Beach Manager - Europe

Employer
Neilson Active Holidays
Location
Work in Europe!
Salary
Up to £1000 PCM (Net) + Accommodation, flights, food + great overall package
Closing date
27 May 2021

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Sector
Fitness jobs, Leisure Manager, Hotel jobs, Hotel Management, Ski & Seasonal jobs, Ski Instructor
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Job Details

Beach Manager - Europe

Job Title: Beach Manager

Location:  European Beach Resorts

Department: Neilson Summer

Dates: April – November

Reports to: Activity Manager

Salary: Up to £1000 PCM (Net) + Accommodation, flights, food + great overall package

Working for Neilson Active holidays is more than a job; it’s a lifestyle! Spend the summer season based in one of our beautiful Beachclub resorts where it’s all about sharing your passion for the activities you love. You’ll be working hard, but the work is fun, and there’s always plenty of time to play!

We are looking for great Beach Managers who are friendly, enthusiastic and approachable with a substantial level of experience within the active sports environment. You’ll be able to lead the team to create a fun, professional and safe environment in which to deliver our beach and watersports activities to guests of all ages.

You’ll develop and coordinate the watersports programme in all weather conditions while following the RYA syllabus/Neilson programme. You’ll lead your Neilson Active team to create a professional, safe and fun environment in which to deliver the full range of activities available to our guests.

We are always looking for friendly, energetic and approachable individuals to join our amazing team! People who can build rapport with ease and continue to give our guests confidence in the fact that every element of their holiday is being delivered by people that care.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Present a professional appearance and attitude at all times
  • Maintain an excellent standard of customer service
  • Create a safe beach environment for both staff and guests
  • Oversee the maintenance, repair and security of Neilson equipment and the satisfactory appearance of Neilson sites to ensure that they meet guest expectations
  • Liaise with your Activities Manager to place orders for spares and equipment
  • Organise a working rota based on watersports Instructors qualifications and RYA session ratios
  • Lead a team to set up, pack up, and proactively provide assistance to all guests using the equipment on the beach each day
  • To create a centre specific operating procedure manual based around the standard operating procedure for the beach and RYA minimum standards. This should be updated/adapted throughout the season depending on circumstances and conditions
  • Keep up-to-date with local legislation and ensure the operation is always working in accordance with these laws
  • Risk assess all aspects of the beach operation. Monitor this and update on a daily basis where required
  • To practically help coordinate the set up of the beach and hotel at the start of the season and the pack down of the resort at the end of the season
  • Train, motivate and appraise the beach team to ensure the highest levels of instruction, and coordinate and deliver a training programme assuming responsibility for the development of the instructors
  • Develop positive working relationships with all departments
  • Help organise and host social events, deliver briefings and generally interact with guests at all times
  • Be prepared to move between different resorts according to the operational needs of the business and to fulfil your contractual end date
  • Be flexible in your job role and willing to assist in all other duties as requested by your manager according to training you have been given

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

  • Ability to deliver fun, engaging, safe and informative Dinghy or Windsurfing sessions
  • Dynamic and flexible approach to be able to adapt to the conditions
  • Skilled in safety and on water rescue techniques
  • Extensive knowledge of the RYA syllabus and the Neilson programme
  • In-depth understanding of current sailing and Windsurfing industry
  • Ability to effectively communicate with guests of all ages, management, and other staff
  • Ability to lead, motivate, and train a team and maintain effective working relationships
  • The ability to confidently hold a conversation in English

Qualifications & Experience required:

  • Royal Yachting Association (RYA) Windsurf and/or Dinghy Instructor qualifications or equivalent
  • Royal Yachting Association (RYA) Senior Instructor qualification or equivalent
  • First Aid certificate that is valid for the duration of your contract – This should be a minimum 6-hour practical course providing a certificate that is valid in the workplace
  • Educated to GCSE standard or equivalent
  • Experience running and/or setting up beach operation and managing a team
  • Previous responsibility for setting and delivering safety standards
  • Previous customer service experience

Personal Qualities:

  • Approachable, welcoming, friendly, and enthusiastic
  • Patient and empathetic
  • Self-motivated and responsible
  • Flexible, punctual, organised and efficient
  • Clean, tidy and professional appearance

Company

If you've got the passion, we've got the opportunity!

Working for Neilson Active holidays is more than a job, it's a lifestyle! It's all about sharing your passion for the activities you love. You'll be working hard, but the work is fun and there's always plenty of time to play!

We are always looking for friendly, enthusiastic and approachable individuals to join our amazing team! People who can build rapport with ease and continue to give our guests confidence in the fact, that every element of their holiday is being delivered by people that care.

Who Are Neilson Active Holidays?

We are proud to be one of the leading active holiday specialists and have been delivering awesome holidays for over 40 years.

Year after year our guest’s love to return to our resorts to experience the expertise of our resort teams, whether it’s for a top-notch sailing lesson from our qualified RYA instructors, a delicious cocktail freshly served by our experienced bar team or to hit the slopes with one of our Neilson Mountain Experts.

Bring your passion to our team!

You'll need to be a strong, natural communicator who is able to build rapport with ease and interact confidently with both our guests and other staff members alike.

Neilson Active Holidays is bursting at the seams with opportunities to fine tune your talents and the experiences that you will take away from working anywhere within our programme will stand you in great stead for the future.

In addition to all of this, you'll be able to master some amazing activity sports along the way!

Who are we looking for?

  • Those with a great sense of humour!
  • Likeable, charismatic, individuals with bags of character and contagious enthusiasm!
  • Those who can demonstrate the desire to get involved, enhance their skills and share their expertise!
  • Genuine personalities, those that are kind, friendly and helpful in their nature!
  • People who can bring a bit of individual magic to our award-winning team!
  • Grafters that are not scared of hard work, they strive to be the best and can have lots of fun whilst they do it!
  • Those with a great work ethic and the right attitude!
  • Problem solvers that are responsible, punctual and have the ability to use their common sense!
  • Well mannered and positive in their outlook on life!

Training, Development And Career Progression

We want to develop our staff, provide opportunities to learn new skills and give you the chance to follow in the footsteps of many senior Neilson managers who have worked through the ranks with great success.

We have former chalet hosts are now in charge of the largest hotels in our programme and former windsurfing instructors who are now the operational/commercial masterminds behind the development of our biggest products.

If you are happy to put in the hard work and thrive under pressure, we can offer you a challenging and very rewarding career.

The Neilson team are the backbone of the business and we want to be a great company to work for. We listen to what our team have to say and constantly strive to make everything the best it can be. We will ensure that you're properly trained in all aspects of your role in order to meet the expectations of our guests and satisfy all legal requirements.

The Recruitment Process

Working for Neilson is more than a job, it's a lifestyle. It's all about sharing your passion for the activities you love and we are always looking for the best people to join our team.

If you're up for the challenge, we'd love to hear from you, so kick-start your adventure and complete an online application today.

Give yourself the best chance and be sure to complete every section thoroughly so that we can get a feel for who you are and what you are all about.

If your application passes the initial criteria, you will be placed on a list of potential candidates, however, this does not guarantee an interview at this stage.

The team will then take a closer look at the information you have provided to see if you could be a good fit for the business and for the role to which you have applied.

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you are unable to apply for a specific position through our online application form then this role is not currently available!

For further information see our company website: https://jobs.neilson.co.uk

 

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Website:
Mini-site:
Neilson Active Holidays
Telephone
01273666130
Location
Locksview
Brighton
East Sussex
Bn25HA
GB
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