Mandarin Speaking Tour Guide Wanted!

Do you enjoy the outdoors? Work while traveling the USA! We seek enthusiastic Mandarin speaking Tour Guides to join Travel Pack Boston. A STRONG PASSION AND PROFICIENT KNOWLEDGE FOR THE AMERICAN HISTORY IS HIGHLY PREFERRED! Travel Pack offers a comprehensive training program. We are looking for great communication and interpersonal skills, fluency in Mandarin and in English, and an interest in taking excellent care of our passengers on tour to ensure they have the most enjoyable vacation possible.


Applicants must possess strong leadership abilities, charisma, a wonderful sense of humor, excellent communication skills, a passion for American history and its culture. We conduct on average 20+ tours per week during the spring, summer and fall seasons. We also operate during the winter months. To learn more about what we do, please visit: http://www.travelpackusa.com/tours/

The role of a Tour Guide is to oversee every facet of the travel experience. Acting as a Field Representative for Travel Pack, the Tour Guide must exercise independent judgment and deal with every situation in a professional, well-informed, and timely manner. As a link between Travel Pack, the passengers and the various service suppliers, the Tour Guide performs a critical public relations role by responding to passenger needs and resolving any issues that may arise during the tour.

It is essential for the tour guide to be well-organized, to be capable of real-time decision making, and to possess excellent problem-solving and communication skills. The ability to think on your feet and make independent decisions, as well as to communicate fluently in Mandarin and English is essential and critical.


If you're witty, entertaining, love meeting new people and LOVE travel this is a perfect job for you!

Required Skills:
-Ability to arrive (w/ tour group) at specified times. Time management is absolutely essential.
- Capable of managing and speaking to large groups of people.
- Excelling in a fast paced, constantly changing work environment.
- Strong communication skills are a must.
- High energy and sociable person.
- A proficient understanding of the American history and geography
- Comfortable driving a 15 passenger van is a plus.
- Fluent on both English and Chinese Mandarin
-The ability to be on your feet for long periods of time
-Comfortable with all types of weather conditions

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Please send a single email with ALL the following information:

1. A witty explanation (max. 500 words) of why you'd make the perfect tour guide
2. Full resume
3. One recent photograph of yourself (as attachment; no larger than 3 MG)
4. Indicate if you are available on weekends, holidays and occasional weekday tours
5. Use following format in the email Subject line: Your Last Name, Your First Name- Tour Guide Application 2016

To Apply: Submit your resume to [email protected]  
No faxes or phone calls, please.