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Waterski/Wakeboard Instructor

Company:
Neilson Active Holidays

Location:
Greece and Turkey

Benefits:
Competitive salary + accommodation + benefits

Start:
April

Duration:
November

Description

Working on the ski pontoon as part of a close team to provide a Waterski and Wakeboard programme is a great way to spend your summer - working on the water whilst instructing in a sport you are passionate about!

Often with early morning starts to take advantage of the flatter waters you will rotate responsibilities of driving, spotting, instructing and running the pontoon throughout the day.

As a qualified Instructor you will need to be incredibly patient and be confident to cater for guests of all ages and abilities following the British Waterski Federation syllabus and Neilson standards. You must have an approachable and friendly attitude with the ability to work well within a small team.

Requirements

Must have SBDA qualification as a minimum. A Waterski or Wakeboard Instructor qualification is very desirable.



Why work for us?


Neilson is dedicated to providing active holidays, in the winter with our ski & snowboard programme and in the summer with our land and water-based activities. From beginners to experts alike, we make active holidays really accessible. Neilson are the Active Holiday Experts.

  • We have over three decades of experience in operating active holidays worldwide and offer customers accommodation in hotels, chalets and Neilson-run hotels, self-catering studios, apartments and afloat on yachts and gullets.
  • Our summer programme is renowned for its long-standing relationship with the Royal Yachting Association, the National Governing Body for sailing, windsurfing and powerboating in the UK.
  • We are a company which recognises the importance of our staff and in January 1998, we were the first major tour operator to achieve the 'Investor in People' award which is a symbol of our commitment to the development of our staff.
  • Our aim is to provide "exceptional service from exceptional people" so you can be assured of the highest standards of training and support throughout your career with us.

Who we want?

We're looking for naturally friendly people who have a passion for learning and looking after guests, who really believe they can make a great contribution to our award winning team.

Go-getters who want to achieve, who like to have fun. People who look after themselves and take pride in their appearance. Those with the right attitude as well as aptitude.

All Neilson staff, whatever their role, will come into regular contact with our guests and other staff, and should possess strong yet natural interpersonal skills. We're looking for warm, enthusiastic and approachable types, so that our guests always feel welcome and confident that every element of their holiday are being delivered by people that care. The way we look after our guests (and each other) is a vital element in the delivery of our holidays.

With Neilson, you'll also be expected to be passionate about the range of activities available. We're looking for individuals who demonstrate a desire to get involved, further their skills, and share their enthusiasm and expertise with our guests.If you think you see yourself in the above, then we'd love to hear from you.

What we offer?

Summer roles are available at various resorts in Greece and Turkey, where we operate BeachClub and flotilla holidays. Activities on offer include sailing, windsurfing, biking, kayaking, fitness, tennis and diving. We offer our guests beginner's courses, advanced coaching or simply the freedom to sail, bike or dive with our superb range of equipment.

Full Season roles are available from March/April/May through to November, to include a period of pre-season training and preparation and post-season close down.

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