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The Gym Group is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
star job
up to £20,000 (more in London) + optional PT earnings
Job sector: fitness
Job description:
The Gym Group is seeking to recruit an exceptional Assistant General Manager to help lead its revolutionary gym membership concept.

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 £12.99 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.

ASSISTANT 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.

The role
Membership and sales administration processes are largely managed online. This means the role is focused on:
- Helping to drive the operational excellence of the gym
- Driving sales activities from campaigns in the local area
- Driving brand standards and customer service levels
- Promoting the brand and marketing activities for the club
- Recruiting, training and managing personal trainers for the club
- Opportunity to Personal Train for up to 10 hours per week on shift and keep 100% of the income you generate
- Reporting directly to the General Manager

The candidate
- Must be at least REPS level 2 qualified
- Must have proven and successful operational gym management experience within the health and fitness industry
- Preferably, you'll have experience of driving sales activities from lead generation campaigns
- Must be passionate about customer service and enjoy engaging with our members
- Experience of managing personal trainers with a leading from the front management style

This is an extremely varied role that offers excellent opportunities to develop with an exciting and growing business. It is very hands on, so you'll need to be outgoing and ready to get involved in every aspect of running a 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 and a covering letter with details of your current salary package:
star job
Up to £40,000 (OTE £60,000) plus lots of great benefits
Job sector: fitness
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.
Beckwith Health Club is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
star job
Competitive
Job sector: fitness
Job description:
Beckwith Health Club offers fantastic facilities within a warm and friendly atmosphere. Our gym floor has an excellent range of cardiovascular, resistance, free weight and functional training equipment.

We are currently looking to hire a professional, motivated & fun team member to join us as Assistant Manager at Beckwith Health Club, Harrogate.

Benefits include competitive pay plus additional commission structure and 28 days holiday per annum.

We require someone with a positive attitude & loads of enthusiasm, committed to playing an important role at Beckwith Health Club.

The Assistant Manager will provide direct assistance to the Club Manager across all aspects of the business, ensuring a full & effective service for the club & its members, supervising the day to day running of the club, with particular responsibility for maintaining consistently high standards of performance and quality of service by all staff.

40 hour per week, 5 days over 7 including evenings and weekends.

If you are excited at the prospect of joining this dynamic team, please submit your CV and cover letter by clicking on ‘apply now’.
featured job
Up to £30,000 dependent on experience
Job sector: fitness
Job description:
Youth Sports / Education

Working Hours: Full Time, Permanent

Premier’s aim is to Activate and Educate the world! The Birmingham franchise network provides Activities Provision for Schools, Early Years, and Families in sport, arts and wellbeing packages.

We are now looking for an Operations Manager to join the team in Birmingham to support and deliver all operational objectives including delivery and development of the business plan.

The Role
* Working strategically to set deadlines utilising company business plan and company operating manuals to ensure successful implementation of strategy
* Recruit, engage, deploy and co-ordinate a team of highly skilled Activity Professionals and Middle Management. Managing and delegating tasks throughout the whole team whilst maintaining a strong team ethos and positive relationships through conducting probationary and annual reviews, setting action plans and other engagement activities
* To develop and execute an ambitious sales strategy for rapid growth ensuring that products sold to new and existing schools are meeting/exceeding the target within the business plan
* Manage an online business management system (BMS) and data analysis by reporting statistics via the BMS to influence company strategy
* Attend regional network meetings, core training and National training events for personal and company development
* To manage and grow client’s contracts and strengthen customer relationships through termly review meetings with schools and employees. Providing quality assurance checks on the service provided to ensure the companies high standards and reputation are being maintained and positively developed. This can be enhanced by co-ordinating and delivering fun, innovative school assemblies and advertising and promoting all events on time and in full within deadlines
* Set and manage budgets across all areas of the business

