Assist the DZ Manager with all their responsibilities and duties including financial, event management, HR and administrative activities to facilitate the smooth running and success of the company. A high level of customer service combined with company efficiency is to be carefully balanced and achieved.
Starting salary approx. 19,500 € gross, depending on strength of candidate.
5 days a week – most likely to include at least one weekend day.
Full-time position available immediately.
Please send CVs and cover letters in English only.
We are a family owned Company comprised of 5 exciting businesses.
Skydive Spain is the one of the largest centres in Europe, based just outside sunny Sevilla. We operate all year round offering tandem and solo skydiving courses and run regular events for
experienced skydivers. Our sister skydiving centres include Skydive Hibaldstow, UK, which hosts the British National Championships in August each year which is the biggest National Skydiving Championships in the World, and Skydive Algarve, the largest dropzone in Portugal, located in the Algarve.
A separate part of the family business is Wingglider Ltd with a fleet of 7 skydiving aircraft, a maintenance hangar and a training school. It provides aircraft and pilots for all 3 DZs, as well as leasing skydiving aircraft to other dropzones around the UK and Europe.
Maybe Sailing operates a 1929 tall ship ‘Maybe’ which offers sail training opportunities for schools,
young people and others wanting to experience sailing and all it has to offer. ‘Maybe’ is based over the
winter in Hull and sails in various tall ships races through the summer season.
Find out more about our businesses at skydivealgarve.com, wingglider.co.uk, skydiving.co.uk, maybesailing.com, skydivespain.com
- Fluent in English and Spanish – verbal and written.
- Strong administrator with an ability to solve problems and work under pressure.
- Business background with direct customer service experience.
- Ability to think critically and analyse situations and data.
- Mature personality with scope to resolve conflict.
- Self-motivated, flexible, punctual and organised.
- Hands-on, lead by example attitude.
- Experience in a customer facing role and confident telephone manner
- Experienced with IT and office software packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.).
- Due to some of the tasks, a full driver’s license of minimum 2 years is required.
Skydiving industry knowledge is desirable but not essential. Training will be ongoing to familiarise with the industry. Most important is willingness to learn fast and be an efficient member of the team.
Accept all tasks delegated by the DZ Manager
o Primarily office based tasks
o Ensuring administration efficiency
o Oversight of general operation running and employee issues
o Managing costs/invoicing information and preparing monthly accounting
o Execute all standard HR procedures for staff members
o Aiding the reviewing of and analysing procedures and making reports; summarising information; identifying trends
o Assisting to maintain very high level of professionalism and customer service in the DZ offices, especially with complaints; identifying if further training is required at any time
Completing any other duties as may reasonably be required.