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University College School is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
executive job
£65,000 per annum
Job sector: executive
Job description:
The Commercial Director will lead and manage UCS Active - a private members fitness club - and will generate revenue from non-educational use of all UCS facilities.

This is an exciting opportunity for an entrepreneurial manager with strong commercial and leadership skills.

Experience in working within the leisure and fitness club industry is desirable, but not essential.

The fitness club is used fully by the UCS schools between the hours of 0800 -1800 during term time and the Commercial Director will have a strong working relationship with the Foundation Director of Sport.

The successful candidate will be an important member of the UCS Foundation Leadership Team and will need to bridge the gap between the educational and non-educational usage of UCS Facilities.

For full a full detailed job description please click here.

In order to complete an application form please follow the apply link now below.

Closing Date for Applications: 5pm 23rd January 2018

Interviews: 1 February 2018.

Start date June 2018

Please note that we reserve the right to interview candidates before the stated closing date; we would, therefore, welcome early applications.

UCS is fully committed to the safeguarding of children. All applicants for this post must be prepared to undergo child protection screening.
The Gym Group is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
star job
up to £35,000 + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Job location: Nationwide
Job sector: executive
Job description:
The Gym Group is seeking to recruit exceptional General Managers to lead its revolutionary gym membership concept Nationwide. We are due to open a number of clubs in the region 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 2015 the business operated 74 gyms across the UK, with a pipeline to open between 15 and 20 gyms in 2016.

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 the [soon-to-open] {town] 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, free membership for a friend and an employee assistance programme.

If you see yourself as an industry-leader of the future, please apply in confidence by submitting your CV and a covering letter with details of your current salary package.
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OTE £25,000 - £40,000
Job sector: executive
Job description:
Are you an enthusiastic sales professional looking to develop your earning potential?

Want a position that comes with an excellent scope for career progression?

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Business Development Executive to join ClubWise, a leading provider of business services to the health and fitness industry.

About us:

ClubWise is a market leader in the UK and Australia and is used by over 1000 customers.

ClubWise integrates Club Management Software, Direct Debit Collection Services, Marketing, Referral Management and Retention Services, in a single, cloud-based solution, delivering tangible benefits to the Fitness and Leisure Industry.

About the role:

As a Business Development Executive, you will be responsible for selling our cloud-based business solutions and innovative Apps to Independent health and fitness clubs across the UK. Developing and maintaining excellent working relationships, you’ll focus on winning new business and maximizing existing customer revenue.

Your responsibilities will include:

*Prospecting, qualifying and generating interest in our cloud-based business service
*Acquiring new business by providing product demonstrations to prospective customers using both online demonstrations and visiting customers onsite
*Generating a high volume of calls and outbound metrics

About You:

Confident and hungry for success and preferably with experience in sales, operations or general management of a health club and an understanding of the associated business requirements, to be considered for this role you will possess the following abilities:
*Solid sales experience including cold calling
*Be able to work as part of a small team
*Business acumen
*Good organizational skills
*IT skills

We offer:

*Uncapped earnings potential
*Full training
*A lively and vibrant working environment
*Career advancement
WWT
£78,000 p.a.
Job sector: executive
Job description:
Hours per week: Full-time (although flexible working arrangements can be considered)

As part of the Trust’s Management Board and reporting into the COO the Director of Operations will provide strategic leadership to develop and deliver the full potential of WWT’s UK Wetland Centres and other sites in providing amazing experiences and engagement for a range of visitors, conservation management of some of the UK's most outstanding wetland sites, and ensuring financial viability.

With a professional, dynamic and developing team in place and a solid strategy and foundation of business plans and frameworks to build on, the main priority of this role will be leading teams in implementing new ideas and initiatives. This is a challenging role demanding expertise in leadership of multi-site and multi-disciplinary teams of staff and volunteers, business planning and budget management.

