10 Things to Know About Working in a Mark Warner Beach Resort

15 Mar 2016

Fun and rewarding in equal measure, spending the summer months in the Mediterranean sunshine, working at one of our gorgeous beach resorts, is an amazing experience – so much so that many people come back to do so year after year. Read more and find out if a summer job with Mark Warner Holidays is right for you.

• What kind of jobs are available?
Every year, we look for everything from nannies to watersports instructors. The qualifications and experience required vary by role, but for all posts we seek energy, enthusiasm and a ‘can do’ attitude – we’ve got a reputation for excellent customer service to uphold!

• When does the summer season start and end?
The full season runs from April or May to October or November, and ideally you will be available for the whole of it, although limited peak-season contracts (June-Sept) are available.

• Where are your summer resorts?
We have lovely beach resorts in Greece ( LemnosPaleros, LesvosRhodes), and Turkey (Foça).

• Can I choose which resort I work at?
You can highlight any preference on your application form and we’ll do our best to accommodate your request.

• Can I apply with a partner or friend?
Again, you can add the names of people you want to apply with on your application form and we’ll try our hardest to place you together.

• Where do interviews take place?
All interviews are held over a phone call or on Teams

• Where would I live?
Accommodation varies by resort; in summer it includes villas, log cabins and onsite lodgings. You’ll shared with with other staff members: there’s an average of two or three per room.

• How much time would I have off?
Normal daily shift patterns mean you will work six to eight hours a day, with the rest of the day yours to do with as you please. On your day off you can unwind, hire a car to go exploring or make use of the excellent resort facilities.

• What’s the food like?
You get three meals a day, including your day off. Breakfast is continental: mainly cereals and toast. At lunch, expect baguettes, optional sides plus dishes from the previous night’s buffet in the hotel restaurant. Dinner is a hot dish: homemade lasagne or chicken pie, for instance. Or there may be a themed night, such as Mexican. There is always a vegetarian option

• You’ve sold me! How can I apply?
Apply on our recruitment website via our application form or directly by sending your CV and cover letter to recruitment@markwarner.co.uk.

 What They Say About Working for Mark Warner Overseas:

“I loved the atmosphere of working in a beach resort so much I came back and eventually through hard work was promoted to Waterfront Manager at the largest beach resort in Greece […] Opportunities don’t stop overseas, I now work in head office recruiting our Waterfront team.” 
Paul Currer.

“Whatever your future plans, be it teaching, running a nursery or working with a family, I would recommend a season with Mark Warner to anyone. It will not only change your life but the way you view your childcare career.” Rachael Blything, Childcare Manager/Assistant Hotel Manager.

“I would personally recommend this to anyone looking to develop not only as a tennis coach, but also to those who want a life-changing experience.” Daniel Kearns, former tennis coach.