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Not Your Ordinary Backpacker Job - Activity Coordinator

EF International Language Campuses Brisbane, Brisbane

Job Description

Job Description
Do you want to work with international students and in a multi-cultural environment? Do you enjoy planning and executing fun activities and excursions for visitors? Are you looking for a customer-facing position with entrepreneurial aspects and responsibilities? This position is ideal for people on a Working Holiday Visa as well as graduate students with passion and energy, who would like to work in a dynamic and supportive environment, showcasing the best Queensland has to offer.

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Role & Responsibilities

As Activities Coordinator you are responsible for the full activity program for our language students from all over the world. This involves weekend & evening work showing off the very best that Brisbane have to offer. Whether that’s our pristine beaches, great night life, or amazing wildlife, this role puts you at the front of the experience.

You’ll plan & deliver safe and fun activities that will give the students a sense of the local culture while having fun with their new international friends. The Activities Coordinator at EF develops a varied social activities program appropriate to the ages, cultural needs, and interests of the EF students, including sport, culture, sightseeing and excursions. This role is pivotal to the school, and a first point of contact to the students.

We are currently recruiting for a range of positions in Brisbane and the Gold Coast with various start dates and contract lengths. In your application please share your preferred location, start date, visa type and availability.

Duties include but are not limited to:
-Develop, plan, and deliver exciting events and activities
-Foster social interactions between students via clubs, meet-ups, and events
-Accompany students on school-organised social or sports events during the day, evening or weekends ensuring supervision is carried out with high-level of responsibility, safety, and enthusiasm
-Promote the school’s social activities program in class and online
-Liaise with various suppliers of tours, events, and excursions, ensuring we offer quality and variety, whilst maintaining commissions and revenues. Develop positive business relationships and offer the best possible rates for our students
-Collect payments from students and reconcile the till daily
-Ensure the highest standards of safety and quality are maintained at all levels, risk assessments of activities performed regularly, feedback and evaluation from students followed up continuously
-Provide welfare assistance to students as required
-Take part in the school on call rota

-A team player that can lead from the front, be outgoing and have great attention to detail
-Passionate about customer service and providing quality
-Enthusiastic, organized, and natural leader, capable of using their own initiative
-An excellent communicator, with an ability to build and maintain strong relationships with students, staff, and suppliers
-Ability to work under pressure and in a fast-paced environment
-Good knowledge in social media (Instagram, TikTok, Facebook)
-Familiar with the Brisbane region and what the city has to offer in terms of sights and culture
-Excellent fluency in English
-Ability to work weekends and evenings as required

EF is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will require all employees to hold or be willing to obtain a Working With Children Check

Postcode: 4101 (Brisbane, Brisbane)

Not a backpacker? That's ok. We accept applications from Australian citizens, permanent residents, international students as well as working holiday visa holders. If you are qualified for this position, please register and apply via the form below.

  This job vacancy was been posted over 40 days ago, but is still active and currently accepting new applications.

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EF International Language Campuses

Member since: February 2023

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