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We Strive for the Best

Vancouver Foodie Tours is comprised of a team of dedicated and passionate individuals who want to make a difference. We want to share and enlighten others through memorable culinary experiences, and constantly push boundaries to find a better way.

We have a whatever it takes attitude to get the job done, and we let what is best for our guests be our guiding light. We are a small but mighty team, where each team player is a key contributor with a unique skillset. We celebrate the unique strengths of each team member and strive to learn from one another.

What’s it like to work with us?

WE’RE AMBASSADORS FOR VANCOUVER

We’re locals, welcoming the world to our city

ATTEND OUR INFAMOUS EATING MEETINGS

Eating, learning, sharing…always!

MAKE A LASTING IMPACT

You’ll meet people from around the world and share in memories that last a lifetime!

Available Positions

  • FOODIE OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR

    Details of the Foodie Administrator role

    1. Real business needs you will solve

    VFT is a growth company that has seen exponential growth since its inception in 2010. The Foodie Administrator will deliver memorable experiences for guests and tour partners, create a sound accounting system, while leveraging technology to achieve operational efficiency.

    2. Management Style

    At Vancouver Foodie Tours, we believe in providing team members with a general framework and relying on the individual to find the best way of getting the job done. Once you have completed the initial job shadowing and training, you will be given the freedom to find the best way of accomplishing the tasks at hand. Feedback is provided periodically and ideas exchange are encouraged.

    We will look to the Foodie Administrator to provide the leadership and initiative to create a forward thinking and efficient way of managing the administrative and accounting side of the business, while providing memorable experiences to guests and tour partners.

    3. Why you will love this job

    You will enjoy working with supportive team members who are happy to assist, and an organization that’s on a mission to be the best they can be. If you are the inquisitive and critical thinking individual that we are looking for, you will fit right in and be encouraged and supported.

    4. Part time and full time opportunities available

    This role operates out of our Granville Island office.

     

    These are winning qualities of the Foodie Administrator…

    • You have a Type-A personality with an obsessive attention to details;
    • Competency with numbers and Excel
    • Possess strong organizational skills and is often organized to a fault;
    • Prepares for Plan B and C, in the event Plan A falls through;
    • A critical thinker who is resourceful;
    • Demonstrates creativity in solving problems;
    • Takes control of situations;
    • Possess a high level of professionalism;
    • Handles pressure with ease;
    • A great communicator who keeps the rest of the team informed and organized;
    • Possess great telephone manners;
    • Is independent and thrives in an autonomous work environment.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    1. Assist in creating a sound accounting system
    2. Develop organizational systems and work processes, to create a systematic way of doing things
    3. Keep abreast of new technology and assessing if it can help move the organization forward
    4. Provide guest services by phone and email
    5. Maintain tour schedule, adding and cancelling tours as needed
    6. Process incoming tour bookings
    7. Create memorable experiences for guests
    8. Place orders with tasting locations
    9. Confirm upcoming tours with tasting locations
    10. Support tour guides with order changes and contacting guests as required
    11. Create and send invoices, track payment receipts
    12. Track money owing to tasting locations

     

    APPLY NOW

    If you possess the qualities we are looking for, please apply now by emailing [email protected] with all of the following:

    • Resume
    • Exactly 300 words in a Word Document, explaining why you would make the perfect Foodie Administrator for Vancouver Foodie Tours
    • Expected hourly rate
    • Availability
    • Subject line should read – Foodie Administrator Application: First and last name

     

    Incomplete applications will not be considered. We will not be accepting inquiries by phone.

    We are looking for someone with immediate availability. Only successful candidates will be contacted. This position closes when the position is filled. Please apply now.

     

    ABOUT VANCOUVER FOODIE TOURS

    Vancouver Foodie Tours offers food tasting and educational walking tours, introducing food loving visitors and locals to one-of-a-kind food and drinks that define Vancouver’s culinary scene. Guests indulge in a feast for their eyes, belly and mind, tasting signature dishes at award winning Vancouver gourmet restaurants, food shops and food trucks. Guests also learn about the origins of ingredients and how dishes are prepared. This is the best way to taste Vancouver!

    We are a team of food-loving Vancouverites who are passionate about showing off our amazing city and culinary scene. Read all about the Vancouver Foodie Tours team here.

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“Life at VFT? It’s fun, focus and food! We love to eat together, we love to learn new things, and we love Vancouver. Our team is everything and we have a blast!”

Joyce, Marketing Manager

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