Working at Kamalaya Koh Samui

Kamalaya Koh Samui is an award-winning 76-room Wellness Sanctuary & Holistic Spa located amid a lush, tropical landscape on the southern coastline of Koh Samui, Thailand. Kamalaya offers a unique holistic lifestyle concept for enhanced wellbeing, integrating healing practices and treatments from East and West, a beautiful natural environment, inspired healthy cuisine, customised programs ranging from the popular Detox, Stress & Burnout, as well as Healthy Lifestyle, Yoga Synergy and Emotional Balance. Kamalaya features two restaurants, a tea lounge, and extensive wellness and spa facilities.

Already benchmarked as the blueprint for future wellness retreats and spa holidays, award winning Kamalaya offers exciting employment opportunities for people who genuinely care about the well-being and happiness of others. The sanctuary comprises a 75-room wellness resort, featuring two restaurants, a tea lounge and extensive wellness and spa facilities. Kamalaya offers wellness solutions that include over 70 treatments from Eastern and Western healing traditions, as well as programs, retreats and holistic classes, all within a resort of outstanding natural beauty. There are many personal and professional growth development opportunities across our wellness and hospitality departments. We are looking for individuals who truly care about people, health and wellbeing and who can provide the best possible service to our guests. We strongly believe that it isn't just our guests who can explore and experience life's potential at Kamalaya, but our employees as well. Whichever role you might apply for, you can expect to receive the training and on-going support necessary both for your own development and for the team as a whole. Kamalaya offers competitive packages, benefits and conditions in all positions.

If you would like to apply for any of the currently listed vacancies below please send your CV to our HR department at the following email address: careers(at)kamalaya.com

Come and join us - feel life's potential!

Vacant positions:

Director of Sales & Marketing

We are looking for a dynamic, energetic and engaging Director of Sales & Marketing to be based at the resort who will be responsible for the leadership, development and management of the Sales & Marketing team including related S&M consultants, representations and PR agencies, project managers, trade partners and professionals. This person is responsible for the overall guidance, development, implementation and management of Kamalaya’s Sales & Marketing strategies, operations and projects in conjunction with colleagues, the management team and board of directors.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead development of annual sales, marketing, digital, PR and CRM action plans
  • Manage and oversee acquisition, relationship development, sales performance and promotion-related activities with all existing and potential trade partners; establishing personal close relationships with identified key account partners
  • Work with sales teams to track, monitor and maximise sales performance (trade and direct), supervising sales reporting and analysis on bi-weekly, monthly and annual basis
  • Manage and coordinate agenda and supporting documentation and reporting for annual Sales and Pricing strategy meetings
  • Represent Kamalaya Koh Samui at trade shows, market visits and industry events as required
  • Lead digital marketing team to deliver integrated digital communications strategies and campaigns, including overseeing Kamalaya’s own websites, as well as referral websites, PPC campaigns, social media activities and email marketing campaigns
  • Direct and oversee all content production for digital marketing, traditional marketing and collaterals, as well as PR purposes, ensuring Kamalaya’s health and wellness approach and philosophies are communicated in line with key messaging and brand guidelines
  • Drive and lead the PR function with overall guidance for in-house team and international PR agencies where relevant
  • Direct and supervise Customer Relationship Management activities to include production of magazines and collaterals as well as strategic planning of market events and digital communications
  • Lead and manage relationships within the industry to include affiliations, third parties, brand ambassadors and co-marketing partnerships
  • Write, track and manage the annual Sales & Marketing budget, monthly P&L, costs and expenses including all contracts and purchases of the department


The perfect candidate should possess strong team leadership skills and be adept and working in a multi-cultural environment giving strategic direction as well as working closely with individuals in the team in a hands-on capacity.  He or she must be able to oversee and coordinate timely execution of departmental projects, sales trips, trade shows, operations and services according to agreed budgets and action plans.

He or she should be a natural communicator and have a genuine passion, enthusiasm and respect for holistic wellness, as well as strong expertise in delivering high quality Sales & Marketing campaigns that powerfully convey Kamalaya’s concept and philosophy through different mediums and to a number of international audiences. 

The most suited candidate will be a proactive and self-motivated team player with a personable disposition and the ability to juggle workloads and prioritize tasks in order to meet deadlines.

This is an ideal role for someone who is genuinely excited about positively growing a world-class brand and who enjoys being an integral member of an inspiring team within an award winning experience.


