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JOB VACANCY. SKATEPARK ASSISTANT

We have a job vacancy for a skatepark assistant. 

We are looking for someone to join the team and help push Xsite Skatepark forward. You will assist in day to day operation of the park with. The main responsibilities include working with customers, taking payments as well as selling equipment and food/beverages.

The full job specification can be found HERE

To be considered for this role, please send your CV along with a cover letter explaining why you consider yourself to be the ideal candidate for this role to the following email address:

xsitetrustees@gmail.com

Closing date for this post is Sunday 6th May. Applicants chosen for interview will be contacted on the week beginning 7th May 2018.

Job Vacancy. Centre Manager

After many years of service, the time has come for Lee to move on. This offers an exciting opportunity for a new centre manager.

Situated on the North Shore of Skegness, X-Site Skatepark is a purpose built extreme sports centre opened by the Lincolnshire Extreme Sports Association in 2006. The Association operates as a registered charity and the facility consists of an indoor and outdoor skatepark catering for skateboarding, BMX, scooters and inline skating. Also located within the park are a café franchise and retail shop.

As Centre Manager you will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operation of the centre including health and safety, customer care, financial and marketing procedures and leading other members of staff. The post does include evening and weekend working. Flexibility and a commitment to customer service are fundamental to the role.

The successful applicant must have previous management experience along with excellent organisational and communication skills, awareness of modern marketing techniques, including social media and also have experience of event co-ordination. 

Previous knowledge within the extreme sports industry is desirable but not essential as training in all aspects of this role can be provided.

We are currently in the final stages of delivering Phase 4 of the project which involves addition of new facilities which will offer users a wider range of activities. Overseeing the completion of this centre expansion is a key aspect of the role.

As Centre Manager you will be encouraged to try and develop new ideas to increase revenue and will also be responsible for seeking out and applying for grant funding to help enable these ideas to be made a reality.

For more details please click HERE

Please send all C/Vs along with an attached covering letter to xsitetrustees@gmail.com or contact us with any questions you have regarding this post.

Closing date: 8/9/2017

Grit Academy UK Tour

Saturday 2nd April will see X-Site play host to the 2nd leg of this year's Grit Academy Tour.

The stop will give you a chance to meet and ride with some of the UK Grit team as well as a chance to grab signings and giveaways throughout the day.

 

There will also be the chance to enter yourself into a competition to get yourself a bunch of goodies from Grit Scooters as well as the chance to be sponsored by them for a year as an academy rider.

 

We will be giving you more details nearer to the time so make sure you keep checking back here and at our Facebook for the latest news. 

End of Summer SKATE.

Last weekend we celebrated the end of summer with some games of skate and scoot.

Here are a couple of photos by Ding and an edit of a little bit of what went down by Andy Raynor.

 

Thank you to everyone who came over the weekend and thank you to all of the sponsors who helped with prizes for the weekend.

Ginge. 5-0, 270 in.

Ginge. 5-0, 270 in.

Ryan. Threading the needle.

Ryan. Threading the needle.

Ryan. Nosebonk.

Ryan. Nosebonk.

Ginge with a NBD. Ollie Down to grind.

Ginge with a NBD. Ollie Down to grind.

END OF SUMMER SKATE & SCOOTER JAM - 19th & 20th SEPTEMBER.

We will be holding a scooter jam and skate jam over the weekend of 19th & 20th September.  The scooter jam will be held on Saturday 19th September and the Skateboard jam will be on Sunday 20th September.

Entry is £7.00 per day and there will be chances to win product and cash prizes! For all other information please see the flyers.  Both days will be the usual laid back affairs that you're used to with jams and games of SKATE and SCOOT going on all day. For your chance to win some cash or product make sure you come down and join in.