HoneyGuide Apps is an exciting travel-tech startup and happens to be the most amazing place you can work in Kathmandu right now. Here is why:

Learning
  • We have an in-house curriculum to help you understand the core principles about the stuffs you will be working on.
  • Data Driven Decision Making means that the best ideas win and there will be numbers to back it up.
  • Rather than features, we focus on running experiments which means all of us learn something new all the time.
  • Since roles are ill-defined and departments are non-existent here, you will learn about technology, marketing, photography, sales, culture, analytics, networking, design and everything else in between.
  • You will also be learning a lot from the diversity in the founding team. ( Abhishek Pande , Ashish Shrestha and Diwaker Ghimire )
Innovation
  • Look at our app. Something like this has never been done before. It isn’t hard to see that innovation is in our DNA.
  • Sloppy and mediocre work has no place at HoneyGuide. If it isn’t five times better than what is out there, we trash it.
  • That said, HoneyGuide isn’t for everybody. HoneyGuide is a refuge for people who were too smart for school, too headstrong for teachers, too creative for banks, too motivated for an INGO and too adventurous for a routine job.
Impact If you want to know more And finally,
  • 2 day weekend
  • Flexible work hours

We understand it was a long read just to get to the Job Description, but amazing teams are built by understanding each other’s hopes and fears. Please take time to understand what HoneyGuide stands for by going through our blogs and social media channels. We too shall go beyond your GPA and work experience during the interviews. ;)

And now, here are the Job Descriptions:

  1. Front-end Developer
  2. Content Writers

 

Job Description for SEO and Analytics Officer

We have amazing content and a killer product. Now we need someone who can leverage the content for web visibility and can monitor the digital pulse of our product to tell us how we are doing.

Personal Traits

  • Proactive: Since you will besupervising and coordinating, we need someone who can take the lead and excite people.
  • Leadership: Cross-functional coordination will be your daily routine. You need to know how to bring out the best in people.
  • Data Driven: HoneyGuide doesn’t run on opinions or seniority and neither should you. Think data.
  • Creative: Our core product is innovation. Unless you can come up with new and amazing ideas and articulate them well, chances are HoneyGuide is not the place for you.
  • Passion: We intend to be the best at what we do as is hopefully very clear from what we have done so far. We hope you share that passion and drive.
  • Skeptical: The internet and the world at large is full of noise, baseless opinions and just plain ‘guff’. Unless one is questioning, one will never get to the bottom of the matter and create something amazing. We hope you are one of those kids whom your teachers thought was a ‘smartass’.

Work Responsibility

  • SEO: Create and Implement HoneyGuide’s SEO and SEM Operation in coordination with the rest of the team.
  • Data Analytics: Sift through data generated in our panels to come up with insights. Also act as the central person for managing experiments and data at HoneyGuide.
  • Content Management: Create and also Manage content for HoneyGuide website and mobile application.

Skill Set

  • Bachelor’s Degree with Marketing/Entrepreneurship Concentration.
  • Sound knowledge and 2 year experience with SEO and Digital Marketing.
  • Some programming skills will be a welcome addition.
  • Strong command of both written and spoken English.
  • Understanding of Nepali travel industry
  • Must have an eye for good content and latest web marketing trends.

If you think you fit the bill, let's talk. Send an email to Ashish Shrestha honeyhunter [at] honeyguideapps [dot] com by November 30, 2016 along with your

Cover Letter (Why you and HoneyGuide Apps will be a great fit?)

CV with references

2 recent writing samples.

PS: An application will not be considered complete without all three parts. We will not review incomplete applications. Also, we do not discriminate on sex, race, age, marital status, religion, sexual inclination or fetishes. Please do not include such information in your application.

 

Job Description for Content Writer

Amazing content is at the heart of what we do at HoneyGuide Apps. That is one of the fields in which we do not even compromise one bit. Hence we are looking for an adventurer, scholar and storyteller all rolled in one.

