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Denbighshire County Council is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
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£37,306 — £41,025 (plus up to £8,000 relocation allowance)
Job location: Denbighshire, UK
United Kingdom
22 Mar 2018
Job description:
We are seeking a Commercial Manager who will lead our newly refurbished Pavilion Theatre in Rhyl to achieve our vision for a modern and competitive commercial offer in the performing arts industry.

We offer a range of programmes within our current operations, however, the Commercial Manager’s role will be to develop our existing programmes, grow a sustainable commercial offer and deliver overall strategic business success.

Significant investment has and will continue to be made within the Rhyl area, to deliver a programme of new developments, refurbishment and economic modernisation. The Rhyl Pavilion Theatre is a key attraction to deliver a thriving tourism trade and provide local residents with a desirable social interest.

We are seeking an inspirational leader who is commercially minded and has the skills, experience and business acumen to help us achieve our Vision. You will be a skilled negotiator, with an innovative and creative mindset and experience of delivering commercial success in a related sector. Knowledge and experience of the events and arts industry is desirable, but not essential.

We have a proven track record in encouraging and rewarding hard work. Successful employees are supported with opportunities to advance their career and expand their personal experience. This vacancy is undoubtedly a great opportunity for an original and ambitious leader to flourish.

Closing date: 13 th April 2018

Interview date: 2 nd May 2018

To apply for this incredible opportunity, please click apply now below.

37 hours per week

Based in Rhyl Pavilion Theatre


RMA is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
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Competitive Salary & Benefits
Job location: Bramley, Guildford, UK
Bramley, Guildford
United Kingdom
23 Mar 2018
Job description:
RMA Ltd, an established company specialising in themed attraction and theme park design and build are looking to expand their design facility and are looking to employ a senior creative designer/project manager.

The position will be predominately based at our office in Bramley, Guildford.

Over the years we have worked with a number of leading attractions operators including Peppa Pig World, Cadburys World, Thomas Land and Jorvik Viking Centre

The successful candidate will be self-motivated and able to work closely with the rest of our design and build teams to develop concepts and master plans and onward to produce detailed build drawings and specifications whilst overseeing the construction phase on site.

Our ideal candidate will need to be conversant with AutoCAD 3D, Photoshop and Illustrator and have a good understanding of project costing and budgeting.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and talent, so this opportunity is open to both the experienced and newly qualified.

To apply for this position, please send your CV and covering letter to Leeann Holden by clicking 'Apply Now' below.
Gulliver's Theme Park is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
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Job location: Multiple Locations, United Kingdom
Greater London
United Kingdom
26 Feb 2018
Job description:
Theme Park Trainee Managers – 3 UK Locations

Our family Theme Parks are thriving and this year we begin work on a brand new resort project at Rother Valley which means we need more great leaders for the future. Following the huge continued success of our Trainee Manager programme, we are delighted to announce its annual return in 2018 for the fourth consecutive year.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly growing business in a challenging leadership role at one of Gulliver’s theme park resorts at Warrington, Milton Keynes or Matlock and with one eye on Rother Valley.

With a hands-on approach and excellent communication skills, you’ll be used to organising and dealing with customers, be innovative with your ideas and have an infectious enthusiasm that engages and inspires those around you.

The Trainee Manager programme will be structured over a 12 month period starting in May 2018 and will include:

-A number of placements across different areas of the business.
-First class training programme to develop skills and knowledge.
-A senior-level mentor from within the business and access to external development coaches and experts.
-Ownership of bespoke projects which will challenge skills and develop learning.

You’ll be a high energy, ambitious individual who is prepared to work hard to gain experience and develop new skills in order to progress into more senior leadership roles within the business. The ability to work across all of our locations is essential and you will be able to demonstrate evidence of a strong work ethic from your previous experiences.

2018 is Gulliver’s Ruby Jubilee, celebrating 40 years of great value family fun. With resorts in Warrington, Matlock Bath and Milton Keynes our resorts include theme parks, splash zones, nerf zones, high ropes experiences, dinosaur and farm park, plus themed hotels and lodges.

Our award-winning accommodation offering is also expanding rapidly and we’ll be hosting even more sleepovers, short breaks and ‘stay and play’ experiences during our Ruby Jubilee year and beyond. With all of this expansion and our fourth theme park resort on the horizon, we’d love to meet individuals who share the desire for a future that’s as ambitious as ours.

