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Manggis Village Project Coordinator

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Brand: Discova
Work type: Full time
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Categories: Wholesale & Product

Community Project Coordinator


 is searching for a compassionate, engaged Community Project Coordinator to elevate and support our work in Manggis village, Bali!

About Us
The Discova brand was launched in July 2019 and is the newest brand in the Flight Centre Travel Group family of brands.  The merger of Buffalo Tours in Asia and Olympus Tours in the Americas created a global DMC business with more than 20 years experience in delivering amazing travel experiences to our customers. With a purpose to connect people and places with a world of possibilities, we are the travel people who work globally, live locally and go the extra mile to help our partners extend their reach.

About the Opportunity

The work we have done in Manggis is especially close to our hearts, which you can read more about HERE. We have supported Manggis with job creation & employment, environmental and cultural preservation and local enterprises that create new forms of sustainable livelihood. Now we need a passionate individual with a deep appreciation and understanding of Balinese culture to help us continue to enhance and develop community-based tourism here.


Your main responsibilities are to:  

  • Work with the key stakeholders (Manggis villagers, Discova, Cross Hotels) to agree on the vision for Manggis, long term objectives and goals for the project
  • Ensure that the project scope remains true to the vision and purpose of the stakeholders and sustainable tourism
  • Coordinate with villagers and Discova internal teams to define the range of experiences/tours required and complete the design of each product
  • Identify which experiences will be operated by Discova and which experiences will be operated by villagers as social enterprises
  • Coordinate and promote local skills and entrepreneurial programs for villagers


About you

The Essentials:

  • Deep understanding of the local community and Balinese culture
  • Tourism or hospitality experience is an advantage (2+ years preferred)
  • Experience in community projects, NGO or sustainable tourism project/activities


The Attributes:

  • Purpose driven and passionate about empowering local communities and responsible tourism
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Humble, empathetic and culturally sensitive
  • Good mediation and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to build relationships at different levels and across cultures
  • Able to work under pressure, juggle multiple tasks and work outside office hours when required
  • Able to work independently and within a team
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to work between Discova office and rural/outdoor environment as required
  • Computer literacy – must be capable of working with Microsoft Office suite, e.g. Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Word

This role is one of our most rewarding yet, and is especially suited to those who prefer something hands-on beyond the usual 9-5. We’re not looking for experts or academics, but individuals who genuinely care and become invested in communities and the environment, and who have a love and understanding of Bali. Think you’re the right fit? We’d love to hear from you!


Finally, if you are successful, you will find out that working with Discova is more than just a job. To be part of the Discova family is to be in your element. We offer an exciting career progression globally and a fantastic and supportive team culture and social events that are the envy of the industry.
Get in touch now and Discova a world of possibilities!



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