Have you ever hoped to stay at a spa longer than you needed to? Well, spa management is the career you’ve been looking for!
You could belong to any end of the gender spectrum and we can assure you that making the spa your home is the best idea that could ever strike you. Unfortunately, that will have to remain an dream for most of us. Not only are spas expensive, but will also require you do carve out a significant chunk of your time to accommodate all the services that you opt for. However, if you wish to make money out of your love for the spa, spa management is your best bet. Your job would be to ensure the smooth functioning of the spa and its financial management responsibilities, alongside working towards it betterment to provide top-notch luxury services to your customers. Opportunities as a spa manager can range from small-scale spa boutiques to larger-scale spa chains and in-house spas at luxury hotels.
WHY SPA MANAGEMENT?
Spa management may sound quite simple from a layman’s perspective. And it could be to an extent if you’re skilled. However, it can go from trivial to tricky real quick. For one thing, you will have to ensure that the quality of services offered at the spa you’re working at to be top-notch. One wrong move by anyone working under you can reflect heavily on your own performance. But if you’re up for a challenge, here are a few reasons why you should consider spa management as a career:
* Spa management is a fairly comfortable profession in contrast to other sectors in the hospitality business. Your job pertains to luxury services and apart from climbing up the professional ladder, there is fairly less nose-grinding as compared to other jobs.
* If you’re particularly business-minded, spa management is one job you need to consider. You will be in-charge of your workers payrolls, promotional campaigns and the spa supply system.
* As a spa manager, you can also nurture the people’s person in you by maintaining employee and customer relations.
* All that hard work won’t be left unappreciated. All spas also provide a hefty employee discounts to all their employees.
Spa management boasts of plenty of professional advancement opportunities. After a stint in spa management, you ultimate goal should be of a spa director. Depending on the organisation, spa managers are usually offered attractive salary packages with more than enough perks.
But of course, you will have to work for the position of spa manager. More often than now, especially if you’re not certified, you will have to start from the bottom of the employee chart and work your way through promotion.
As for qualifications, a degree in hospitality is essential to be considered for a spa manager’s position. It won’t just educate you in financial.