Why work for Neilson?

In addition to one of the most competitive seasonal packages in the industry, we can provide the perfect opportunity to develop your career, gain additional qualifications, and learn plenty of new skills along the way.

Inclusive travel

We’ll provide return flights within the EU, including 20kg of luggage. Alternatively, you can opt for a travel allowance if you’re taking a road trip to your resort.

Shared accommodation 

We’ll organise a place for you to call home and to share your adventures with new friends. We provide staff accommodation on a shared basis, and the specific arrangements differ from resort to resort. 

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner while on duty

Your meals are served in our staff canteens and include a mixture of local cuisine and the occasional treat to keep you going all season long. (Please note that certain resorts have different arrangements)

Money in your pocket

Neilson offers a competitive monthly salary. You will be paid directly into your designated bank account.

Exclusive friends & family discount

Your friends and family can take advantage of our fantastic holiday discounts. You can contact the Neilson Sales Centre team for the most up-to-date information.


Insurance, visa & work permits 

Our company insurance, including emergency medical, will cover UK residents for their contract. We can also arrange any required visa/work permits for UK passport holders.

Training & Development

We’ll develop your skills and help you get to grips with your job role. You’ll receive training, e-learning packages and all the additional support you require.

Discover your new passion

Utilise your spare time to take advantage of all the fantastic activities on offer throughout your resort.

 Chill time

Generally, you’ll enjoy one day off per week, plus additional paid holiday over the summer. Explore the local area or chill out on the beach. During the winter, you can hit the mountain all day long and follow that up with some serious après ski.

 Potential all-year-round work opportunities

Winter opportunities are limited, but working back-to-back summers and winters are possible if you’ve got the bug.

Qualities & Characteristics 


The right qualifications and skill set are essential; however, your personality is the biggest attribute we want to see shining through.

We’re not interested in people who want to stare at their phones all day. Neilson is in the business of delivering fantastic holidays, so the ability to display the following characteristics is essential.

You must be:

  • Outgoing with a great sense of humour, work ethic and attitude.
  • Likeable, charismatic and able to bring your individual magic to the team.
  • Able to bring out the best in others. 
  • Caring with a contagious personality and tonnes of good energy.
  • Willing to learn, develop your skills, and share your expertise.
  • Honest, genuine and kind-hearted with a friendly, helpful nature.
  • A grafter! Someone who’s not scared of hard work and always ready to roll up your sleeves to get stuck in.
  • Always strive to be the best and to have fun while you do it
  • Happy to take ownership of your responsibilities and to get the job done right every time.
  • Conscientious, a problem solver with good common sense.
  • Able to do the right thing and always willing to ask when unsure. 
  • Punctual, accountable, and sensible when required.
  • Well-mannered, willing and able with a positive outlook on life.
  • Happy to play your part in creating an unparalleled holiday experience for our guests.


Working with Neilson, the sky’s the limit! 

Our people are the backbone and the future of our business. Therefore, we’ll always ensure that our staff receives comprehensive and ongoing training.

As a business, we must ensure that our team is equipped to exceed guest expectations and meet all our legal requirements.

We’ll help you develop within the team, teach you new skills, and provide a springboard to follow in the footsteps of many Neilson managers who have successfully worked up the ranks.

Former Bike Guides are now in charge of the largest hotels in our programme and former Watersports Instructors, who are now the boardroom masterminds behind our product.

If you’re willing to work and thrive under pressure, you’re in for a challenging but rewarding career with Neilson!

Recruitment Process & Top Tips

Be realistic about your skill set and play to your strengths. There’s nothing wrong with getting your foot in the door first and then shooting for the stars.
Read the job description thoroughly, and note the specific requirements for that role. Certain jobs require individual skills and qualifications.

If you’re already passionate about an activity we offer and you pursue this in your spare time. You could already be halfway there, but always look at the required qualifications for the role.

We receive a lot of applications, but we don’t have an endless number of jobs available. The competition for a role with Neilson is always tough; sadly, we can’t give everyone a job.

The application process is easy, so please read the job descriptions available on our website thoroughly. Be honest with yourself and your abilities.

Always apply for the job you’re most suited. If we like your application and you pass the initial criteria, we will likely invite you to an online video interview.

Your application and the subsequent video interview will be your time to shine. The best advice we can give you is to put in the effort and show us why you’re the best person for the job. Make sure you stand out from the crowd and show us your personality.

Don’t be shy or sell yourself short. Show us who you are, what you’re all about, and why you deserve a place on our team.

Neilson Online One-way Video Interviews

Once you’ve fully completed your application form, you’ll receive an auto-response from the team to say that we’ve received your application.

From this point, keep an eye on your emails. If you pass the initial stage, external applicants will receive an email within 24 hours inviting you to complete an online one-way video interview.

You’ll have 14 days maximum to complete this task. We can only proceed with your application once your video interview is complete. After 14 days, your application will automatically get deleted as dormant.

We would love to be able to offer everyone a job, but it’s important to note that, more often than not, the volume of applications we receive far outweighs the number of positions that we have available.

The screening process is ongoing over the season, so please do not expect an immediate response. After submitting your application and video interview, we will have your details.

We will add all our successful candidates to our standby list. As we work through our placement process, we will contact you if we have a job available. We will endeavour to keep everyone updated as things move forward.

Good luck