Food Tour Guide
Do you love Atlanta? Do you love food and history? And, most of all, do you love people? If so, then this is the job for you!
Unexpected Atlanta Tours, which offers nationally recognized food and history tours of Atlanta's Downtown, Sweet Auburn, and Grant Park neighborhoods, is seeking passionate, highly energetic, reliable, and empathetic people as in-person Food and/or History Tour Guides.
Positions are part-time and/or on-call.
We are looking for tour guides who are available on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, and Mondays midmorning to early afternoon; if you are not available on the weekends, please do not apply.
We provide you all the training and get you up to speed on Atlanta's history and restaurants. Once you're trained and leading a food tour or a history tour, you'll be amazed that you're getting paid really well for something so ridiculously fun and rewarding. All of our walking tours are COVID-safe with small groups of no more than 8 people, all outdoor locations, and masks required.
If you think you have the improv and leadership skills required, then please apply before all available Food or History Tour Guide positions are filled.
Please send a single email with ALL of the following information to ------------.
1. A quick description on who you are, what your current job position is, and why you are interested in being a food or history tour guide.
2. Your e-mail address.
3. Your phone number.
4. Give us your absolute best joke. This should be the knock-em-dead, can make everyone laugh joke, from the grandmas to the teenagers.
If you do not complete the four (4) steps above, we will not consider your application. Seriously. Do not send more than one email or inquire if we've received your application. Please do not call or email us to check on your status. We will review every application submitted.
Your application is due by March 27, 2021. The Unexpected Atlanta team will review applications as we receive them and will not accept any applications after March 27, 2021.
Once applications are received, reviewed, and if accepted, you will be required to create a video. The deadline for video submissions is April 3rd. You will receive more information regarding the requirements of the video upon acceptance of your application.
Finally, we will choose the candidates with the best videos to attend a casting call. The casting call will be a 10-15 minute in-person, socially-distanced, masked audition and will be held on April 10, 2021. More information pertaining to the casting call will be sent if your video is accepted.
Send us your application today! We would love to have you on our team!
What To Know
Tours are between 2 to 3.5 hours long and begin between 10:00 to 12:00.
Depending on start time and number of guests, tours end between 12:30 to 4:00 p.m.
Once hired and trained, including gratuities, most Tour Guides average between $60 to $150 per tour.
Applicants must own a smartphone (such as an Android or an iPhone), have internet access in their home, and check email and text messages very regularly.
Who We Are
Unexpected Atlanta Tours offers visitors and locals the opportunity to discover Atlanta's off-the-beaten path neighborhoods and restaurants. Featured in Conde Nast magazine, Atlanta magazine, and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Unexpected Atlanta is the city's most acclaimed walking tour company and focuses on telling the story of Atlanta in unique and immersive ways. Read more about our tours at: ------------