We're hiring

Want to be part of the Red Fox Cycling team? We're recruiting for Summer 2022. We have various roles available for keen cyclists, camping enthusiasts and experience delivery experts!

Apply now for Tour Leader, Lead Cycle Guide, Escape the City Cycle Guides, Festival Cycle Guides, Van support and Master Camper roles.

 

Tour Leader

Three cyclists smiling and waving to camera

Duration:

Specified 2 and 3 day events
(May - September 2022)

Responsibilities:

  • Lead preparations for cycling tours (equipment and paperwork)
  • Deliver end to end group cycling experiences, ensuring tours run smoothly and efficiently and that every rider has the best possible experience
  • Direct and manage teams of up to 5 on-road cycling guides
  • Drive Red Fox support van
  • Load and unload bags, camping equipment and bicycles where necessary
  • Conduct rider registration
  • Ensure a treatment strategy is in place and implemented for special medical conditions and dietary requirements
  • Set up and ‘run’ snack and lunch stops
  • Pre pitch tents, air mats and travel pillows on overnight rides
  • Communicate with suppliers (campsites, cafés and pubs) and nominated festival contacts to coordinate arrival times
  • Support team with ‘clean down and prep’, ensuring Red Fox Cycling equipment is ready for the ride each day

Skills required:

  • Experience as a Tour Leader or Event Manager in the travel, tourism or hospitality sector
  • Excellent planning, organisational and decision-making skills
  • High energy and unwavering commitment to delivering first class experiences
  • Confidence and ability to direct and manage a team
  • Ability to fix basic on road stoppages and mechanical issues (e.g. tube replacement, puncture repair, gear and brake adjustment, reconnect chain)
  • Full clean Drivers license

Pay and Benefits:

  • £120 per day (planning & prep), £150 per day (tour delivery)
  • Free weekend festival tickets (on festival rides)
  • Festival specific perks e.g. hot showers, drinks vouchers, free programmes
  • Red Fox Cycling guide t-shirts and hoodie
  • Expenses, training and insurance:
  • All meal expenses covered during tours 
  • (except dinner on overnight camps)
  • Camping equipment as needed
  • Employers Liability insurance cover
  • Food Hygiene L2 training

Ready to apply? 

Email us now at richard@redfoxcycling.co.uk 

 

Lead Cycle Guide 

Duration: 

Specified 2 and 3 day events (May - September 2022) 

Responsibilities: 

  • Accountable for the safe, smooth and successful guiding of all cyclists from ride start point to ride end point 
  • Look after rider well-being and happiness, ensuring every rider is getting the best experience possible 
  • Ensure tour is being run, and full team is operating, according to Red Fox Cycling health & safety and ride management standards 
  • Create, risk assess (where not already done) and sign off end to end cycling routes 
  • Manage cycle guide team, allocating tasks as appropriate 
  • Structure ride groups based on rider ability and number of guides 
  • Give health & safety and ride management standards briefing to riders 
  • Lead pre-ride readiness (M check, stretching, guide equipment), allocating tasks as appropriate 
  • Support team with ‘clean down and prep’, ensuring Red Fox Cycling equipment is ready for the ride each day 

Skills required: 

  • Tour Leader qualification with a registered UK body (e.g. Sustrans Ride Manager, British Cycling Combined Award, Cycling UK Tour Leader) 
  • Valid First Aid certificate from an accredited body (cycling specific or full 3 day First Aid training aimed at high risk workplaces) 
  • Advanced bicycle mechanic skills 
  • Intimate knowledge of the risk assessment 

Pay & Benefits: 

  • £125 per day (planning & prep & tour delivery) 
  • Free weekend festival tickets (on festival rides) 
  • Festival specific perks e.g. hot showers, drinks vouchers, free programmes 
  • Red Fox Cycling guide t-shirts and hoodie 

Expenses, training & insurance: 

  • All meal expenses covered during tours (except dinner) 
  • Mileage or transport expenses 
  • Camping equipment as needed 
  • Employers Liability insurance cover

Ready to apply?

