not apply for this job if this is not suited to you. 

We prefer applicants to be at least 25 years old, although exceptions are made on a case-by-case basis. Please no undergraduate students or summer-work only applicants.

Who we are?

Moscow With Locals is the leading food tour company in Russia on a mission to enable travellers to fall in love with Moscow through local gastronomic experiences. As we are growing, we are looking for passionate locals to join the team. This means guiding our friendly guests through our food tours and making sure that at the end they are so excited about Moscow – and the food.

Experience & Qualifications

We are looking for people who are high-energy, self-motivated, funny, and passionate! 

  • Do you have exceptional people skills? (our guests can sometimes expect a lot and we always try to exceed their expectations)
  • Can you converse with all different types of people? (Outgoing personality & appreciation of people from a variety of backgrounds)
  • Are you interested in other people’s stories? (guides have a lot of responsibility and are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner when dealing with guests)
  • Do you live in Moscow? (We need people who truly know what they are talking about)
  • Are you a great communicator (need to be comfortable as a public speaker in front of the groups and able to communicate well individually with guests, fellow guides and office staff)
  • Are you energized by quick thinking on your feet? Can you solve problems confidently and on the fly? (Plan A can be quickly derailed, how do you do with plan B?)
  • Our ideal tour guide is honest, hardworking, funny, reliable and charming. If you are excited about the possibility of working for us and this sounds like you, send us an email with your resume and tell us a little bit about yourself. 

Requirements

  • Fluency in English is the must
  • Previous tour guiding experience is not required.
  • You are required to own a mobile phone (preferably an iPhone), have desktop/laptop-based and check your email at least once per day.
  • The natural sense of humour, ability to improvise, and make people feel at ease immediately.
  • Enjoy working in a flexible environment with little to no direct supervision.
  • Strong organizational skills, communication, and attention to detail.

Preference will be given to applicants who have greater flexibility to take on extra shifts on short notice, as well as additional shifts during peak months. An ideal candidate would have opportunities for long-term growth (e.g. leading and creating new tours).

Responsibilities

Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

– Give an engaging, fun, and knowledgeable tour! – Foster and nurture personal relationships with all partners, so that you can make your guests feel like they are part of something “special” for the duration of their tour.

– Actively seek out information and interesting history and food facts and be excited to share that knowledge with fellow Tour Guides.

– Calm under pressure, not easily flustered, quick on your feet, and ability to create personal relationships with each tour participant.

– Assist with daily operations and maintenance of the tours

Pay

Once hired and trained, Tour guides can average around 1000 Roubles per hour. 

Do you think you are the one?

If so, please email us at hello@moscowwithlocals.com with Application for Food Tour Guide in the subject line. Include your CV and your explanation as to why you are the person we are looking for.

We promise to reply to all candidates with a yes or no. Just bear in mind the process may take some time.

What to do next?

Lastly, this is a flexible job in nature, please do not apply for this position if you are looking for something full-time or if you are not flexible with your days and hours of work.

Send an email to hello@moscowithlocals.com with the following
• In the subject line: Application for Food Tour Guide
• Your CV/resume
• Tell us why (in English) you would be perfect for the job

Any other questions? Just e-mail us!

We are looking forward to learning more about you!
Warm foodie regards,

Moscow with Locals Team