Adventure Experience Coordinator

17 Nov 2021
15 Dec 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for a Adventure Experience Coordinator to join our team based in Great Tower, Lake District. We will offer you a competitive salary of GBP22,637 per annum.

We're Scouts and everyone's welcome here - all genders, races and backgrounds. Right across the UK, we help over 400,000 young people aged 4-25 gain skills for life and find their place in the world. We help them speak up, play their part and shine bright.

The Adventure Experience Coordinator Role:

We're looking for an Adventure Experience Coordinator to join our team who is just as passionate as we are about getting young people outdoors to have an adventure.

The Adventure Experience Coordinator will primarily be responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of our adventures and will be responsible for creating adventure programmes for groups, being the key point of contact for 3rd party adventure providers and completing scheduling for instructors, casual staff and volunteers. You will already have experience of working at an Activity Centre or similar setting and have an understanding of the various processes and systems which help to make a centre successful. You'll have an eye for detail and be good at forward thinking and planning ahead.

To be the Adventure Experience Coordinator Great Tower it is essential that you have the skills to support the centre. We would welcome applications from those with a blend of office and IT skills, as well as an understanding of the practical side of outdoor education.

Key responsibilities as our Adventure Experience Coordinator:

- Assisting with the management of contractors, volunteers and other staff, providing line management for a team of volunteers.

- Coordinating the use of casual instructors, including overseeing their induction and deployment

- Liaising between guests and 3rd party providers to create adventure programmes

- Ensuring all due diligence checks and administrative paperwork is kept up to date

- Ensure that the instructing team receive comprehensive, correct and up to date information about visiting groups and guests.

- Delivering relevant training to the internal team in areas of specialty.

- Occasionally assist with monitoring the safety and quality of activity sessions.

What we are looking for in our Adventure Experience Coordinator:

-Understanding of working within an operational outdoor education environment, preferably with experience of working at a residential adventure or hospitality setting.

- Knowledge of outdoor education and the outcomes of adventurous activities allowing you to build effective programmes to meet guest objectives.

- Experience of coordinating and liaising with 3rd party suppliers or external contractors/providers on behalf of customers.

- Experience of working with guests or customers to build a programme, timetable or similar

- Ability to build personable and effective relationships with customers, staff and 3rd party providers.

- A methodical approach to work and the ability to coordinate multiple customers and suppliers.

What we can offer you as our Adventure Experience Coordinator:

- 25 days holiday and going up to 28 days after 2 years' service and 32 days after 5 years' service

- Additional holidays between Christmas & New Year

- Life Assurance

- Simply Health Scheme

- Generous Pension Scheme

- Free car parking

We are proud to be a family-friendly employer and offer???

- Up to four personal days paid leave a year

- Maternity/Paternity Leave

- Childcare Vouchers

- Flexible working hours

- Store Discount at our Scout Store + other online benefits

- Study and volunteer leave

Closing date: Sun, 5 December 2021, 23:59

Don't miss out on the opportunity to join our fantastic team! Click 'Apply' now!

The Scouts is an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to diversity and actively seeking applicants from a wide range of backgrounds.

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