The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is a conservation charity that protects wetlands for wildlife and people. We conserve, restore and create wetlands, are pioneers in saving wetland wildlife, and inspire everyone to value what healthy wetlands can achieve for people and nature. Our ten UK sites provide exceptional access to nationally or internationally important wetland reserves, most combined with wider visitor experiences including living collections of wetland birds and animals, boat and vehicle safaris, pond dipping, natural play spaces, art galleries and trails, cafes, shops and a wide variety of programmed seasonal events and activities. Our sites attract over one million visitors every year, including day visitors and members.

If you wish to find out more about our inspiring work please visit our website www.wwt.org.uk. If you wish to speak to someone in more detail about this role please contact Sheila Wilcox, Head of People on 01453 891211.

In return for your skill and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service
- Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
- Life assurance
- Free parking
- Child care voucher scheme
- Cycle to work scheme
- Free entry to all our centres

For more information, and to apply for the role, please click on ‘apply now’.

Closing date: 31st January 2018
Interview date: 6th February 2018

Registered Charity Number England & Wales, no 1030884 and Scotland, no SC039410
£35,000 (Based on Experience) + Commission
Job sector: executive
Job description:
Regional Business Managers, Nationwide opportunities

For over 35 years Keiser has been at the cutting edge of the fitness equipment industry, with an innovative brand, a carefully engineered approach to product and a passion for perfection.

To accelerate our ambitious expansion programme, we now have two exciting opportunities to join our UK sales team.

We are looking to recruit Regional Business Managers to manage a defined sales territory and deliver sales revenue and profitability against realistic targets.

The roles are field based with regular travel throughout your territory, and we can consider applicants residing throughout the UK.

On top of the salary of c. £35,000 p.a. (depending on experience) you may anticipate on-target commission of £15,000 during your first year increasing to £20,000 p.a. in subsequent years as you grow the business in your territory.

If you have business to business sales experience, you’re passionate about fitness and ideally have a proven track record selling fitness equipment and know the market, we’d like to hear from you.

You will need to be highly credible, professional and consultative in your sales approach, able to demonstrate that you can effectively manage every step of the sales cycle.

To apply please email your CV with a covering letter by clicking 'Apply Now' below.
£45,000 - £50,000 (dependent upon skills and experience)
Job sector: executive
Job description:
Are you a great Operations Lead with Excellent Service Delivery and Engagement Skills?

If, along with strong resilience and high operational standards, these are your strengths then joining Mytime Active could be a perfect move for you!

As an Assistant Regional Manager you will be pivotal in supporting the Regional Manager to take our offering to the next level, embedding us in the community and raising our profile in the Southern Region which includes our Dibden Golf Centre, Southampton City Golf Centre, Waterhall Golf Course, Hollingbury Park Golf Course and Cobtree Manor Park Golf Course.

Alongside best in class operational management your strong leadership, people management and exacting standards of customer service and facility management will embed Mytime Active’s brand ethos.

As a proven Operational Lead you will ensure your strong coaching approach to performance management is ingrained in the business and that high performing customer-facing teams deliver a consistent brand experience that makes “Every interaction is a positive one that makes me want to come back”.

You will use your track record in service and product delivery to ensure commercial, strategic and social objectives are met in your Region by optimising resourcing and skills mix. A demonstrably successful leader you will build strong relationships with key stakeholders in the region to complement our national Business Development team.

A background in Golf, Health or Leisure is preferable but not essential however experience in successfully driving high performance across business sectors whilst ensuring high standards of compliance and high engagement, is necessary.

You will need to hold significant experience as a General Manager or an equivalent level role ideally in a 500+ multi-site workforce and be willing to visit your sites during their core operating hours of 6am to 10pm, Monday to Sunday.

About Us

Mytime Active is an award-winning social enterprise, with aspirations to make sure everybody in the communities we serve “Get more out of life”.

We have an ambitious strategy underway to transform us from a local authority facilities management company to a leader in community well-being and require the best talent to achieve this.

Mytime Active runs lifestyle preventative health services across the UK, whilst our leisure centres in the London Borough of Bromley offer swimming, gym facilities, ten pin bowling and much more.

With 16 great courses located in London, the Midlands & south coast, we are also the largest pay and play golf operator in the UK.

