Bounce to hold X-Factor-style auditions

Trampoline park Bounce is to hold auditions for jobs in Abu Dhabi and Dubai

Knowledge story, The Knowledge

*PLEASE BE ADVISED THE ORIGINAL DATE OF JULY 25 HAS BEEN CHANGED If you’ve always been a fan of trampolining, so much so that perhaps friends have suggested a career change, now’s your chance!

The UAE capital’s upcoming branch of Bounce is looking for staff but they’re not just hiring for the job in regular fashion.

X Factor-style auditions will be on at Abu Dhabi’s Marina Mall in August (date to be confirmed) in preparation for their launch in October.

So if you can’t think of a better career then helping people to have fun, this could be your cup of tea.

Get down to the site in front of the ice skating rink, where the new venue is currently under construction, to impress the judging panel of current Dubai crew members.

Plus there will be surprise guest judges.

Things will kick off at 10am and the panelists are looking for people will bubbly personalities and of course awesome skills on the springs.

Only a golden ticket will get your through to the next stage for a contest which will be held in Dubai on July 26.

You can register online at bounce.ae/careers and entrants must be at least 18 years old and eligible to work in the United Arab Emirates.

Since it opened in June 2014, UAE residents have been flocking to indoor trampoline park, Bounce.

Venue manager Greg Campbell and co-founder and C.O.O Doran Davies, previously told us: ‘Bounce kind of fuses trampolining with parkour – free-running – hence, free-jumping. It’s about trying to reduce your limitations. You don’t need a gold medal in acrobatics to jump on a tramp, you just have to go for it and we want to provide an experience where that’s accessible to anyone and everyone.’

He added: ‘There’s the free-jumping area, which is about 50 trampolines all stitched together where you can just do whatever you want, and a dodgeball arena to add a competition element. There’s a big airbag so people can try out flips in a safe way, and then for the guys who want to hone their skills there’s a performance area that really makes us unique when it comes to other trampoline offerings locally. The performance area is where people do things like wall-running, which is very popular and not that difficult to do.’

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