Waterfront and Activities Manager

with Ocean Elements

newspaper Activity Instructor Watersports Paddlesports
locationGreece, Vasiliki, Porto Heli, Horto & Kos, Vasiliki, Porto Heli, Horto & Kos
start dateApril - October
salary Competitive
accommodation includedAccommodation included
training providedTraining provided

Here at Ocean Elements we like to stay active all year round, once our winter program finishes, we don our bathing suits and head out to Greece for sun, sea and a whole heap of water sports and land-based activities.

We are looking for active people who are in their element by the beach and ocean. Whether delivering excellent customer service and food to fuel all those activities, providing top-class tuition on the ocean or ensuring children have a holiday of a lifetime; we have job roles that suit all experiences and qualifications.

We’re in our element in the summer, are you?

Waterfront and Activities Manager

typical day A Typical Day in the Job

Reporting to the Resorts Operations Manager you will be responsible for the overall smooth running of the activities available in resort. As a Waterfront & Activities Manager you will be responsible for managing the team of Beach Supervisors, Watersports Instructors, Fitness instructors, Bike Guides and Child Care staff. You will occasionally, act in any of these roles in their absence if required. You will also support our customers throughout their stay, answering any queries they may have. You will ensure that practical and theory-based tuition is provided and that it adheres to RYA criteria along with guaranteeing that safety measures are in place and are followed at all times. In conjunction with the Hotel Manager you will create and provide a staff development and training program including succession planning. You will also be responsible for conducting the weekly staff meeting along with the Hotel Manager for the hotel staff.


Creating a welcoming and encouraging environment for guests to learn new skills

Organising & Attending evening social events e.g. Charity fundraisers, Welcome Meal and Send-off BBQ

Dealing with customer complaints in resort as quickly as possible to rectify them there and then.

Ensuring all staff are actively encouraging & promoting all guests to attend all OE social events and meal nights to promote guests staying in the hotel as well as the staff socialising in the evenings

Effective running of the entire activities program

Overseeing the safe and successful running of the bike, fitness & children’s program

Running a daily staff meeting with the beach supervisors before all instructors and children’s club staff to assign duties, plan teaching sessions and ensure all groups have adequate equipment levels

Motivating all staff to deliver high standards and enjoy their work

Responsible for the opening and set up of all beach equipment in time for lessons

Responsible for the childcare time to be ready and prepared for their days activities.

Ensure all necessary maintenance checks and preventative maintenance tasks are carried out weekly

Complete Staff inductions

Implement and complete ongoing training programs in all areas, at all levels.

Carrying out first aid and completing accident forms as necessary

Taking bookings for activities and upselling ‘extras’ in resort

Using initiative to meet sales targets

ideal candidate Who are we looking for?

Minimum age at contract start date; 18yo
RYA Senior Instructor (in either discipline)
RYA Powerboat Instructor
RYA Dinghy Instructor
Full, clean UK driving licence
First Aid (valid for a minimum of 6 months from posting date)
RYA Multihull Endorsement
RYA Intermediate Windsurfing Non-Planning Instructor
RYA Start Windsurf Instructor

Highly Desirable

SUP Instructor
RYA Advanced Windsurf Instructor
RYA Advanced Dinghy Instructor
RYA Intermediate Windsurfing Planning Instructoruests staying in the hotel as well as the staff socialising in the evenings with guests.

our offer What we can offer you

Competitive Salary and Package
Family and Friends Discount
Travel to and from the UK
Access to Watersports Equipment


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