East Lindsey businesses hold recruitment day to fill 150 vacancies for 2017 tourism season

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Businesses across East Lindsey will take part in a recruitment drive in preparation for the next holiday season.

More than 150 job opportunities will be on offer across Skegness and Mablethorpe at two different recruitment fairs in January and February via employers such as Haven, Park Resorts, East Lindsey District Council, Compass Point Business Services, Magna Vitae, Butlins, Richmond Holiday Centre, Coastfields Leisure, McDonalds, Skegness Pier, Blue Anchor and more.

The Recruitment Fairs will take place at The Dunes, Mablethorpe, on Friday, January 27, between 10.30am and 2.30pm, and the Embassy Theatre, Skegness on Wednesday, February 8, between 10.30am and 2.30pm.

Run by Job Centre Plus, the event will allow businesses to fill vacancies ahead of the 2017 tourism season as well as offer training advice and information on apprenticeship opportunities.

A spokesperson for Butlins said: “We are always proud to support the job fairs in conjunction with the Job Centre as they provide us with opportunity to showcase our business and employment opportunities to the local community.

“Employing talented local people is very important to us and the job fairs give us a platform to talk with such individuals.”

The Council’s Portfolio Holder for Coastal Economy, Councillor Steve Kirk, said: “In the run up to the main summer tourist season along the East Coast these recruitment fairs are a great opportunity for local employers to showcase the jobs they have available and for local people to see just what is on offer.”