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Assistant Hotel Manager

Esprit Ski, Inghams and Ski Total

France, Italy, Austria, Switzerland

Competitive salary + accommodation + ski/board pass + travel +benefits

Mid November

Late April


As an Assistant Hotel Manager you will work alongside the Hotel Manager providing staff training, guests and staff welfare and setting and maintaining high standards of property presentation and service.  In the absence of the Hotel manager you will act as duty manager, ensuring all aspect of the hotel run smoothly. 

Alongside the Hotel manager you will be responsible for house-keeping, restaurant, bar and staff management. Our Assistant Hotel Managers therefore need to be team players, guest focused, confident and outgoing, have an eye for detail and lead by example.

As well as the skills related to your role you will also be required to assist with other physical indoor and outdoor duties throughout the season, and ensure that you fully support the Chalet Hotel, chalet and Child Care programmes.


  • Hotel management and customer service experience essential
  • Restaurant and housekeeping experience essential
  • Good command of French, German and full clean driving licence desirable
  • Sales and accounts experience desirable
  • EU passport holders only, with UK residency and permanent UK National Insurance number

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Esprit Holidays is a highly successful company with over 24 years' experience providing quality winter and summer holidays.

With two ski brands, Esprit Ski (for families) and Total Ski (for mixed guests, adult groups, individuals and families) plus Santa's Lapland and Alpine Sun holidays, our programmes offer quality catered chalets and chalet hotels in resorts across France, Austria, Italy and Switzerland, as well as our Santa programme in Finland.

Our staff are hand picked for their friendly and outgoing personalities, as well as their experience, to run the Chalet Hotels and Chalets featured in both the Esprit and Total programmes. This enables them to give our guests the best possible holiday experience. We also select dedicated, enthusiastic and fun-loving people to run our Esprit Nurseries and Snow Clubs, to give our younger guests a fabulous time on holiday.

If you feel that you have what it takes to be part of our diverse team, and want to work in some of the best resorts in the world, such as Val d'Isère, Courchevel, Obergurgl, St Anton, Saas Fee, Verbier, Whistler, Selva Val Gardena or even Lapland, then we are the company for you.

All our ski season staff are required the work the full season from late November to late April, although there are some opportunities starting in January. Our Alpine Sun programme season runs from mid June to mid September. Santa's Lapland runs for the month of December, with the opportunity to continue the winter season with either Esprit Ski or Total Ski in the Alps.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will have the opportunity to ski or board on a regular basis, to meet new friends and have the time of your life!

Benefits Package

* Full board and accommodation

* Season lift pass - and time on the slopes to use it!

* Free hire of skis/snowboard and boots

* Full medical and liability insurance

* Transport to and from the UK

* One day off per week

* A great social life with like minded colleagues

* Competitive rates of pay

* Holiday pay

* Weekly bonus scheme

* Uniform provided

* Comprehensive pre-season training course

* Opportunities for furthering your career by joining us for a summer season or working in our UK office

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