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Activities Manager

Mark Warner


Full benefits package provided including return travel, full board accommodation, use of all watersports and activities, insurance and uniform plus weekly wage.

May Onwards

Various Contract Lengths


Secure your place in the sun for Summer 2013! This is a very active role involving many different activities and plenty of guest contact!

Main duties are overseeing and organising all pool and aerobics activities, managing and motivation of staff within the Activities Department and overseeing the organisation of the evening entertainments programme. You will play a key role in creating a fun atmosphere and encouraging social interaction between guests and staff.

Duties include:

* Ensuring the safety of guests in the areas of Aerobics, Pool, Volleyball and other dry land activities
* Covering Aerobics classes or pool lifeguards when required
* Pre season and ongoing training of Activities staff
* Overseeing the evening entertainments programme
* Organising staff rotas and timetabling of daytime activities
* Overseeing advertising of activities on blackboards around the hotel
* Organising weekly prize-giving in conjunction with the Waterfront department
* Contingency planning as a result of bad weather
* Organising and attending welcome drinks on arrival days
* Organising staff rotas for Maitre'd duties and evening speeches
* Assisting the Customer Service department with airport transfers when necessary
* Holding regular departmental meetings and attending regular staff and management meetings
* Duty Manager shifts as required by the Hotel Manager


Good knowledge of organising events or entertainments and adhering to health and safety procedures. Must have excellent organisational, communication and staff management skills and have a confident upbeat personality! Lots of public speaking is involved in this role so you need to be a confident public speaker. Aerobics or lifeguarding qualifications required as you will cover in one of these areas.

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