Hawick seeks more Welcome Hosts

Town ‘ambassadors’ are being sought to welcome visitors to Hawick this summer.

By Paul Kelly
Friday, 3rd June 2022, 10:43 am
Updated Friday, 3rd June 2022, 10:43 am
Hawick is looking to employ more Welcome Hosts to greet tourists.
Hawick is looking to employ more Welcome Hosts to greet tourists.

A number of vacancies are available for welcome hosts and office-based information assistants to operate on a fixed contract from June to mid-September.

Organised via community group Future Hawick, the tourist initiative sees hosts greeting visitors to the town and advising them where they can eat, sleep or shop.

A Future Hawick spokesperson said: “The positions involve providing a friendly welcome to visitors to the town, advising on amenities and attractions, liaison with local businesses and recording visitor contact information.

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“If you enjoy meeting people this could be just the job for you.”

There are flexible shift working patterns over a six-day week involving 10am to 1pm and 1pm to 4pm shifts.

Wages are in accordance with Living Wage provisions.

Applications with a full CV should be sent to Future Hawick, 2 Kirkwynd, Hawick, TD9 0AL or emailed to [email protected] (the closing date is June 10)