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Looking for tour guides! $20/hr Part Time (Portland)

Haunts of Maine

compensation: $20/hr
employment type: part-time
job title: Tour Guide
**Overview:**
Hello all! If you want to be part of something cool and new in Portland keep reading!

A new ghost tour is coming to Portland, Maine! Join us as we explore Portland on foot after dark.

Individuals with experience as tour guides or in theatre/public speaking a huge plus!

This is a walking tour so guides must be mobile and able to walk several blocks for an hour+.

Pay is $20 an hour. 2-3 days a week to start. Tours will be offered in the evening so those with day jobs encouraged to apply! College students, retirees, and everyone in between welcome.

If you enjoy history, aren’t spooked by ghosts but keep an open mind and enjoy talking to people, please reach out to us.

18+ and serious injuries only please.

**Duties:**
- Conduct engaging tours for groups, providing insightful information about historical sites, landmarks, and local culture
- Ensure the safety and well-being of tour participants throughout the tour
- Answer questions from tour participants and provide exceptional customer service
- Maintain a professional and enthusiastic demeanor at all times
- Adhere to tour schedules and time management to ensure a smooth experience for guests
- Utilize public speaking skills to deliver informative and entertaining tours
- Educate visitors on the significance of each location visited

**Experience:**
- Strong communication skills to effectively interact with diverse groups of people
- Exceptional customer service abilities to create a positive experience for guests
- Proficient in public speaking to engage and captivate audiences
- Leadership skills to guide and manage tour groups effectively
- Time management skills to keep tours on schedule and ensure all locations are visited
- Multilingual or bilingual proficiency is a plus, but absolutely not required

Job Types: Seasonal, Part-time
Pay: From $20.00 per hour
Expected hours: 2 – 10 per week

Benefits:
• Flexible schedule

Schedule:
• Evenings as needed
• Evening shift
• Every weekend
• Holidays
• Monday to Friday
• Night shift
• Rotating weekends
• Weekends as needed
• Weekends only

Supplemental pay types:
• Overtime pay
• Tips

Education:
• High school or equivalent (Required)

Experience:
• Presentation skills: 1 year (Preferred)

Shift availability:
• Night Shift (Required)

Ability to Commute:
• Portland, ME (Required)

Work Location: In person
Background Check: (Required)
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.

post id: 7747172350

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