Job Description

We are looking forward to your application! Here’s what you need to have in your tool kit:

Here are  your responsibilities:

  • Ensure the Necker watersports experience is delivered safely and to an exceptionally high standard
  • Maintain all of the kits
  • Encourage guests to partake in all watersports activities on the island.
  • Lead the activities team on a daily basis, booking guests’ lessons and excursions, Running daily meetings, and working alongside the guests’ services team to create fun, exciting, and bespoke itineraries for guests on the island.
  • Assist other departments when necessary in carrying out their tasks
  • Carry out Duty Manager shifts when required

Your qualification/experience:

  • 5 years minimum working in watersports as an instructor.
  • 2 years of management experience in the watersports/ activities industry
  • Proven leadership skills and people management skills
  • Water sports qualifications:  Senior BKSA or IKO kitesurfing Level 2, RYA Senior Dinghy Instructor
  • Must hold RYA power boat level 2 and RYA Safety Boat certificates or equivalent.
  • RYA Powerboat Instructor certificate desirable.
  • RYA Advanced Powerboat or Yachtmaster Offshore certificates are desirable.
  • Medical response and First Aid certification
  • Quality resort/property experience
  • Other preferable attributes: RYA windsurfing qualification, PADI divemaster instructor, or any other watersports experience.

About you:

  • A passion for making exceptional holidays
  • Able to work with and accommodate different cultures
  • Strong instruction and coaching skills to be able to pass onto the team
  • Confident and assertive in running a team
  • Able to manage and motivate a team of people to work together
  • Organised and able to manage complex logistical challenges
  • Happy to be hands on
  • High sense of responsibility with regard to safety issues
  • Team worker and proven customer service skills
  • Excellent guest contact skills/socially confident
  • Good communication skills
  • High degree of attention to detail
  • Passion and pride in work
  • Able to perform gracefully under pressure
  • Sense of fun
  • Calm in emergency situations
  • Resourceful approach – able to troubleshoot in the event of a change of plan

What we offer you:

  • Package & Benefits
  • Minimum 12-month contract (subject to work permit approval)
  • Competitive Salary
  • Share in the island gratuities
  • 22 days paid holiday per year (teamwork 5.5 days a week) plus public holidays
  • Accommodation provided
  • Monthly food allowance
  • Initial flights from the country of residence (and return at end of contract)
  • Annual flight allowance
  • Medical Cover
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Job Overview

  • Experience

    3 - 5 years

  • Qualification

    management eperience / IKO Instructor Level 2 / BKSA Senior Instructor / Senior Instructor / RYA Senior Dinghy Instructor / Powerboat Level 2 / First aid/CPR qualified / Yachtmaster

Provider Information

Virgin Limited Edition

Sir Richard Branson's private island and home, Necker, in the British Virgin Islands, is unquestionably the most idyllic place in the Caribbean.