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10 Inspiring and out-of-the-box Hospitality Careers

Author: TMS Talent

Published Date: 2019/02


Are you looking for some inspiration to liven up your Hospitality career?

Here are our top ten of our most rewarding jobs in hospitality you may not have considered;

1. Resort Activities Coordinator 

What better way to spend your day than entertaining guests! How about a game of volleyball on the beach, leading a snorkelling adventure or taking a cruise on a catamaran! Activities Coordinators are responsible for coordinating, promoting and facilitating all resort activities.  

2. Private Chef at a Vineyard 

A fantastic way to travel the world doing something that you love often with accommodation included!

3. Sommelier 

Fancy yourself as a bit of a wine connoisseur? Then this could be just the role for you! A Sommelier works on the restaurant floor as a beverage specialist and will recommend complimentary beverage choices for each dish. They are also responsible for wine procurement, development of wine lists, storage and cellar rotation.

4. Food and Beverage Manager at a Theme Park or Golf Club

 A great way to bring your career in line with your interests. If you enjoy playing golf or enjoy the exhilarating vibe of a theme park, why not incorporate this into your Food and Beverage career.

5.  Cruise Production Manager 

Try your hand as a Production Manager overseeing all the production show elements including lighting, audio, video, rigging, pyrotechnics and show rehearsals. 

6. Corporate Catering Coordinator

A great role to for those with a passion for food who want to avoid the after hours and weekend shifts usually associated with restaurants and hotels. In this role you will plan, administer and supervise corporate organisation’s catering requirements.

7. In-Flight Chef 

See the world whilst working in a job you are passionate about. An In-Flight Chef will use their culinary skills in an airlines first class cabin as well as in commercial kitchen on the ground to prepare food for their passengers. 

8. Purser on a Cruise ship

A great way to see the world! A purser usually works at the Front Desk where responsibilities include assisting guests with onboard enquiries, account inquires, resolving customer service issues, and answering telephone calls. Exceptional customer service is required in this role.

9. Bartender in a Pool Bar 

Pack your bags and head for the tropics for this cool and creative hospitality job. Multiple island resorts have swim-up pool bars that need experienced bar staff to replicate fancy cocktails and beverages for their guests.

10. Cinema Ushers / Ticket Sales

Cinemas incorporate open air cinemas as well as gold class and regular cinema complexes. With cinemas on the increase this is a great place to start your hospitality career for those with less experience.


Take a look at our global hospitality roles currently available.