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    Tiny Whale Surf Lodge

    Surf School manager

    • 📍Lagos
    • 🕐 full-time
    • 📅 From March to November
    • 💪 3-5 Years experience
      Posted 2 years ago
    • About the job

      Surf School Manager
      We are currently recruiting for the position of surf school manager. This is a unique opportunity and would suit an individual with sound experience in the surf industry and managing others looking for a long term career prospect in the Algarve.
      Tiny Whale is one of the leading surf and activity holiday providers in Europe, and offers challenging job roles as well as the opportunity to develop experience and skills. As a business we pride ourselves on providing an outstanding experience for all customers, working as a team and building honest, respectful and encouraging relationships.
      At Tiny Whale there are two aspects to the surf school businesses, delivering lessons to external clients on a daily basis, and a boutique surf lodge offering week long surf holidays. Our weekly surf holidays have a strong emphasis on coaching within a proven coaching structure giving guests with a broad understanding of the sport and an investment into their surfing future.
      Weekly Surf Lodge Guests
      The main task is to coach groups of 4 guests over their weeks holiday. As well as surf lessons, running activities including theory lessons, video & photo analysis, skate surfing, forecasting and practical exercises in the pool.
      External Guests
      The team of 4/5 coaches will guide our Group and Private lessons for the general public.
      Job Purpose
      Taking responsiblity for the businesses success, creating real influence over the day to day workings of the business and setting clear direction, managing the surf coaches performance and building a strong team to deliver results.
      Directly managing up to 8 people
      Assistant surf school manager
      Surf Coaches

    • Requirements

      Key Personal Qualities Required
      Dynamic drive: making things happen. Able to adapt priorites and motivation in resposnse to changing responsibilities and environments. Show energy and dynamism and maintains drive and resiliance in the face of adversity.
      Change focus: keen to adopt new ideas, approaches, experiments and advocates change. Championing learning and innovation and willing to speak up to challnege the status quo.
      Socially versatile: socially open and confident working with new people and in new situiations. Able to show strong empathy and read peoples reactions and positions and adapt to accomodate them. Confident with complex stakeholdrs and intercultural demands.
      Problem solving: confident working out what to do in new and complex situations. Able to see things from different perspecties and think fluidly with ideas, princiles, concepts and consequences.
      Key Technical Skills required
      Surf knowledge
      Performance Management
      People Leadership
      Relationship Management
      Planning and prioritisation skill
      Key Responsibilities
      Delivering excellent service
      Getting things done through others
      Providing organisational leadership
      Developing self and others
      Managing Stakeholder relationships
      External Relationships
      Local clients
      Accomodation providers
      Local community
      Key industry contacts
      Interested? Read more about the role here: Send your cover letter and CV before the 21st of February to Susan at

    • What we offer

      Competitive package based on experience.

    Tiny Whale Surf Lodge - Surf School manager


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