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Entertainment Manager

Working within a tourist accommodation establishment, an Entertainment Manager is responsible for devising a programme of cultural, technical or leisure activities to create a friendly and relaxing atmosphere adapted to the needs of the public and the specific nature of the establishment. 

They may lead certain activities and/or manage the entertainment team, coordinating their activities.


  • They recruit the team of entertainers/entertainment coordinators.

  • They are responsible for liaising with service providers as well as with the public and regulatory bodies.

  • They plan the programme of activities and are responsible for relevance of these activities as well as for the safety of their clients.

  • They are responsible for the technical aspects of a project or event; they may manage it themselves or entrust it to the team of entertainment coordinators.

  • They ensure compliance with current rules and regulations in terms of facilities and public safety.

Required skills

  • Extremely good physical condition
  • Resilience to fatigue and stress
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Diplomacy
  • Sense of responsibility
  • English

What you need to learn/master

  • Team management
  • Tourism management
  • Budget management
  • Event organisation
  • Communications
  • English

Career opportunities and progression

  • An Entertainment Manager may go on to become the Manager of a tourist facility or hospitality business.

Qualification requirements

3 years of post-High School education


€20,000 - €25,000