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18-26 SEPTEMBER 2021

COMPETITION ANNOUNCEMENT FOR PROFESSIONALS

Peccioli
Working Village

SHARING, SMART WORKING AND EVERYDAY LIFE AMONG THE HILLS, IN THE MEDIEVAL VILLAGE OF PECCIOLI

Participate in the call for entries to spend 9 days of village-working among the beautiful Tuscany hills.
You will be able to dedicate yourself to work and to the discovery of an innovative territory by supporting the development of the local tourism system together with a professional community from all over the world.

thank you for participating

THE ANNOUNCEMENT IS CLOSED

A SMALL VILLAGE,
6 PROFESSIONALS
A TERRITORY IN DEVELOPMENT

Project presentation

A valuable opportunity of exchange and learning for professionals in territorial promotion, local development and tourism.

A precious opportunity of exchange for professionals of the tourism field and territorial promotion.

Peccioli Working Village is a project issued by Belvedere SpA, in collaboration with Touring Club Italiano and supported by Codici Ricerca e Intervento.

The project goal is to select 6 people having different professional backgrounds for the unique experience of working in a village for 9 days, from 18 to 26 September 2021, within an innovative context full of landscape and cultural attractions.

The choice of Peccioli is not random.

Certified with the Orange Flag of the Touring Club Italiano thanks to its historical, cultural and environmental heritage, this small village among the Pisan hills stands out for the fascinating dialogue between past and present, between the medieval layout of the territory and the interesting artistic path undertaken since the nineties.

A village-working project for

LIVING EVERYDAY LIFE IN A TUSCANY VILLAGE

IMMERSED IN A RURAL TERRITORY

SHARING SKILLS AND CONTRIBUTING

TO THE TOURISM DEVELOPMENT OF PECCIOLI

BEING PART OF A COMMUNITY

OF PROFESSIONALS

Do you recognize yourself in this identikit?

We are looking
for you!

We are looking for professionals who can support Peccioli’s tourism growth. You must meet the following specific entry requirements:

  • Professional

    Solid skills in at least one field among marketing and territorial communication, art and culture, outdoor and adventure, wellness and relaxation, food and wine.

  • English language

    Good knowledge of English language, written and spoken.

  • Smart Working

    Ability of working remotely.

  • Spirit of discovery

    Willingness to devote time to discovering the area.

  • Comparison and sharing

    Willingness to compare and share skills with local operators.

SMART WORKING,
SMALL VILLAGE

WHY CHOOSING PECCIOLI?

Because it is a village certified with the Orange Flag, a touring-environmental quality mark of the Touring Club Italiano, which rewards small inland villages that offer a special welcome and demonstrate sustainable land management.

Because Peccioli is a place of experimentation and new economies that have found an instrument of local development in the “Green Triangle”: a futuristic landfill that treats and disposes of waste and which can be turned into an unexpected outdoor stage for classical music concerts, fashion shows and installations and a congress center.

Because the village of Peccioli is immersed in a hilly landscape that fascinates and captivates, among vineyards and olive groves.

Because Peccioli is driven by a modern agritourism vocation.

Because the community of Pecciolesi (just under 5,000 people) knows how to offer visitors a warm, quality, unique welcome.

Because Peccioli presents itself as an engaging open-air museum, full of open-air installations and sculptures.

Because Peccioli has kept its medieval layout intact, with its historic buildings and the typical alleys.

WHO WILL BE BY YOUR SIDE

You will live the experience of village-working together with the other selected professionals, the warm community of Pecciolesi, and a group of experts in tourism and participatory processes. You can count on the support of:

We will take care of you:

OUR PROPOSAL
IN A NUTSHELL

Participants must take the time to elaborate a personal contribution proposal to Peccioli's tourism development and transfer it to local operators. There will be moments of sharing among the villagers to encourage the circulation of skills and experiences.

Free board and lodging in various structures distributed in the Peccioli area. Internet connection and adequate spaces to work. Possibility to spend working and extra-working time in an Orange Flag village. Local tourism experiences to discover the area and strengthen the bond between the participants. Possibility of expanding one's professional network in the field of tourism.

Tastings of local products, yoga immersed in nature, guided cultural tours, trekking, etc.

In a tourist facility in Peccioli, from the farmhouse surrounded by greenery to the B&B in the historic center.

F.A.Q.

The announcement is for six professionals in tourism, in hospitality and in the promotion of the territory. All applicants must be at least eighteen (18) years of age or older, be resident outside the municipal area of ​​Peccioli, hold a valid passport/identity document, have a good knowledge of English language, written and spoken and proven skills and experience in one of the areas indicated.

Because it is an opportunity to live a unique experience in a small Tuscan village. In particular, it will be possible to: live everyday life in Peccioli, share one's skills with the local network and be part of a community of professionals.

You can submit your application by filling out the form below, attaching a CV and any portfolio of your experiences.

Through the call for proposals, we are looking for professionals in the following areas: storytelling, photography, video making and territorial communication, territorial marketing, digital platforms, social media, information and communication technology, art and culture, outdoor and adventure, wellness and relaxation, food and wine. More details in the announcement.

The Commission will evaluate the applications received based on the examination of the curriculum, the application form, the relevance of the proposal, the full compliance with the requirements to participate and its originality.

It depends on the type of contribution proposed during the application phase. In any case, during the day the "villagers" will be able to devote themselves to their work, concentrating the evening and / or weekends for sharing with the territory.

Peccioli is easily reachable from Florence airport and Pisa airport. The Peccioli area is easily accessible from all major cities in Tuscany. In fact, just 15 km from the town are the two Pontedera exits from the FI-PI-LI highway that connects the city of Florence with Pisa and Livorno. The Peccioli area is served by the Pontedera-Casciana Terme train station with regular trains every hour or half an hour all day long. From Pontedera there is an extra-urban bus service to Peccioli and the hamlets by the CTT - Compagnia Toscana Trasporti.

  • cultural, sporting and wellness experiences;
  • free accommodation in local structures (apartments, farmhouses, B&B); 
  • vouchers for breakfast, lunch and dinner, to be consumed in the local facilities participating in the initiative; 
  • internet connection and adequate spaces to work 

Expenses of a personal nature and everything that is not specified in the announcement.

Download the announcement of Peccioli Working Village to have a complete view of our proposal and also to find all of the information on how to participate!
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