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Tees Valley Combined Authority is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
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£45,994 - £48,645 per annum
Job description:
This is your chance to play an exciting role in Tees Valley's future development as a destination of heritage distinction and help grow our visitor economy. Tees Valley is home to much of Britain’s greatest heritage and culture with significant landscapes and nature.

The Tees Valley Combined Authority is responsible for overseeing around £½ billion in investment funds, with more to come through new devolution deals. In May 2017, the residents of the Tees Valley elected a Mayor for the Tees Valley, who Chairs the Combined Authority.

We are investing in the amazing heritage of Tees Valley and want to create world-class heritage attractions which tell the powerful stories of our place.

We want to appoint an experienced attraction development capital project manager to lead the development at North Road in Darlington a place which will let the world learn more effectively about the birthplace of the passenger railway – the Stockton and Darlington Railway, and support the conservation and interpretation of the 26 mile route of the original railway into a walking and cycling heritage path. We are working with partners to realise this ambition before the 200th anniversary of the first passenger railway in 2025 – when we celebrate innovation and achievements which have helped change the world.

Could you be the person to deliver this amazing project and others? You will have capital development, capital fundraising and partnership development skills with a great understanding of how people enjoy heritage and become entranced by our most important stories. We will be similarly building opportunities to enhance our national maritime heritage and important sites at Kirkleatham amongst other sites for future development.

The Tees Valley covers five local authorities – Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Stockton and Redcar & Cleveland – with a combined population of 660,000 and borders County Durham and North Yorkshire.

The Authority incorporates the highly successful Tees Valley Local Enterprise Partnership and sustains strong links with the local business community and other partners. Together, we aim to create 25,000 jobs and £2.8bn extra growth by 2026.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please click below for more information and to apply now.
WTS International is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
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Commensurate with experience
Job description:
WTS International, one of the world’s leading spa, fitness and leisure consulting and management firms, is seeking a Project Interior Designer for our corporate office in Rockville, MD. The Project Interior Designer will be responsible for providing design assistance specific to spa, fitness or other recreation/leisure portions of hospitality projects. They will also be responsible for the identification and procurement of specialized equipment that such facilities require.

Responsibilities
* Prepare and submit space programming documents, equipment layouts and specifications as well as other project-specific input to architects, interior designers and/ or other members of the project team.
* Specify specialized fitness and spa equipment and provide layouts and equipment lists to architects, engineers, interior designers and other project team personnel for assigned projects.
* Secure bid/quotes on above equipment as needed for assigned projects and coordinate the procurement of said equipment with the appropriate disciplines on the project team.
* Establish and maintain knowledge of sources, technical specifications and availability of pertinent equipment and materials. Stay abreast of trends and innovations in the leisure industry.
* Responsibilities may require an adjusted work schedule, travel, and evening/weekend hours in order to meet deadlines.

Qualifications
* Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design from an accredited institution.
* A minimum of three years experience working as an interior designer in the field of Hospitality.
* Must possess an interest in fitness, spa and recreation activities.
* High level of proficiency in AutoCAD required. Experience with Revit a plus.
* Skilled in Microsoft Office, Bluebeam, Photoshop and Sketch Up.
* Effective oral and written communication skills.
* Professional appearance, communication and demeanour at all times.
* Must be self-directed, exhibit efficient time management, organization and analytical skills.
* Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.

Facility/Job Highlights
WTS International, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer that is committed to having a diverse workforce.
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Up to £40,000 (OTE £60,000) plus lots of great benefits
Job description:
Are you looking for a new and exciting role that gives you more variety, challenges and opportunity than ever before?

Do you want to earn an industry-leading salary, with great benefits?

Are you ambitious and driven?

Are you currently working as a General Manager - perhaps at a health club, sports centre, entertainment centre, arts centre or visitor attraction?

If so, then we want to hear from you!

The skills and experience you have as a general manager are exactly the skills and experience you need to become a general manager with Hollywood Bowl Group.

The Hollywood Bowl Group PLC is the place to be if you want to be a valued player in a real success story. With 58 centres across the UK, built on the market-leading Hollywood Bowl, AMF Bowling and Bowlplex brands and exciting expansion plans, there’s never been a better time to join us as a General Manager.

