We have a limited number of freelance tour guide jobs in London, Cardiff, Leeds, Cambridge and Liverpool 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.
Essential skills required:
A clear speaking voice in English
First class communicator
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
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
Previous tour guide experience
Fluent speaker of foreign languages including French, German and Mandarin
Have interesting anecdotes about working in film and TV
Guides must be willing to work on weekends and school holidays on an ad-hoc freelance basis.