Tour Guide

Organisation: The Real Mary King’s Close

Salary: £10.52 Per Hour

Location: Edinburgh

Join our team as a Tour Guide at The Real Mary King’s Close

The Real Mary King’s Close is buried deep beneath Edinburgh’s Royal Mile. On their fully guided tour, guests follow Edinburgh’s past residents in these underground alleyways and hear the real stories of the people who lived, worked and died there. Join us to experience over 400 years of history and unlock the secrets of Edinburgh’s only preserved 17th-century street.

An opportunity has arisen to contribute to the further success of this attraction and we require a Tour Guide and Guest Services Team Member. Through our exceptional training programme, you will have the skills to lead our guided tours as well as greeting guests, processing bookings and working in our café.

As a Tour Guide, you will deliver an exceptional experience ensuring all of our guests take away lasting memories.

Using a mix of expert knowledge and humour, you will be hosting and delivering scripted content with an injection of your own creative flair. We are looking for people who enjoy being centre stage and bags of personality is a must. This role will offer the right candidate the opportunity to be part of a team to have fun delivering exceptional guest experience.

The role also includes assisting with private evening hire and event operations as and when required.

We are looking for team members with sparkle and passion, that are genuinely interested in providing high quality guest service and telling the stories of our unique attraction. A team playing attitude is a must.

In return, we will invest in your career. We offer:

Support from a Wellness Group – with monthly events
Access to ASVA Cards
An additional day off for your birthday
Healthcare Cash plan scheme and much more…

Contract: Zero Hour Fixed Term Contract Available (1st October – 5th November ) Inclusive of Weekdays, Weekends & Evening work .

We ask that all candidates have availability to work weekends and late nights.

Salary: £10.52 per hour

A full Job Description can be downloaded from our website.

Need more inspiration to apply? Here is what our current team have to say about working at The Real Mary Kings Close (figures from our April 2023 engagement survey): 87% of our team are proud to work for The Real Mary Kings Close so we can guarantee you will be joining a passionate team!

We look forward to reviewing your application!

Please note that the closing date for this role is the 1st of October 2023 and interviews will be scheduled on Tuesday 26th September or Friday 29th September 2023 .

Application Deadline: Sunday 01/10/2023