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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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The Falkirk Stadium is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
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The Falkirk Stadium
£37,658 - £41,188
Job location: Falkirk, United Kingdom
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Job description:
An interesting leadership opportunity is being offered to manage and develop Falkirk Stadium.

The successful applicant will create and implement the company Business Plan to:
- Manage and develop stadium programmes
- Deliver a conference and catering service with the Stadium
- Oversee management of The Westfield Cafe, a busy cafe within the Stadium
- Provide support for tenants, including Falkirk Football Club, within the Stadium

Applicants should be experienced Managers familiar with the operation of a busy leisure and catering environment. Experience of relevant legislation and implementation of the same would be an advantage.

The successful applicant will be based at Falkirk Stadium and will be the Lead Manager for all Falkirk Community Stadium Ltd (FCSL) work and will report to the Board of FCSL.

Applications for the position should be made in writing with CV and supporting statement addressed to The Chairman, FCSL by email to Donna Easton.

For an informal discussion about the role, contact Maureen Campbell on 01324 590902

Closing Date for applications is Midday Friday 1st September 2017
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ESPA International (UK) Ltd
Job location: South East, United Kingdom
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Job description:
ESPA International, the World’s leading Spa Company, is taking to the Ocean in an exciting new venture that will revolutionise luxury Spas at Sea.

Celebrating 25 years of Spa expertise, exceptional award-winning training and team progression, successful business development and partnerships with luxury brands worldwide ESPA are looking for extraordinary individuals to join our pioneering Maritime team, both on board and shore-side.

Be part of this exciting voyage and enjoy -

- Attractive and competitive remuneration packages
- Contracts from 6 months +
- Exceptional Technical and Operational Training – on land and on board
- Personal career development
- Accommodation and meals provided on board
- On board Medical cover provided
- Flights to and from your ship

Qualifying Criteria:

- 3 years minimum previous operational experience within 5 star spa environment at senior management level
- Ability to drive and lead all the main operational aspects of the Spa
- A sound understanding of the financial indicators required for strong business performance
- Strong leadership skills and an understanding of the key elements of achieving success
- Excellent marketing and people management skills
- Ability to communicate effectively at at all levels
- The confidence to represent the spa professionally and effectively as part of the Ship Hotel management team
- Impeccable personal presentation

Successful candidates will:

- Be dynamic, energetic and excited to be part of the innovative new age of Ocean Spas
- Have at least 2 years’ experience at a five star luxury spa - at sea or on land
- Have a good level of spoken and written English – additional language skills are a plus but not essential
- Possess a passion for people, a desire to provide guests with an impeccable, memorable spa experience and a mature approach to their working environment
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Rudding Park
Excellent salary and package on offer
Job location: North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Job description:
An exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and passionate Assistant Spa Director that demands the highest standards. Rudding Park is a luxury resort that has enjoyed great success and won many awards. Including being the only UK hotel to be in the trip advisor hall of fame.

As Assistant Spa Director you will be responsible for all aspects of the guest experience from the moment the guest arrives to the moment they leave.

The Job:
* Overall responsibility for all aspects of the spa operation and driving revenue through treatments, retail and the spa facilities
* Focus on managerial training and staff development
* Ensure that the level of Guest care remains outstanding
* Ensures that the spa is adequately staffed with full training profile for everyone.
* Responsible for achieving membership and treatments sales targets
* Maintain staff welfare and morale and effective communication with other departments within the hotel
* Ensures the spa remains compliant with health and safety policy, with financial audits and with employment legislation

The Business:
* Luxury resort hotel
* The Spa offers a luxury spa environment and 5 star range of facilities
* The Treatment Rooms and highly skilled therapists offer a wide range of spa and beauty treatments

The Essential Skills:
* Personality – A strong but diplomatic character - customer facing presence, a rapport builder, a host
*Ability to review, revise & direct sales & marketing concepts
*Be innovative and creative, with a hands on attitude
*Be pro-active and results driven increasing revenue
*Be computer literate with sound commercial acumen
* You should have a warm, personable nature, a can do attitude and an eye for detail
* Coach and hands on trainer, having full knowledge of all services on offer to show all your team "How it's done"
* Confidence to demand high standards from others, challenge upwards for appropriate resources
* Polished appearance and professional at all times
* Have a minimum of 2 years proven track record in a similar role of senior spa management.

The Desirable Skills:
* Confident personality with a strong background in treatments and Spa management
* Engaging and the ability to inspire and motivate a large team of therapists, retail and hosts (up to 50 staff in total )

To apply please send your CV by clicking on ‘apply now’.

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