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Activity Manager

  • Job Location

    Greece, Sardinia, Spain and Croatia

  • Start date

    April onwards

  • Duration


  • Job Benefits

    Up to £1800 PCM gross + Shared accommodation + flights, meals + great overall package.


This is one of the most senior overseas positions on our team. It is a full-on, full-season role from early April to mid-November, and you will need to meet with all the details below to be considered. 

You must be friendly, approachable, enthusiastic, and mature with solid leadership skills. The ideal candidate for this role will bring considerable managerial experience within the active sports environment.

You will lead your active resort team to deliver Neilson's extensive resort activity programme to an exceptional standard and ensure all Neilson guests have an unforgettable holiday experience.

This will require the perfect combination of solid interpersonal skills and a friendly, approachable, outgoing personality. You will utilise your resort team and the facilities to create a fantastic holiday experience. This will be at the centre of everything you do.

You'll ensure your team is a visible presence around the resort. Efficient, reliable, assertive, and conscientious, the team will keep an open line of communication with our guests to maintain excellent rapport.

This is a highly challenging role, so anyone stepping into this role must be highly charismatic. If you are looking for a rewarding career and you are someone who thrives under pressure, this could be the role for you.

Working for Neilson is more than a job; it's a lifestyle. Spend the summer season based in one of our beautiful beach club resorts, where it's all about sharing your passion for the activities you love. You'll be working hard, but the work is fun, and there's always plenty of time to play.

We're looking for friendly, energetic, and approachable people who can build rapport with ease. Individuals who can instil confidence that every element of a Neilson holiday is delivered by a team who cares.


Qualifications & Experience required:

  • Valid UK/EU passport or EU work visa
  • First Aid certificate valid for the duration of the contract – At a minimum, your First Aid Course MUST be an attended full-day practical course. 
  • Management and customer service experience.
  • Budgeting and money handling experience.
  • Previous responsibility for health and safety standards.
  • Extensive understanding of the RYA, the BWSW syllabus and the Neilson programme.
  • Royal Yachting Association (RYA) - Windsurfing or Dinghy Instructor qualification - (Including a Power Boat Level 2 certificate) - Highly beneficial.
  • One or more of the following qualifications - Dinghy/Windsurf SI, Intermediate Planing Windsurf Instructor, Advanced Windsurf Instructor,, Foiling instructor,
    MIAS Bike Leader Level 2, LTA/RPT Level 1 Tennis Coach, BWSW Level 2 Coach, SBD2, Level 2 Fitness Instructor & any additional disciplines.
  • A solid understanding and knowledge covering the use of resort equipment and the associated safety procedures.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • To be fun, engaging, safety conscious and informative.
  • The ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • A dynamic and flexible approach to adapting weather conditions.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • Flexible to work all the required hours to get the job done well.
  • To be skilled in safety procedures and on-water rescue practice.
  • In-depth understanding of current developments associated with activities provided by Neilson.
  • Knowledge and understanding of child protection.
  • Computer literate with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to understand the pros & cons of each activity from a working staff perspective to pre-empt any potential issues/hazards.
  • The ability to confidently hold a conversation and instruct in English.

Please note: All Neilson Active staff are DBS-checked.

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