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Logo: South West Lakes TrustRecreation Manager


Location: Tamar Lakes, near Bude


We are looking for a Recreation Manager to take a hands-on and leading-from-the-front approach to manage, develop and promote a busy multi use recreation centre at Upper Tamar Lake working closely with the Head of Angling. As we enter a new phase at Upper Tamar, this post is an exciting opportunity to be a key part of developing the centre as a renowned fishery and busy campsite/activity centre which will make a real contribution to our charitable work - we are seeking an enthusiastic individual with a passion for customer service and ability to communicate with a range of user groups to realise the potential at Upper Tamar, effectively managing the range of activities in an integrated way.  A hands on approach will be required, with the post holder setting the tone for the visitor experience and ensuring standards of excellence are achieved.


About You


A sound knowledge of coarse fishing and understanding of other leisure activities


Experience of managing or supervising staff


Experience of working within the outdoor activity industry and knowledge of recreational activities would be ideal


Exceptional communication skills both oral and written


Customer focused with an enthusiasm for assisting all site visitors


A versatile approach to working within a busy multi use centre with competent IT skills including word, excel and outlook




  • Current clean driving licence
  • RYA Powerboat level II or RYA Safety Boat (desirable)
  • Valid First Aid Qualification (desirable)


For further details and to apply, please click here  or email recruitment@swlakestrust.org.uk 


Closing Date: 2 December (midnight)



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