Personal Traits

  • Skeptical: If your idea of research is a google search and taking stories at face value, HoneyGuide is not the place for you. Since we do not talk shop here, we are looking for people who can question and dissect mercilessly.
  • Curious/Open minded: Since most of your work will revolve around learning, it is a no-brainer that we are looking for a truly curious and open minded person.
  • Great sense of humour: A good sense of humour is essential not only to make in depth content amazing, but is also a necessary assets to explore those remote hinterlands without much material comforts.
  • A natural born story-teller: As we said, it isn't just about researching and travelling, it is about presenting what you have learnt in a compelling way.
  • Organizer and Team Player: Since you will also be working with external content writers, being a team player and a good organizer will come in very handy.

Work Responsibility

  • Research: Do in depth study of a destination. It might be for the mobile app, website or other marketing channels.
  • Travel: Travel to amazing places not only to do field research, but to actually ‘feel’ the place.
  • Write: From the research and fieldwork, write insightful, relevant and helpful content.
  • Coordinate: Find, organize and coordinate with writers from outside of HoneyGuide.

Skill Set

  • Must have done his fair share of travelling.
  • Must have an insatiable thirst to know more about places and people.
  • Strong command of both spoken and written English.
  • Good at Photography and Post-processing. Videography will be an added bonus.
  • In good physical condition.

If you think you fit the bill, let's talk. Send an email to Ashish Shrestha honeyhunter [at] honeyguideapps [dot] com by November 30, 2016 along with your

  1. Cover Letter (Why you and HoneyGuide Apps will be a great fit?)
  2. CV with references and travel experiences.
  3. 3 recent writing samples.
  4. Photography/Videography portfolio.

PS: An application will not be considered complete without all four parts. We will not review incomplete applications. Also, we do not discriminate on sex, race, age, marital status, religion, sexual inclination or fetishes. Please do not include such information in your application.

 

Job Description for Ground Marketing Officer

In addition to the web, building a relationship with travelers and service providers in the ground itself is very important for HoneyGuide Apps. As such we are looking for suave individuals who will build relationships on behalf of HoneyGuide Apps on the ground.

Personal Traits

  • Persuasive: If there is one word to summarize your work it is to ‘persuade’. Period.
  • Great Communicator: If you understand there is more to communication than speech and words, you are the one we are looking for. ;)
  • Proactive: Since you will be taking the lead on most activities, it is a no brainer that you need to be very very proactive.
  • Team player: You will also be working closely with the founding team, web marketeer and other members of the team, getting along with people is the key.
  • Data Driven: You can talk the talk, but can you walk the walk? You must understand the importance of data to measure the effectiveness of seemingly intangible activities.

Work Responsibility

  • Find Partners: HoneyGuide is looking to build relationships and collect data on gear shops, book shops, hotels, restaurants, lodges, guides, travelers, airlines, transport providers and other travel service providers. You will be the one who will do this. In addition to the service providers, we also have relations with other not-for profit institutions.
  • Maintain Relationships: You will also follow up on proposals and other documents we submit and also go say hi sometimes without any purpose.
  • Coordinate: You might have to coordinate people to collect data on the service providers.

Skill Set

  • Bachelor's Degree with Marketing/Entrepreneurship concentration.
  • Established connections in travel industry with 1-3 years experience.
  • People with Sales Background will be given preference.
  • Strong command of both written and spoken English.

If you think you fit the bill, let's talk. Send an email to Ashish Shrestha honeyhunter [at] honeyguideapps [dot] com by November 30, 2016 along with your

  1. Cover Letter (Why you and HoneyGuide Apps will be a great fit?)
  2. CV with references
  3. 1 recent writing sample

PS: An application will not be considered complete without all three parts. We will not review incomplete applications. Also, we do not discriminate on sex, race, age, marital status, religion, sexual inclination or fetishes. Please do not include such information in your application.

 

Job Description for Front-end Developer

We have great product, but having product is not always sufficient it must always evolve with current technological trend and always be co-operative with it's user. As such we seek developers who can keep up with us and user.