The Candidate
- Leadership, project management and/or management experience
- Strong knowledge of the local area, Education and Health landscape
- Experience of building then leading a strong & successful team
- Experience of working in a customer facing role that has involved the building of long term relationships within education and/or Health sector
- Ability to cope with pressure and meet deadlines
- Ability to travel to meet with peers and customers across Birmingham and the UK - with a full Drivers Licence and use of a vehicle
- A passion for engaging children in physical activity, sport and wellbeing with an understanding of Primary school education and national Health policies
- Experience and a successful track record of generating and building new relationships with customers and team members
- Account management, strategic and organisational skills
- Experience with problem solving and complaint handling

Desirable:
- Sport, Coaching or Teaching qualifications
- Presentational skills and experience
- Experience working with CRM/BMS systems
- Data analysis experience

Core Values:
1. Be happy, have fun and give joy
2. Create wonderfully enjoyable experiences
3. Deliver WOW with every interaction
4. Commit to continual improvement
5. Build a positive team and family spirit
6. Be adventurous, creative and open minded
7. Nurture strong relationships through excellent communication
8. Work smarter not harder
9. Remain above the line at all times.
10. Be outstanding and passionate in everything they do

Benefits:
- Based in Birmingham
- 24 Days Holiday (plus bank holidays)
- Training and Development provided
- Company pension and benefits
- Company bonus scheme
- Regular team socials
- Great company values

Premier asks that all candidates produce a Core Values video for 1st interview. This is just a short 2-3 minute video on how they and the work they have previously done aligns them to the Core Values... this can be as fun as you like as it is a chance for you to show them their personality and fit. You will not be considered to progress further along the interview stage if you do not complete this video.
featured job
Competitive
Job sector: fitness
Job description:
As part of Soho Gyms’ continued development we are recruiting for General Managers

We’re all about YOU in 2017

Soho Gyms currently has opportunities for proven strong General Managers across the group as we continue to expand.

You’ll need to be confident in taking responsibility for the day to day running of the gym and in motivating the team to achieve the high standards of service our members expect. You’ll already be experienced in administration, sta supervision, leadership and member engagement and other gym and related service management.

Soho is privately owned with 23 years of tness in London with a large PT division and a supporting tness Training Academy.

Soho continues its signi cant programme of investment across all the gyms including new equipment, athletic tracks, technology and designs to complement future tness trends. We require strong leaders to motivate and drive our teams to deliver on this new investment as well as achieve high standards of service, product and ultimately results. At Soho we believe in empowering our team, expectations are high, so to are the rewards!

Send your CV & ‘choose me’ covering letter by clicking on ‘apply now’.
featured job
£30k OTE circa £40k
Job sector: fitness
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.
featured job
£18,000 - £22,000 plus Commission and Bonus
Job sector: fitness
Job description:
The role of Sales Manager is to hit club sales targets. The Sales Manager will work closely with the General Manager and Regional Business Manager to achieve the membership target. The right Sales Manager is pivotal to hitting our sales target.

You will be responsible for lead generation, referrals and high volume sales, design and execution of marketing planners, recruiting sales staff with the right strengths and motivations to work in sales, training sales staff, whilst taking accountability for the sales team achieving its 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 Managers to join our team.

It’s not just another Sales 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 / 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 sales team, recruitment, training sales staff and experience in 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

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



Glasgow , Wolverhampton, Smethwick.



£25,000 - £30,000 + bonus [OTE £37,000 - £42,000]
Job sector: fitness
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





Competitive Salary
Job sector: fitness
Only 2 days left to apply!
Job description:
at Jubilee Sports Centre
12 Month Secondment
32 hours

Everyone Active is currently seeking high calibre positive, supportive, inclusive and progressive individuals. You will also need to embrace our brand mission of 30 minutes of activity 5 times a week.

We would like to hear from you if you:
- Have experience in a supervisory role at a busy leisure centre
- Are able to lead and motivate a diverse team
- Are focused on high customer service standards
- Have excellent verbal, written and IT communication skills
- Are able to drive income in all areas of the business
- Can create an environment where colleagues can achieve their full potential
- Have a proven track record in cost control
- Have experience in performance management and HR policy
- Can demonstrate exceptional time management and deadline compliance

First Aid at Work Qualification is desirable. This position will involve evening and weekend work, including public holidays. All employees of Everyone Active benefit from free gym membership.

