Tour Director

The role of the Tour Director is to provide a safe and unforgettable Alaskan experience to our guests. Tour Directors will be managing tours throughout Alaska and the Yukon, escorting guests between overnight destinations, airports, trains, and hotels. Tour Directors must be prepared to educate and entertain groups of up to 55 tour guests with regional specific commentary, storytelling, and games. Tour Directors must also be able to effectively sell Land Excursions to guests to generate revenue for the company.

Job Location: Anchorage
Application Dates: 2021-01-01 – 2022-12-31
Contact: Travis Taylor, Director Tour Operations, travis@touralaska.net
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Job Details

Primary responsibilities of the Tour Directors include but are not limited to:

Manage, from start to finish, all on-road operations for assigned tours

Articulate directions and commentary to tour members in fluent English

Demonstrate expert knowledge of Alaskan tour products

Handle various problems and emergencies related to tour members and tour conditions

Communicate with tour suppliers and company office personnel

Communicate any discrepancies in contracted services to controlling office immediately

Travel for long periods of time away from home

Read, research, and write tour commentary and calculate basic math computations

Wear uniform if required

Be available at any time to assist tour members in case of emergency, while directing an assigned tour

Work closely with Tour Drivers with care of guests and handling of luggage

Read and follow maps to communicate clear and concise directions to Tour Driver

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