Underground Donut Tour – Tour Guides Needed
Looking for a fun summer job? Are you a people person who loves donuts? If so, you might be right for this position. The Underground Donut Tour is looking to hire 1-2 summer tour guides to help lead tours around the city. In business for nearly two years, the Underground Donut Tour is quickly becoming one of Chicago’s most popular food tours. A two hour walking food tour that stops at several of the best donut shops in Chicago. We need you to help us expand both the number of tours we are running, as well as how many days a week we can run them.
In order to apply for this position, you should be:
- A friendly, jovial person with a positive attitude
- Able to meet, greet, and speak in front of groups with ease
- An excellent communicator who can clearly enunciate and project your voice
- Able to think on your feet and adapt to different situations quickly and easily
- Able to keep a groups attention and entertain/educate them with fun facts about the tour and the city of Chicago
- Able to interact with various types of people and personalities with ease
- Able to work weekends, and potentially Thursday or Friday as needed
- Able to follow a specific routine/path to ensure consistency and quality of the tour experience
- Able to present yourself in a positive, well-groomed manner to project an enjoyable, family friendly brand for the Underground Donut Tour
- Comfortable standing and walking for 2+ hours while leading the tour
- Legally authorized to work in the US
Additional items that are preferred, but not required:
- You work in hospitality, theater, entertainment, comedy, or a related industry
- You have easy access to your own transportation or public transportation, so you can pick up tours on short notice
- You have some knowledge about donuts, pastries, confections, or other desserts
Position will be paid $20/hour plus tips. Negotiable sales commission for additional tickets sold as well.
To apply, please send your resume to info[at]undergrounddonuttour.com with subject line “Tour Guide Application”. Thanks!