Northern Lights Village

Santa Claus

Full-Time in Levi, FI - Senior

The Northern Lights Village brand was born in 2016 and since then we opened two resorts in Finnish Lapland. We pride ourselves in delivering consistently warm and personalized service to our guests. Everyone working at the Northern Lights Village embraces this mission with great care and responsibility. We appreciate the insight of every individual and see our employees as our most valuable resource.

Our guests are truly international and so is our team, speaking all together 17 languages!

Job Description

We are looking for joyful, experienced Santa Claus to help us create the magic of Christmas. Like Father Christmas, you are a flexible, outgoing and social person, who enjoys telling stories. Your main quality should be empathy and genuine love for children, as these will be your main audience and those who you'll be showing a memorable time.

In addition to your work as Santa Claus, when the activity is not offered, you can complement your hours by working as a supporting guide, guest service attendant or help in any other department.

Santa's responsibilities are:

  • Greeting customers
  • Entertain guests
  • Impeccable performance for every experience
  • Ensuring the safety of our guests at all times
  • Flexibility to respond to different work conditions - Remain calm and offer positive advice to guests
  • Develop/maintain positive working relationships
  • Support team to reach common goals
  • Follow company policies and procedures
  • Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.

Santa's requirements are:

  • Entertainment education or equivalent
  • Experience in a similar role is an advantage.
  • Improvisation and acting skills
  • Fluent spoken and written English.
  • Valid B drivers' license
  • First Aid certificate
  • Storyteller
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team

It would be beneficial for a Santa Claus to:

  • Wilderness Guide education or equivalent
  • Speak other languages: Finnish, Chinese, Japanese, German, Spanish and French are an advantage.
  • Local knowledge and photography skills are an advantage
  • Work outdoors for long periods of time, darkness and under very low temperatures
  • Experience in any other department

Pay, duration and benefits:

  • Minimum 90 working hours per 3 weeks period.
  • Starting in November/December and until the end of March.
  • Hourly pay negotiated in an interview, according to knowledge and experience
  • Other benefits according to the collective labor agreement.
  • If necessary, the resort provides accommodation in a shared room for €300,00/month

Before applying, please ensure you have the right to work in Finland.

Please note that due to the high volume of applications, we may not reply to applications that do not fulfill the stated requirements. Should your application meet the initial selection criteria, you may receive a reply in early August at the latest.