Jobs in Zante
Everything you need to know about working in Zante summer 2024.
Everything you need to know about working in Zante summer 2024.
Zante is a little haven, with beautiful beaches and scorching dry heat. With a transfer time of only ten minutes, it’s certainly the most convenient resort. The time from stepping off the plane and relaxing with a cheeky cocktail is minimal!
With low prices and high temperatures, sun worshippers that want to get the most from their money should walk this way. As if that wasn’t enough, it’s our only resort with a turtle sanctuary - perfect fodder to ease a hangover.
It couldn’t be easier to find jobs in Zante with Summer Takeover. From bar work to ticket selling, you’re sure to find a job that suits you.
Okay, its your first night in Zante 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 Laganas strip has to offer before ending our night in Zante’s biggest club, Cherry Bay. 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 Zante’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. Once 2pm hits its time for Zante’s craziest pool party which is hosted in our very own hotel! The Paradise Pool Party needs no introduction!
Its Saturday, our favourite day of the week. Today is about one thing… the biggest and best boat party to ever hit Zante. TIDAL is here (not for the faint hearted). A guaranteed sell out and a must do on the Zante party calendar. Its time for you to see what all the fuss is about! We’ll see you at Pure Beach Club. 5pm sharp!
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 Zante sun. Once the stomachs have been line we its time to hit the MEGA PARTY at Cherry Bay.
For those who haven’t secured their perfect summer job just yet, Let’s get down to some serious graft, come meet the rep team at 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!
What better way to finish your first week in Zante than hands down Zante’s biggest weekly event. Addicted at Pure Beach Club has played hosts to some of the biggest international acts. Past acts include Stormzy, Craig David, Tom Zanetti, J-Hus and many more. Tickets are usually €45 but Summer Takeover guests get an exclusive discount making tickets just €20!
Now your first week is over its time to settle down into the real Zante workers lifestyle. Hopefully you have now secured your dream job working in Zante, 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.
A role as a Holiday Rep working in Zante can be a great way to spend your summer. Your main duties will be taking care of guests during their holiday. This can include things like getting them to their accommodation and giving them all the information they need to have a great time!
Being a DJ in Zante you will be working in bars & clubs around the resort. You will need the ability and confidence to mix and play to crowds to get the atmosphere going! This is why experience will be the key to getting work as a DJ, employers need to know what you’re capable of.
As a Bartender working in Zante, you can expect to be serving drinks in a busy bar or club, this can be hard work but really fun! You get to soak up the atmosphere with party goers all out for a good time.
Working as a PR in Zante, you’ll be expected to get your venue full by attracting the holiday makers in. This can be by offering great drinks deals to get them into your bar or club. The key to this job is confidence, you’ll need to be very outgoing and able to talk to anyone! It can be a challenge, but a really fun way to spend the summer!
Ticket Sellers in Zante promote events taking place around the resort. You could be selling things like Club Nights, Bar Crawls or Boat Parties. Your task is to attract potential customers, so it can be a really fun way to meet people and a very rewarding role.
There are a few roles available for restaurant staff in Zante. You could be a waiter/waitress serving food/drinks or working in the kitchen preparing food. One of the popular jobs is attracting people into the restaurant. This can appeal to those that don’t want to be working the late nights and can be a great way to spend your summer!
Working as a Glass collector in Zante you’ll be tasked with returning empty bottles and glasses to keep the venue moving. You’ll need to be outgoing and friendly in your approach. It can be hard work, but your likely to be in a lively bar or club so you can enjoy the party atmosphere!
Working as a dancer for the summer season in Zante can be an amazing experience. Your job is to really get the party going! Dancing on anything from a podium, stage or even bar top amongst holiday makers is a great way to get paid. You’ll be expected to have experience showing you have the stamina and ability employers are looking for.
As a VIP host in Zante, you’ll be serving VIP guests at events and in bars & clubs. This typically involves selling drinks packages, bottles of champagne and spirits to party goers that like to spend! If you like meeting new people it can be. Great way to spend your summer, to be successful you’ll need to be confident & outgoing with a friendly approach
Zante is an ideal starter resort for anyone that hasn’t worked abroad before. Typically drawing a younger crowd thanks to the cheap prices and happy go lucky vibe, you’ll find it easy to find jobs in Zante, get to know everyone and get to grips with island life. Zante workers are in really high demand, so you’ll find a job in no time.
The majority of Summer Takeover guests travel solo, so if you’re nervous about heading out on your own, don’t panic! Once you’ve secured your place, you’ll be added into a private Facebook group. You’ll also be given login details for our very own workers social network, SummerSphere, so you can get chatting to all the other Zante workers before you go.
