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Coastlife Outdoor Education and Coastal Adventures

Full Time Camp Business Manager

COASTLIFE. Copyright Coastlife 2019. All rights reserved.


Coastal Adventures. Copyright Coastlife 2021. All rights reserved.

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to join the senior management team of Bindaree Outdoor Education Services in providing exceptional camping experiences to thousands of students across NSW, the ACT and Victoria as the new Manager of Coastlife Adventures based on the south coast of New South Wales!

For the first time in almost a decade a management position is available to manage and oversee this business based in Kalaru on the Sapphire Coast of NSW.

About Us

Coastlife is in its 28th year of operation and is owned by Bindaree. At Coastlife we have an absolute passion for the outdoors and we love what we do! We aim to be the partner of choice for schools and organisations, working collaboratively with schools to design, plan and deliver exceptional outdoor education programs and adventure activities.   

We are seeking an exceptional and experienced outdoor manager to lead and manage our passionate, dedicated, and skilled team. 

About the Opportunity

The Coastlife Adventures Manager position is both strategic and operational. The successful candidate  will directly market, liaise with and oversee our clients to ensure their upcoming programs meet their needs and are extremely successful. Leading all aspects of business, this Manager will report directly to the Bindaree Managing Director and the Executive Management Team.

This position has a diverse range of responsibilities including: 

  • Delivering outstanding customer service to ensure client satisfaction
  • Oversee all client marketing
  • Being the first point of contact for client enquires
  • Making camp bookings and coordinating client programs
  • Attending and facilitating client meetings and presentations
  • Maintaining all client documentation, records and finances
  • Manage the business and achieve strategic business goals.
  • Oversee the day-to-day business operations Manage the business and achieve strategic business goals
  • Maintain strong positive relationships with business suppliers
  • Manage business finances within a budget 
  • Manage a team of program managers, caters and resource staff to deliver safe and engaging programs
  • Oversee staff training and mentoring
  • Maintain a safe and compliant workplace
  • Establish and maintain an environmentally sustainable workplace
  • Build business leads through assisting with marketing and advertising campaigns. 
  • Undertake field-roles on a range of allocated programs to achieve programming outcomes
  • Be on call during camp programs (roster)
What you'll need to succeed

This position will require a commitment to live and work in or around the Tathra region.

To be successful in this position, it is essential that you have: 

  • A passion for outdoor education and providing outstanding customer experiences
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to create strong relationships with staff and clients
  • A strong ability to communicate with and lead a team of professional outdoor staff
  • Proven leadership/management experience, including the ability to multi task and look bigger picture to achieve business goals
  • Have strong financial, compliance, administrative and presentation skills
  • Able to make sound judgements, coordinate activities, maintain thorough attention to detail while working under pressure
  • Strong time management skills with an ability to prioritise work, work autonomously and meet deadlines.
  • Experience in managing field-based programs and teams
  • A proven record in activity and program safety, remote area first aid, emergency responses and risk management
  • Program planning and management experience
  • A solutions-based mindset
  • Demonstrated experience in business management in a campsite or similar environment
Applicants must hold a minimum of or be prepared to acquire:
  • National Police Check
  • Valid Working with Children Check
  • First Aid Qualification including CPR
  • Manual Driver’s Licence (essential) 
  • Minimum Cert IV in Outdoor Recreation or equivalent years of industry experience

Bindaree Outdoor Education Services and Coastlife Outdoor Education and Coastal Adventures is committed to safeguarding children and young people and all applicants must comply with our child safe protection policies and recruitment process. We are an equal opportunity employer and applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged. 

Our classroom is wild. Copyright Coastlife 2020. All rights reserved.

For all questions and applications relating to this role please contact: Gemima Weiler gemima.weiler@bindaree.com or 0413 591 894. All completed application forms must be completed and returned by 5pm on Friday 28 January 2022

Where: Tathra, New South Wales, Australia

Workload(s): Full Time

Closing Date: Friday, January 28, 2022

Gemima Weiler
Coastlife Outdoor Education and Coastal Adventures

Mobile: 0413 591 894

Email: gemima.weiler@bindaree.com

Website: http://www.coastlife.com.au

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