Blackpool Pleasure Beach recruiting for new members of the Junior Board of Directors

13 January 2023

The UK’s favourite amusement park Blackpool Pleasure Beach is recruiting and it’s the ultimate dream role for young enthusiasts.

The first amusement park in the UK to have a junior team of decision makers, Blackpool Pleasure Beach is looking to appoint new members of the Junior Board of Directors to assist with decision making and ideas generation at the famous park. Successful applicants will be tasked with assisting with the development of new merchandise, marketing of the park and customer engagement strategies.

Bosses are looking for new Board members to join the existing team, all of whom must be aged between 11 – 15 years old and combine a real passion for fun and adventure with a good head for business.  Selected candidates will be appointed for an initial year and have the opportunity to remain on the Board until graduation at the age of 16.

The role, whilst packed full of fun, is of significant importance to Blackpool Pleasure Beach, with the Junior Board of Directors providing a much-valued, perspective on the park; essential when developing strategies with families in mind.

It also serves to provide a valuable opportunity to board members, providing them with a first taste of professional life and helping them develop essential skills for the future. Just as with Blackpool Pleasure Beach’s Board of Directors, the Junior Board will be expected to demonstrate good time-keeping, deliver tasks to a high standard and work well together as a team. 

Such is the success of the programme, previous members of the Junior Board, have gone on to hold a number of full and part-time positions at the park.

Blackpool Pleasure Beach’s Junior Board was established in 1995 and since then has seen over 60 members take a seat on the board.

Speaking on the announcement, CEO of Blackpool Pleasure Beach Amanda Thompson OBE said: “This is such an exciting opportunity for youngsters from across the UK, providing them with fun, thrilling and completely unique work experience. The Junior Board offers a fresh insight into how Blackpool Pleasure Beach operates. It’s lots of fun and will look great on your CV.”

Successful candidates will be selected to go through to the next round in, with shortlisted applicants invited to attend an action-packed open day at the park when they will be put through their paces with a series of challenges, followed by an interview with Blackpool Pleasure Beach Junior Board leaders.

Speaking on the opportunity, current Blackpool Pleasure Beach Junior Board members said:

 “Being part of the Junior Board gives me an opportunity to learn more about the park”

 “It’s a real privilege and something that I love being a part of”

 “It gives you real insights into how a business works”

 “I really like that we are involved in, and get to influence, decision making in the organisation”

 Anyone interested in applying for one of the positions are invited to tell bosses at Blackpool Pleasure Beach why they believe they are right for the job.  Applications are invited to apply by completing a form and answering some initial questions at

 Applications close on Friday 3rd February 2023

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