Working for Mytime Active

We offer a competitive package that includes 25 days holiday, free gym and golf membership at all our sites and 20% off our food and beverage whilst on duty.

In addition, we have a free confidential employee support helpline for those times when life gets tough, and best of all the chance to be part of an ambitious, passionate organisation that really makes a difference to people’s lives.

How to Apply

Please apply with a CV and covering letter below, stating why your skills and experience make you ideal for this position.

For more information and details please click here.
£34,000-£36,000
Job sector: executive
Job description:
Do you have a natural and proven ability to lead a team of people?

Are you self-motivated and inspirational?

Do you have a can-do, will-try attitude?

If so, then we have just the job for you!

We’re looking to appoint a Regional Team Leader to join our dynamic and successful Training and Development Department

We have experienced rapid growth over the past year and this new post has been introduced to support our tutor team in the delivery of exercise and fitness diplomas and courses.

You'll be responsible for ensuring the region has sufficient staff to deliver our diplomas;
Ensuring your team’s performance continuously meets excellent standards;
Providing clear and informative communications with head office and your team members.
You will also monitor customer satisfaction levels and learner results, pro-actively looking for ways to improve performance.

Essential requirements:

-Previous experience in a similar role
-Possess a confident manner
-Excellent communication skills
-Lead by example
-Professional qualifications
-Be able to build rapport, trust and support with your team
-Identify potential business opportunities
-Create and present monthly reports
-Be prepared to travel across your region

Desirable requirements:

A background of internal quality assurance processes would be desirable but not essential, as extensive training will be provided.
£45,000 - £50,000 per annum, dependent upon skills and experience
Job sector: executive
Job description:
Are you an experienced Project Manager with great stakeholder management skills?

If you also hold excellent communication skills, high-quality control standards and strong commercial acumen, then joining Mytime Active as a Business Systems Project Manager could be the perfect move for you!

About us

Mytime Active is an award-winning social enterprise, with aspirations to make sure everybody in the communities we service “Get more out of life”.

We have an ambitious strategy underway to transform us from a local authority facilities management company to a leader in community well-being and require the best talent to achieve this.

Mytime Active runs preventative health services across the UK, whilst our leisure centres in the London Borough of Bromley offer swimming, gym facilities, ten pin bowling and much more.

With 16 great courses located in London, the Midlands & South coast, we are also the second largest pay and play golf operator in the UK.

In this newly established role, you will have the opportunity to:

-Take Business Systems change requirements through from initiation to implementation as required and directed by a Programme Director
-Be responsible for all aspects of defining, planning and delivering the project with effective governance and decision making from the Senior Leadership Team (SLT)

We are seeking a great team member who can demonstrate the following skills and experience:

-Implementation of Gladstone, Gladstone Impact or other similar systems
-Proven Project Management/delivery experience
-Relevant Project Management qualifications
-Experience of delivering successfully with and through other team members and all levels within an organisation
-Managing a number of different streams of work or initiatives with multiple interdependencies
-Working through ambiguity to ensure clarity and direction
-Working in an organised and routine way managing processes and key milestones
-Delivering to deadline
-Experience of working off own initiative, taking ownership and owning priorities
-Demonstrating analytical approach to tasks
-Strong problem-solving skills, owing issues through to resolution
-Ability to raise issues and risks outside of personal control within defined guidelines It’s not necessary but it would be great if you have;
-Worked in the leisure or wellbeing industry
-Experience of working for a charity or not-for-profit organisation Benefits


In return, you get to work for a great company, receive a competitive salary and benefits package including:

-Stakeholder pension;
-25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and holiday purchase scheme;
-Free membership to Mytime Active Golf and Leisure for you and one other;
-Exceptional achievement award scheme;
-Employee discount & salary sacrifice scheme; and Childcare Vouchers.
How to Apply

Please apply with a CV and covering letter below, stating why your skills and experience make you ideal for this position.

For more information and details, please click here.
£25,000 - £30,000 + bonus [OTE £37,000 - £42,000]
Job sector: executive
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





£18,000 basic plus commission and bonus [OTE £31K – 41K]
Job sector: executive
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

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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.