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Carlo Klemm

Become Fairmont The Palm Jumeirah's Santa

Casting call launched for Father Christmas at five-star Dubai resort

August 9, 2017

by Holly Sands - Timeout Dubai

Excerpt: 

Dubai - Are you perennially jolly and more than a little red in the face? Put all those Dubai brunches to good use and get yourself a job as Fairmont The Palm’s Santa Claus. 

A global recruitment hunt has been launched by the Palm Jumeirah resort as it seeks to find an in-house Santa for its 2017 Christmas festivities. The lucky candidate will win an all-inclusive trip to Dubai to stay at the hotel (with their guest) for three weeks between Tuesday December 5 and Tuesday 26, where between a few hours of Santa duties each day, they will be able to enjoy a “memorable” stay, followed by return flights home. 

Applicants from around the world are asked to upload a 30-second video to Instagram or Facebook, tagging #MyDubaiSanta and #FairmontThePalm, by Monday October 30. 

Think you’ve got what it takes? The key attributes required for the role include “having a jolly disposition, must be compatible with elves, must have a certain-sized waistline, needs a minimum length for his white beard and, of course, must ooze festive flair…”.

If all that sounds like you, what are you waiting for?

Check out the full job description


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Remuneration: In kind 

Job Summary: This festive season, Fairmont The Palm is looking for the jolliest, gleaming, funniest and red-faced Santa Dubai can imagine! Required for all typical Santa roles and responsibilities, the resort is looking for the crème de la crème of Santa’s, one that goes above and beyond the usual Christmas cheer and showcases themselves as being the best Santa that the region could ever have asked for

 

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Carlo's note *** remuneration "IN KIND"

 

 

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SantaT

seem like they'll give you an 'all in' holiday package in return for some Santa'ing duties!

Nice one if you fancy an all expenses paid holiday in the Sun! 

 

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Santa Marty

I have been waiting for you to chime in on this Tank, you are the only Santa I know with personal experience working in the UAE.

BTW, have you moved again???

 

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Santa Bill Reiller

Interesting possibility

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Santa Johnny Boy

I wonder what happened to their previous Santa...  :sc_hmm:

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Florida Kris Kringle

Wow...A contest to work for free. And you need to be the best of the best. What an honor. Are they kidding me? I hope no one enters, but I know that won't be the case. Guess it's fine if you're independently wealthy. Sounds more like cheap to me. And we all now how poverty stricken Dubai is.

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SantaT

lol indeed and agreed

 

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