Onsite Social Manager

Activity leader wanted by Embassy Summer First work day: ASAP
Proficient speakers
Min. 1 year
BA in any subject
As the Onsite Social Manager you will be responsible for organising, inspiring and training the Activity Leaders to deliver a high quality onsite activity programme for students and clients

Job details


Activity leader

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Student type:


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Contract type:

Work as employee

Institution type:

Language school

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Onsite Social Manager duties include:

To hold regular meetings with Group Leaders and to assist in the Group Leader induction process
To induct and train Activity staff in Best Practices that facilitates the high quality delivery of all activities. This extends to their ongoing training, pre-trip briefings, performance observations and appraisals
To assist in the completion of weekly and daily working rota for Activity staff
To take part in and/ or lead a variety of meetings with management, junior staff, host college and vendor personnel
To ensure high levels of student safety and welfare are maintained in line with Statutory, Accreditation and Company guidance
To assist with student arrival and departure at centre as needed and requested by the Centre Manager
To diligently prepare activity planning sheets
To be present for the set-up and demonstrations for certain key activities.
To lead by example and setting high performance expectations for Activity staff
To brief, outline and monitor the elements of the programme where Activity Leaders must be actively encouraging engagement with activities and excursions through the Embassy Summer app
To take responsibility for all activity stock. This will include some lifting of equipment
To work with the Welfare Officer to ensure Risk Assessment are comprehensive and control measures are being implemented for all activities onsite
In the absence of the Excursion Manager, to manage and oversee aspects of the excursion programme
To support other managers and carry out other operational duties as assigned or requested by the Centre Manager including carrying out 24 hr emergency duty (on a rota basis)
To carry out residential supervision duties, including meal and bedtime supervision as requested by the Centre Manager
To demonstrate safe and healthy working practices at all times and manage the workplace so that it is a safe and healthy environment for staff and students. Working in partnership where necessary with host premises to achieve this.

As the Onsite Social Manager, you will be directly reporting to the Centre Manager.

All our managers will have the opportunity to take part in our Management Training Weekend, where we give you the opportunity to be involved a number of practical and theory based workshops, whilst also taking advantage of listening to advice from both our Head Office teams and our loyal returning staff.

This event will also give you the chance to network across our portfolio, opening up useful lines of communication for the summer.

We also offer all of our managers access to virtual collaborative resources.

Pre-arrival training
Role specific manuals
Centre induction
Working Week:

6 days* out of 7 (1 day off per week)
All management roles are residential
*Maximum weekly hours will be detailed in the Offer Letter

London, UK

Who we are looking for

  1. Language proficiency

    Proficient speakers

  2. Experience

    Min. 1 year

    (Experience of working with juniors (Essential).Valid First Aid Certificate (Desirable) Valid Driving Licence (Desirable) Experience in a role involving organisation / coaching (Essential).)

  3. Qualification

    BA in any subject

  4. Valid First Aid Certificate (Desirable)
  5. Valid Driving Licence (Desirable)
  6. Managing or leading people / teams (Desirable)
  7. Experience in a summer school environment (Desirable)
  8. A high degree of IT competency: Outlook and MS Office (specifically Excel) (Desirable)
  9. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (Essential)
  10. Excellent organisational and planning skills (Essential)
  11. Ability to deal with complexity and resolve problems and issues (Desirable)
  12. Ability to multi-task and prioritise tasks (Essential)
  13. Ability to work under pressure and adapt quickly to changes in situation (Essential)
  14. Ability to strongly motivate a team and get the best out of people (Essential)

What we offer

  1. Our competitive Management weekly pay, inclusive of accommodation, will be based on the size of the centre and experience. We will discuss this with you at the time of your interview.
  2. We will Apply and Pay for your DBS
  3. We will reimburse you the cost of the DBS update fee (£13)

London, United Kingdom

Job location

Embassy Summer

About the employer

We deliver rewarding English language programmes for young learners during the summer, providing a truly life-changing experience in the UK or North America.

Embassy Summer courses are designed to ensure young language students make the most out of their summer when it comes to learning English, personal development and meeting new international friends. We offer English language classes for all levels of learner, from beginner to advanced, and great quality accommodation in both college and boarding school residences, as well as homestay options with local families.

Our social programme is built to support the development of essential Life Skills and give students the chance to explore local places of interest and some of the most iconic and historic sights!

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