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Watersports Manager

  • Job Location

    Zakynthos, Greece

  • Start date

    mid May

  • Duration

    end of October

  • Job Benefits

    €1380 per month, accommodation, travel, meals and more


Watersports are a huge part of The Peligoni Club experience and our coastal location is designed to ensure that our guests get the best of the beautiful Ionian Sea. Whether it’s wakeboarding, a ringo ride, or an afternoon of sailing, The Peligoni Club is the perfect place to enjoy a watersports holiday in Greece. We are looking for a highly-motivated and experienced Beach Manager to join our team to ensure the smooth delivery of fun and engaging lessons to our guests of all ages and abilities.

Our beach team are the life and soul of the club, with outgoing can-do attitudes to inspire the young and give confidence to the nervous.
Lessons are predominantly one-to-one as we aim to encourage as many guests as we can to get out and have fun on the water in a safe and beautiful environment. The beach team also host group progression sessions for beginners throughout the week, as well as group lessons for our younger guests who more often than not leave Peligoni at the end of the week, eager to return as a member of our infamous beach team in years to come. 

As Beach Manager, you will be overall responsible for the day-to-day operation of the beach. This is a diverse and challenging role covering many different areas including staff management, evaluating lessons, health and safety, maintaining equipment and offering instruction. We are looking for an energetic individual, keen to share their passion for the water with both guests and staff, ensuring the team strike the right balance when it comes to having fun and providing engaging lessons, with safety at the forefront. Our beach team have always been integral to creating the vibrant and welcoming atmosphere that our guests have come to know and love – enthusiasm, confidence, a can-do attitude and a great sense of humour are a must. 

Key Responsibilities

-       Manage the day-to-day operation of the Beach
-       Deliver comprehensive training to new starters, and throughout the season
-       Ensure a high standard of service is maintained at all times and that guests are made to feel welcome at the beach and encouraged to get out on the water
-       Manage and motivate the beach team
-       Ensure a high level of instruction is provided for all guests and staff using the beach
-       Ensure that daily progression sessions are run effectively
-       Continually evaluate the quality of instruction and identify and address areas needing development
-       Implement beach health and safety policies, ensuring a high standard of safety is maintained at all times
-       Provide windsurfing and/or dinghy instruction where necessary
-       Oversee the club’s weekly Regatta
-       Manage daily maintenance of beach equipment
-       Meet and greet guests in a friendly and welcoming manner
-       Provide support to the childcare team when they are carrying out water-based activities.
-       Implement and participate in a ‘bad weather’ programme
-       When required, participate in evening events at the club, including the weekly beach team ‘skit’
-       Deliver a high level of service at all times
-       Build and maintain friendly relationships with guests


Abilities & Expectations

-       Passionate about watersports and coaching
-       Strong leadership skills
-       Safety conscious
-       Fun and outgoing
-       Outstanding work ethic
-       Excellent guest relations and interpersonal skills
-       Ability to work well as part of a team
-       Self-motivated and proactive
-       Flexible and willing to help others
-       Ability to communicate effectively
-       Excellent timekeeping and reliability

Essential Requirements

RYA, or equivalent, Senior Dinghy, Windsurf or Dual Qualified Instructor
RYA, or equivalent, Powerboat Level 2 and RYA Safety Boat
RYA Multihull, Advanced Dinghy or Racing Instructor endorsements are desirable
RYA Powerboat Instructor is desirable
Valid First Aid Certificate

A minimum of 2 years management experience in a similar environment

Proven experience of coaching in a watersports centre

Proven experience of instructing children

Practical experience kayaking and stand up paddleboarding is desirable

Available for the whole season (May-October) 

UK/EU Passport Holder

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