The Jobs

Please note that all hours & pay depend on the destination you are working in.

Below are just some of the jobs that you could find yourself in, there are many others.

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HOURS

Varied depending on location but tend to be 6 hour shifts between 9pm-3am.

PAY

Average wage is 35-55 euros a day plus any tips.

WHAT DOES BAR WORK INVOLVE?

Working behind the bar in the island’s best bars/clubs, serving anything from local beer to exotic cocktails. It is more advantageous to have experience but not essential. You will need to be good with numbers as well as be able to gel with the toursits.

ADVANTAGES

Regular Wage, Working in party places, FREE drinks!!

HOURS

Starting times vary but are usually between 9pm-3am depending on bar/club shifts tend to be 6 hours long

PAY

Some bars/clubs offer a basic wage of 20-40 Euros per night others may have a commission structure of 50c-1euro per person you bring in. It is all dependent on the bar/club

WHAT DOES BAR / CLUB PR INVOLVE?

You will be approaching tourists, trying to get them in to the bar or club you are working for. You will spend your evenings drinking and chatting up people. You will need to be outgoing, confident and be able to work in a party atmosphere.

ADVANTAGES

Free drinks, Working in a party atmosphere and meeting everyone that's out on a night!!

HOURS

Dependent on role, it can be any hours from 11am till 11pm. Usually 8 hours shifts.

PAY

This is dependent on the role and amount of hours worked but can be between 50-60 Euros a day/night plus tips

WHAT DOES RESTAURANT WORK INVOLVE?

You could be either in a PR role handing out leaflets for the restaurant, a waiter/waitress or kitchen work. A bubbly personality and a big smile will get you far working in the restaurants.

ADVANTAGES

Basic wage, most restaurants offer free lunch and/or dinner to staff. Night time will be left free to party!

HOURS

11pm till 5am

PAY

It is a commission-based job but earnings can be from 20-120 Euros a night.

WHAT DOES LAUGHING GAS SELLING INVOLVE?

Going around the best bars and club selling laughing gas to party goers. This is a very popular job as you can be situated in different places throughout the evening...you will also spend most of your working hours laughing.

ADVANTAGES

Varied Locations of Work, Great Fun

HOURS

Depending on the bar/club but the hours are generally from around 10pm-3am.

PAY

It is normally a commission-based job, but typical earnings can be from 20 - 80 Euros per night.

WHAT DOES JELLY SHOT SELLING INVOLVE?

Working in a permanent party atmosphere where you will be selling a wide selection of jelly drinks, shots, tubes and gas chambers. To do this job you have to be very outgoing and have the ability to be both fun and flirty.

ADVANTAGES

Relatively easy, free drinks, good tips

HOURS

Depends on how hard you want to work and how much you want to earn as top sellers are rewarded

PAY

Dependent upon commission but top sellers can earn more than €300 a day

WHAT DOES TICKET SELLING INVOLVE?

You'll be hunting down potential customers to take part in events within the resort. The hours can be long, but this job is rewarding if you're motivated

ADVANTAGES

Free Drinks, Party on the job, Party nights off, Great earning potential

HOURS

DJs often have sets of an hour between the hours of 10pm till 6am or they can have residencies in the club or bars for 3 hours to 6 hours long.

PAY

Djs can earn between 60 – 150 Euros per night/set. All depends on experience.

WHAT DOES DJ WORK INVOLVE?

Playing the music you love in the hottest bars/clubs in town, what’s not to love.

ADVANTAGES

Free Drinks, Party on the job, Great earning potential

HOURS

Starting times vary but are usually between 9pm-5am depending on bar/club shifts tend to be 6 hours long

PAY

Average wage is 35-50 euros a day plus any tips.

WHAT DOES GLASS COLLECTING INVOLVE?

Making sure the club or bar staff are always kept with plenty of stock and glasses behind the bar and the club / bar is not full of empty glasses.

ADVANTAGES

Free Drinks, Party on the job, Great earning potential, very easy, no experience at all necessary.

HOURS

Varied depending on location but tend to be 1/2 hour shifts between 11pm-5am.

PAY

Pay is excellent in terms of hours you actually work. Between 50-80 Euro per shift.

WHAT DOES DANCING INVOLVE?

Dancing away on podiums in super clubs or amazing pool parties. You need to be physically fit for this role, and of course know how to dance.

ADVANTAGES

Free Drinks, Party on the job, Great earning potential, not long hours.

HOURS

Usually 8 hour shifts either in the day or night dependant on where you work.

PAY

45-60 Euro a day plus great tips.

WHAT DOES VIP HOSTING INVOLVE?

Personally, serving high end tourists and VIP’s food and drink in their private cabanas and reserved areas.

ADVANTAGES

Great earning potential, amazing tips, socialise with celebrities.

HOURS

The hours can be from 11am till 11pm. Usually 8 hours shifts.

PAY

Average wage is 50-60 euros a day plus any tips.

WHAT DOES KITCHEN STAFF INVOLVE?

There are many roles in the kitchen some experience is essential and some roles no experience is necessary at all. To list a few: Pot washer, Prep chef, Head Chef, Specialty chef and Kitchen porter.

ADVANTAGES

Free food, Party nights off, Great earning potential, Long term job.

(Tenerife only)

HOURS

Monday to Friday 8 hours a day, weekends off.

PAY

900 Euro per month plus commissions, earning potential easily 2000 Euro per month.

WHAT DOES TELESALES / OFFICE WORK INVOLVE?

Ringing people back in the UK selling them, many different products, Admin etc.

ADVANTAGES

Party on nights off, Great earning potential, weekends off, Long term job, UK style job.

(Tenerife Only)

HOURS

Split Shifts in the day and night, usually 8 hours per day

PAY

1000 Euro a month plus free accommodation after your first month.

WHAT DOES HOTEL / ANIMATION WORK INVOLVE?

You will be looking after and entertaining the hotel guests around the pool and in the evening at the hotel.

ADVANTAGES

Free Drinks, Party on the job, Party nights off, Great earning potential. Free accommodation, long term job, potential to progress.

(Tenerife Only)

HOURS

Singers/ Entertainers usually work for an hour per gig, you can easily get 2 gigs a night, whilst compares work from 9pm till 2pm.

PAY

Singers/ Entertainers get paid 60-70 Euro per gig / Compares earn 60 – 100 Euro per night.

WHAT DOES SINGING / COMPARE WORK INVOLVE?

You'll be entertaining tourists in the bars, telling jokes, karaoke and of course singing.

ADVANTAGES

Free Drinks, Party on the job, Party nights off, Great earning potential

Body painter, Security, Beach work, Scuba diving instructor, Entertainer etc.

HOURS

All the jobs are totally different, so this reflects on the hours.

PAY

All the skilled jobs are totally different, so this reflects on the pay. Please contact a PlayaWay Abroad adviser for more information regarding hours and wages.

WHAT DOES SKILLED WORK INVOLVE?

All the skilled work is totally different, if you would like more information regarding all the jobs please contact us directly.

ADVANTAGES

Free Drinks, Party on the job, Party nights off, Great earning potential, plus loads more!