Park operator to create 50 new jobs

Some of Parkdean Resorts' apprentices.
Some of Parkdean Resorts' apprentices.

A major holiday park operator is looking for local talent to join its team.

Parkdean Resorts, which operates Whitley Bay Holiday Park, is looking to create 50 jobs in the North East and a further 100 nationwide.

The UK’s largest holiday park operator is enhancing its central support office in Gosforth with roles available in IT, marketing, finance, legal, procurement, contact centre, HR, entertainment, sports and leisure, as well as apprenticeships.

It is also filling customer-facing positions out on its parks, including general managers.

There are currently 154 people in apprenticeships and the company is looking to take on 64 more across the UK, with the chance to gain on-the-job experience in customer service, retail, maintenance, business admin and holiday sales.

Maggie Pavlou, HR Director at Parkdean Resorts, said: “We are taking the opportunity in Tourism Week to showcase the fantastic careers we can offer people in the North East and beyond.

“The tourism sector has a diverse range of career opportunities whether customer-facing, or in fields such as marketing, finance and IT – and we are always looking for experienced, enthusiastic and customer-focused people to join our team.”

Parkdean Resorts was placed 36th in the Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250.

For more on careers visit www.parkdean-resorts.com/recruitment-current-vacancies.aspx