Tour Guide

Type: Part-time, contract position

Job Description:

A Detroit Experience Factory Tour Guide is an individual with a strong passion for Detroit who works directly with the public to improve their knowledge and perception of the city. This position will be responsible for:

  • Leading tours of all kinds, including:

    • Bus Tours

    • Walking Tours

    • Bar Tours

    • Strolling Suppers, and more!

  • Ability to retain historical facts, deliver relevant information personably, and answer questions from tour participants in a helpful manner

  • Basic use of scheduling app to request and accept tour shifts, view notifications and receive updates


  • High level of Detroit knowledge

  • Demonstrated ability to manage time effectively

  • Strong customer service and presentation skills

  • Strong communication and networking skills

  • Great public speaking skills

  • Punctual and reliable

  • Flexible schedule

Preferred Skills

  • Detroit residency

  • Public speaking experience

To Apply:

Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications should submit a resume to with subject: DXF Tour Guide Application.

Please include an answer to the following question: Describe your perfect day in Detroit.

No phone calls please.

About DXF

The Detroit Experience Factory (DXF) is a nonprofit that uses contextual storytelling and interactive experiences to educate locals and visitors about Detroit’s history, neighborhoods and innovations in order to promote inclusive prosperity in Detroit.

The Detroit Experience Factory is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from Detroit residents, people of color, persons with disabilities, women and LGBTQ applicants.