If you feel you have the drive, attitude and necessary skills for the Trainee Manager positions and want to be part of a great, growing company then please apply below. 

Candidates MUST send a Covering Letter with their application – otherwise, they will not be considered.

Closing date 6th April 2018.

Interview and assessment days will be held on 13th, 14th and 15th April 2018.
£25,000 Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Job location: Ipswich, UK
United Kingdom
20 Mar 2018
Job description:
Namco Funscape

An enthusiastic, driven General Manager is sought to run this ten pin bowling Family Entertainment Centre. Located next to Morrison’s in Sproughton, Ipswich you will be suitably located or be willing to relocate to the area.


The role consists of directing, training and developing duty managers as well as managing technical and sales staff along with around 20 full and part-time general staff. You will drive, motivate and encourage the team to achieve their targets, provide excellent customer service whilst ensuring Company standards of presentation are maintained.


The business consists of a 24 lane tenpin bowling centre, catering for both league and leisure bowler, a vibrant bar and café serving Costa Coffee, along with the usual video/gaming/redemption machine portfolio for which Namco is normally associated. The site benefits from party business encompassing children, teens and adults along with corporate events for business and company clients.

Opening Hours:

Operating in the leisure environment the business opens and operates daily 364 days a year with key trading times being evenings, weekends and school holidays. As a result, the role demands flexibility. The ability to work changing shift patterns with the team across all opening hours as determined by the needs of the business is a given.

Applications are therefore sought from suitably qualified or experienced individuals who have a proven track record of achieving in their roles to date. It is viewed by the Company as an excellent location for experienced deputy managers to “cut their teeth” in their first General Manager role given the size and challenging nature of the business.


You will be an excellent communicator, having the ability to drive and inspire the team to achieve both business and Company targets. With a “hands-on” approach you will acquaint yourself with all processes within the business making efficiencies and increasing effectiveness wherever possible. You will generate and implement central and local marketing strategies that increase footfall and ultimately revenue whilst keeping to budgeted margins and costs. Overcoming obstacles, confronting situations, resolving problems and thinking “out of the box” are all skills that will be required within this role.

The ability to prioritise, meet deadlines, implement Company strategies and ensure Company compliance are all requirements of the successful candidate!

Company Profile:

The Namco UK business is part of the Bandai Namco group of companies that operate across the globe. Listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange it is a Japanese Company comprising of a number of Strategic Business Units that develop and operate a number of entertainment platforms and facilities. In the UK it operates large scale multi leisure and entertainment centres including this one in Ipswich.
C£25,000 per annum
Job location: Barnstaple, UK
United Kingdom
26 Feb 2018
Job description:
Parkwood Theatres have answered the call to reopen The Queen’s and Landmark Theatres in North Devon. We are keen to recruit a competent and driven Sales & Marketing Manager to oversee both venues. This is an incredible opportunity for you to join Parkwood in reviving the fortunes of these wonderful venues.

The Queen’s and Landmark Theatres provide a key destination for the residents and visitors to the North Devon region. The Queen’s Theatre in Barnstaple and the Landmark Theatre in Ilfracombe are the latest additions to the Parkwood Entertainment family of venues.
As a rapidly growing division within the Parkwood Holdings plc group of companies, Parkwood Theatres has annualised turnover of circa £8m, operating five theatre facilities in the south of England.

Working closely with the Regional General Manager and the Theatre Manager, you will be responsible for driving the ticket sales of all performances across the two venues. Critically, alongside ticket sales, your talents will be utilised in maximising the general profile of the venues to potential customers to rent the venues, including an events programme. The growth in ancillary spends, go hand-in-hand with ticket sales, and the successful promotion of food and beverage in the venues is vital in this role.

This is an exciting opportunity for high calibre candidates to play a key part in the mobilisation and continued success of these much loved and important regional theatres. Applicants must have relevant experience in a theatre or other arts venue environment, a bunch of energy and creativity and be financially literate. A commercial ability is essential.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate a passion for the arts and a determination to drive growth at the venue.

If you believe you have the skills and knowledge required for the above role, please send your CV and Cover Letter by clicking Apply Now.

Closing Date: Friday 16 March 2018
Parkwood Creative is an equal opportunities employer.

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