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Chalet Managers

Company:
Scott Dunn

Location:
France & Austria

Benefits:
Competitive salary + benefits

Start:
November 2014

Duration:
April 2015

Description

Our Chalet Managers are a key part to making our winter seasons run smoothly! Each of our Chalet Managers looks after the guests and staff in our wonderful luxury alpine chalets.

The job is very diverse, encompassing guest relations, staff management, monitoring standards, logistical arrangements and airport transfers. Ultimately we are looking for the best ‘people managers’ in the hospitality business and you will need to be organised, proactive, patient have an outstanding work ethic.

Our chalet managers are hands-on and are prepared to assist where necessary – from driving our guests, making guest beds to washing dishes. They really do lead by example and inspire excellence within their teams

Our chalet managers come from diverse backgrounds but they do have a strong track record of managing teams and working within a hospitality/guest facing environment. However, you will be spending the winter covering all areas of looking after our guests and any problems that arise during their stay. A calm nature and a good eye for detail are very important along with the willingness to develop and motivate your team for five months.

Requirements

We’re especially interested if you have done this type of job before however if you feel you have the management expertise and the dedication to turn this position into a new career move then we would love to hear from you.

We don’t require you to be fluent in French or German but it is desirable if you do speak either language.

You do need to be available from the start of November 2014 until April 2015.

All applicants must hold a full UK/EU driving licence and must be prepared to drive as part of your role. This may include the transportation of guests and staff around resort and other business requirements.

Applicants must have a UK/EU passport, a valid UK National Insurance number and UK bank account

Unfortunately we cannot accept applications from holders of UK Working Visas.


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We think service is everything - which is why nothing is too much trouble. Each Scott Dunn chalet comes complete with an experienced chef and host, and childcare resort teams and managers are also on hand to make sure guests have everything they need.

Working with Scott Dunn
For us, our teams are the key to our success; they ensure all of our guests are happy, our service levels are kept consistently high; all of our luxurious properties are well maintained and make sure we have the shiniest, most impressive fleet of vehicles in our resorts.

We look for individuals who have experience, personality, a genuine love of hospitality and who are adaptable in order to offer a truly personal service to our guests. Our teams are passionate about what they do, have a strong attention to detail, a professional attitude, are extremely guest focused and are proud to be part of the Scott Dunn team.

Scott Dunn was founded by Andrew Dunn in 1986 revolutionising the ski travel market. Since then we have been developing our knowledge, experience and we know what our guests expect from us. In order to maintain our standards, Scott Dunn ensure all teams take part in one of the finest training courses in the alps every season. With a high level of returning team members from winter to summer, our teams are committed and have in turn developed exciting careers with us.

The Scott Dunn Package
In order to recruit the best people and deliver our product, Scott Dunn offer a very attractive remuneration package. All of our team members are offered:-
  • A competitive salary
  • Live out accommodation
  • Full area lift pass (winter season only)
  • Ski/board equipment hire (winter season only)
  • Full insurance (covering you in and out of work)
  • Return travel from the UK
  • Uniform
  • Comprehensive training course
  • Chefs and hosts are provided with all food on working days
  • Childcare staff are provided with lunch on working days
  • Career progression with summer opportunities in our Mediterranean programme
Locations
We offer ski holidays in some of the finest resorts in the world. Featuring in our portfolio of ski chalets are Val d’Isère, Courchevel 1850 and St Anton. All of our featured resorts have the most renowned skiing areas in the Alps with many linked to other resorts and even a different country. With a full area lift pass, our teams can enjoy a vast mountain experience.

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