Jobs in Sunny Beach
Everything you need to know about working in Jobs in Sunny Beach summer 2023.
Everything you need to know about working in Jobs in Sunny Beach summer 2023.
Sunny Beach's reputation could certainly overtake both Kavos and Magaluf as Europe's most explosive party paradise.
A purpose built resort that sprawls along the sizzling coast of Bulgaria, Sunny Beach hosts thousands of tourists each summer, there to experience the party atmosphere and cheap prices. It's even been ranked as the best value holiday destination by Post Office Travel Money - time to order that extra round!
As such a bustling tourist destination, it’s not hard to find jobs in Sunny Beach. The atmosphere is buzzing and it’s one of our most popular destinations to spend a working holiday.
Okay, its your first night in Sunny Beach so that call for one thing and one thing only…time to get messy. Starting with a 2 hour free bar in the hotel and then hitting some of the best (and cheapest) bars that the infamous strip has to offer before ending our night in Sunny Beach’s biggest club. Prepare yourself and remember its a marathon not sprint!
After a heavy night theres no better hangover cure than sunbathing around the pool with a ice cold cocktail. Recharge the batteries ready for a family meal in one of Sunny Beach’s best spots followed by one or two cocktails. Now that we have the first big night out of your system its time to get working on that dream summer job, so have a quiet one and make sure your up early.
Fix up, look sharp, this morning is all about securing that perfect job you have dreamt about! Remember you only get one change to make a first impression. After a long morning on the job hunt its time to continue the party. We hit one of Sunny Beach’s best spots Viking club needs no introduction.
Its Saturday, hands down our favourite days of your first week, its time to get messy at the resorts best paint party. A guaranteed sell out and a must do on the Sunny Beach party calendar. Top Tip - Don’t wear your best clothes you will literally be covered head to toe in paint!
After an action packed first few days its time to chill, nothing beats a Sunday pool day, pop the top off a corona sit back and relax. as the sun starts to set we light up the BBQ for an all you can eat feast the perfect way to cap off your first few days in the sun.
For those who haven’t secured their perfect summer job just yet, Lets get down to some serious graft, come meet the rep team in the pool bar at 12pm, from here we will have a list of all the jobs we have available and match you up to something that we hope is a perfect fit for you! Remember we can’t work miracles, so please attend if you are serious about finding that dream summer job!
The end of your first week is finally here and we hope it has been everything you dreamt it would be! Lets cap the week of in true Summer Takeover style with a fancy dress bar crawl. The best fancy dress wins a free bottle of vodka on us so remember to put the effort in on this one!
Now your first week is over its time to settle down into the real Sunny Beach workers lifestyle. Hopefully you have now secured your dream job working in Sunny Beach, however if not please don’t hesitate to speak to your reps they are there to help you every step of the way. For those looking stay longer than the first month we have a limited number of spaces available for ST guests throughout June, July & August.
If you’re always up for a party and have the stamina to go all summer, then working in Sunny Beach is the right choice for you. There are so many bar crawls to choose from, you’ll be spoiled for choice. The party truly never ends here.
If you’re not the biggest personality, don’t worry. Loads of our working holiday guests come by themselves and it’s so easy to make friends when you’re all in it together. Our Facebook group and social network, SummerSphere, allow you to get chatting to all of our guests before you head out to work in Sunny Beach.
Most jobs in Sunny Beach will revolve around the nightlife, such as bar work, restaurant work, ticket selling and working for some of the biggest events companies in Bulgaria. If you’re a natural performer, you’ll be right at home guiding the bar crawls. Confident and energetic people will excel - not only will you be herding plenty of tipsy tourists, you’ll be providing entertainment and joining in on the fun along the way.
The season in Sunny Beach runs from May to September. Most of our working holiday guests find that a month here just isn’t long enough. We recommend committing to two months working in Sunny Beach initially, so you can experience as much of the season as possible, then you can always stay on longer if you want.
We recommend going out a bit before the season starts so you can get used to your surroundings before the streets are filled with tourists and partiers.
As a Holiday Rep, you’ll be the life and soul of the party and responsible for ensuring thousands of guests have the holiday of a lifetime. You’ll need to be calm under pressure and ready to go the extra mile whenever necessary. If you’re outgoing, friendly and ready to party 24/7, then a resort job is the one for you.
As a member of Event Staff you’ll be involved in helping to run some of the island’s biggest events. You will be working closely alongside the management to ensure that the events run smoothly but most importantly, that guests are having a good time. This is one of the most sought after seasonal jobs to do!
Bar work is a popular choice for summer work. You’ll be working in some of the best bars and clubs in the resort, serving anything from local beer to exotic cocktails and everything in between. Experience is preferred but not essential – as long as you’re quick on your feet and good with numbers, this is the perfect resort job for you!
You’ll be spending the summer months approaching tourists offering great drinks deals to get them into the bar or club. Confidence is key in this job but as long as you’re outgoing and friendly you will love it!
