Tour Manager,

Tour Manager,
Employer: Glasgow School of Art Enterprises
Salary: £27,746
Location: Glasgow

An exciting opportunity has emerged within The Glasgow School of Art’s award-winning visitor experience team. We are looking for a versatile and experienced manager to develop our high end programme of guided tours for cultural tourism audiences.

The successful candidate will play a leading role in the high profile reopening of the world famous Mackintosh building at The Glasgow School of Art in 2019, and join a supportive, ambitious team operating a successful small business within a complex, dynamic and inspirational academic environment.

Key activities will include the practical leadership of our engaging team of Tour Guides, management of all tour timetables and bespoke bookings, coordination of the current programme and development of new routes and interpretive content, and assistance in generating new business to support growth targets.

You will be educated to degree level or equivalent and have a minimum of 2 – 3 years’ experience managing a visitor facing team, preferably within a non-traditional setting. With strong organisational skills, a background in tour, experience or event development and experience in sales and bookings, also desirable would be a keen interest art, design and architecture, and a passion for good storytelling.

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