Coople is partnering with the organizers of the Freeride World Tour to launch the first ever Verbier E-Bike Festival. The event, which aims to become Europe’s largest gathering for electric bike riders and enthusiasts, will take place this year from the 13th to the 18th of August. To commemorate the inauguration, Coople is holding an open casting for several electric roles through its job platform.
Once-in-a-lifetime ‘dream’ jobs
Adrenaline-seeking candidates with a need for speed are invited to apply for the role of POV E-Bike Camera Operator. Three selected candidates will be presented with the rare opportunity to follow the world’s best mountain bikers in an exclusive race around the massif of the majestic Mont Blanc. Their mission: to capture all the action and rush from the riders’ perspective through a wearable camera. Over the course of 3 days, they will traverse 3 countries and over 300 kilometers, along breathtaking balconies and through spectacular passes, to capture jaw-dropping visual content from the Verbier E-Bike Festival. To be considered for one of the roles, candidates should be fit and be able to demonstrate experience of mountain biking through demanding terrain and conditions.
Following the Xtreme Verbier leg of the Freeride World Tour in March, this marks the second collaboration between Coople and the organizers. Coople, which is celebrating 10 years in Switzerland, is continuing to challenge traditional views of the gig economy. “Flexible work is not only restricted to boring or menial jobs, and these dream jobs speak to that,” says Simon Vogel, Regional Manager for Western Switzerland. “There are so many exciting opportunities which offer flexibility on the market right now, and we’re bringing them to people.” The company aims to provide job-seekers across Switzerland with a smooth and easygoing experience for finding flexible jobs across a multitude of sectors and industries.
The first-ever Verbier E-Bike Festival
The Cooplers selected for the special role will be part of the very first edition of the Verbier E-Bike Festival. The 5-day event will transform the village of Verbier into a playground for riders and bike enthusiasts of all ages and abilities. More than 30 industry brands will be represented and festival-goers can enjoy a unique opportunity to test and compare the newest models of e-bikes. The Festival will be completed with a selection of bike tours around the region of Val de Bagnes, where participants can explore the area’s best trails, discover the biggest e-bike test center in the country, sample local food and culture from the Valais, and test their own endurance on the tracks.