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Resort Manager

Esprit Ski, Inghams and Ski Total

France, Italy, Austria, Switzerland

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

Mid November onwards

Late April


Our Resort Managers oversee all aspects of resort operation and guest services. You will manage several properties to ensure that guests expectations are met and that your team and company standards are maintained. You will supervise and support a large resort team in all aspects of their job.

It may be that you are in charge of Hotels and Chalets in one resort and with several Brands you will be expected to multi task and manage your time efficiently.You will have weekly sales, accounts, reporting and staff paperwork to complete so will need to be computer literate, accurate and good at working to deadlines.

As Resort Manager it is your responsibility to manage your team by setting an example, by maintaining support for your staff whilst maintaining company standards.We are looking for organized, professional, consciences individuals with previous overseas and management experience to lead our resort teams.

As well as the general skills related to your job role you will also be required to assist with other physical duties throughout the chalet/Chalet Hotel and Child Care programmes.


Required experience:

  • Good command of spoken French, German or Italian desirable
  • Hospitality and customer service experience essential
  • Management and supervisory skills essential
  • Accounts experience desirable
  • Competent skier desirable
  • Full clean driving licence
  • EU passport holders only, with UK residency and permanent UK National Insurance number 

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Hotelplan UK, the parent company of specialist tour operators Inghams and Inntravel, has expanded its operations in Britain 2010 by acquiring the Enigma Travel Group, a company specializing in skiing holidays, which comprises the Esprit Holidays and Ski Total brands. As a result of the 100% acquisition, Hotelplan UK has become one of the best diversified skiing and walking holidays specialist in Britain.

Inghams has made its name on the English travel market as a winter holiday specialist for high quality ski holidays in 8 countries. In addition to its Ski and Luxury Ski programmes, Inghams – established 1934 – is the UK leader in “Lakes & Mountains” holidays. 

Esprit Holidays has been established since 1982 and operates Esprit Ski, the UK’s market-leading family ski specialist, Esprit Santa’s Lapland, offering family short breaks to Finnish Lapland and a summer programme, Esprit Family Adventures. Ski Total has also been operating since 1982 and is the leading specialist for adult skiers and groups in the quality catered chalet and chalet hotel sector.

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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