This position will play a pivotal role in the company, ensuring that our clients experience outstanding adventures through the considered and precise logistics on any given trip departure.
What We’re Looking For
Working as part of the Operations team, the Stores Coordinator will take responsibility for kitting out our trips and take pride in organising our stores, equipment and vehicle fleet. The Stores Coordinator reports to the Stores and Operations Managers and also works closely with our Operations and Guiding team, ensuring that we are delivering our trips to the highest quality standard.
This role requires a high level of attention to detail and to be prepared to go the extra mile. The ability to think on your feet and provide solutions is essential. Some experience in the activities offered by Wilderness Scotland in particular Sea Kayaking, Canoeing, Mountain and Road biking, plus knowledge of car mechanics and the ability to drive with a trailer would be beneficial but is not compulsory.
While we have a lot of fun at Wilderness Scotland, our team is 100% focused on delivering 5 Star world-class client experiences. As such, the successful candidate will bring a professional and high-energy approach with an unwavering focus on the client travel experience.
What You Can Expect
Based from an incredible, modern, purpose built, warehouse style office in Aviemore in the Cairngorms National Park, we offer a special combination of interesting work, career opportunity and supportive culture in which to thrive as an individual and team member. We have steadily grown over the past five years and plan to continue this growth path, which in turn, will offer a wide range of opportunities for all staff. Not only that, we have also been recognised as the 8th Best Small UK Workplace & 6th Best Small UK Workplace for Women in the 2018 Great Place to Work awards scheme.
Wilderness Scotland is a company whose aim is to break new ground and set the worldwide standard for what adventure travel should be. We commit with passion to providing our customers with the most inspiring experiences of their lives, ensuring our experiences are delivered sustainability, promoting the value of wild places, setting new standards for tourism experiences and creating a rewarding, meaningful and truly fun place to work
Being part of Wilderness Scotland is more than just a job. It means being part of a dynamic team that are always seeking new ways in which we can improve. The successful applicant will thrive in this fast paced environment and within the team but will be encouraged to bring new ideas and enthusiasm to the role and the company as a whole. You can read a bit more about us in our Culture Book to get a real feel for what we are about.
The Employment Package
How to Apply
Please send a CV and 1 page cover letter to email@example.com. The cover letter should detail the following:
1/ The relevant experience you can bring to this role
2/ How you will enhance the service delivery of our equipment stores
3/ What motivates you to organise the kit for 300+ departures in a season
To informally discuss the position please call 01479 420 040 and ask to speak to Henry or Anna. The closing date for applications is Sunday 24th March 2019. Applications will be acknowledged in brief upon receipt. Further contact will be made in late March 2019 once the deadline has passed with interviews ideally taking place week commencing Monday 1st April. The ideal start date for this role will be Monday 15th April 2019 but we recognise the short lead-in time for this so we remain flexible for the right candidate.
Whilst the details below do not cover every element of the Stores Coordinator role, they do provide a general overview of what you can expect from the role.
This role is a summer season role to coincide with the key period of trip operations by Wilderness Scotland. April – October is the ‘in season’ which involves strict deadlines as trips depart on a weekly basis along with reacting to any unforeseen issues that may arise.
Aviemore – 95% office based, 5% in the field
Responsibilities & Expectations
Skills, Knowledge & Experience
Stores & Operations Managers
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