We have opportunities across the South West of England and are looking for excellent General Managers to come and meet us, explore our opportunities, have a tour of the centre, taste our menu, have an interview - and enjoy a game of bowling of course, at the #Place2B.

Be the Customer Service Champion.
Lead, motivate and inspire your team to deliver service that delights our customers and keeps them coming back for more - proactively managing service to create loyal fans for your business.

Be the Leader and People Developer.
Recruit, develop and motivate the most energetic and engaging team members. Give them the knowledge and skills to drive business performance. Support and coach them, through monthly performance reviews and behavioural goals, to deliver your vision.

Be Commercial.
Bring the sharp financial insight to manage a successful P&L and drive the outperformance of your centre on a consistent basis - understanding the wider business opportunities, shaping the needs of your diverse customer base and continually developing fan loyalty as well as new footfall.

Be a Positive Energy.
We love ‘feel-good’ people who are enterprising and full of fresh ideas - individuals with the infectious enthusiasm that makes everyone feel welcome, personalities who surprise and delight our guests on every visit, team players who only stop to celebrate success.

Be a Dynamic Operator.
This is the place for your ideas - a place where you can develop business plans for your centre, work against your own personal, agreed objectives (as well as set KPI’s) - and measure the effectiveness of all expenditure to ensure a maximum return on your investment.

Be the complete Business Manager.
Your business will include a Cafe, lanes with a VIP area, bar, diner and amusements - so you’ll enjoy the freedom to make a real impact across sales and marketing, driving the optimum financial and commercial performance of your business, in the ever changing leisure sector.

Be Rewarded.
You can expect a very competitive salary, plus a great benefits package such as a healthcare cash plan, contributory pension scheme, free bowling and access to discounts at hundreds of global brands through Perkbox. More than that, our out-performance uncapped annual bonus scheme is the best in the industry, with realistic budgets set, encouraging you to unlock each and every opportunity that exists. And on top of that, you’ll receive a quarterly bonus scheme too.

Be Clever.
And be quick - if you’re a General Manager with the outstanding qualities above (and ideally your own car), don't miss out and apply today.
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Circa 34K negotiable
Job description:
LOVE WHAT YOU DO. DO WHAT YOU LOVE!

Active Tameside is a registered charity. Our vision is to inspire people to live well and feel great!

With seven health and fitness centres in Tameside including a 24/7 gym, Active Tameside offers the best equipped, best value health and fitness membership in the area.

Active Tameside is also home to four fantastic attraction brands and an established range of young people’s services including the Learn to swim programme. It’s a great place to work, where each and every day is different to the next.

This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic, positive and passionate individual to lead our high-performing Commercial team. You will be joining the company at an exciting stage, delivering our Sales and Marketing plan to increase service growth, strengthening brand awareness and embedding a target-focused sales process across the company.

Previous experience of working in a similar position is essential, as is a “can do” attitude, a dedication and passion for delivering excellent customer service and the ability to contribute towards the company’s Senior Leadership team.

You’ll be required to work closely with a range of Active Tameside colleagues and members through a number of channels including; social media, phone, email and face-to-face interactions. Therefore strong communication skills and high levels of enthusiasm are essential for this role! You should be confident, customer-focused and capable of working in a team environment to achieve results.

This role offers a hugely rewarding opportunity for a person who enjoys a varied, challenging and exciting working environment.

To apply for this position please fill out an Application Form, found by clicking on ‘apply now’.


Base: Active Ken Ward
Working Hours: 37 hours per week

Closing date: Thursday 7th December 2017
Interview date: Thursday 14th December 2017

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£35-40k plus PRP (OTE £40-45k+)
Job description:
“Within our dreams and aspirations, we need you to find the opportunities”

Are you the person to do this and help secure the ongoing growth and expansion of a progressive and leading social enterprise and leisure trust.

This is an exciting time for the business when growth and diversification opportunities are being proactively sought out. Working with Directors and Senior Managers, the Business Development Manager will be innovative in their approach to winning new business in existing and new markets and capable of negotiating complex commercial deals. You will have a sound knowledge of the sector and be able to translate the skills you have learnt into our advantage and help us grow.

Entrepreneurial flair and a proven track record of delivering successful bids will be essential. As the front face of Halo you will develop excellent relationships with current and future clients and deliver solutions for all parties with confidence and conviction.

