Director, Christmas Operation -- Santa Claus

Job Title: Director, Christmas Operation -- Santa Claus
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Japan
Industry: Supply Chain Management
Salary: Please contact Santa's Little Accounting Manager
Reference: 11554
Contact Name: Wayne Yoshida
Job Published 02 Dec 2019


North Pole Ltd. — Job Description  

Director, Christmas Operations (Santa Claus)

Job Summary:

The Director, Christmas Operations is a highly responsible position required to ensure the effective and efficient world-wide delivery of toys and presents to children on Christmas Eve. The Director oversees the operations of a sophisticated manufacturing, assembly and global distribution plant and related systems located in the North Pole, Canada. He provides leadership and direction to a large staff of elves, manages a fleet of magical reindeer and maintains effective communication and liaison with global partners including but not limited to other influential children and holiday icons such as the Easter Bunny, Tooth Fairy, and Frosty. In collaboration with Mrs. Claus, the Director creates a warm, hospitable and nurturing working environment at the North Pole.

Education, Training and Experience:

Masters’ Degree in Christmas Business Administration (cMBA) from a reputable gift-making institution including significant training in the management of manufacturing, warehousing, distribution and delivery systems. Several hundred years of related experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Christmas traditions around the world.

  • Demonstrated ability to determine who has been naughty and who has been nice.

  • Ability to impose discipline as required by placing coal in stockings.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead pointy eared staff with playful and mischievous tendencies.

  • Ability to emit a loud, robust and heart-felt HO-HO-HO Merry Christmas! at all times.

  • IATA licence

  • Warehouse Management experience

  • Reindeers Management Skills (9 direct reindeers)

  • QA & QC Management experience

  • Strong Demand Planning skills (2.2Billion Children)

  • Production Line Management

  • Grade A Sleigh Riding License, Experience with Reindeer Power (9)

  • Santa Sigma: Leather Belt

  • Minimum 3 years experience in Retail/Toys Industry

Ability to uphold high standards of discretion and secrecy to enter unnoticed in and out of people’s homes every Christmas Eve.

Personal Attributes:

Must be chubby, jolly and a right old elf. White snowy beard, rosy cheeks, and a warm smile is a must.

Working Conditions:

Ability to work in cramped and confined and/or hazardous environments such as chimneys, hearths, window ledges, and roof tops.

Ability to eat copious amounts of milk and cookies.

The North Pole is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants with red-noses, pointed ears, and/or curly toed shoes as well as others are welcome.

Christmas committee standard approved uniform required- red and white, black work boots, and fake beard can be provided. (Swimsuits option is available in Australia)



Unlimited housing allowance, room and board in state-of-the-art, fantastical Christmas themed home completely outfitted for harsh snow and weather