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Operations Manager / Event Organiser / PA Request Contact Details Add to Shortlist

Summary of Experience

Having worked numerous contracts with both the WSL (Jbay Open & Hurley Pro), SSA (Surfing South Africa) and the ISA (running their surf instructor courses around South Africa).

Event coordinator & WSL Liaison for the JBay Open and commentating at the Hurley Pro / Swatch Women's Pro - Trestles.

Event Director for SA Surfing Champs / Adaptive Surfing Champs and other numerous SSA sanctioned events.

2015 SA Women’s Masters Champ | 2014 SA Junior Team Coach | 2013 SSA PST Champion

Employment Preferences

1,000 To: 2,000 USD Per Week
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Full Time, Part Time, Contract
Education & Training, Management, Operations
Australia, United States, Indonesia, Maldives, Nicaragua, Philippines, South Africa, Sri Lanka

Surfing Experience

Alaia, Longboard, Shortboard, Standup Paddle Board

Work History

Job Title Company When?
Freelance Agent Tasha Mentasti (TLM Consultin) From August 2013 To Current
The Surf Professional
2016 Jbay Open - Event coordinator |
2015 SA Women’s Masters Champ |
2015 Jbay Open - Event Coordinator
2014 SA Junior Team Coach |
2013 SSA PST Champion |
Events Co-ordinator | Commentator | Contest Director | National Surfing Champion |
ISA Level 2 Accredited Surf Coach & ISA Level 1 Course Presenter | ISA Level 3 Judge
National Office Manager ASP Africa (now WSL Africa) From October 2012 To July 2013
Personal Assistant to ASP Africa Operations Manager – Mr Colin Fitch.
Responsible for all daily office administration, communication, various budget controls as
well as managing online entry for all ASP Africa members into various ASP International surfing events throughout the year and across the globe.
• Direct communication between all ASP International regional office managers/manageress across the globe as well as daily communication with ASP International
Office in Australia in order to pass on valuable information in regards to various ASP events, news and information.
• National event and project coordination for all ASP Africa international surfing events taking
place on South African shores – I have worked on ALL ASP Africa events throughout my term in office.
• Commentated at 2013 Mr Price Pro as official beach commentator for the duration of the 10 day event.
• Coordination and recruitment of judges, officials and staff for all ASP Africa events.
• Basic management of ASP Africa books – working directly alongside ASP Africa Finance Manager on a daily basis.
• Social media and marketing performed on a daily basis (which includes news & maintenance updates) on the official ASP
Africa website – including the utilisation and daily activity on both the ASP Africa Twitter and Facebook accounts.
Operations Manager Surfing South Africa From January 2010 To October 2012
Responsible for all office administration as well as coordinating and overseeing all transformation and development projects on a national level. I coordinated all national events and projects under the SSA umbrella. Coordination and presenting of all ISA and SSA Surf Instructor courses. Management of all judging programmes. Coordination and recruitment of judges, officials and staff for all national events. Can serve as Contest Director, Technical Director, Commentator, Judge or tabulator at any SSA surfing event
around South Africa.


Qualification Field of Study Institution When?
Matric Excemption English / Maths / Geography Northlands Girls High School From 1994 To 1998

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