In return, we offer a competitive salary structure £35 - 40k plus PRP (OTE £40 - 45k+) with sector leading holiday, defined contribution pension, extensive staff benefit programme, IT and mobile phone provided.

Halo Leisure is a leading leisure management company, currently operating 22 varied leisure facilities for Local Authority, Education and Trust clients in Herefordshire, South Wales, Shropshire and Wiltshire. The company has enjoyed steady and consistent growth since its inception in 2002.

If you thrive in a fast-paced and challenging environment where good teamwork is essential, then we want to hear from you.

Click below to apply now!

Further information is available in the more detailed job role definition and job qualifications here.
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£30k OTE circa £40k
Job description:
Simply Leisure Ltd, the multi-site leisure operator, is looking for a General Manager at Simply Gym Southend.

As General Manager you will take full ownership and responsibility for the business and deliver an excellent product and customer experience.

You must be customer focused and have a passion for high standards.

You will have experience of taking ownership and driving results.

You must be focused on sales and ensuring members stay at the gym and achieve their goals.

A REP’s Level 2 gym instructor qualification is desirable for the role and you must have a minimum of 2 years experience of leading a team.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please apply below by the 29th November 2017 with your CV and an explanation of why you think you would be an outstanding success in this role.

Interviews will be held on the 6th December 2017.
£18,000 basic plus commission and bonus [OTE £31K – 41K]
Job description:
The role of Impact Sales Consultant is to successfully generate high volume gym membership sales, generate sales leads and gym membership referrals in our pre-sale and open stores. We will only achieve our sales targets with the right person generating sales.

If you want to change people’s lives, then this role maybe for you. We are continuously on the lookout for confident, outgoing, customer focused Sales Consultants to join our sales team.

It’s not just another Sales job working for Xercise4less. Can you answer yes to the below?
Do you want to work for a unique brand?
Do you want to be part of Britain’s fastest growing private companies? Xercise4Less is 17 out of 100 [The Sunday Times, December 2015].
Are you motivated?
Are you committed?
Do you want to have fun at work?

Then this role may be for you.

Who we're looking for
You are likely to have worked in a fast paced retail / sales environment, ideally in the leisure sector, where lead generation, referrals and high volume sales are pivotal to hitting sales target. You will also need experience of successfully hitting targets. Either way, you will need to be unflappable under pressure, given the fast paced nature of the role.

Significant regional and national travel will be a regular part of this role.

What's on offer?
Competitive Salary
£500 pay rise every month you hit target [capped at 10 months]
Voluntary Benefits i.e. free mobile phone insurance and break down cover.
Access to discounts at hundreds of global brands through Perkbox.
Free Gym Membership
Free Car Parking

Still interested? Do you think that you have the X4L factor?

Locations:
Yorkshire
North East
North West
Scotland
Midlands
South West
South East

£25,000 - £30,000 + bonus [OTE £37,000 - £42,000]
Job description:
The role of General Manager is to manage the day-to-day running and operations of the club. The General Manager will work closely with the Regional Business Manager and Sales Manager to achieve the membership target. The right General Manager is the key to hitting our sales target.

You will be responsible for running of the club including sales, revenue streams, leading various stakeholder groups including self-employed personal trainers and cleaning contractors, recruiting staff with the right strengths and motivations to work in sales and operations, training sales staff, whilst taking accountability for the club achieving its sales and operational targets.

If you want to change people’s lives, then this role maybe for you. We are continuously on the lookout for confident, outgoing, customer focused General Managers to join our team.

It’s not just another General Manager job working for Xercise4less. Can you answer yes to the below?
Do you want to work for a unique brand?
Do you want to be part of Britain’s fastest growing private companies? Xercise4Less is 17 out of 100 [The Sunday Times, December 2015].
Are you motivated?
Are you committed?
Do you want to have fun at work?

Then this role may be for you.

Who we're looking for
You are likely to have worked in a fast paced retail / operational and sales environment, ideally in the leisure sector, where lead generation, referrals and high volume sales are pivotal to hitting sales target. You will also need experience of successfully running a club, recruitment, training sales staff and experience in operations and hitting targets. Either way, you will need to have impeccable leadership skills and be unflappable under pressure, given the fast paced nature of the role.

