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Royal Horticultural Society is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
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Royal Horticultural Society
circa £70,000
Job location: Wisley, United Kingdom
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Job description:
The Royal Horticultural Society has been the force behind gardening for more than 200 years, and today our aim is to enrich everyone’s life through plants and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place. Our Gardens are a key part of this vision, and are amongst the finest in the country, showcasing the best in horticulture, as well as being centres of learning and major visitor destinations.

RHS Garden Wisley is the flagship garden of the RHS, attracting over 1 million visitors a year. The garden is currently going through an exciting change programme of £60m+ capital investment which will create world class welcome buildings, catering facilities and a Centre for Horticultural Science and Learning which will establish RHS Garden Wisley as the premier horticultural visitor destination in the UK.

As of Head of Site you will be responsible for leading a team of site managers and ensuring the smooth operation of the garden, delivering an excellent visitor experience through imaginative delivery of service, interpretation, events and engagement. The position will be both challenging and rewarding and we are looking for an exceptional leader to become the driving force behind continued operational and commercial success of the garden. You will have one eye firmly on the day to day but will be also adept at planning and delivering the future.

To be successful in the role you will have:
• a motivational leadership style
• a “can do” attitude
• experience in working with visitors in a similar or related environment
• worked within a senior management team on strategic planning
• a wealth of ideas for attracting and delighting visitors of all ages and backgrounds
• a keen interest in horticulture
• experience of working on HLF funded projects would be an advantage

How to apply Please apply online by clicking on "apply now" below.

No agencies please

The closing date for applications is Friday 8 September 2017
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KORE Software is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
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KORE Software
Job location: Europe
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VP, European Sales, Professional Sports & Entertainment

KORE Software is looking for an experienced, flexible, and creative Vice-President, European Sales to continue KORE’s MRR growth of 7% month over month. Maintaining and exceeding this target will rely on strong direct sales to professional sports clubs and entertainment enterprises around the European Union.

KORE sells a vertical software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution that enhances a sports or entertainment enterprises’ CRM or back-office operations.

Position Description:
The right woman or man will be responsible for the acquisition of new customers and recurring revenue through direct sales using a structured team sales methodology.

You will be expected to identify new prospects and successfully convert them into long-term satisfied customers. You will discover prospects through a combination of inbound leads, networking and cold calling. A moderate amount of travel would be expected.

- Direct sales activities
- Networking within the professional sports and entertainment industries
- Target list development and management
- Preparing for sales calls, including coordination of the team selling effort
- Creating and delivering sales presentations
- Direct follow-up and managing on-going follow up with prospects

Indirect sales responsibilities:
- Preparing for and participating in sales meetings
- Participating in business development events
- Assisting with marketing campaigns
- Participating in events to strengthen KORE’s key business partner relationships
- Actively managing and increasing the market’s awareness of KORE

Education, Certifications and Experience:
- 5 or more years’ experience in SaaS software sales – and/ or - 5 or more year’s sales experience in the sports and entertainment industries.
- Must have prior experience selling with an average contract value over €100K
- Professional, assertive, and skilled in forming new relationships in their territory
- Proven presentation, proposal development, and writing skills
- Proven record of exceeding quota
- Prior experience using a CRM system to manage a pipeline preferred
- Must be willing to work closely with other KORE sales teams

Profile for Success:
- Professional demeanour
- Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
- Entrepreneurial attitude: self-motivated, self-directed
- Flexibility: task assignment, priorities, work environment
- Open minded, desire to learn
- Quick thinker, creative problem solver
- Willingness to travel
- Detail oriented, strong analytical, numerical, planning and reasoning abilities
- Ability to work independently and on a team

Benefits include:
- Competitive medical insurance plan
- Paid vacation
- Reasonable base salary, with a high-leverage commission
- Opportunity to attend sports and entertainment events around the country

If you believe you have the business savvy, determination, and communication skills to join our team please submit your resume to the email address shown with a cover letter highlighting your skills, experience, and the benefits you can bring to our team.

About KORE Software
KORE Software is the global leader in sports and entertainment business management solutions. Serving more than 100 Major League teams and 200 collegiate customers worldwide, KORE provides practical tools to harness customer information including their preferences and behaviours, creates valuable insights, and helps teams follow up with pow­erful action.

The KORE Software product suite includes: Ticketing & Fan Engagement™, Sponsorship™, Suites & Premium™, and Data Warehouse & Analytics™ (“DWA”). For more information please visit www.KOREsoftware.com

To apply, email your resume and cover letter.
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The Gym Group is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
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The Gym Group
Highly competitive salary + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Job location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
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The Gym Group is seeking to recruit exceptional General Managers to lead its revolutionary gym membership concept. We are opening a number of new clubs in early 2017 and want to discuss some great career opportunities with highly talented and experienced GMs.

The Gym Group is a leading UK provider of high-quality low-cost gyms. Founded in 2007, and opening its first gym in Hounslow, at the end of 2016 the business operated 89 gyms across the UK, with a pipeline to open between 15 and 20 gyms in 2017.

Our vision is to provide affordable access to exercise facilities and expert help to every person who wants to improve their wellbeing, whatever their starting point, whatever their destination.

The Gym’s unique 24/7, no contract, low-price offer is a compelling proposition that is transforming the UK health and fitness sector. Memberships start from just £10.99 a month and provides unlimited access to loads of the most up-to-date resistance and cardiovascular gym equipment, along with some of the most highly trained, qualified and friendly staff in the industry.

The Gym Group plc is the only publically listed UK health and fitness operator, having been admitted to the main market of the London Stock Exchange in November 2015.

The business is the only operator in the fitness sector to gain the gold-standard Investors in People accreditation, has been ranked three years running in the Sunday Times Fast Track 100 and has achieved the Outstanding award from the prestigious The Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies to Work For list.

General Manager
This role requires an extraordinary manager with proven entrepreneurial flair and commercial ability, as well as the skill, energy and determination to drive and grow the business. We're looking for a manager who enjoys having the freedom to take charge of all aspects of an operation. Instead of having a huge central operation, we prefer to empower our managers to manage the business.

The role
- To oversee the launch of a brand new facility
- To drive and deliver the commercial performance of the business.
- To drive and deliver the operational excellence of the gym
- To drive and deliver the marketing activity for the club with a significant annual marketing budget
- To recruit, train and develop their own team and for managing them to success
- Opportunity to Personal Train for up to 10 hours per week

The candidate
- Must have a proven and successful track record of management experience within a leisure related industry, preferably within the health and fitness sector
- Must be passionate about customer service and be entrepreneurial in the way they manage
- Must have a proven track record in driving sales and coordinating local marketing activity as well as of recruiting and managing a successful team
- Ideally will have experience as a General Manager overseeing all business areas within a leisure facility or have substantial experience as a Fitness Manager or other similar operational function
- Ideally will be REPS level 2 or higher qualified or be prepared to qualify

This is an extremely varied role that offers an excellent opportunity to develop with an exciting and growing business. It is a hands on leadership role, so you will need to be outgoing and ready to get involved in every aspect of running each gym.

As the fastest growing low-cost gym operator we can offer promotion opportunities as we expand. We'll reward you in line with your performance and also offer a competitive benefits package including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, pension scheme, cycle-to-work scheme, childcare vouchers, season-tickets loans, free membership for you and a friend or family member, an employee assistance programme and an employee share matching plan.

If you see yourself as an industry-leader of the future, please apply in confidence by submitting your CV with details of your current salary package.
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