Email us now at richard@redfoxcycling.co.uk

 

Escape The City Cycle Guide 

Three female cyclists waving at the camera

Duration: 

Specified 2 and 3 day events (May - September 2022) 

Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for the safe, smooth and successful guiding of all cyclists from ride start point to ride end point 
  • Look after rider well-being and happiness, ensuring every rider is getting the best experience possible 
  • Guide riders according to Red Fox Cycling health & safety and ride management standards and follow direction from Lead Cycle Guide 
  • Attend team ‘huddle’ meeting before each ride 
  • Support Lead Cycle Guide with pre-ride readiness (M check, stretching, guide equipment) 
  • Support team with ‘clean down and prep’, ensuring Red Fox Cycling equipment is ready for the ride each day 

Skills required: 

  • Tour Leader qualification with a registered UK body (e.g. Sustrans Cycle Ride Leader, British Cycling L1 / L2, Cycling UK Group Leader) 
  • Basic bicycle mechanic skills (M Check, puncture repair, inner tube replacement, brake and gear adjustment) 
  • Knowledge of the risk assessment 

Benefits: 

  • £110 per day (tour delivery) 
  • Red Fox Cycling guide t-shirts and hoodie 

Expenses, training and insurance: 

  • All meal expenses covered during tours (except dinner) 
  • Mileage or transport expenses 
  • Camping equipment as needed 
  • Employers Liability insurance cover 

Ready to apply?

Email us now at richard@redfoxcycling.co.uk

 

Festival Cycle Guide

 

Duration: 

Specified events (May - September 2022) 

Responsibilities: 

  • Contribute to the safe, smooth and successful guiding of all cyclists from ride start point to ride end point 
  • Look after rider well-being and happiness, ensuring every rider is getting the best experience possible 
  • Guide riders according to Red Fox Cycling health & safety and ride management standards and follow direction from Lead Cycle Guide 
  • Attend team ‘huddle’ meeting before each ride 
  • Support Lead Cycle Guide with pre-ride readiness (M check, stretching, guide equipment) 
  • Support team with ‘clean down and prep’, ensuring Red Fox Cycling equipment is ready for the ride each day 
  • Help with bike load for return journey on Monday morning 

Skills required: 

  • Experience leading groups on outdoor adventures (ideally cycling tours) 
  • Basic bicycle mechanic skills (M Check, puncture repair, inner tube replacement, brake and gear adjustment) 
  • Knowledge of the risk assessment 

Benefits: 

  • Weekend festival ticket 
  • Red Fox Cycling guide t-shirts and hoodie 

Expenses, training and insurance: 

  • All meal expenses covered during tours (except dinner) 
  • Mileage or transport expenses 
  • Camping equipment as needed 
  • Employers Liability insurance cover 

Ready to apply?

Email us now at richard@redfoxcycling.co.uk

 

Festival Van Support
(Shambala, Wilderness & Green Man) 

Duration: 

Specified events (May - September 2022) 

Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for snack and hydration stops, transporting luggage and keeping riders on the road 
  • Load and unload rider bags 
  • Respond to calls from guides for mechanical support 
  • Set up and deliver on road snack and water stops 
  • Drive rider bikes to ride start point on Monday after event 
  • Collect and return van from / to hire company where needed 
  • Support team with ‘clean down and prep’, ensuring Red Fox Cycling equipment is ready for the ride each day 

Skills required: 

  • Full UK drivers license. 

Benefits: 

  • £50 per day (tour delivery) 
  • Weekend festival ticket 
  • Red Fox Cycling guide t-shirts and hoodie. 

Expenses, training and insurance: 

  • All meal expenses covered during tours (except dinner) 
  • Mileage or transport expenses 
  • Camping equipment as needed 
  • Employers Liability insurance cover 

Ready to apply?

Email us now at richard@redfoxcycling.co.uk

 

Master Camper 

Duration: 

Specified 2 and 3 day events (May - September 2022) 

Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for delivering a first rate, well presented and well managed camping experience for riders 
  • Set up and take down tents, air mats, pillows 
  • Ensure camping equipment is sanitised and made ready for next tour 
  • Be the ‘go to’ person for rider questions on all aspects of the overnight camp 
  • Support team with ‘clean down and prep’, ensuring Red Fox Cycling equipment is ready for the ride each day 

Skills required: 

  • Experience putting up tents and setting up camp 
  • A genuine love of camping 
  • Good eye for detail 

Benefits: 

  • £75 per day (tour delivery) 
  • Red Fox Cycling guide t-shirts and hoodie 

Expenses, training and insurance: 

  • All meal expenses covered during tours (except dinner) 
  • Mileage or transport expenses 
  • Camping equipment as needed 
  • Employers Liability insurance cover 

Ready to apply?

Email us now at richard@redfoxcycling.co.uk