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Trip Leader

get paid to travel the world

Work for U30X


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Position: Trip Leader + Community Manager

Want to get paid to travel?

As a U30X Trip Leader & community manager, your main roles will be to facilitate unforgettable experiences for travelers & help manage our communities in the United States.

You’ll be traveling the world, showing people around a new country as their trusted friend - typically alongside a local guide as your co-worker.  You will also have social media responsibilities and have the opportunity to run Community Meetups in cities throughout USA and Canada.

Under30Experiences is seeking amazing personalities and strong leaders to lead our groups.

We are hiring a Trip Leader from the USA

Location: Across the world! 

Our training normally takes places in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica where you will be required to speak Spanish.  

(Exceptions are made for those with incredible photo, videography, or social media skills.)

We are also looking for Trip Leaders and Community Managers to begin around Spring Break 2018 through the summer.

Essential Qualifications:

-Experience working and developing rapport with a broad range of individuals and groups

-Experience living, traveling, and/or working abroad

-Experience leading groups of travelers around the world

-Blogging, social media experience

-Bilingual fluency: English + Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, or other language

Other Skills:

-A proven history of leadership skills with your peers

-Passion for travel

-Excellent organizational skills

-Ability to communicate with people from varied backgrounds

-Ability to work independently and solve problems

-High energy levels in order to deliver successful trips

- Has a background in the history and culture of a place we travel to.  For example: Latin American Studies Majors, History Majors and those with experience studying or living abroad are often a great fit.

What Under30Experiences Offers YOU:

-Opportunity to travel the world!  

-Flights, transportation, accommodations, and 3 meals per day paid for by Under30Experiences

-Paid training and reimbursement for CPR + First Aid Certification.  

-Curating experiences and building friendships of a lifetime while exploring the world’s most awesome places

-After your trips are over, go back to USA and Canada to have reunions with travelers and hold Community Meetups, expenses paid by Under30Experiences.

-Opportunity to develop leadership skills like decision-making, managing group dynamics, organization, and public speaking.

-Career advancement.

-Getting your writing published on our blog.

-Be part of our Community: At Under30Experiences we like to say: “Travel connects us. Community keeps us connected.”

-Remote work opportunities are available after seniority is earned.


-Be a friendly face to greet people at the airport, break the ice, help the group bond, and lead people out of their comfort zones.

-Act as the day-to-day leader of the group delivering high levels of customer service and traveler satisfaction.

-Manage reservations for accommodations, transportation, and activities as required.

-Maintain an expense report for each trip.

-Create digital media content for Under30Experiences like blog posts, photos, videos, Instagram stories, etc.

-Hold Meetups, Events, Happy Hours, and outdoor activities across the United States and Canada and manage our community via Facebook.

-Opportunity to be selected to attend our annual company retreat.

Must have blogging, social media and people skills:

  • Blogging & social media experience with strong writing skills.
  • Social skills, customer service experience, a bright smile, and the ability to lead groups with endless energy
  • Have an interest in personal development and becoming an all around badass
  • Has strong physical & emotional health and can handle 12 hour days & back-to-back trips
  • Remains calm and collected under unpredictable and stressful circumstances
  • Wants to be part of a work climate that encourages a healthy + optimized lifestyle

Must Not:

  • Apply for this job because you think it will be conducive to partying or dating
  • Or apply for this position because you think it will be an extended paid vacation - it won't be
  • Complain or ever get tired of being sent to amazing places
  • Have poor leadership skills, or fearful in unfamiliar foreign countries
  • Care if you sleep on a couch, have roommates, or iguanas living on your roof
  • Get sick often, eat like crap, and let the team down

Can handle the following:

  • Red eye flights and middle seats places like Iceland 
  • Dealing with bad weather
  • Jetlag
  • Altitude sickness
  • Food poisoni
  • Leading strenuous hikes and demanding physical activities
  • Mentally ready to lead others out of their comfort zone
  • Have the discipline to eat healthy and be an example other people want to follow

How To Apply:

Please submit your official application to work for Under30Experiences here.  You will be asked a series of questions, to highlight your experience, passions, skills, and any other information, including language skills.

Please attach your CV or resume and 3 minute video cover letter highlighting why you’d be a great fit for Under30Experiences.

*The video cover letter can be as simple as the "selfie camera" on your phone. Our goal is to better understand why you'd like to get to know you better- not your ability to make a professional video.

Please send anything else you’d like to submit *after you fill out the application form* to

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