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Work For Us 2019-01-16T11:51:55+00:00

Work For Us

Currently looking for:

General Manager – We are looking for a new general manager at Quayside for 2019. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to expand on their management experience and lead a team of 30  employees in one of Cambridge’s most iconic industries. Full details below. Please email you’re CV with covering lettering including earliest start date to info@letsgopunting.co.uk to apply.

Punt Chauffeurs – We are looking for both full and part time punt chauffeurs for the 2019 season. See below for more information. Fill in the contact form or email your CV to info@letsgopunting.co.uk

Working for us is fun!

We are looking for a positive, motivated individual with a can-do attitude who is both physically active and enjoys working outdoors to join our team.

The role involves managing our team of Sales Staff, Punting Chauffeurs and Auxiliary Staff on Quayside and liaising with the bookings office.

We are looking for someone with:

– Previous Customer Service Experience.
– Excellent attention to detail.
– Excellent communication skills. (English should be a first or second language – other language skills are a plus.)

Applicants will need be confident and able to build a strong team and sustain a “feel good factor” among our staff for sustained periods.

Applicants will need to have the ability to work under time pressure, in stressful situations & be able to demonstrate excellent problem solving skills.

The Job Role and Responsibilities:

You will manage a team of up to 30 employees and take an active role in the following:
– Providing first class customer service. Delivering an efficient, high quality service to our customers and implementation of all management initiatives.
– Ensuring that tours are scheduled to maximise business efficiency and depart on time – primarily the Cashier’s role but will need to be closely monitored at all times.
– Achieving effective and courteous ticket sales by monitoring a sales rotation system and managing the touts on a daily basis.
– Providing staff support and training as and when required.
– Managing staff and assisting in the weekly staff rota.
– Ensuring all equipment (boats, poles, cushions, blankets, umbrellas etc.) are handled with care, stored correctly and are at all times in good working condition and maintaining a safe & effective working environment.

What we offer:

– A pivotal role in a young and enthusiastic team with aa detailed training schedule and support from senior staff members.
– Highly competitive pay, based on a monthly salary & sales commission
– Supervision and Development within the management role.
– First Aid at work training.
– Work in an exciting and competitive outdoor environment.

Location: Quayside, Cambridge (CB5 8AB)
Duration: Permanent , full time including Weekends and Bank Holidays.
Salary: £30,000 per annum plus commision for exceeding targets.
Start Date: ASAP

Holiday: 36 days per annum (28 days standard holiday pay plus 8 days to be taken on weekdays during high summer {June-August} as agreed by Directors).

Who we are:

We are Let’s Go Punting specialising in private and shared Chauffeured River Tours of Cambridge. Punting is ‘the only way’ to see the riparian colleges in comfort & style.
Highly rated on Tripadvisor, Facebook and Google Places. Visit England Accredited with the Quality Rose Marque for our Punting Tours. Additional sales platforms including Traditional Punting Tours and Cambridge Hen Party. For more information about us please visit our website: www.letsgopunting.co.uk

Think you’re the right candidate for this position? Apply below or email your CV, cover letter and earliest start date to info@letsgopunting.co.uk

We are now looking for permanent and temporary Punt Chauffeurs to work for Let’s Go Punting for the 2019 season.

We are looking for articulate, hard working, energetic and positive people to join us and provide punting tours along the college ‘Backs’.

Although not essential languages would be considered to be an advantage and you will need to be physically able to punt as much as 10 miles in a day (on the busiest days). Whilst doing that you will need to brush up on your history because you will be expected to deliver a entertaining spiel regaling tales of alumni, architecture and the academic history of the jewel in Cambridge’s crown….the University!

Don’t be daunted, full training will be provided which will bring your punting skills up to scratch in no time and your customer service will improve with every tour. We offer excellent rates of pay starting at £15 per tour.

Working with Let’s Go Punting is a great way to meet people from all around the world, work in an outside environment plus an opportunity to work for a fun and reliable company.

Please note you must have eligibility to work in the UK and be available to work weekends and holidays.