Apply now as a SWISS Explorer and Travel all around the World

Apply now as a SWISS Explorer and Travel all around the World

Deadline: May 28, 2014

Do you like travelling the world? Do you have a flair for reporting and filming, while putting an airline’s products and services to the test at the same time? Then why not turn your passion into your profession! Swiss International Air Lines is offering you the ultimate travel job for 6 months. Apply now as a SWISS Explorer and travel all around the world.

You will visit the trendy venues and experience cultural and gastronomic highlights, test the travel tips on our new swiss.com website, and add their own to them. And will blog, report, film, document and twitter from all four corners of the globe, becoming a stylistically confident, critical, independent ambassador for the Swiss airline.

Fire up your creative engines and grasp this incredible opportunity to become the SWISS Explorer.

  • Travel the world and get paid for doing so.
  • What might at first sound like something too good to be true is in fact both as real and fantastic as the Matterhorn itself
  • SWISS is inviting an adventurous spirit with plenty of drive to travel the globe on its behalf for 6 months and share his/her memorable experiences with a worldwide audience.

Benefits:

  • Travel the world and get paid for doing so.
  • You’ll visit vibrant cities and their surroundings, experience cultural and culinary highlights, try out some of the travel tips posted on our redesigned website, and add your own insights to one of the most frequently visited websites in Switzerland. Your assignment will be to document your adventures by writing blog reports, taking photographs, recording videos and sending Tweets via Twitter about the who, what, when, where and how of your roving encounters.

Eligibility

In a nutshell, SWISS is looking for someone with the following profile:

  • Cosmopolitan personality with a strong command of written and spoken English
  • Exceptional creativity, with a keen eye for graphic presentation
  • A natural entertainer who enjoys creating lively, high-quality content for our new swiss.com page
  • Strong photographic skills and an intermediate or higher level of ability in shooting and editing video

Application process:

  • VIDEO PORTRAIT – WHY YOU?
    • Surprise and convince us with a creative video about yourself, your skills, abilities and talents. In no more than 3 minutes, explain why we should employ you as the SWISS Explorer. This video is your opportunity to win points with the jury and the voting public on our website. The video must be no bigger than 100 MB.
  • TEXTS THAT CREATE WANDERLUST.
    • Show us that your texts have what it takes to make an exciting SWISS Explorer blog. In no more than 400 words, tell us about your most memorable travel experience. Upload this text as a Word document or PDF.
  • APPLICATION DOCUMENTS (LETTER OF APPLICATION, CV, REFERENCES AND SALARY REQUIREMENT)In order to complete your application, send us a letter of application with your CV, references and your desired salary. Upload this document as a Word file, PDF or ZIP.
  • RECENT SELFIE
    • Put yourself in an interesting setting and take a selfie. Upload it (max. 2 MB) with your application documents

Selection stages

  • You have to go through a number of application rounds if you would like to be the SWISS Explorer. In the firststage, the jury will check and assess all of the submitted application documents. They will choose the 7 bestcandidates, who will then go on to the next round in the application. Also in the first stage, the public will be able to vote for their favourite among the published video portraits. The 3 candidates with the most votes will also go on to the next round of applications.
  • In the second stage, the 10 candidates will be invited to an application interview with SWISS in Kloten/Switzerland on June 10, 2014 or June 11, 2014.
  • Four of the 10 candidates will be invited to SWISS for a second visit on June 16, 2014. The 3 chosen finalists will be given an exciting task to complete and the opportunity to prove their skills and abilities by flying to a destination of our choice on June 21 – 22, 2014 and then sharing their experiences with us.
  • In the final stage, the tasks solved by the 3 finalists will appear on our microsite theswissexplorer.com

For more information click here.

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