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Seasonal Outdoor/Watersports Instructor

  • Job Location

    East Midlands

  • Start date

    Start date by arrangement in April/May 2020

  • Duration

    April/May to September

  • Job Benefits

    £21,000 - £26,000 pro rata depending on experience




Description

Are you looking to further your career in outdoor events?

If you are energetic, organised, customer focused interested in outdoor activities and keen to learn new skills then we may have the job for you!

We’re recruiting for either a seasonal (May to September) or possibly full-time permanent Outdoor Activity Leader/Instructor to join our friendly professional team based at our warehouse near Peterborough, helping to deliver top quality corporate and charity events nationwide.

This position will ideally suit someone with a minimum of two years’ experience in the events or outdoor activities field who has supervised staff and successfully managed a range of events/activities. We will also consider an enthusiastic outdoor/watersports instructor or graduate with an aptitude for events who is looking to be trained up.

Who are we?
Based near Peterborough, and with more than 20 years’ corporate events experience, Gable Events is the UK’s leading dragon boat racing specialist. We also offer a wide range of indoor and outdoor events including it’s a knockout, multi-activity days and team building games. We employ 5 full time permanent event staff and over 75 part-time staff.

Key Responsibilities:

Events

  • Be part of our team involved in, and when required managing, the delivery of events on site including setting up, breaking down and running activities, compering events, supervising temporary staff and liaison with clients
  • Helm (steer) our 30’ and 40’ dragon boats following training if needed
  • Drive the company’s vans with and without trailers (subject to training and passing a trailer test as required)

Warehouse

  • Assisting the warehouse manager with the allocation of kit for events to include loading/unloading vans
  • Preparing event plans and risk assessments
  • Maintenance and cleaning of boats and equipment
  • Basic warehouse and events administration 

Requirements:

  • Experience in, or aptitude for, managing events or outdoor activities, staff and suppliers
  • Assured in all aspects of activity planning and logistics
  • Confident driver with a full clean driving licence for at least two years
  • Willing to work long hours and most weekends during the main events season (May to September)
  • Physically fit and active as event days can be long and demanding
  • Excellent communication skills and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to multi-task and work calmly under pressure 
  • Team player who can work independently to tight deadlines without sacrificing quality 
  • Confident in all Microsoft Office applications 
  • Meticulous in attention to detail 

Interested, then click on the 'Reply Now' button to make an online application and include cv and letter explaining why you would be the ideal candidate

Requirements

This position will ideally suit someone with a minimum of two years’ experience in the events or outdoor activities field who has supervised staff and successfully managed a range of events/activities. We will also consider an enthusiastic outdoor/watersports instructor or graduate with an aptitude for events who is looking to be trained up.

About us

With the benefit of more than twenty years experience in corporate event management, Gable Events provide high quality, value-for-money activities tailored to the individual needs of our clients. We create imaginative events with enthusiasm and

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