Jobs in Sunny Beach

Everything you need to know about working in Jobs in Sunny Beach summer 2023.

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What to expect in sunny-beach-bulgaria

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.

Your First Week

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What type of people get jobs in sunny-beach-bulgaria?

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.

What type of jobs are available in sunny-beach-bulgaria?

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.


When is the best time to go to ?

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.

Holiday Reps

Holiday Reps

What does Holiday Repping involve?

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.

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Event Staff

Event Staff

What does Event Staff involve?

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!

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Bar Work

Bar Work

What does bar work involve?

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!

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Club/PR Work

Club/PR Work

What does Club/PR work involve?

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!

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Ticket Selling

Ticket Selling

What does Ticket Selling involve?

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!

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Shot Selling

Shot Selling

What does Shot Selling work involve?

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!

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Restaurant Work

Restaurant Work

What does Restaurant Work involve?

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!

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Glass Collecting

Glass Collecting

What does Glass Collecting involve?

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.

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Dancers

Dancers

What does being a dancer involve?

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!

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VIP Host

VIP Host

What does being a VIP host involve?

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!

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DJS

DJS

What does being a DJ involve?

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!

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Skilled Work

Skilled Work

What does Skilled Work involve?

Skilled workers are in extremely high demand throughout all of our resorts. Examples of skilled work summer jobs include:

What are the wages like in sunny-beach-bulgaria?

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.


How many hours a day will I be working in sunny-beach-bulgaria?

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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How do I find jobs in sunny-beach-bulgaria?

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...


What happens when I arrive in sunny-beach-bulgaria?

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.


What happens after my first month with Summer Takeover?

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.

Visas & Work Permits

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.

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