What's on offer?
Competitive Salary
Voluntary Benefits i.e. free mobile phone insurance and break down cover.
Access to discounts at hundreds of global brands through Perkbox.
Free Gym Membership
Free Car Parking

Locations:

North East
Yorkshire
Scotland
London
South West
Midlands



Please state the location at the top of your covering letter.


YOUR APPLICATION WILL ONLY BE CONSIDERED IF YOU CLEARLY NOTE THE LOCATION IN YOUR COVER LETTER





£48,987 - £53,886
Job description:
We’re looking for a Managing Director with a strong business head to lead this new company to success across its leisure, sports, events and cultural services.

You will act as an ambassador for Liberty Leisure, managing its interests and developing business plans and operational strategies to meet an agreed performance management framework.

A typical day will include delivering the Liberty Leisure business plan, generating new business and partnerships and liaising with Board Members on key decisions and plans.

The ideal candidate for Managing Director would:
* Have excellent communication and engagement skills
* Possess excellent commercial skills
* Experience in the Leisure or Sports industry
* Proven success in sales and marketing
* Experience of successfully managing and motivating a large number of employees
* Experience of managing significant budgets
* Knowledge of health and safety standards and risk management
* Experience in a similar role within the public or private sectors

What you need to know
Liberty Leisure Limited is a wholly owned company and has been created to face the economic, social and health challenges and issues. Liberty Leisure Limited manages sports, leisure and cultural services on behalf of Broxtowe Borough Council.

An independent limited company, Liberty Leisure Limited is overseen by its own board of directors and is a separate legal entity from the Council. Employees of Liberty Leisure Limited are not Council employees; however, they do enjoy the same terms and conditions, including membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme.

To apply to become a Managing Director with Liberty Leisure Limited please click Apply Now below.

Interviews to be held in January 2018
£35k +uncapped bonus + expenses +laptop & phone
Job description:


We aim to be a pervasive business recognised as a leader in the health, fitness and wellness market. We set bold and audacious goals that excite us, align to our core purpose, philosophy and values whilst moving us towards our vision for the future. We value our people and choose to work only with those who share our values and are believers in our Vision. We care passionately about our franchisees their staff and their members and invite them to measure our performance against our promise. We work hard to make a positive contribution to the communities we serve and strive to be a force for positive change. We vigorously pursue profit in all that we do, not only to drive a good return to our shareholders, but also to make it possible for us to pursue our long term goals and vision.
THE ÉNERGIE GROUP
The énergie group has an ambitious growth plan to establish a world class and globally recognised brand, which empowers people to transform their lives. By leveraging a pioneering and proven approach to targeted niche branding and rapid rollout through franchised and direct operations, énergie aims to establish itself as a highly profitable business, which is a pervasive force for good on a global stage
THE JOB
An exciting opportunity has arisen due to the growth of the company and a high demand in new gym openings. We are looking for a Presale manager to support.
To support the opening of Fitness Clubs of the future and deliver fantastic business results by creating a uniquely special environment where members feel they belong and staff perform at their highest level.
This is a sales and commercial position and real and genuine passion for these skills is an absolute must.
You must be able and be comfortable in selling to a wide and diverse profile. You must be able to assess and qualify opportunities effectively so you can present what is needed. You will ideally have knowledge of the area and have a passion for sales.
We are looking for candidates who are driven, passionate, dynamic, motivated, ambitious and customer focussed.
The ideal candidate will have;
• A strong pedigree and background in sales with proven hands on experience –preferably in sectors in leisure, alternatively any sales based roles that involve face-to-face sales and bring in the skills mentioned could well be considered.
• Good planning skills and a business minded achieving great results by intelligent analysis and an intuitive understanding of the market opportunities and planning accordingly
• Strong leadership skills - setting high standards, a fast pace and clear direction which motivates and encourages the staff to “go for it” and constantly beat the competition and smash targets
• Ability to train a team –ability to train and support team to ensure day to day sales are understood and delivered using marketing tools, daily outreach, club systems and resources to generate new memberships and leads.
• Be a team player - understanding the dynamic of teams and can motivate individuals to share collective goals and work together, have fun together and achieve together
• Runs a slick, safe and quality operation that maximises efficiency and achieves sparkling standards which comply with all the brand expectations and health and safety regulations
• Have experience in dealing with digital marketing
• Driven by numbers and achieving targets
• Strong negotiation skills

The role is regional and potentially uk wide –candidate must be willing to stay away from home.

