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Tour Guide of Historic Philadelphia

The Constitutional Walking Tours

Post Date: Feb 1, 2024

Become a tour guide of historic Philadelphia!  Meet people from around the world and show them Philadelphia's incredible history. Set flexible hours and work outside. Compensation starts at $15 an hour and you keep 100% of the tips that you receive.

Must be available to work:

  • 2-5 Weekdays this Spring between the hours of 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Weekend availability is not necessary but at least 1 day per weekend is preferred.

Tour Guide Duties:

  • Conduct comprehensive guided walking tours of Historic Philadelphia for tourists, groups and schools.
  • Lead groups of up to 45 people
  • Escort groups on a 75 minute tour of approximately 20 historic sites, following a script that provides information and interesting tidbits on Philadelphia's history.
  • Promote and sell tour tickets to visitors in the historic area.
  • Perform administrative tasks for The Constitutional as necessary.

Essential Skills:

  • High energy, friendly and outgoing.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to speak effectively in front of an audience.
  • Ability to interact comfortably with people with diverse backgrounds and interests.
  • Ability to effectively retain large amounts of detailed information and communicate this information to tourists in a manner that is both engaging and entertaining.
  • Previous public speaking, acting, customer service and/or sales experience is a plus.
  • Enthusiastic history buff and Philadelphia promoter.
  • Willing to spend a lot of time outdoors.

Contact Information:

Any questions can be sent to [email protected] 

 

The Constitutional Guided Walking Tours LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

 

How To Apply

To Apply:

Please attend our open hiring event on FEBRUARY 15, 2024 between 3PM and 5PM at the historic Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia.

If you cannot attend our hiring event, please email us your application and we will set up an alternative interview. To apply, email a cover letter and resume, with the SUBJECT LINE of the email entitled "TOUR GUIDE" to [email protected]. Be sure to describe why you would like to work with us and what you will add to our team.

Salary

$15 an Hour, Plus Tips
Job Category
Education
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