Entertainment manager for the Canary Islands


About Acttiv

At Acttiv we have been working for 20 years to make people’s holidays unforgettable with innovative leisure programmes in hotels and campsites. A mission that we achieve thanks to the talent of all those who form part of our teams, whom we train on an ongoing basis, offering them a career in the world of tourist entertainment. At Acttiv we take fun very seriously!

Job description

There are paradises… and then there are the Canary Islands. A land of permanent summer, dream beaches and natural parks, these islands are the talk of the town in Spain and the rest of Europe. Its tourist activity is constant and we are not surprised.

It is because of this movement of visitors that Acttiv is looking for entertainment managers to head up our team of entertainers and take on the task of organisation, working side by side with the area coordinator. Is this your bag? Then read on!

Your responsibilities as head of entertainment will include:
• Launching the programme of daytime and evening activities.
• Organising the schedules of the entertainers (teams of 1-28 entertainers).
• Reporting information on entertainment activities to Acttiv.
• Following Acttiv’s quality policy
• Being aware of the needs of your team’s entertainers.
• Attending and receiving training provided by the company.
• Participating in meetings with other entertainment leaders in your area.
• Monitoring time recording

But you’ll also have time to have a good time and hone your PR skills: you’ll take part in shows and interact with guests from all over the world.

What are we asking for?

To join us as head of entertainment, we need you to:

• Have previous experience of at least one season as head of entertainment.
• Have an excellent level of Spanish and English. Any other language is always welcome
• Valued education (but not essential): studies related to tourist entertainment or tourism.
• Have a good command of office tools such as Excel, Word or PowerPoint.
• Have at least 1 year’s availability from your start date.

Besides, you will fit in perfectly if you are a person who is:
• Dynamic
• Creative
• Organised
• Resolute
• With leadership skills
• Eager to innovate and improve

What do we offer?

As head of entertainment, you will enjoy the following conditions:
• Accommodation: you can use the accommodation offered (single room) or find your own accommodation. If you decide to use it, €165 net per month will be deducted from your salary to pay expenses.
• Meals included in the staff canteen
• 1,5-2 days off per week
• Acttiv Contract: Permanent seasonal
• Mutual insurance for accidents at work and civil liability insurance (during working hours).
• Social Security
• 30 (calendar) days holiday per year of work
•  Help with registration in the Spanish contribution system.

But wait! That’s not all we have to offer.

Did you know that 65% of our staff have been an entertainer, or that 79% of all our entertainment managers in the Canary Islands have previously been entertainers with Acttiv? This is because at Acttiv we are committed to you developing your career with us. So, in addition to a working environment full of good vibes, we offer you:
• A future career path within the company in order to grow professionally.
• Continuous training in different subjects related to the world of tourist entertainment and the brand’s commitment to innovation.
• Support from the area coordinator and the HR team
• A huge library of activities at your disposal to inspire you
• The possibility of moving between destinations if you want to get to know Spain in depth.