Imagine China
November 20, 2018
Beijing, China
Job Type


Tired of moving around and looking for jobs each season? 2-year stable career contracts available with the chance to develop management and other skills besides ski instructing. A British-run adventure company in China offers the chance to use your ski instructor qualification for a wide-ranging year-round career in the booming China adventure industry.
Role: Project and Adventure Management, Ski instructing, SURVIVAL instructing, water sports, curriculum development, marketing and activity leading. Includes client liaison/sales meetings and other office work. The company works with ambitious applicants to help you develop in your chosen direction. Survival Training is also given on the job.

Those interested and capable may go on to head up new branches and projects under the brand name, in other regions of China and Asia.

Start date: Continuous rolling recruitment: start any time of year, with minimum 2 month lead time for visa application process


  • Free accommodation + Approx USD$1700-2600 per month (comprised of base + lesson commission, gross). Also remember, living can be cheap in China so a lot of it goes in your pocket!
  • +Pay rises/promotions over time.
  • Help with applying for work visa is included.
  • Visa fees and flights not included
  • Training and Qualification opportunities: Mandarin Chinese, Wilderness First Aid, survival instructing etc.

2 year contract based in Beijing, also spending time in other locations around China.


  • BASI 2 Alpine or equivalent level ski instructor qualification
  • A Bachelor’s degree (important, for visa reasons)
  • 2+ years of working experience since graduation date
  • Some survival/bushcraft/camping/outdoor background, the more the better
  • Watersports background a bonus
  • Climbing/belay certification a bonus
  • Parkour Skills a bonus (further training provided)
  • The ability to spend two years abroad (it's still possible to go home or travelling for holidays).

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