Join Our Team
Want a job with a flexible schedule where you get to meet lots of interesting people from around the nation and world and show off your city? Join the EAT Saint Louis Food Tours team!
Food Tour Guide
Leading a food tour is a combination of quick thinking on your feet, advanced storytelling, and leading from one location to the next. We provide you all the training and get you up to speed on your missing knowledge of St. Louis history and its incredible foods. Once you’re up and leading a food tour, you’ll be amazed that your getting paid handsomely for something so ridiculously fun and rewarding. If you think you have the improv and leadership skills required, then please apply before all available Tour Guide positions are filled!
WHAT TO KNOW:
Only applicants living close to/in St. Louis metro area will be considered. Self-employed individuals and/or flexible schedules preferred. Must be able to lead tours between March 1 and November 30th. A combination of daily, part-weekly, and/or weekend positions are available. Tours are 3-3.5 hours long and depart at various times… refer to online schedule. Prefer applicants to be at least 25 years old, although exceptions are made on a case-by-case basis. Please no undergraduate students or summer-work only applicants.
We will only contact applicants who meet our criteria for an interview.
Training lasts approximately 4-5 weeks. Training is paid.
Once hired and trained, most Tour Leaders, including gratuities, average over $100 per tour. A Tour Guide never guides more than one tour in a day.
Please apply by emailing the requested information to [email protected] If you do not include all five (5) bulleted items below, we will NOT consider your application.
- A witty explanation (max 500 words) of why you’d make the perfect guide
- Indicate which day(s) of the week & weekend you are available to work
- Any international travelling experience(s) and languages spoken.
- Attach a headshot (or link to social profile that has a clear headshot) of you.
- Attach your resume.
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. If you are not available to lead tours between March 1 and November 30th in some capacity, please do not apply.
If we see a good fit, we will email you with information on your interview (date, time, location, etc.), what you can expect when we meet, and more details on training and eventual employment.
OTHER PERTINENT INFORMATION:
You are required to own a mobile phone (preferably an iPhone), have desktop/laptop-based internet access in your place of residence, and check your email at least once per day.
Again, email the requested information to [email protected]