Jobs in Zante

Everything you need to know about working in Jobs in Zante summer 2022.

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What to expect in zante

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.

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and with your safety and enjoyment at the forefront of everything we do, we've opened up applications to work abroad summer 2022. Click here to apply now!


What is Summer Takeover?

Summer Takeover are a working holiday company, helping young, fun individuals find their dream summer jobs. We organise working holiday packages for a range of amazing destinations including Ibiza, Ayia Napa and Zante.


How can Summer Takeover help you?

Let Summer Takeover help you plan the trip of a lifetime. Our dedicated team will help you to find a job working in Zante that is suitable to your personality. We can also help you to find accommodation for the duration of your stay. Summer Takeover provides expert advice from experienced reps, as well as the social perks like discounted drinks to give you the best summer ever.

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:

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WHAT TYPE OF PEOPLE GET JOBS IN zante?

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.


WHAT TYPE OF JOBS ARE AVAILABLE IN zante?

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.

When is the best time to go to zante?

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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WHAT ARE THE WAGES LIKE IN zante?

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.


HOW MANY HOURS A DAY WILL I BE WORKING IN zante?

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...


HOW DO I FIND JOBS IN zante?

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...


WHAT HAPPENS WHEN I ARRIVE IN zante?

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.


WHAT HAPPENS AFTER MY FIRST MONTH WITH SUMMER TAKEOVER?

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.

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