£35k +uncapped bonus + expenses +laptop & phone
Job description:
We aim to be a pervasive business recognised as a leader in the health, fitness and wellness market. We set bold and audacious goals that excite us, align to our core purpose, philosophy and values whilst moving us towards our vision for the future. We value our people and choose to work only with those who share our values and are believers in our Vision. We care passionately about our franchisees their staff and their members and invite them to measure our performance against our promise. We work hard to make a positive contribution to the communities we serve and strive to be a force for positive change. We vigorously pursue profit in all that we do, not only to drive a good return to our shareholders, but also to make it possible for us to pursue our long term goals and vision.
THE ÉNERGIE GROUP
The énergie group has an ambitious growth plan to establish a world class and globally recognised brand, which empowers people to transform their lives. By leveraging a pioneering and proven approach to targeted niche branding and rapid rollout through franchised and direct operations, énergie aims to establish itself as a highly profitable business, which is a pervasive force for good on a global stage
THE JOB
An exciting opportunity has arisen due to the growth of the company and a high demand in new gym openings. We are looking for a Presale manager to support.
To support the opening of Fitness Clubs of the future and deliver fantastic business results by creating a uniquely special environment where members feel they belong and staff perform at their highest level.
This is a sales and commercial position and real and genuine passion for these skills is an absolute must.
You must be able and be comfortable in selling to a wide and diverse profile. You must be able to assess and qualify opportunities effectively so you can present what is needed. You will ideally have knowledge of the area and have a passion for sales.
We are looking for candidates who are driven, passionate, dynamic, motivated, ambitious and customer focussed.
The ideal candidate will have;
• A strong pedigree and background in sales with proven hands on experience –preferably in sectors in leisure, alternatively any sales based roles that involve face-to-face sales and bring in the skills mentioned could well be considered.
• Good planning skills and a business minded achieving great results by intelligent analysis and an intuitive understanding of the market opportunities and planning accordingly
• Strong leadership skills - setting high standards, a fast pace and clear direction which motivates and encourages the staff to “go for it” and constantly beat the competition and smash targets
• Ability to train a team –ability to train and support team to ensure day to day sales are understood and delivered using marketing tools, daily outreach, club systems and resources to generate new memberships and leads.
• Be a team player - understanding the dynamic of teams and can motivate individuals to share collective goals and work together, have fun together and achieve together
• Runs a slick, safe and quality operation that maximises efficiency and achieves sparkling standards which comply with all the brand expectations and health and safety regulations
• Have experience in dealing with digital marketing
• Driven by numbers and achieving targets
• Strong negotiation skills

The role is regional and potentially uk wide –candidate must be willing to stay away from home.
£40,000
Job description:
Assistant General Manager: Parkwood Outdoors
Location: Rufford Abbey Country Park
Salary: £40,000 per annum

Parkwood Outdoors, a subsidiary of Parkwood Leisure operates seven diverse contracts across the UK and is an experienced provider of education, activities, catering and retail within the outdoor market.

We are looking to recruit an Deputy General Manager at Rufford Abbey Country Park, Nottinghamshire.

Reporting to the General Manager of Rufford Abbey Country Park, the successful candidate will be required to take full responsibility for Operations at Rufford Abbey Country Park, ensuring the highest standards are maintained. The post holder will ensure that the service provided meets the client expectations as well as consistently driving the commercial performance for the business and deputising for the General Manager when required.

The successful candidate is expected to have a minimum of 5 years of management experience within the visitor attraction industry and a recognised health and safety qualification.

If you believe you have the knowledge and skills required for the above position, please send your current C.V. stating current salary to recruit@parkwood-holdings.co.uk.
Applications By: 30th November 2017

Parkwood Leisure is an Equal Opportunities employer.

www.parkwoodoutdoors.co.uk

Highly Competitive Salary + c20% Bonus + Optional PT Income
Job description:
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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employer of choice
John Treharne, CEO, The Gym Group
Would you like to work for a gym operator that allows you to develop and use your skills to the full whilst being well rewarded? The Gym is totally committed to allowing 'the manager to manage' and rewarding our key personnel for delivery.