China: Year-round Adventure Project Manager with Ski instructing

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Inspiring Development through Action and Adventure

Tired of moving around and looking for jobs each season? Year-round, stable career contracts available with the chance to develop management, survival, and other skills besides ski instructing. A British-run adventure company in China offers the chance to use your ski instructor qualification for a wide-ranging year-round career in the booming China adventure industry.

Role: Project and Adventure Management, SURVIVAL instructing and similar forest-based/camping activities, ski instructing, water sports (kayaking, SUP, raft-building), curriculum development, marketing and activity leading. Some client liaison/sales meetings and other office work. The company works with ambitious applicants to help you develop in your chosen direction. Survival Training is also given on the job.

Those interested and capable may go on to head up new branches and projects under the brand name, in other regions of China and Asia.

Start date: Continuous rolling recruitment: start any time of year, allow 2-3 months for full process (visa etc.).

Free accommodation + Approx £1600-1950 per month, including instructing day commissions (gross).
+Pay rises/promotions over time.
Help with applying for work visa included.
Visa fees and flights not included.
Training and Qualification opportunities: Mandarin Chinese, Wilderness First Aid, survival instructing, parkour skills, possible Chinese Ski Association instructor qualification etc.
1-2 year contract based in Beijing, also spending time in other locations around China. Occasional opportunities to work on special trips to Japan and South-east Asia.
A Bachelor’s degree (important, for visa reasons)

A Ski Instructor Qualification (BASI 2 or equivalent)
Some survival/bushcraft/camping/outdoor background, the more the better (this part of the business is actually bigger than the skiing part).
Watersports background a bonus
Climbing/belay certification a bonus
Parkour Skills a bonus (further training provided)
The ability to spend a year abroad (it’s still possible to go home or travelling for holidays).

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Salary: Free accommodation + Approx £1600-1950 per month, including instructing day commissions (gross).
Qualification Required: BASI Level 2

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