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Tour Guides Needed

Tour Guides Needed

Do you love Orlando? Do you love food? Can you command a crowd, make them laugh, and have everyone literally eating out of the palm of your hand? If so, then this is the job for you!

Orlando Food Tour GuideOrlando Food Tours, which offers nationally recognized food tours of Orlando’s tastiest neighborhoods, is seeking passionate, highly energetic, and empathetic people as Tour Guides. Positions are part-time and on-call. Applicants must possess strong leadership abilities, charisma, a wonderful sense of humor, excellent communication skills and a deep passion for Orlando and it’s food. We conduct on average 4 tours per week year round, rain or shine. To learn more about what we do, please visit:

www.orlandofoodtours.com/food-tours/

Leading a food tour is a combination of quick thinking on your feet, advanced storytelling, and herding cattle from one location to the next. We provide you all the training and get you up to speed on your missing knowledge of Orlando’s history and its incredible food scene. Once you’re up and leading a food tour, you’ll be amazed that you’re getting paid handsomely for something so ridiculously fun and rewarding. If you think you have the improv and leadership skills required, then please apply before all available Tour Guide positions are filled!

WHAT TO KNOW:

Only applicants living close to/in Winter Park will be considered. Self-employed individuals and/or flexible schedules preferred. Must be available to lead tours year round. Positions are mostly weekend based with the opportunity to expand into weeknight tours. Each tour is 3 hours long and depart at 11:45 am and 12:15 pm. Prefer applicants to be at least 21 years old, although exceptions are made on a case-by-case basis.

TRAINING:

Training lasts approximately 2-3 weeks. Training is paid.

PAY:

Once hired and trained, Tour Guides receive on average $30/hr to $40/hr. Including gratuities, most Tour Guides average between $80 – $130 per tour. All tours are 3-hours long. A Tour Guide never guides more than one tour in a day.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Please send a single email with ALL the following information to guides@orlandofoodtours.com:

  1. A witty explanation (max valsartan diovan. 500 words) of why you’d make the perfect food tour guide.
  2. Full resume
  3. One recent photograph of yourself (as attachment; no larger than 3MB) and/or provide a video sample (as a website link, NOT an attachment)
  4. Indicate which day(s) of the week (including weekends) you are available to lead tours
  5. Any international traveling experience(s)
  6. Use the following format in the email Subject line: Your Last Name, Your First Name – Tour Guide Application

If you do not complete the six (6) steps above, we will not consider your application. Do not send more than one email or inquire if we’ve received your application. Please do not call or email us to check on your status. We will review every application submitted. We will only contact applicants who meet our criteria for an interview.

NEXT STEPS:

If we see a good fit, we will email you with the information on your interview (date, time, location, etc.), what you can expect when we meet, and more details on training and eventual employment.

OTHER PERTINENT INFORMATION:

You are required to own a mobile phone, have desktop/laptop-based internet access in your place of residence and check your email at least once per day.