Personal Traits

  • Curious: Should look new technologies with curiosity not as another "thing".
  • Learning Attitude: Nobody knows all, but if you have learning attitude you will get by whatever people throw at you.
  • Great Communicator: If you understand there is more to communication than speech and words, you are the one we are looking for. ;)
  • Proactive: Since you will be taking the lead on most activities, it is a no brainer that you need to be very very proactive.
  • Team player: You will also be working closely with the founding team, web marketeer and other members of the team, getting along with people is the key.
  • Data Driven: You can talk the talk, but can you walk the walk? You must understand the importance of data to measure the effectiveness of seemingly intangible activities.

Work Responsibility

  • Technical Stack: You will be mainly working with React (Javascript Framework) for our web platform.
  • Coordinate: You will be coordinating with UI/UX team frequently as well as with Backend team.
  • Knowledge Sharing: You will be sharing knowledge and ideas about anything, from what you are working on to whatever you hacked on weekend.

Skill Set

  • 1+ years of experience in AngularJS/React/Ember.
  • Have good Knowledge of Javascript and Html/CSS.
  • Knowledge of DVCS tools, mercurial or git is must.
  • Knowledge of languages like Python/PHP is a plus.

If you think you fit the bill, let's talk. Send an email to Ashish Shrestha honeyhunter [at] honeyguideapps [dot] com by November 30, 2016 along with your

  1. Cover Letter (Why you and HoneyGuide Apps will be a great fit?)
  2. CV with references
  3. Link to your portfolio application (if applicable)

PS: An application will not be considered complete without all three parts. We will not review incomplete applications. Also, we do not discriminate on sex, race, age, marital status, religion, sexual inclination or fetishes. Please do not include such information in your application.

 

Job Description for Cross Platform Mobile Developer

We have great product, but having product is not always sufficient it must always evolve with current technological trend and always be co-operative with it's user. As such we seek developers who can keep up with us and user.

Personal Traits

  • Curious: Should look new technologies with curiosity not as another "thing".
  • Learning Attitude: Nobody knows all, but if you have learning attitude you will get by whatever people throw at you.
  • Great Communicator: If you understand there is more to communication than speech and words, you are the one we are looking for. ;)
  • Proactive: Since you will be taking the lead on most activities, it is a no brainer that you need to be very very proactive.
  • Team player: You will also be working closely with the founding team, web marketeer and other members of the team, getting along with people is the key.
  • Data Driven: You can talk the talk, but can you walk the walk? You must understand the importance of data to measure the effectiveness of seemingly intangible activities.

Work Responsibility

  • Technical Stack: You will be working with React Native to build our mobile platform, mainly for Android and iOS devices.
  • Coordinate: You will be coordinating with UI/UX team frequently as well as with Backend team.
  • Knowledge Sharing: You will be sharing knowledge and ideas about anything, from what you are working on to whatever you hacked on weekend.

Skill Set

  • Have working knowledge of React Native with 2+ years of experience in software development.
  • OR, 1+ years of experience in AngularJS/React/Ember.
  • OR, 2+ years of experience in mobile development (Android/iOS/Windows) and want to learn/work on cross platform mobile development.
  • Some Knowledge of Javascript and Html/CSS is preferrable.
  • Knowledge of DVCS tools, mercurial or git preferrable.
  • Knowledge of languages like Python/Java/Swift is a plus.

If you think you fit the bill, let's talk. Send an email to Ashish Shrestha honeyhunter [at] honeyguideapps [dot] com by November 30, 2016 along with your

  1. Cover Letter (Why you and HoneyGuide Apps will be a great fit?)
  2. CV with references
  3. Link to your portfolio application (if applicable)

PS: An application will not be considered complete without all three parts. We will not review incomplete applications. Also, we do not discriminate on sex, race, age, marital status, religion, sexual inclination or fetishes. Please do not include such information in your application.