Ticket selling is extremely rewarding if you are motivated to get out and sell! Your job is to find potential customers who are interested in events in the resort such as Booze Cruises and Bar Crawls!
You’ll find work in lively bars and clubs selling shots to groups of tourists. If you’re outgoing and have a fun nature, then this could be the perfect summer job for you!
A very popular summer work role for people who prefer nights off! You could find yourself attracting people into the restaurant, waitering/waitressing or even in the kitchen. A big smile goes a long way in this summer job!
Glass collectors should be fast on their feet and willing to work hard in a busy environment. As you may have guessed, your job is to collect empty bottles and glasses to ensure a quick turn around at the bar.
This one is self-explanatory! Experience is pretty much essential but the opportunities for summer work are endless. Your job will consist of dancing on stages, podiums or even bar tops and is not for the fainthearted!
As a VIP host you will be serving VIP guests in clubs and on events, usually selling bottles of spirits and champagne that you can make extra commission on as well as your standard wage. The tips are usually pretty good too!
To find work as a DJ experience is essential. You need to be confident playing and mixing records in bars and clubs across the resort and be able to create an atmosphere to keep people dancing all night!
Skilled workers are in extremely high demand throughout all of our resorts. Examples of skilled work summer jobs include:
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I went on the 16th of may, was a bit quiet at the start but couple weeks later it got rammed with workers and tourist's. I Had the privilege to work for tidal for the season it was insane. Met so many great people and i have life long friends from it, defiantly doing it again next season. Peace
Summer takeover was honestly best experience I had working abroad I’ve gone with this company two years in a row I would definitely recommend summer takeover to anyone who wants to work abroad.
This was my second year with summer takeover and as normal there was no disappointment in it!
Where to start? Absolutely tip top service from ST and Nathan the rep was mega helpful
Summer takeover is not one to miss out on! Met some great people who have become friends for life and had some unreal moments when I was away with the company! I'll be looking to do it all over again.
If you are thinking of going abroad to work look no further than summer takeover.
I went with summer takeover and felt so welcomed any troubles or worry’s I had I felt very comfortable going to Dan and Jordan, they also helped me find a job which they made very easy within the first week and most importantly showed us the best time! Deffo recommended.
No regrets! I had the best summer; with the best people.100% recommend and would use summer takeover again!
Best Summer ever 😁
Best experience I’ve ever had, everyone makes you feel at home and as your one big family
This was definitely a summer to remember. Summer takeover were a massive help on the job front and great people who you could speak to whether you just wanted a chat or if you had a problem. Very friendly and would recommend anyone who want to go out and work through ST. They provided me a job on Tidal as a VIP host and it was hands down the best job on the island, making friends for life.
The wages in Sunny Beach are generous, and this will go far as the cost of living is minimal. You’ll find that food and drink in general are pretty cheap, and if you’re doing bar work or running the bar crawls, you’ll get good deals on drinks.
More money can be found in the commission based roles like ticket selling or shot selling. If you can talk a big game and sell a lot, you’ll find that you’re never short of money.
Hours and shifts for jobs in Sunny Beach will vary depending on your job of choice. Ticket sellers can expect to be out enhancing their tan on the job, whilst bar work will obviously start later. The average shift is between 4-6 hours, this leaves you with plenty of free time to visit the waterpark, lounge by the beach, or even try the local paintball track!
As the pay is so good and the shifts are so short, most of our Summer Takeover crew work every day to maximise their earnings. See our jobs tab for more information. Work hard, play harder...
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Finding jobs in Sunny Beach is easy with Summer Takeover. Our team of dedicated reps will help you to find your dream job for the summer.
Not only can they provide detailed information about all the bars, clubs, restaurants and events that are recruiting staff, they’ll make sure you know when recruitment days are on and will get trial shifts setup on your behalf. All you have to do is show up, and put in a good shift! This is our first year in Sunny Beach - and our reputation with employers has preceded us. Your dream job is waiting...
Our reps will meet you at the hotel to get you all settled in to work in Sunny Beach. This is when the party begins - treat this first week as the holiday part of your working abroad experience. Between welcome meetings, Summer Takeover bar crawls, epic parties and sightseeing you won’t have a spare moment!
You can get to know your fellow guests in your first week in true Summer Takeover style. You’ll explore the resort together, picking your favourite new bars and clubs. Between a Blue Moon Beach Party, The Original Bar Crawl and a Sundown Boat Party we’ll help you suss out your favourite spots, and when you’re ready to shake the hangover there’s plenty of beautiful scenery to explore.
At the end of the week, you’ll start your job trials. Our reps will find your perfect job pretty fast and you should be celebrating an offer that night. Now to start your amazing summer working holiday in Sunny Beach.
After the initial 28 days you’ll have the option to extend your stay in our accommodation at a discounted rate, or our devoted reps can assist in finding alternative accommodation if you’d prefer.
If you are an EU national and/or hold a passport issued in an EU country you will likely not need to concern yourself with a work permit/visa however we would always advise you to check this prior to travel. If you are unsure of your right to work or have any questions about the process, please reach out to us.