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Tennis Instructor (On Call)

Company Name:
Destination Hotels & Resorts
Tennis Instructor (On Call)
Property Wild Dunes Resort
Company Introduction Destination Hotels & Resorts began in 1972 with the development and management of condominium resorts. Since then, we have grown to become consistently ranked as one of the top ten hospitality & property management companies in the country (ranked by Hotel Business Magazine) with more than 9,300 employees, over 9,600 hotel rooms and condominium units, and more than $2.2 billion in assets under management. We are a wholly owned subsidiary of Los Angeles-based Lowe Enterprises, a privately-held, national real estate organization active in commercial and hospitality property management investment, and development. Since its inception, Lowe has been responsible for more than $16 billion in assets nationwide.
Destination Hotels & Resorts fosters a creative, entrepreneurial and energetic work environment where people come to work and have the opportunity to make personal contributions to the business in which they work. We value passionate people who love to be challenged and desire the freedom to contribute to the overall success of the organization, while accepting full responsibility and accountability. Your role will be integral to the success of meeting our clients expectations and the continued growth of the company. We strive to create a work place culture that values family, work life balance, and community. We help develop our associates and provide support for them to be professionally successful and to have future growth opportunities predicated on that success.
Property Introduction Wild Dunes Resort is located on the northern tip of the Isle of Palms, a barrier island off South Carolina that''s just 30 minutes from the charm and grace of historic Charleston. A leading vacation spot in Charleston, South Carolina, this 1,600-acre oceanfront resort features championship golf, nationally ranked tennis, one of the nation''s top-ranked family recreation programs, extensive meeting facilities, over two miles of pristine beach and four outstanding resort restaurants. This resort offers a wide choice of accommodations from the luxurious Boardwalk Inn to The Village at Wild Dunes - brand new four-diamond quality rooms and suites in the heart of the resort - to lovely villas and exclusive homes with spectacular views of fairways, lagoons or the Atlantic Ocean, this exquisite South Carolina resort is the perfect choice for everything from romantic getaways to family vacations and business meetings.
Job Description
SUMMARY:The Tennis Teaching Professional will possess exceptional customer service and a strong work ethic on and off the tennis court. This position will be responsible for on-court instruction, assisting with pro shop operations, and helping administer tennis court and facility maintenance.The Wild Dunes Tennis Operation pride ourselves in running one of the top tennis resorts in the world which makes this position unique because teaching professionals will also aid in coordinating any special request, handling tennis groups, and following up on inquiries left by guests. He or she is responsible for maintaining up to date and accurate information about the tennis center or any other current activities here at Wild Dunes Resort.
The Tennis Teaching Professional will always conduct him/herself in manner which supports the guiding principles of Destination Hotels & Resorts:
Acts with the highest ethical standards, treating others fairly & with respect.
Empower a diverse group of talented and prepared people.
Nurture lasting relationships with investors, customers and team members
Achieve optimum investment performance.
Focus on Continuous improvement of quality assets and services.
Consistently work to balance our lives and contribute positively to our communities.
The Tennis Teaching Professionalshall strive to provide exceptional service to both internal and external guests at all times. S/he will be responsible for exemplifying the Wild Dunes Resort Culture as well as promoting Wild Dunes Resort as both the Destination and Employer of Choice!
Essential job FUNCTIONS:
Teach lessons and clinics to resort guests and members
Have lesson book open for lessons as requested by the Tennis director and Head Professional
Assist in all club functions (tournaments, tennis socials, etc.)
Participate in Monday night exhibitions
Conduct round robins as needed
Participate in weekend coverage as assigned
Perform required court and facility maintenance duties
Perform required pro shop duties
Perform any other reasonable related duties as requested
Exhibit professional behavior at all times
Maintain professional appearance and work uniform
Answering the phone enthusiastically and with professional etiquette.
Associate is held accountable for all duties of this job and other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications
eXPERIENCE & eDUCATION:
Must have knowledge of tennis and enthusiasm for the game of tennis
At least one year Tennis instruction experience in a similar setting preferred but not necessary as long as the individual has a strong playing background.
The individual should have good communication skills and be energetic while performing teaching requirements.
Experience in resort tennis is preferred
High school diploma or equivalent
At least one year previous experience in a similar setting preferred
Job REQUIRMENTS:
Must be a United States citizen or possess a valid work permit
Must be able to read, write and speak English
Must be CPR certified
Must have a strong passion for assisting guests in attaining their fitness and wellness goals
Must be able to work well under pressure
Must have strong knowledge of fitness industry
Must be able to accurately follow instructions, both verbally and written
Must be highly detailed orientated
Must have excellent computer skills
Must be able to work in a fast paced environment
Must have excellent listening skills
Must possesses excellent communication skills
Must be professional in appearance and demeanor
Must always ensure a teamwork environment
Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evenings, weekends and holidays
Must have the ability to deal effectively and interact well with the guests and associates
Must have the ability to resolve problems/conflicts in a diplomatic and tactful manner
Must have a passion for creating an exceptional experience for all guests
Employees who are hired at Wild Dunes Resort will be verified through the federal E-Verify system.
Working CONDITIONS:
Must be able to stand on feet and walk throughout the day, with intermittent periods of stair climbing
Must be able to lift & carry up to 10 lbs on an occasional, repetitive basis
Must be able to twist, bend, kneel and squat frequently; crawl occasionally
Must be able to perform repetitive hand & arm movements and simple grasping constantly; pushing & pulling, squeezing and overhead reaching frequently
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee.He or she will be required to follow other instructions and perform other work-related duties requested by his or her supervisor.
Preferred Qualifications
City Isle of Palms
State South Carolina
Job Type On Call
Type of Position Hourly Position

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