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Resort Representative

Resort representative standing on a beach looking at a clipboard

A resort representative looks after groups of holidaymakers, usually abroad, dealing with problems, selling trips and organising activities. They are also called holiday reps.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates vary a lot, depending on whether you are a resort representative abroad living on site.

Starting salaries for resort representatives start at around £450 or £500 a month, rising to between £700 and £900 a month or more for more experienced representatives. Commission is earned on excursions sold. Accommodation is usually provided and you may get free or discounted meals.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Vacancies appear in trade journals such as Travel Weekly, Travel Trade Gazette (ttg media) and on websites which advertise travel jobs such as traveljobs.co.uk. For the summer season the main recruitment drive is usually between October and April. For the winter season recruitment takes place from April to November.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2024
1768
0.7 %
RISE
2029
1780
  United Kingdom
2024
20348
3.8 %
RISE
2029
21122

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What Does it Take?

You need:

You should have:

Training

Getting On

Video

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