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Santa's Lapland Character

Making sure each families visit to Lapland is as special and magical as possible.

Becoming one of our Lapland Characters is a truly magical task! Our characters are only ever seen by our guests as Characters, and not in any other capacity in order to keep the believability, maintaining the Santa story at all times.

This involves character work working with a script, endless energy and a love for Christmas magic to ensure the guests receive the complete Lapland experience. This pivotal role requires a determined and enthusiastic mind-set and a willingness to ensure every guest receives a fantastic experience with us.

Working as a Character, you will be working predominantly outside all while maintaining an extremely happy and excitable personality often for long periods of time. Lack of natural day light and minus temperatures are part of the day to day lifestyle you can expect.

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The season for Santa's Lapland depends on the position you are contracted to do, with management staff being overseas for approximately 7 weeks and the general team being overseas for about 5 weeks.
As you would expect conditions are quite extreme. Temperatures can fall as low as -40 degrees centigrade at night and not get above -15 degrees centigrade even during the day. It is also very dark, with only a little twilight in the middle of the day.
You will be provided with arctic suits and footwear to allow you to complete your roles and to ensure you are properly protected when you are out and about even outside of work hours. You will need to provide your own warm and suitable winter clothing such as thermal base layers and advice on this will be sent separately.

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