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Jobs at Land & Wave | Operations Manager | Full Time

We’re looking for a brilliant Operations Manager to join our full time team in Dorset. If you have a brain for logistics and excellent people skills, then this could be the perfect role for you.

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Operations Manager with Land & Wave

Salary: £27,000 - £32,000 (depending on experience)
Hours: Full time Holiday: 28 days
Role: Leadership, Management, Product Development
Closing Date for Applications: 31st Jan 2022
Starting Date: Early 2022

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The Company

Land & Wave helps people have Epic Adventures. During the Spring, Summer and Autumn we're really busy with loads of school trips, DofE expeditions, stag do's and a bunch of other stuff.


During the Winter we train Outdoor Instructors, it's brilliant work - we LOVE Winter.
The Land & Wave crew are hard working, kind, close knit and positive. We're looking for someone who can add to what we do and how we do it.


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The Location

Land & Wave is based on the Jurassic Coast in Swanage, Dorset; it's a brilliant playground for adventure.

Most of our crew live in Poole and Swanage.

We have an incredible landscape right on our doorstep...
Surfing - Kimmeridge Bay
Anything with a sail - Poole Harbour
Sea Kayaking and Coasteering - The Jurassic Coast
Mountain Biking - Purbeck and Wareham Forest
Family Adventures - Beaches, Woods and loads of footpaths

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The Person

We are looking for an imaginative, experienced, talented manager.

You'll need to be able to show us that you're good at...

  • Planning logistics
  • Managing humans (short and long term)
  • Staff development and motivation
  • Understanding the importance of customer service and experience
  • Problem solving and attention to detail

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It would be great if you had one or more of the following qualifications;


Sea Kayak Coach

Canoe Coach

High Level Bushcraft Qualification / Knowledge / Experience

Transport Manager

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The Role

You will be responsible for organising and delivering really high quality outdoor experiences and adventures.
You will manage a motivated, qualified team of instructors, making sure that those instructors get the best possible experience and development while they're part of the Land & Wave crew.

You will develop our business, our products and our people. We know that the right people are fundamental to a successful, upbeat company - we're very happy to develop the role around your skills and strengths.


What to do

If you'd like to find out more or apply for the role please email your CV and covering letter to:

We'll be taking new applications until the 15 Jan 2022.

Apply asap - we'll arrange a visit for you to meet us and take a tour pretty quickly if we like the look of your email and CV.

by Rosie Tanner

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