Requirements and qualifications:

  • Fluency and a strong command of the English language (written and conversational)
  • Extensive experience across a wide range of aspects of Sales & Marketing including strategy, budgeting, relationship and performance management, digital marketing and communications, PR, events and customer relationship management
  • Strong team leadership skills and adept to lead a multi-cultural team
  • Exceptional planning and organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects and prioritise in order to meet deadlines
  • Strong competency in budget management is essential
  • Personal understanding, interest and experience in the health or wellness sector, and preferably professional experience within the hospitality industry
  • Working experience abroad and particularly in Asia is a bonus
  • A degree or other tertiary level education
  • Creative, enthusiastic, pro-active and self-motivated with a can-do attitude
  • Analytical, organized and efficient with strong communication skills
  • Confident with social interaction in a multicultural environment


A competitive salary, company medical insurance and an attractive package of other benefits will be offered.

Please email your application explaining why you are inspired to join Kamalaya, together with a full CV, recent references and photograph to careers(at)kamalaya.com

Assistant Video Producer

We are searching for a talented Assistant Video Producer to join the existing Sales & Marketing team based in Koh Samui, Thailand. The ideal candidate for this exciting role is an energetic, creative and multi-skilled self-starter who is already well versed in shooting with DSLR cameras and telling visually and editorially compelling stories through the dynamic medium of video. You are equally comfortable editing as you are shooting and are intuitive when it comes to understanding the language of the brand you are working for. A friendly, team player that loves to learn new skills and works well with others, you will quickly use your initiative to support the existing video production team and contribute new ideas to enhance the quality of content Kamalaya publishes on its multiple marketing and communication platforms.

Required Skills:

  • Shoot video and stills photography to a high standard using DSLR cameras
  • Editing and storytelling skills using Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Working knowledge of image editing using programs such as Adobe Photoshop
  • Up-to-date knowledge of all major social media/publishing platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Instagram TV, YouTube
  • Ability to produce content in line with Kamalaya’s brand concept and brand guidelines
  • Strong team player with a positive, proactive attitude who works well with others
  • Passionate about producing engaging content and learning new skills
  • Creative thinker who is driven by making memorable videos that inspire others
  • Able to work to a tight schedule, plan ahead and work under pressure when necessary
  • Ability to work to a brief and take direction from the Web Communications Manager, Multimedia Content Manager and others.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills are required to arrange and facilitate video shoots in cooperation with other internal departments
  • Fluent spoken and written English is essential


Desirable Skills:

  • Supporting knowledge in Adobe Suite and other related programs such as Photoshop, Lightroom, Audition, After E!ects
  • Interest in learning more about the health and wellness industry


The most suited candidate will be a proactive and self-motivated team player with a personable disposition and the ability to juggle workloads and prioritize tasks in order to meet deadlines.

This is an ideal role for someone who is genuinely excited about positively growing a world-class brand and who enjoys being an integral member of an inspiring team within an award winning experience.

A competitive salary, company medical insurance and an attractive package of other bene8ts will be o!ered. This role is 8ve days per week but some 9exibility around working hours is required depending on the needs of the department.

Pilates Instructor (1 position)

Kamalaya is looking to hire a passionate Pilates Instructor with an eye for detail and a commitment to providing high quality service. We are a boutique wellness facility catering to high profile clientele from a range of backgrounds, experience and fitness levels. You will provide both Personal Pilates Instruction and Group Pilates Classes and be able to provide adjustments and modifications suited to a range of injuries and ailments. Quality of service is key to our product, and your sessions and interactions with guests will enhance their life- changing experience during their stay.

Essential Qualifications:
•  Mat Pilates Certification
•  Reformer Pilates Certification

Desirable Qualifications:
•  Cadillac, Chair, Barrels Certification
•  Other Pilates Certifications
•  Yoga Teacher Certification
•  Personal Fitness Training Certification
•  Bachelor of Science in Sports Science (or related field)
•  Massage or other Holistic Techniques

Personal Fitness Trainer (1 position)

Kamalaya is expanding its Fitness offering and is hiring passionate Personal Fitness Trainers. With a focus on the “Personal” in Personal Training you will provide both one to one fitness training as well as lead group fitness classes for Kamalaya’s high end guests. You will promote a holistic view of fitness, ensuring that there is a balance of stretching and strengthening in every session. It is desirable if you have  strong previous experience in working with clients who are overcoming injuries or work with conditions which limit their abilities. You will be creative in your programming and bring a fun experience to guests who may be new to fitness. High quality of service is a point of pride at Kamalaya and if you have experience working in a five star facility you will be highly regarded.

Essential Qualifications:
•  Personal Fitness Training Certification

Desirable Qualifications:
•  Bachelor of Science in Sports Science (or related field)
•  Massage or other Holistic Techniques
•  Pilates Certifications
•  Yoga Teacher Certification

Yoga Teacher (Thai national) (1 position)

•  Minimum 2 years experience in a 5* yoga center or retreat center.
•  Current and valid yoga certification or diploma.
•  26 years plus
•  Excellent written and spoken in English, further languages are helpful but not essential.
•  A deep commitment to healing and to serving others.
•  A respect for and desire to learn about other health and fitness modalities with openness and passion for learning.
•  Ability to work with other practitioners as part of a team.
•  Outstanding in particular field of interest/practice.
•  A desire to share these modalities with guests and colleagues for the continued improvement of the service on offer at Kamalaya.
•  A self-motivated team player with a personable disposition and excellent people skills, including the ability to relate to people in a friendly, understanding and professional manner.

