Brewery Tour Guide
About Vancouver Brewery Tours
Vancouver Brewery Tours Inc. is Vancouver’s #1 craft brewery tour experience. Since launching in 2013 as Vancouver’s first and only company dedicated exclusively to craft brewery tours, we pride ourselves on connecting locals and visitors to the vibrant craft beer community in Vancouver. From weekly Public Tours to by request Private Tours, on tour our guests are taken on a craft beer adventure that includes an introduction to the brewing process, behind the scenes tours, VIP entrance and seating, and a generous amount of craft beer samples meant to highlight the exciting diversity currently being brewed in town.
The Opportunity: Brewery Tour Guide
We are seeking 2-3 passionate and knowledgeable brewery tour guides to join our team. The positions are for on call, part time and potentially full time. The successful candidate must be available every Saturday without exception with other weekday/weekend shifts available upon request. Shifts are 5-8 hours long.
Think you’re right for the job? Here’s what we’re looking for:
- Passion for locally made craft beer is a MUST
- Sound knowledge of craft beer, or be willing to learn: Including beer styles, the brewing process, and familiarity with the Vancouver brewery scene in general.
- Ability to command and captivate a crowd and lead a tour for up to 42 beer lovers
- Be 100% responsible for a positive and memorable experience for each and every guest
- Captivating storytelling and sales abilities
- Outstanding customer service skills
- Skilled conversationalist
- Clean and professional appearance
- Respectful sense of humour and a laugh that lights up a room!
- Positive and enthusiastic attitude
- Acute time management skills
- Ability to project your voice in loud spaces
- Professional and goal oriented approach to your work
We are searching for 3 types of candidates
1) Strong experience in the local craft beer scene (brewers, home brewers, liquor store, etc) AND willing to obtain a Class 4 driver’s license.
2) Holds a Class 4 driver’s license and a passion for Vancouver craft beer
3) Holds a Class 4 License AND strong craft beer experience? Skip the interview you’re hired!
- Experience as a tour guide an asset
- Have a smartphone with access to social media
- PC or Mac with access to the MS suite of products
- Aged 19 or over
- Please note a criminal record check and ICBC driver’s abstract will be requested from the successful candidates
How to apply
1. Email a PDF or Word document of your resume along with a cover letter. In your cover letter show us a little personality! Please tell us the following:
- Why you’ll make the perfect brewery tour guide
- Your beer experience – do you homebrew? have you worked in a brewery? how well do you know the Vancouver craft beer scene and/or beer styles? etc
- Do you hold a Class 4 License?
- About your favourite Vancouver brewery and why you think others should support them
2. Submit your application to firstname.lastname@example.org
Due to the amount of applications received, we will only be contacting potential candiates. Thank you for your interest in good luck!