Area Manager

with Skiworld

Resort Job
Management Job
Admin Job
France & Austria, Tignes, St Anton, Val d'Isere, La Plagne, Les Arcs, Alpe d'Huez, Les Deux Alpes and more...
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Skiworld is the largest independently owned purely winter sports operator in the UK with a rich history of ski season employment dating back to 1982. We have a great record for returning staff, meaning people LOVE working for us. We are intensely committed to making sure our staff have the best winter experience possible.

We recruit seasonal staff during the winter for hospitality and guest service roles in resorts across France and Austria. We're actively seeking English-speaking applicants with EU passports (inc. dual-nationals) who have experience in hospitality, as well as British applicants. Our seasonaire roles are placed from December through to April.

Area Manager

typical day
The job description
a typical day in resort

Responsible for all aspects of Resort Operations within an allocated area incorporating several ski resorts, an Area Manager is the pinnacle of seasonaire achievement. Pass your knowledge and experience down through your resort teams and watch them excel. It’s an incredibly rewarding role with the most valuable suite of transferable skills in the industry.

The overall objectives for an Area Manager are to ensure standards are kept consistently high and improved across the board, that performance targets are met and exceeded, and that all Skiworld guests receive a consistently excellent level of service in all areas as a result.

Responsibility Overview

Along with the Area Management team; planning and delivering the overseas staff training course including content, design, logistics, and evaluation, ensuring that all aspects of the overseas service advertised to our guests is adequately covered.

Assist, advise and manage your team of Resort Managers throughout the season to ensure an impeccable level of service is delivered across your area. This includes set-up, close-down, in-season operations such as staffing, motivation, feedback, welfare, budgets, legalities and taking appropriate actions if and when necessary.

Consistent and constant monitoring and reporting of resort and staff performance throughout the season, liaising with both the overseas and head office teams where necessary in matters concerning both staff, guests and the resort operation in general.

Using your unique position and insights, produce an analysis of your findings of and recommendations to improve all aspects of European Operations and the Skiworld product for future seasons

ideal candidate
Who are we looking for?
what makes you the ideal candidate

You are:
Highly self-motivated to over-achieve
Charismatic and confident
A problem-solver with demonstrable initiative
Able to speak good conversational French/German (minimum)
An inspiring communicator

You have:
Previous Resort Manager or Area Manager experience for an overseas tour operator
Proven successful experience in staff motivation and management
Knowledge of and experience in conflict resolution
A flexible, hands-on and proactive approach

our offer
What can we offer you?
why choose us for your ski season

Competitive monthly salary
Performance related incentives (certain management roles only)
Up to 10% holiday discount for friends and family (subject to terms and conditions)
Access to a work vehicle


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