For more details on the position or to apply, email a current CV to Benjamin Betteridge by clicking on ‘apply now’.

Everyone Active is an equal opportunities employer and an Investors in People organisation, who are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All applicants will be required to undertake checks and references prior to appointment.

Everyone Active manages this facility in partnership with Nuneaton & Bedworth Borough Council.

Voted No 1 Accreditations & Partners

SWIM ENGLAND FACILITY OPERATOR OF THE YEAR
£35k +uncapped bonus + expenses +laptop & phone
Job sector: fitness
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 sector: fitness
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.
Competitive
Job sector: fitness
Job description:
energie Fitness are currently recruiting for a passionate Club Manager with a strong background in sales to help drive the club forward.

énergie is the market-leading fitness franchise group in the UK, operating over 100 clubs across our domestic and international territories, with over 100,000 active members. Our rapid expansion has been fuelled by a commitment to people, powerful branding and a belief in the power of local business ownership.

For this role you will:

• Hold overall responsibility of the day to day running of the gym.

• The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the ability to manage and motivate teams of individuals in different roles. Have an understanding of industry sales and processes. They will require to be minimum Level REPs Level 2 qualified and have a passion for Health and Fitness.

• Sales plans and targets are met, member services are impeccable high and any complaints are dealt with in a professional manor as quickly as possible and that the cleanliness of the Gym is kept at a very high standard by managing an on-site cleaner.

• Be expected to manage the sales process to generate new memberships and corporate business.

• Being able to manage fitness/personal trainer staff on sales and retention activities.

• Conduct sales tours to walk in’s as well as generated appointments, in order to promote and sell club memberships.

• Be able to complete successful calls to the leads generated in order to arrange appointments.

• Support the team in retaining the members in order to contribute to the customer service and membership growth.

• Demonstrate strong leadership and decision making skills

• Be confident, trust-worthy, motivated and passionate to be able to build rapport with prospects, members and staff.

You will be supported by a central team who own the franhise who will manage HR, H&S, marketing, aspects of training and a range of other items.

If you are interested please apply below.
Competitive
Job sector: fitness
Job description:
A fantastic opportunity that has recently become available, working for a great health club operator in Tunbridge Wells. Your chance to lead the business to the next level. A background in sales as well as fitness and operations would be a massive advantage.

The club has been open two years and is still growing strongly. It features state of the art equipment and offers everything from cardio and weighted machines to a full range of free weights and functional equipment, plus great group classes. This gym is renowned for its friendly atmosphere and fabulous value - a great environment for people to reach their fitness goals and enjoy doing it.

You will have experience in developing and delivering a 5* service within a facility by getting the best from your team. There are some attributes that are extremely important and that all our successful Club Managers have in abundance, such as:

* People Management – you’ll need to inspire your team, develop them, lead them and create an environment where they can be awesome.
* Standards – you’ll need high standards and a willingness to accept only the best of yourself and your team.
* Personal Training Management – you will have a track record of managing a team of personal trainers in a high paced environment.
* Studio management - with both a general studio and a dedicated spin studio, the consistent delivery of a varied and high quality timetable is essential.
* Commercial drive and enthusiasm to find a way to hit targets consistently.

There are some further skills that are extremely important and are essential for being a successful Club Manager at this business, such as:

* People management and leadership skills
* Sales, marketing and retention management
* High quality customer service
* Reliability
* Systematic and well organised
* Clear communication skills; Logical and consistent
* Business planning

We are extremely keen to speak to managers who have got a passion for the health and fitness industry and particularly making it fun and accessible for everyone. Ideally you will have experience of managing a gym either as a General Manager, Club manager, Fitness Manager, Sales Manager, Deputy Manager or Assistant Manager.
Highly Competitive Salary + c20% Bonus + Optional PT Income
Job sector: fitness
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.