We have a limited number of part-time tour guide jobs in London and Cardiff for well-presented, articulate actors and experienced tour guides who can provide an entertaining and informative commentary to customers on our TV and movie themed bus and walking tours in London and across the UK.
Brit Movie Tours specialises in Film and TV Location Tours of London, Cardiff and other parts of the UK. The tours take people to well known film and TV locations, fascinating landmarks, provide behind the scenes info, offer trivia about stars and movies and most importantly about having fun.
Essential skills required:
- Previous tour guide experience
- A clear speaking voice in English
- First class communicator
- Excellent customer care and interpersonal skills;
- Ability to gain a rapid understanding of a tour route (i.e. about movie and TV history / trivia, places, landmarks)
- Good presentation, time-keeping and ability to work under pressure.
- Motivated, energetic and comfortable keeping a potentially large group of people entertained and happy for between 2-10 hours depending on the tour
- Comfortable with responding to spontaneous changes in tours e.g. traffic delays, accidents etc and keeping the tour guests happy
- Can learn and retain information provided by a script and also from own research
Preferable skills / experience
- Native speaker of foreign languages including French, German, Spanish, Russian or Japanese
- Have interesting anecdotes about working in film and TV
- A good general knowledge of history of the area you wish to be a tour guide in e.g. London, and a real passion for Film and TV
Guides must be willing to work on weekends and school holidays on an ad-hoc freelance basis. Locations: London – United Kingdom If you are interested in applying please for tour guide jobs in London email your CV, a headshot and 100 words as to why you feel you are suitable for a role. As part of the recruitment process you will be given a telephone interview where you will be asked questions about your knowledge of the tour theme you are interested in. Following this you will be asked to give a 30 minute tour of the tour area you want to work in.
Email: val [@] britmovietours.com