A comprehensive refurbishment of the emblematic Don Miguel hotel is currently underway. / JOSELE

Club Med seeks 320 workers for their new all-inclusive hotel on the Costa del Sol

The Magna Marbella four-star resort with 373 rooms is scheduled to open in spring 2022

PILAR MARTÍNEZ

The Club Med holiday group is looking for 320 staff for the four-star, all-inclusive hotel that it will open in spring 2022 in Marbella, on Spain's Costa del Sol.

The French chain, focused on family holidays, saw the Marbella project grind to a halt with the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. But now it hopes to officially open the new all-inclusive complex to guests next April. And now the group has started the recruitment process as the it enters the final phase of converting the old Don Miguel hotel into a modern four-star complex with 373 rooms.

Five swimming pools

When finished, the building - shaped like a ship's propeller – will be able to accommodate 900 guests over the fourteen floors of the property. It will be the first Club Med hotel in Europe that will have five pools, the main one in the shape of a lake, and another family one with a water park.

The project, with a total investment of more than 60 million euros, will also see the ground transformed into an oasis of vegetation with spaces for sports.

What jobs are on offer

Club Med has announced that is looking to recruit multi-lingual receptionists bartenders; restaurant supervisors and waiters; spa therapists; sports instructors and babysitters; cooks and dishwashers amongst other positions. The chain has said that it is looking for personnel with work experience and that 75 percent of the job offers will be covered by personnel from the local area. For all positions, a B2 level of English is required.

How to apply

Those interested can register at www.clubmedjobs.com and on the Facebook page @ClubMedJobsSpain.

The chain has acknowledged that this summer it has experienced "a strong recovery" in the holiday sector and that it is already preparing to open the winter season in the French Alps.