Forrest Solutions seeks tour guides for our client, a major New York City modern and contemporary art museum. As a guide, you’ll plan and lead one-hour tours of the museum’s collection and special exhibitions for groups of adults on an as-needed basis. Tours are scheduled at various times, including early mornings, evenings, and weekends.
Proficient in English, ability to speak a second language is a plus
Knowledge of modern and contemporary art
A visitor-centered approach
Master's degree or higher (art history preferred) or equivalent experience
Previous experience leading guided tours is required, preferably in a museum or cultural institution setting
Excellent public speaking and interpersonal skills
The capacity to work with visitors of all abilities
Flexible work schedule to accommodate advance and last-minute bookings
Weekday and weekend availability
Fluency in one or more other languages, in addition to English, a plus
Must be legally eligible to work in the United States.
Fully vaccinated, including booster if eligible, with a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and/or the World Health Organization authorized COVID-19 vaccine (or approved for an exemption as a reasonable accommodation due to a qualified disability or sincerely held religious belief or other legal basis).
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