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Centre Manager – 3 Month Internship with the potential to lead to a full time position - £8.50 per hour. Aim: We have an opportunity for a centre manager on a 3 month internship position with the potential to become a permanent contract for the right candidate. The applicant should thrive on responsibility to join our talented team and contribute to our expanding business. An opportunity has arisen for a member of the management team to work closely with the director, lead a team of 12 instructors as well as manage the centre and assist in implementing a yearly marketing strategy. Company: Newquay Activity Centre is a long established provider of coast based watersports, with its premises overlooking Fistral Beach. Open year round it specialises in surfing, bodyboarding and coasteering tuition, bodyboarding retail and international coaching holidays. Objectives:
  • To manage the daily running of the centre including managing bookings, staff, equipment, liaise with booking agents and specifically deal with school and military groups.
  • To develop and implement a marketing strategy
  • To increase visitor numbers by 20%To coordinate links with the public sector, schools, pupil referral units and corporate clients
  • To contribute to overall yearly bookings and look at new partnerships
  • To oversee the website and web initiatives to support the proposed marketing strategy
Nature of work to be undertaken: The successful candidate will be deeply involved in this busy activity based organisation. They will be required to propose and implement traditional and online marketing initiatives aimed at increasing awareness of the organisation’s services and facilities. They will deal with sales, both face to face, telephone and online. Essential Requirements:
  • Flexibility and ability to work in a fast paced team environment where priorities are constantly changing
  • Creative person with ability to problem solve
  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally with clients in a personable and service orientated manner
  • Relevant BA or BSC honours degree qualification. Desirable Requirements
  • The successful candidate will be expected to work normal office hours with some flexibility when the need arises
  • Experience of successful project management would be advantageous
  • Experience of Web and social media marketing would be advantageous
  • Experience of international travel would be preferential
  • Degree level qualification in Business or Marketing
The candidate needs to be passionate about watersports, have a positive and lively personality with a can do attitude. The successful applicant will need to have an excellent manner with people, have a flare for sales with good management and interpersonal skills; a background in the watersports or adventure activities industry would be desirable. Applicants with marketing skills, social media promotion awareness, a knowledge of the surfing and especially the bodyboarding industry, the ability to work under pressure and experience in sales and retail are sought after. Intern Wage: £8.50 per hour for a 3-month period. Duration of the project: 3 months from August 1 which could turn in to a full time roll. For further information and to apply: Please send a CV and covering letter to Rob@newquayactivitycentre.co.uk or call Katie Rollason at Unlocking Potential on 01209 311243. Closing date for applications: Wednesday 24 July 2013, Interviews are planned for Friday 26thth July 2013
  • July 18, 2013
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