Spa Training Manager (1 position)

•  This specific role requires a candidate coming with 5 plus years of trainer’s experience with base foundation prior as Therapist and should have experience in some healing modalities
•  Educated not only in generic Spa treatments but have obtained credentials in therapeutic, energetic and holistic side of treatments too
•  Some educational and qualifications as example:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Bioscience, Medical Science, Sport Science, Physiotherapist or Traditional Thai Medicine. Diploma in Reiki level-3, Craniosacral, Quantum healing therapies, Acupressure, CNT, Chakra healing, Remedial body work including basic knowledge of Thai Herbs & plants etc

•  This candidate must have high desire to learn and teach different healing and medical modalities and openness with passion for learning other approaches to healing as well as the ability to work with other holistic and medical practitioners as part of a team
•  A strong desire to share these modalities with guests and hosts for the continued improvement of the wellness service on offer at Kamalaya
•  An highly organized and self-motivated team player with a personable disposition and excellent people skills, including the ability to relate to people in a friendly, understanding and professional manner
•  A sensitive person to understand the on-going development bearing in mind holistic/therapeutic treatments philosophy
•  Interesting in conducting research from time to time to develop new skills in therapy section including cascading those skills in upgrading treatments
•  Capable to further develop Lotus Academy Training curriculum, develop appropriate training materials and implement the testing and documentation
•  Capable to assist the Human Resources Manager with the recruitment and selection of departmental employees with skills assessment of therapists

Retail Manager (1 position)

•  Bachelor’s Degree in any field
•  Male or Female, Thai nationality age over 30 years
•  Good customer service values
•  Excellent written and spoken English

Assistant Housekeeping Manager / Housekeeping Manager (1 position)

•  Bachelor’s Degree in any field
•  Male or Female, Thai nationality
•  35 years plus
•  Excellent written and spoken English

Asistant Food & Beverage Manager (1 position)

•  Bachelor’s Degree in any field
•  Male or Female, Thai nationality
•  35 years plus
•  Excellent written and spoken English
•  Leadership skills

Restaurant Manager (1 position)

•  Bachelor’s Degree in any field
•  Male or Female, Thai nationality
•  Minimum 2 years experience
•  Good written and spoken English
•  Leadership skills

On-site Construction Project Manager (1 Position)

•  2- to 4-year university degree or certification from a professional organization in a construction-related field
•  Thai or Expatriate
•  Minimum 5 years experience
•  Good written and spoken English
•  Leadership skills
•  Hands on work approach

Assistant Chief Engineer (1 Position)

•  Secondary school graduate or higher
•  Male,Thai nationality age over 30 years
•  Minimum 2 years experience
•  Good written and spoken English

Food & Beverage Supervisor (1 position)

•  Bachelor’s Degree in any field
•  Male or Female, Thai nationality
•  Minimum 2 years experience
•  Good written and spoken English

SPA Therapist (5 positions)

•  Secondary school graduate or higher, have training certificate in treatment from the Ministry of Public health
•  Female, Thai nationality age over 20 years
•  Certificate of massage not less than 150 hours
•  Good written and spoken English

Wellness Receptionist (3 positions)

•  Female, Thai Nationality age over 22 years
•  At least 1 years experience in similar position
•  Bachelor’s Degree in any field
•  Good command of spoken & written English

Chef De Partie (1 position)

•  Bachelor’s Degree in any field
•  Male or Female, Thai nationality
•  Minimum 2 years experience
•  Good written and spoken English

Waiter/ Waitress (2 positions)

•  Secondary school graduate or higher
•  Male, Female Thai nationality age over 20 years
•  Minimum 2 years experience in Food & Beverage field
•  Good written and spoken English

Security Officer (1 position)

·    Secondary school graduate or higher
·    Female, Thai nationality age over 20 years
·    Minimum 2 year experience
·    Good written and spoken English

Security (1 position)

·    Secondary school graduate or higher
·    Male, Thai nationality age over 20 years
·    Minimum 1 year experience
·    Good command in English (spoken)

Public Area Attendant (Wellness) (1 position)

·    Secondary school graduate or higher
·    Female, Thai nationality
·    30 years plus
·    Good written and spoken English

Cook Helper (1 Position)

·    Secondary school graduate or higher
·    Male, Thai nationality
·    Minimum 1 year experience in Main Kitchen field
·    Good command in English (spoken)