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Activities Manager, Outdoor Adventure Centre - Kent


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Activities Manager, Outdoor Adventure Centre - Kent

Full time / Permanent


£29,000 pa


Ashford, Kent


£29,000 pa


5 July 2024 at 13:00:00

Activities Manager – Outdoor Adventure Centre at Kingswood

Are you passionate about the Outdoors and experienced in leading a team? We want to hear from you! 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Activities Manager to join our friendly team at Grosvenor Hall in Ashford! 

About us:

We are one of the most experienced providers of outdoor education in the UK. We were founded over 35 years ago and run over 1.2 million activity sessions each year across ten activity centres. Each year we welcome over 175,000 young people from more than 35 countries around the world.

You will be reporting to our friendly General Manager at Grosvenor Hall. 

Main roles and responsibilities:

  • Leading the activity team through mentorship, development, and inspiration.

  • Managing, Renovating and Enhancing all areas of activity delivery, paying particular attention to the Water Sports product. 

  • Support the other Heads of Department in undertaking the role of Duty Manager in line with the company rota. 

  • Build and maintain effective relationships with technical and training providers.

About you:

  • Personable, with the ability to lead, mentor and develop small teams.

  • Effective communicator and solution-focused.

  • Recognised outdoor NGBs.

  • Experienced in working in the Outdoor Industry.

Why join us? 

  • We welcome our staff to live on-site where you will be provided with accommodation and meals for a heavily discounted fee. 

  • Picturesque location in Kent the ‘Garden of England’!

  • A fulfilling career creating life changing adventures

  • Competitive pay rates

  • Wagestream salary management – next day wage access 

  • Perkbox - Whether it’s supermarket savings or discounted days out, the daily coffee or a summer holiday – there’s something to suit everyone’s lifestyle all year round 

  • Comprehensive wellbeing strategy 

  • We are a global company, growing fast in Asia and have partners around the world.   

  • Develop and advance your career with our award-winning training delivered by the experts in ‘fun’ In2action!

  • Regular social meet ups with our friendly team

  • Career progression opportunities in several areas within Inspiring Learning

Apply today and join us in inspiring, leading, and mentoring our activity team to provide life-changing adventures to our guests here at Kingswood. 

#CreateTheExperience with Kingswood. 

Kingswood is an Inspiring Learning brand. 

Interview process:

The interview process will involve a short telephone conversation with our friendly recruitment team, if successful you will be invited to a face to face or Teams interview (depending on your location).

Apply here: Job Detail | Inspiring Learning Careers (

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