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Maintenance Engineer

We are looking to recruit a Maintenance Engineer to join our Mechanical Engineering team. You will be required to undertake safety checks, preventative maintenance and repair the rides and attractions. Previous experience of welding would be ideal for this position. The ideal candidate should be forward thinking and demonstrate initiative. You must have a risk-based approach to working safety. You must be able to work as part of a team and on your own. Rota systems are in operation during park opening hours so will include some week end work.

To apply please send CV and covering letter to [email protected]

Closing date for applications Friday 8th April 2016



Kitchen Porter

The Big Blue Hotel are looking to recruit a Kitchen Porter for their busy restaurant. The ideal candidate will support all working areas within the kitchen, including food preparation, washing dishes and cleaning of the kitchen area.
You will ensure that all kitchen services are efficient and that the required Health & Safety measures are in place & adhered to. This is a hands on role so the ideal applicant must have a can do attitude to the role. Previous experience preferred but not essential. This position includes weekend and evening work and is a seasonal position until 6th November 2016.

To apply send cv and covering letter to [email protected]

Night Porter

A Night Porter is required to join the Night Team at the award winning Big Blue Hotel at Pleasure Beach Resort working five out of seven days on a permanent contract.

This opportunity is for an individual with a passion for hospitality and customer service. An ability to work, as part of a team as well as on your own initiative is essential, whilst maintaining at all times high level of accuracy and professionalism. Previous experience is desirable but not essential, as full training will be provided.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK. Applicants must be over 18 years old and eligible to do a personal licence course.

Hours: 40 per week
Salary: £7.20/hour

Please send CV and covering letter to: [email protected]

Closing date for applications 11th March 2016



Junior Sous Chef

The Big Blue Hotel Blackpool, is an award winning 4 star 157-bedroom boutique hotel located next to Blackpool Pleasure Beach.

We are currently looking to recruit a Junior Sous Chef to join our team.

The ideal candidate must have Level 2 Food & Hygiene and must have 2 years previous experience of working in a high class restaurant. You will be assisting in developing and maintaining the high standards of this four star restaurant. Applicants must be over 18. Shifts are in operation and will include working evenings and weekends.

Please send CV and covering letter to [email protected]

Due to the large volume of applications we receive, only candidates who are shortlisted will be contacted to arrange an interview.


Hotel Receptionist

The Big Blue Hotel is a 4 star boutique hotel and is looking to recruit an experienced Hotel Receptionist, preferably with some supervisory experience in a similar position.  Salary dependent on experience. Uniform provided. Working 5 days over 7 to include working weekends. Working shifts covering the reception between 7am – 11pm.

Permanent position, paid monthly.

  • To oversee the department in the absence of the reception manager.
  • To Assist with training, ordering of stock and day to day running of shifts within the department.
  • To liase with housekeeping and maintenance
  • To comply with the hotel policy regarding floats and the hotel safe.
  • To assist the duty manager in resolving guest requests, queries and complaints.
  • Be thoroughly aware of all administration procedures with reference to reservations, correspondence checks/filing relating to a guest stay and taking of reservations in the absence of the reservations department
  • To ensure that a suitable method of payment for each guest account at the time of check in.
  • Be thoroughly aware of all administration procedures with reference to reservations, correspondence checks/filing relating to a guest stay and taking of reservations in the absence of the reservations department.
  • To be fully conversant with all products relating to Pleasure beach and how they are processed within the hotel.

Full Job specification available on request.

To apply please send CV and covering letter to [email protected]





PR Manager

Main Responsibilities and Key Results Areas

1. Planning and delivering a PR strategy which includes an annual programme of proactive PR for Blackpool Pleasure Beach, and it’s key business areas including the park, shows, Stageworks,  Nickelodeon Land,  hotel, restaurants, events and attractions.


To oversee all filming, radio broadcasts and press visits to ensure Pleasure Beach is always represented and on brand.
3. To build good relationships with key journalists, photographers and media contacts.
4. To maintain an up to date database of media contacts.
5. To write and issue press releases, press calls and photo calls and award submissions.
6. Identify PR opportunities for Blackpool Pleasure Beach and develop a plan to achieve them.
7. Keep up to date on the use of the PR contact management system and ensure value for money is obtained from the current system in use.  To review the contract and ensure Pleasure Beach is getting the best terms from the deal.
8. Represent Blackpool Pleasure Beach at meetings and events with both internal and external partners.
9. To be a spokesperson for Pleasure Beach on TV, radio, press and online media outlets.
10. To create and manage a library of press images, video and film for Pleasure Beach.
11. To escort and host Pleasure Beach guests and visitors who may attract media attention and to capitalise on all positive PR opportunities these guests present.
12. To monitor and evaluate the media coverage achieved by Pleasure Beach.
13. Organise press events including invitation lists, hosting and maximising PR opportunities.
14. To ensure the crisis communications plan is always up to date and ready to activate.  To lead crisis PR in the case of incidents requiring PR support and act as a spokesperson when required.
15. To be on call via mobile phone at all times in the event of a crisis or incident requiring PR support.
16. To develop a corporate social responsibility policy for Blackpool Pleasure Beach.


17. To pro-actively generate PR for Blackpool Pleasure Beach in trade publications.  To build a good relationship with the PR contacts of our trade associations IAAPA, BALPPA, ALVA and official tourism bodies such as Visit England.
18. To generate relevant and interesting content for use in social media and on websites.
19. Undertake, when necessary, any other duties required by management.
20. A flexible approach to working hours is required to meet the often-changing demands of the business.
21. The nature of this role requires frequent out of hours work including evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays.



To apply for this position please send CV and covering letter to [email protected]

Due to the large volume of applications we receive, only those candidates who are short-listed will be contacted to arrange an interview.