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Neilson Active Holidays

Neilson Active Holidays - Details

If you've got the passion, we've got the opportunity!

Working for Neilson Active holidays is more than a job; it's a lifestyle! It's all about sharing your passion for the activities you love. You'll be working hard, but the work is fun, and there's always plenty of time to play!

We are always looking for friendly, enthusiastic and approachable individuals to join our amazing team! People who can build rapport with ease and continue to give our guests confidence in the fact that every element of their holiday is being delivered by people that care.

Who Are Neilson Active Holidays?

We are proud to be one of the leading active holiday specialists and have been delivering awesome holidays for over 40 years.

Year after year our guest’s love to return to our resorts to experience the expertise of our resort teams, whether it’s for a top-notch sailing lesson from our qualified RYA instructors, a delicious cocktail freshly served by our experienced bar team or to hit the slopes with one of our Neilson Mountain Experts.

Bring your passion to our team!

You'll need to be a strong, natural communicator who can build rapport with ease and interact confidently with both our guests and other staff members alike.

Neilson Active Holidays is bursting at the seams with opportunities to fine-tune your talents, and the experiences that you will take away from working anywhere within our programme will stand you in great stead for the future.

In addition to all of this, you'll be able to master some amazing activity sports along the way!

Who are we looking for?

  • Those with a great sense of humour!

  • Likeable, charismatic, individuals with bags of character and contagious enthusiasm!

  • Those who can demonstrate the desire to get involved, enhance their skills and share their expertise!

  • Genuine personalities, those that are kind, friendly and helpful!

  • People who can bring a bit of individual magic to our award-winning team!

  • Grafters that are not scared of hard work, they strive to be the best and can have lots of fun while they do it!

  • Those with a great work ethic and the right attitude!

  • Problem solvers that are responsible, punctual and can use their common sense!Well mannered and positive in their outlook on life!


We are always looking to attract and retain the best team. Those that can help us continue to create an unparalleled holiday experience for our guests.

While we want to ensure that our holidays are fun and truly memorable for all of our guests, we also recognise the importance of making sure that working for Neilson Active Holidays is an amazing experience for our staff too!

The Recruitment & HR team members have collectively spent many seasons working overseas, and we all have first-hand experience of exactly what working seasons all about.

In addition to a competitive salary, our summer and winter programme provides staff with the perfect opportunity to learn new skills in a very friendly, informal, yet professional, atmosphere, making it possible for both beginners and experts to get involved!

We offer a competitive seasonal salary in addition to all of the following:

Inclusive travel - We'll provide return flights from a UK airport plus 20kg of luggage!

Accommodation, and we'll cover all the bills - We'll provide you with a place you can call home and where you can share the adventures with your new friends!

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner - There is no chance of going hungry with three meals a day, seven days per week served in the majority of our resort canteens. This will include a mixture of local cuisine and the occasional treat to keep you going all season long! (Please note that certain resorts have different arrangements)

Pocket Money - Your monthly salary will be paid straight into your UK bank and gives you endless opportunities to enjoy everything seasonal life has to offer!

Exclusive friends & family discount - Share the adventures with your nearest and dearest! Our friends & family discount means that they can enjoy the fun too!

We've got you covered! - To give you total peace of mind, we provide you with emergency medical and dental insurance. You'll have the option to upgrade your policy to a higher level of cover, should you wish!

Be the best! - We'll give you all the training and support that you need to help develop your skills and get to grips with your new role!

Discover your thing! - Our strap-line 'Relax as hard as you like' also extends to our staff. In your spare time, you'll be able to take advantage of all the equipment and activities available in your resort!

Some well deserved 'me' time! - Everybody needs a bit of downtime, and you'll get to enjoy one day off per week plus additional holiday time. Explore the local area, chill out on the beach, hit the slopes or sample the local apres ski!

All-year-round work opportunities - Continue the adventure! - When you're having too much fun, and you don't want your season to end, we have plenty of opportunities to switch between summer & winter!


With Neilson Active Holidays, the sky is the limit!

We want to develop our staff, provide opportunities to learn new skills and give you the chance to follow in the footsteps of many senior Neilson managers who have worked through the ranks with great success.

We have former chalet hosts are now in charge of the largest hotels in our programme and former windsurfing instructors who are now the operational/commercial masterminds behind the development of our biggest products.

If you are happy to put in the hard work and thrive under pressure, we can offer you a challenging and very rewarding career.

The Neilson team are the backbone of the business, and we want to be a great company to work for. We listen to what our team have to say and constantly strive to make everything the best it can be. We will ensure that you're properly trained in all aspects of your role to meet the expectations of our guests and satisfy all legal requirements.


Working for Neilson is more than a job; it's a lifestyle. It's all about sharing your passion for the activities you love, and we are always looking for the best people to join our team.

If you're up for the challenge, we'd love to hear from you, so kick-start your adventure and complete an online application today.

Give yourself the best chance and be sure to complete every section thoroughly so that we can get a feel for who you are and what you are all about.

If your application passes the initial criteria, you will be placed on a list of potential candidates; however, this does not guarantee an interview at this stage.

The team will then take a closer look at the information you have provided to see if you could be a good fit for the business and for the role to which you have applied.

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you are unable to apply for a specific position through our online application form, then this role is not currently available!