10 Federal Street, Suite 12
Salem, MA 01970
Date Posted: August 03, 2021
Region: Eastern Massachusetts
and Basic Function: Tour Guide is responsible for leading groups of visitors on walking tours
throughout the downtown Salem, MA area. The Guide will provide historically accurate
information and help interpret the culture and heritage of Salem for audiences
of all ages and backgrounds. Guide will also be responsible for staffing the
information desk and actively promoting and selling tickets inside and outside
of the Visitor Center when not on tour. Guide should be able to act as a
positive, friendly, informed and capable ambassador of the city of Salem.
Please note: this is a seasonal position, hiring immediately, and has a possibility (but no guarantee) that the position could continue into 2022
Myths & Misconceptions Tour (one hour) - A walking tour that seeks to debunk the myths and explain the misconceptions about the Salem Witch Trials, while stopping at the Witch Trials Memorial, Old Burying Point Cemetery, and the site of the original jail.
Possible historic interior structure tour (currently in development)
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
Minimum Experience and Education
Supervisory/Managerial Experience and
A free service of Mass Cultural Council.
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