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Sales/Admin Position

The Details Hightide Kayak School, Am Quai 1, 3806 Bönigen
Location: Interlaken, Switzerland
Contract: Full Time
Application Closing Date: 31st January 2019
Interview Dates: 2 Stages: Initial Interview, Meet the team/day on the job
To apply please email CV with covering letter to: oli@hightide.ch
Website: www.hightide.ch

Summary
You’ll be a vital team player with an important role in developing the school and supporting the team. You will provide organisational / operations support, sales support to customers and partners and be closely involved in ongoing and new projects.

Working at hightide is not just a job, it’s joining a team of like-minded people, who love what they do, love being outside and want to make a living from the outdoor industry. We are inspired by the company, the team and the people we meet along the way and we love to share our enthusiasm for the outdoors and motivation with our guests.

We see our role as developing the sport and enlarging the outdoor community and we operate in a way that reflects social responsibility and protecting the environment.

Responsibility for Sales
Email communication
Answering hightide phone
Partner Contact & Support eg. Bus2Alps, Smart trips Guides
Customer Relations and Liaison
Membership Liaison
Overview of Quarterly Newsletter

Responsibility for Admin/Operations
Maintaining Booking System – Maintaining availability? Rescheduling/extra tours etc
Close liaison with responsible person for Schedule/Staffing
Responsibility Office/Supplies
Responsibility for Staff Handbook & Procedures
Development of Admin procedures
Responsibility for maintenance and overview of staff qualifications
Responsibility for club membership communications
Responsibility for partner/hotel email newsletter & communications

Support for Guiding Team
Front desk sales
Tour and Course Vor- und Nachbereitung
Tour and Course Preparations on spot
Train towards taking groups on SUP and in Kayak out on the water as assistant

Essentials
Love the outdoors and the place we’re living in
Interest in creating a great workplace and promoting our culture
Be a people person with an interest in blending into the team and interacting with guests
Eager to learn new things
Ability to self reflect, give and take feedback
Ability to adapt to change, be attentive to detail and organised
Demonstrate initiative, conscientiousness and provide complete follow-through on areas of responsibility
Good organisational abilities
High standard of customer service
Comfortable with team-based work structure; ability to remain flexible to change within the work environment and scope of responsibility
Some paddling experience (would be great but not compulsory)

Essential Hard Skills
Perfect written and spoken German and English
Excellent communication skills
Full driving licence
Good IT skills

What we Offer
Working for a company that cares for people and the environment
Working for a company that has values and a purpose
A chance to shape the development of a small company
The trust to let you get on with your job and space to develop within it
Training to support guides on the water

Trainee Guide/Lifeguard Position

The Details Hightide Kayak School, Am Quai 1, 3806 Bönigen
Location: Interlaken, Switzerland
Contract: Full Time (22nd April- 30th September)
Application Closing Date: 31st January 2019
Interview Dates: 2 Stages: Initial Interview, Meet the team/day on the job
To apply please email CV with covering letter to: oli@hightide.ch
Website: www.hightide.ch

Summary
Bist du eine aufgeschlossene, freundliche und verantwortungsbewusste Persönlichkeit und möchtest unser fröhliches Team der Hightide Kajakschule in Bönigen (bei Interlaken) als Praktikant/-in unterstützen? Wenn du im Bezug auf Arbeitszeiten flexibel bist, fliessend deutsch und englisch sprichst und viel Freude an der Arbeit mit Gästen und auf dem Wasser hast, dann bist du genau richtig!!

Wir bieten einen abwechslungsreichen Job mit gutem Arbeitsklima, die Chance viel Erfahrung im Bereich Tourismus und Outdoor Sport zu sammeln und ein Training im Aufgabenbereich eines Seekajak Guides auf sehr hohem Niveau zu geniessen.
Mehr über uns kannst du auf unserer Website www.hightide.ch erfahren.

Wir freuen uns auf deine neugierigen Fragen und/oder deine vollständige Bewerbung an oli@hightide.ch

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