Posted 9 days ago
You're charming and entertaining, we're hiring!
YOUR WINNING CHARACTERISTICS
You live our 5 core values!
Friendly and welcoming
Knack for controlling an audience
Well-balanced communication skills
Familiarity with Vancouver and Richmond’s food, history and culture
Have lived in Vancouver or Richmond for the past three years
HOW YOU'LL BE SUPPORTED
You’ll receive paid “Serious Foodie Training” which lasts approximately 3-5 weeks to get you up to speed on Vancouver history, architecture and food. 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.
Once hired and trained, Foodie Tour Guides receive $22 or more per hour. Including gratuities, most Tour Guides average between $100-155 per tour. Tours are 2 to 4 hours long.
Complimentary access for you and guest to key attractions, including discounts at hotels, through the Tourism Challenge Privilege pass
Complimentary food tour experiences around the world
Family and friends discount to Vancouver Foodie Tours
Eating meetings and professional development workshops
Fun team building events to enhance your culinary prowess and knowledge of Vancouver
Exclusive staff discounts around Granville Island
Availability - Open availability on Saturday and Sunday to host 3.5-4.5 hour long tours. There will be a minimum of one tour per week during the winter, and two tours per week during the summer. Additional tours may be offered depending on business volume.
2019-2020 Winter Season - Host the Gastronomic Gastown Tour, from approximately 2:30-6:30 pm once a week on Saturday or Sunday.
2020 Spring & Summer Season - Host the Gastronomic Gastown Tour 1-2 times a week, and the new Authentic Asian Eats Tour in Richmond once a week.
Languages - Native English speaker, and conversational Cantonese or Mandarin preferred.
Homebase - Reside in Vancouver or Richmond.
Group size - 2 to 16 guests per tour.
Connectivity - Own a Vancouver mobile phone number with data and check your email several times a day.
Date Available: October 30th, 2019
Compensation: $30-40/hour including gratuity
Other Positions: Host(ess)
Contact Name: Michelle Ng
Contact Position: President & Founder
We are a great lifestyle choice for those who seek to perform at their highest level. We care deeply about our people, and prioritize a great culture for our team above all else.