Storyteller Guides

Mercat Tours
Posted a month ago

As a local, 5 star family business we've been giving history a ‘damn good telling’ since 1985. The unique personality of our team shines through everything we do and guarantees a warm welcome and memorable experience for our visitors. Our multiple awards and reputation recognise our desire to give the best quality experience – for our visitors, our team and local community.

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Temporary
£10 hourly rate, increasing to £13.35 on successful completion of probationary period and/or sign off
5hrs - 15hrs per week
Shift patterns vary in duration from 2hrs through to 7hrs
Your personal development and training is core to your time with Mercat
Living Wage employer
Bike to work scheme
Company holiday home

We have fun, work hard and aim high - to be the best we can be.

As a local, 5 star family business we've been giving history a ‘damn good telling’ since 1985. The unique personality of our team shines through everything we do and guarantees a warm welcome and memorable experience for our visitors.

Our multiple awards and reputation recognise our desire to give the best quality experience – for our visitors, our team and local community.

Storyteller Guides

We're currently recruiting Storyteller Guides. If you have a passion for history, a flair for presentation, and take pleasure in helping visitors enjoy our beautiful city, then get in touch!

Can you;

  • Give history a damn good telling
  • Deliver authentic, high quality walking tours for our visitors, helping to create memorable moments
  • Represent Mercat Tours and our city in a positive, professional manner

Requirements

  • Passion for history, culture and Edinburgh!
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Friendly, energetic and helpful
  • Adaptable and resourceful
  • Commitment to be the best you can be
  • Sense of humour!

Details

  • Part-time contract, 5hrs – 15hrs per week
  • Shift patterns vary in duration from 2hrs through to 7hrs
  • You will be expected to work weekends, evenings and throughout the summer season
  • £10 hourly rate, increasing to £13.35 on successful completion of probationary period and/or sign off
  • Working week Monday to Sunday
  • 3 month probationary period

Benefits

  • Your personal development and training is core to your time with Mercat
  • Living Wage employer
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Access to ASVA card
  • Company holiday home
  • Annual discretionary bonus
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