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Receptionist - Winter season - Lapland

Opteam Finland

Place of work
Contract type
agreement-based (Temporary jobs)
Start date
End of November
Salary offered (gross)
Attractive Salary

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Summer is already over and it is time to start thinking about long dull winter. Would you like to spend this upcoming winter season more adventurous? Do you want to bring some excitement into these early evenings? Meet up with different nationalities from all over the world? If so, then you are the right person for us.

Apply for a position of a RECEPTIONIST in a wilderness of Lapland, Finland.

We offer a great seasonal position in a truly international hospitality business in Lapland. The Arctic Resort employs about one hundred hospitality professionals each year. You will be part of the world‘s most unique resort and together with other employees you will create the magic of Lapland. You will live in the middle of Lapland wilderness, surrounded by the beauty of Finnish forests.

We are looking for skilled, experienced and service-oriented RECEPTIONISTS for winter season in the Arctic Resort in Lapland, Finland - 6 months contract.
Applicants should possess the ability to work quickly and cope with pressure. A hotel receptionist is the first friendly face guests meet, therefore he/she should make guests feel welcome; manage room bookings and deal with requests that guests make during their stay is a must. The receptionist also needs to be professional at all times, be able to look after several tasks at once and always stay calm, sometimes under pressure.

The role will involve:
- Checking guests in and out
- Assisting and guiding guests
- Booking activities, arranging transport, etc.
- Answering emails and phone calls
- Supporting staff with other tasks around the resort as required

Employee perks, benefits

- evening, night & weekend compensation
- 9 % holiday compensation
- tips
- staff housing is provided on site

Information about the selection process

If you feel this is the job you dream about, please, submit your resume in English, together with your up to date photograph, certificates and references from a previous employment. The right candidates will be invited for a personal interview, following the video-presentation. Once succeeded, there will be a second round of the interviews with the client.

Company on whose behalf the position is being filled

Hotels, pensions, hostels, etc.

Our client is a family hotel resort located in Lapland, Finland, 250 kilometers north of the Arctic Circle. The core business is resort hotel and restaurants for leisure purpose.


Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary without school-leaving examination
Secondary with school-leaving examination
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University student
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Educational Specialization

Gastronomy, Hotel and Tourism

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Driving licence


Number of years of experience


Personality requirements and skills

- Fluent in written and spoken English
- Other languages are considered an advantage
- Relevant educational background
- Experience in working in an international hotel chain
- Experience in working with hotel reservation systems such as Hotellinx, Opera, Fidelio, or Amadeus
- An proactive attitude and excellent customer service skills
- Ability to work independently
- Ability to adjust to an international environment
- Ability to cope with pressure
- A driving license is considered an advantage
- Right attitude towards seasonal work


Brief description of the company

Opteam is a responsibly innovative personell services company established in Finland in 1999. We have developed customizable solutions applicable in all business fields to rapidly changing work situations in labour-intensive sectors. We offer services for both long-term developments of human resources and in unforeseen situations affecting the staff. At the moment, there are more than 150 Opteam members, at a total of 25 locations throughout Finland, Poland, Slovakia and Phillipines.

The company is a holder of a licence to offer recruitment services.

Number of employees

3-4 employees

Company address

Opteam Finland
Jozefska 7
81106 Bratislava


Contact person: Monika Hoosova
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ID: 2226606   Dátum zverejnenia: 17.10.2016