Social Director

Plan and organize recreational activities and create friendly atmosphere.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$16,000 – $38,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Social Directors do?

Plans and organizes recreational activities and creates friendly atmosphere for guests in hotels and resorts or for passengers on board ship: Greets new arrivals, introduces them to other guests, acquaints them with recreation facilities, and encourages them to participate in group activities. Ascertains interests of group and evaluates available equipment and facilities to plan activities, such as card parties, games, tournaments, dances, musicals, and field trips. Arranges for activity requirements, such as setting up equipment, transportation, decorations, refreshments, and entertainment. Associates with lonely guests and visits those who are ill. May greet and seat guests in dining room. May assist management in resolving guests’ complaints.

Should I be a Social Director?

You should have a bachelor's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Director, Social, District Director, Life Enrichment Director

    How to become a Social Director

    Most Social Directors have a Doctorate or a Bachelor's degree. Start by getting your Bachelor's degree. Chart?chd=s:pub9ac&chl=no+college+%2833%25%29|certificate+%2816%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|bachelor%27s+%2849%25%29||doctorate+%282%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,33,49
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