Other Experience

Food & Beverage Manager - Mantra on Salt Beach, Mantra Group

Kingscliff, NSW :: 2010 - 2012

Management and running of Food & Beverage operations across two properties Mantra on Salt Beach resort and Peppers Salt Resort & Spa, including implementation of conference and events. Responsible for the management and coordination of HR, procurement, and business strategy.


  • Development and implementation of wage cost reporting.
  • Coordinated installation of integrated POS across two properties.
  • Creation of F&B Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Development of POS manual for Mantra Group.
  • Team Member of the Month: Jan 2011.

Banquet Operations Supervisor, Palazzo Versace

Gold Coast, QLD :: 2006-2007

Five Star operational management of events at Palazzo Versace resort. Coordination and implementation of events, including management of up to 30 staff, inventory, profit maximisation and guest satisfaction.


  • Team Member of the Month: Dec 2006.
  • F&B Occupational Health and Safety Officer.
  • Operational Project management and implementation.

Travel Consultant, Flight Centre

Gold Coast, QLD :: 2005

Sales and coordination of travel itineraries for leisure and corporate travel.


  • Gold Coast Bulletin “Best of the Gold Coast” - Travel consultant.
  • Completion of Flight Centre’s 6 month - Travel Sales Program.
  • Successfully achieved individual sales targets of $80,000 per month.

Lecturer/Tutor, Griffith University

Gold Coast, QLD :: 2002 - 2005

Teaching undergraduate and postgraduate biomechanics to Physiotherapy and Sport Science students including planning, lectures and tutorials, as well as marking of assignments and exams.

Lecturer/Tutor, Staffordshire University

Stoke-on-Trent, UK :: 2000 - 2002

Teaching undergraduate Biomechanics, Research Methods & Statistics, and Kinesiology, as well as teaching postgraduate Biomechanics for Masters in Podiatry. Other tasks included research and grant applications.

Tutor, Central Queensland University

Rockhampton, QLD :: 1999 - 2000

Tutoring undergraduate Biomechanics including running tutorials and labrotory sessions.

Assistant Fitness Conditioner, Central Queensland Comets RLFC

Rockhampton, QLD :: 1998 - 1999

Assisting with the implementation of fitness and recovery programs for Queensland Cup Rugby League team. Tasks also included working as a trainer implementing first-aid and injury recovery plans.

Coach, Rockhampton Rockets Netball Team

Rockhampton, QLD :: 1997 - 1999

Planning and implementing fitness and skills training programs for Central Queensland Regional Netball team.


  • 1997 Coach of the Year - Central Queensland Netball Association.
Jason Purton: Work Experience and skills