Our goal is to build a team and organization that innovates and reinvents the idea of tourism. We want to create an engaging experience economy that does not only provide the most fun, immersive, meaningful and creative travel experiences but empowers people, communities and the causes for sustainable development along with it.
If travel and exploration, creating social impact, business development, cultural heritage or creative communication is your passion then check out our career opportunities.
We need passionate people to support us in operating and innovating some of Thailand’s best travel experiences and to work with amazing partners such as Mark Wiens and the Yunus Institute. We want to lift the idea of tourism to a whole new level and transform tourism to be a true community builder and agent for positive change. If this is your call, then send us your application today to [email protected]
Explore and travel
Explore off the beaten path and help build the greatest travel company
Be part of something greater
Serve the movement for sustainable development and community empowerment in Thailand,
Innovate the tourism industry
Vanguards reinvent the experience economy by partnering with incredible individuals and organizations.
Build capacities, your own and that of others
Work with locals on the ground to create an engaging experience economy that supports the grassroots
Financial and Operations Officer
Be the engine of Vanguards and scale our operations
Our Operations and financial officer is responsible for bangkokvanguards head office in Bangkok and is the first line of contact for travelers, customers and guides. This opportunity will be split between Office management tasks and Financial/Bookkeeping responsibilities. Additional to this will be general HR tasks and Event management. This role will report directly to the COO and CEO.
• Be the first line of contact for our travelers and customers and guides
• Manage and maintain daily facility related administration tasks
• Negotiate office related affairs
• Manage the purchase of office supplies
• Ensure the availability of company tools for all employees
• Supervise booking software
• Guide management
• Help maintain alarm and telecommunication related affairs
• Manage proper reception tasks
• Event management (Christmas dinner, Community day, etc.)
• Be the central role of all personnel related issues
• Manage personnel administration (personal data administration, holidays registration, etc.)
• On-site on-boarding and ensuring completion of according documents
• Take care of the necessary guidelines for all personnel
• Formulate proposals and advice concerning local personnel policies
• Execute HR related policies
Provide support to finance function including:
• Communication with Accountant
• Processing and filing of documents
• Data collection
• Supporting finance closing to tight deadlines.
Full time tour guide and travel writer
Build amazing Thailand travel experiences and create content around those
Support bangkokvanguards in operating and designing the most creative and meaningful travel experiences and craft inspiring and beautiful stories around our Vanguards adventures.
Creating creative and engaging online content for a mainly Thai audience and supporting with English content.
Your third priority will be in researching and supporting the product development of bangkokvanguards.
Vanguards Experience Officer
Be more than a guide, be a connector and facilitator to connect people to Thailand on a deeper level
We are a dynamic team of urban explorers, advocates and travel professionals focusing on small group adventures. We are passionate about designing and delivering unique, meaningful and fun Thailand experiences. Our mission as is to create maximum value travelers as well as for Thailand’s people, communities. We are looking to expand our team and need your help to raise the bar in the tourism industry.
Expand your knowledge and potential
INTERNSHIPS FOR STUDENTS OF
FIELD OF ACTION
You will be working in three main areas, including CONTENT MARKETING, the Hyperlocal TRAVEL HUB and OPERATIONS.
Minimum: 3 months +
Payment: Basic coverage, commuting costs and work related expenses.
We are looking for motivated, pro-active and self-driven people who are hungry for adventure, self-development and making a difference. We need candidates who can think outside the box and are up for the challenge to build one of Thailand’s most inspiring and creative travel companies.
SKILLS WE ARE LOOKING FOR
We offer a small-team, startup environment with all the exciting dynamics and diversity that our work brings along. We are working with amazing partners, from community leaders, journalists, universities, social entrepreneurs, travel bloggers, NGO’s and other people to build a whole new experience economy. We offer competitive salaries, flexible working times, including remote work. We sometimes switch work places to different locations depending on the nature of our work and projects. Our office is located in a secluded oasis in the heart of Bangkok’s old town. Nestled in an ancient community, inside the compound of an artist’s house and surrounded by trees and nature. Our goals is to not only build an inspiring organization but to develop ourselves, to grow, learn and develop toward our full potential as individuals and as a team. Working here means to be part of a family, building something meaningful, evolving on a personal and professional level and having fun along the way.