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Heritage Great Britain is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
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£30,000 to £35,000
Job location: Liverpool, UK
United Kingdom
Job sector: countryside
16 Mar 2018
Job description:
Heritage Great Britain is the owner and operator of a number of high-profile and successful visitor attractions around the UK.

The group is now continuing to grow with a number of new large-scale projects planned or under development within the north-west region of England. These projects are at varying levels of development, and this role will be instrumental in working with the existing senior management team and board to ensure they are delivered to the highest standard.

The role will involve being a key member of the project’s team throughout the development phase but then oversee the operational phase as operations manager – recruiting and developing the day to day operations team.

This role requires a pro-active and high energy manager with proven commercial ability, to drive and manage new projects within the portfolio, based in the north-west.

The individual will be supported by and work with the existing well-established senior management team, reporting directly to the board.

The Role

- To work with the directors and senior management team and a wide breadth of external advisors, suppliers and professionals to deliver projects in the north-west.
- To drive and deliver the commercial performance of the new businesses and projects.
- To drive and deliver the operational excellence of the businesses
- To manage and develop other managers, supervisors and teams to continued success.
- To ensure compliance with all group and statutory requirements, policies and regulations

The candidate

- Must have a proven and successful track record of management experience within the tourism, hospitality or attraction related industry
- Must be able to demonstrate skill for driving sales, customer service and coordinating local marketing activity.
- Management skills to manage a successful and diverse team.
- Be able to prioritise and manage multiple demands

Ideally will have experience as an Operations Manager overseeing such business areas or have solid experience in a similar operational function.

This is a new role which will be both varied and developing over time, offering exposure to new projects and business opportunities with the group, in the north-west region. You will be working with the board and other senior group managers to drive these new opportunities forward in both their development and operational phases.

Salary will be determined by reference to skills, experience and qualifications but is expected to be £30,000 to £35,000. The role has the opportunity to develop further as the projects are delivered and further projects are planned.

About Us

Heritage Great Britain PLC is a privately owned company that owns and operates many of the UK’s most outstanding landmark destination and popular visitor attractions.

Our current portfolio stretches from the coastal splendour of Land’s End at the South- Western tip of Cornwall to remote John O’Groats in the far North of Scotland. In between, the 125-year-old Snowdon Mountain Railway takes passengers from Llanberis, in the heart of Snowdonia National Park, to the summit of the highest mountain in England and Wales, where visitors can see the award-winning building of Hafod Eryri.

The Needles Landmark Attraction welcomes visitors to the Isle of Wight’s iconic Westerly point and Mattel Play (Liverpool) is an exciting indoor attraction concept that takes world famous brands such as Thomas & Friends, Bob the Builder and Fireman Sam and brings them to life in an interactive and entertaining family experience together with quality retail and catering experiences.

New projects and sites are already in place which will see an expansion of the group in 2018 and beyond.

Heritage is an equal opportunities employer
Girlguiding UK is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
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Job location: Various Locations, United Kingdom
Greater London
United Kingdom
Job sector: countryside
15 Feb 2018
Job description:
Join us this season as an Activity Instructor at one of Girguiding’s adventure-filled Training and Activity Centres! This will escape the traditional 9 to 5 working day and provide a hands-on, all-systems-go experience.

As an Activity Instructor, you will have to organise and deliver activity sessions in order to maximise the use of the centre and meet the needs of the client by communicating effectively with customers of all ages. You will need to instruct groups of all ages and abilities in a range of activities, including canoeing, kayaking and rock climbing. (For a full list of activities please visit the Activity Centre’s Page on the Girlguiding website.)

You will also have to assist with the planning and delivery or training sessions, ensuring they are in line with agreed objectives, consistent with the physical abilities of the group and the National Governing Body Objectives and to ensure that all participants have a safe and enjoyable experience so that they will want to visit again!

You are required to maintain facilities and equipment, including storage, in line with defined standards and to test equipment prior to use, and at regular intervals, to ensure safe and effective operation. Ensuring that log and accurate written records are regularly updated with relevant activities and appropriately deal with and report any safety hazards to the line manager at the earliest opportunity. You must ensure that first aid/medical assistance is called at the earliest opportunity (or administered if you are first aid qualified to do this) and if an accident is occurred during a session, in collaboration with the adult responsible for the group. These accidents will need to be recorded in the accident book and that a full report is made of the circumstances surrounding it, so that preventative measures can be taken for the future that preventative measures can be taken for the future.

You must be aware that the centre represents the public face of Girlguiding and to conduct all activities in a manner which promotes and enhances the organisation’s safeguarding policies, images and reputation.

We are also looking for 2 apprentices to work at Blackland Farm as activity instructors. There are no specific qualifications required for this role as full training will be provided and for insurance purposes, you must be aged 18 and over to apply.

For more details please click 'Apply Now' and complete an application pack
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