Most jobs in Zante will revolve around the nightlife, such as bar work, beach parties, ticket selling etc. If you fancy your chances at being able to make some decent commission, selling shots or balloons are definitely the way forward. Check out our jobs tab for the full range of job opportunities and further information.
Just finished my second year abroad with Summer Takeover and they’ve made it just as amazing as the last!
I honestly had the best summer ever! I went to Zante on the 6th of June and I really wish I went earlier! I couldn’t thank Summer Takeover and our reps Dan and Jordan enough! They went about and beyond to make sure everyone hadn’t the best time! Can’t wait to go back next summer!
I went to Zante with Summer takeover on 23rd may this year, I spent 3 months working for Tidal boat party which was the best experience I’ve ever had I loved it!! I met some amazing people who became family and friends for life, the reps (Dan and Jordan) we’re amazing always kept everyone happy and in spirit, I’d recommend Summer takeover mainly for if it’s your first season working abroad as it helps you meet people easier and opens opportunities to multiple jobs.
This was my second year with summer takeover and as normal there was no disappointment in it!
I arrived in Zante with Summer Takeover on the 16th of May, I met some friends for life and worked on Tidal, the sickest boat party in Zante. Dan and Jordan were quality reps, always there for everyone, whatever the problem, helped secure jobs and further accommodation. Will recommend ST to anyone wanting to work abroad.
Just wana say thanks to summer takeover for giving me the best summer ever. Went to Zante and had unreal time.
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.
Had such a good time in Zante made mates for life and got set up with a good job I’d definitely say to people to go with summer takeover your have the time of your life and have memories your remember for life.
I went to Zante on the 23rd of May 2018 with summer takeover! I spent just over 2 months working for tidal and pure beach club which I got by being apart of summer takeover. I had the most amazing experience and it’s all thanks to the company!
Summer takeover made my experience of working in Zante excellent. The staff are always happy to help and always ask how things are going. They helped me get a job within a day of arriving in Zante. They sorted me out accommodation also while I was out there and just made my experience a whole lot easier and organised. If anyone is looking to work abroad in the summer 100% go through summer takeover.
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.
Where to start? Absolutely tip top service from ST and Nathan the rep was mega helpful
Great company booked twice in the past napa and Zante helped me out with a job and also made me feel at home.
If you are thinking of going abroad to work look no further than summer takeover.
No regrets! I had the best summer; with the best people.100% recommend and would use summer takeover again!
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.
Best experience I’ve ever had, everyone makes you feel at home and as your one big family
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.
Best Summer ever 😁
Early Zante workers are our first guests to head off. Dates run from April to July, but you can stay on for the infamous closing parties - we’ll help you secure further accommodation when you’re out there. If it’s your first time on a working holiday, we recommend going out earlier - it’s easier to get your bearings when it’s a little quieter than to jump in at the deep end mid season!
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The average wage when working in Zante is between €30-50. This is absolutely plenty when you consider that a beer or a vodka will be around €3 and Zante measures are generous!
Remember, this doesn’t include tips and commission, so turn up the charm and you’ll have more money than you know what to do with.
Hours and shifts for jobs in Zante will vary depending on your job of choice. Our ticket selling guests can expect to be out enhancing their tan on the job, whilst bar workers will obviously start later. The average shift is between 4-6 hours, which leaves you with plenty of time to go on a turtle spotting excursion, visit the waterpark, or go for a round of mini golf!
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...
Don’t worry, you won’t have to trawl the strip with a batch of CVs to find a job in Zante. The beauty of working holidays with Summer Takeover is we do all the legwork. Our dedicated team of reps will help you find a job just like they have done with the thousands of workers in previous years.
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!
We’ve been building relationships with employers in Zante for years now, we know what sort of people they like to work with and what a potential employee can expect from them in return. Your dream job is waiting...
Our reps will meet you at the hotel to get you all settled in to working in Zante. 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 boat parties and sightseeing you won’t have a spare moment!
We’ll begin proceedings with a good old knees up - you can get to know your fellow workers and plan anything special you want to do in the welcome week. Between a CherryBay weekender, Rescue Club and Pure BeachClub, you’ll be able to suss out your favourite spots. When you’re ready to shake off the hangovers, we can explore Laganas beach, and all the other beautiful sights Zante has to offer...
By day six, you’ll be starting into your job trials, get the champagne on ice as you should be celebrating an offer by that evening! Congratulations, you’ve officially been initiated into worker life; time to make the most of working in Zante and #LiveTheDream.
After the initial 28 days of working in Zante, 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.