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Pohoto en noir et blanc d'un passage piéton de la vieille ville d'Edimbourg avec divers piétons en train d'attendre.

Rejoindre l'équipe Wee Ecosse

We are constantly on the lookout for talented french-speaking guides to join our team of freelance guides. If you're interested in working with us, please e-mail us at

Founded by two passionate French women, Sarah and Mathilde, Wee Ecosse embodies their love for their adopted homeland, Scotland. With Sarah's expertise as a Blue Badge guide and Mathilde's prowess as a project manager, Wee Ecosse has become a beacon for those seeking a genuine Scottish experience.


Dive deep into Scotland’s intriguing past, explore iconic landmarks, or savour authentic Scottish gastronomy. Wee Ecosse offers French-guided walking tours that are as diverse as they are memorable.

French-speaking freelance guide - Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness

Are you based in Edinburgh, Glasgow or Inverness? We invite a all passionate guides-in-the-making to join us and share their talent and love of Scotland with us and our visitors.

Key responsibilities

French-speaking guide

  • Lead walking tours and be the face of Wee Eccosse  (tours vary between 2 to 4 hours for groups of between 1 and 20 people). 

  • Have a keen interest in Edinburgh/Glasgow/Inverness and their surroundings. While training and content will be provided, your personal touch will make all the difference.

Job details

The Essentials:

  • Freelance position - paid on a monthly basis, depending on how many tours you undertake

  • Tours will be allocated to our team of freelance guides on a first-come, first served basis.

  • Compensation: £100 per 3-hour tour

  • Fully adaptable around your existing commitments and schedule

  • Paid mandatory training provided.


Perks & Growth Opportunities

  • First aid training 

  • Comprehensive guide training

  • Scope to grow within the business

  • Social events with the team

Your profile

Essential qualities:

  • Fluency in both French (oral and written) and English 

  • UK work eligibility

  • Highly autonomous with a proactive attitude. 

  • Comfortable in vocal communication, with the ability to engage and captivate an audience

  • Experience in a client-facing role, preferably in tourism or hospitality

  • Ability to connect with a diverse range of people

  • Strong team spirit and collaborative skills

  • Genuine interest in Edinburgh and Scottish culture

  • High environmental and situational awareness 

  • Ability to commute to and from Edinburgh city centre

  • A desire to work outdoors - this role involves walking outdoors for up to 8 hours a day

Added advantages:

  • Extensive Edinburgh/Glasgow/Inverness & Scotland knowledge

  • Prior tour guiding experience

  • Background in tourism or hospitality

How to apply?

Send us a message at 

Become a part of our vibrant Wee Ecosse community and immerse yourself in the captivating tales of Edinburgh and Scotland!

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