A festive recruitment drive by Gulliver’s Valley has seen 165 people apply in less than a week to be part of the first ever Christmas event held at the new theme park.
The resort, which is on the lookout for fabulously festive and enthusiastic elves, Santa-related roles and general customer service entertainers, has received 165 applications within a few days, mainly from local people. This figure is more than four times higher than what would usually be expected.
Ross Partridge, guest experience and entertainment manager at Gulliver’s Valley, said: “Gulliver’s Valley is currently closed due to the national restrictions but we are hopeful we will be able to open in time to offer families perfect days out and short breaks in a safe environment this Christmas.
“As part of this we are looking to expand our seasonal entertainment team to help us create the first ever festive adventure at Gulliver’s Valley and we have a wide range of roles on offer that will bring alive the excitement and wonder of the season.
“We have been taken aback by the interest so far but it does reflect the struggle those working in the entertainment industry are having at the moment with the pandemic really impacting on the hospitality, tourism and performing arts sectors. We’ve already heard from lots of people coming to the end of their contracts at holiday parks as well as those who would usually be on cruise ships at this time of year.
“We’re pleased to be able to offer these opportunities at this time and hope we can reopen as soon as the Government say it is safe to do so.”
If you would like to find out more about the festive roles available, please send your cv and details to email@example.com. The closing date is Friday 20 November.
For more information on Gulliver’s Valley, visit: www.gulliversvalleyresort.co.uk