Call for Tour Guides Art Basel Hong Kong

Venue: Art Basel Hong Kong 2020
Dates: March 19-21, 2020
Application Deadline: Jan 24, 2020

Para Site is recruiting volunteer tour guides to lead public tours at Art Basel Hong Kong 2020, which will take place on March 19, 20, and 21, 2020, at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.

We are looking for bilingual speakers (Cantonese & English or Mandarin & English) who are interested in contemporary art and have good communication, research, and presentation skills. Ideal candidates are 18+, team players, and should be enthusiastic about interacting with visitors from all over the world with diverse backgrounds at the event.

Each tour guide will offer guided tours daily to groups of 10 people, and share information about participating artists and their artworks from selected galleries/sectors at the event.

Ideal candidates are required to commit at least 7 hours per day on March 19, 20, and 21. Complete working schedule is:

Thursday, March 19, 2020, 2pm to 8pm
Friday, March 20, 2020, 2pm to 8pm
Saturday, March 21, 2020, 11am to 6pm

Para Site will organise training and briefing sessions prior to the event, and will provide each tour guide with a complimentary ticket to Art Basel Hong Kong Vernissage on the night of March 18 together with an exclusive Para Site T-shirt and a tote bag. Lunches, beverages, and snacks during working hours will be covered by Para Site.

To apply, please send a paragraph of self-introduction (300 words max) to by Jan 24, 2020 with your updated CV (files should be saved as First Name_Last Name.pdf), phone number, and email address. Selected individuals will be contacted for an interview in February.