Employment Opportunities

General Manager – Gulliver’s Valley Theme Park Resort

Gulliver’s family theme parks are growing and our most giant venture to date, Gulliver’s valley Resort, is due to open in Spring 2020.

We are now seeking a proven general manager to lead us into the opening of our exciting new development in Rother Valley, South Yorkshire.

Phase 1 of the operational resort will include more than fifty theme park rides, attractions, shows, activities and experiences, plus a selection of themed accommodation. Subsequent years will see steady and significant growth of the resort, and we’re really keen to meet aspiring individuals with the desire to thrive alongside this exciting development.

Reporting to the Group Operations Director, you will have all the necessary credentials and experience to lead every aspect of resort operations including health and safety, guest experience, hospitality, food and beverage, rides, attractions and entertainments management.

You will share the Gulliver’s commitment to our young family audience whilst also identifying year round venue opportunities for community projects, corporate markets, functions and special events.

Your high energy, infectious enthusiasm and a desire to lead from the front will all combine to inspire your team to deliver the very best experience for our guests, balanced equally with your keen focus on efficiency and financial controls to maximise productivity and profitability.

Gulliver's theme park resorts have a history spanning 41 years with theme park resorts in Matlock Bath, Warrington and Milton Keynes. Our resorts attract young families with children aged 2 to 13 years.

If you feel you have the desire and necessary skills for this position and would like to be part of a great, growing company then please apply with your CV and covering letter (containing the detail listed below) to careers@gulliversfun.co.uk

Our previously advertised Management roles for Gulliver’s Valley have attracted in excess of 3,000 applicants and we expect an especially significant number of applications for this most challenging leadership role of Resort General Manager. Therefore, in order to help progress your application to stage 2 of the selection process, please include the following detail in your cover letter.

Tell us how Gulliver’s Valley Resort will look and feel like under your management. Share some examples of how your individual management style will directly impact the guest experience, your team’s performance and the business successes.

Please indicate your salary expectations and your earliest possible start date. Also highlight any dates that you are unavailable (or have holidays booked) from August 1st 2019 to December 31st 2020.

Confirm that you are willing and able to spend an initial 6 months working at Gulliver’s existing resorts in Warrington and/or Milton Keynes.

Closing date 30th June 2019.

Future Opportunities 

There will be a broad range of employment opportunities throughout the Pit House West Development project. We employ people across age ranges and backgrounds and have a proud history of creating opportunities for young people.  It’s always important for us to train and enhance the skills of our team members. Many of our existing management team and skilled development team started with us at the age of 16 as ride operators looking for seasonal work in the school holidays.

The resort will create approximately 125 full time jobs and a total of around 325 part time jobs. There will be substantial work experience roles generated as a result of the development across a range of departments.

A dedicated hospitality and visitor economy skills training centre is proposed within the development to maximise the potential employment opportunities for local people.

We’ll be updating this site with news of the development, so please keep checking for details on future employment and experience opportunities.