Tour Guide Jobs – London

We have a limited number of part-time tour guide jobs in London for well-presented, articulate actors and experienced tour guides who can provide an entertaining and informative commentary to customers on our bus and walking tours in London.

Essential skills required:

  • Previous tour guide experience
  • 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¬†history, culture and specialist themes
  • Excellent customer care and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to gain a rapid understanding of a tour route (i.e. about 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¬†previous experience of working in

Guides must be willing to work on weekends and school holidays on an ad-hoc freelance basis.

Please send a CV and cover letter to info@traditionaltoursuk.com

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