Retreat Programme Manager in Alicante, Spain

  • Spain

Programme Manager La Crisalida Retreats


Position summary:

La Crisalida Retreats is a health and wellbeing retreat located in the quiet seaside town of Albir, near Alicante. We offer guests from all over the world a relaxing all-inclusive retreat experience in our quiet and welcoming centre. La Crisalida Retreats offers a holistic approach to health and wellbeing through our programme of activities that include yoga, life makeover workshops, meditation, rebounding and more, combined with tasty nutritious plant-based food and juices.
We are seeking a Programme Manager to join our growing team. This role centres on upholding La Crisalida Retreats’ approach, brand and ethos with guests at the retreat and amongst the La Crisalida programme team. This role has responsibilities for ensuring full guest satisfaction regarding the programme activities and holistic treatments at the retreat.
The role is focussed on the day-to-day running of the programme and guest relations at the retreat, which includes management of programme staff (“Programme Mentors”), leading activities on the programme and maintaining excellent guest relations. The Programme Manager is responsible for training new mentors and setting/maintaining standards of delivery on the Programme. You will be part of the senior management team at the retreat.
This role requires a good overall level of fitness as it can be physically demanding. It also requires outstanding communication skills including listening, questioning, writing and teaching.
The role will also involve commercial responsibilities for the programme and holistic treatment room at the retreat (including managing relationships with treatment providers), assisting with product development and service provisions within the retreat.
The key responsibilities of this role relate to leading and managing Programme activities and workshops (yoga, rebounding, other exercise/dance classes, meditations, life-makeover workshops, juicing demonstration, creativity classes), influencing guests (in group and individual settings), contributing to the smooth running of the guest relations at the retreat and managing the Programme team at the retreat.
Essential experience required includes:
• Experience in a retreat (or similar) environment
• Influencing and leading groups of guests in a hospitality environment
• Successfully managing a team of people
• Leader of yoga or group exercise classes
• Presentation and workshop facilitation

Desirable experience includes:
• Leading walks for groups
• Working and living in Spain
• Coaching, facilitating and training groups of people

Essential qualifications required for this role include:
• Professional qualification in either Yoga (minimum 200 hours) or Group class instructor – Exercise to Music
Desirable qualifications include:
• Life Coaching or NLP
• Formal Nutrition Training/Qualification
• Walking Leader Training/Qualification

Please contact us for an application form and full job description. The closing date for applications is 8th June 2018. Initial interviews will be held on 12th and 13th June.