Seasonal Outdoor/Watersports Instructor

with Gable Events

newspaper Activity Instructor Watersports Paddlesports
locationUnited Kingdom, Peterborough
start date2020
salary £21,000 to £26,000 dependent on experience
training providedTraining provided

We pride ourselves on the professionalism of our events and the quality of our well trained and friendly staff. We are the only company to offer both 30' (12 person) & 40' (18 person) Dragon Boats ensuring that we have the flexibility to accommodate any number of participants and/or time constraints that our clients may have.

Seasonal Outdoor/Watersports Instructor

typical day A Typical Day in the Job

A typical day would start bright and early meeting staff at the warehouse before travelling to the event location where you will meet the remaining staff members and working as a team to set up, and afterwards pack down, all of the event equipment. During the event, there are various roles to undertake and these could be anything from steering a dragon boat all day to boat marshalling duties or running a game/activity on a Fun day! Each day you will travel to different locations, meeting different people and undertaking various roles, making every day different. When not at events you will assist in our warehouse getting kit ready for the next event

ideal candidate Who are we looking for?

 Ideally, two years experience in Watersports/Outdoor activities
 Experience in, or aptitude for, managing events, outdoor activities and staff
 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

our offer What we can offer you

Very competitive salary
Staff uniform
Training in Dragon Boat Racing skills
Experience in corporate and charity sector events
Good networking opportunities
Free lunch at events


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