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Jump Arena is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
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Competitive
Job sector: manager
We're looking for enthusiastic staff who can create an exceptional entertainment experience for our customers in this new and exciting business.
Only 1 day left to apply!
Job description:
Trampoline Parks have become one of the most exciting businesses within the leisure industry. The business offers open jumping, parties, corporate events, food and beverage and much more.

We're looking for enthusiastic staff who can provide a friendly, courteous manner and responsive service to create an exceptional entertainment experience for our customers.

As a Duty Manager, you are responsible to lead your team to achieve stated objectives in sales, costs, employee retention, guest service and satisfaction, service quality, safety and cleanliness.

Having a management background for at least one year from the leisure or hospitality industry would be an advantage.

You will have a vibrant and driven personality and help to provide a proactive and buzzing environment for everyone who visits the centre.

This role is hugely important to the business to ensure the site runs perfectly and exceed the customer’s expectations. In addition to the rapid expansion plans in place - your progression can be rapid as well.

If this sounds like you, please submit your CV and cover letter by clicking 'Apply Now' below.
Corby Borough Council is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
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£23,398 - £27,668
Job sector: manager
Job description:
We are currently seeking an experienced and passionate Health and Fitness Manager who can drive forward our Health and Fitness Team. Our Health and Fitness Manager is responsible for the whole Health and Fitness team across the two sites Lodge Park Sports Centre and Corby International Pool facilities.

You'll take responsibility for making sure the gyms, classes and sessions comply with health and safety policies and procedures at all times and you will also be responsible for memberships and maintaining the high level of service our members receive in both our gyms and all sessions.

In order to be considered for this role, you'll have experience of leading a team, qualifications to teach fitness classes or gym based instruction, an outgoing personality, be a team player and have a commitment to personal development.

Liberty Leisure Limited is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
executive job
£48,987 - £53,886
Job sector: manager
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
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£27,285 - £32,548
Job sector: manager
Job description:
Campus and Accommodation Services was formed as a new department in the autumn of 2012.

The department is made up of Commercial Services, the Accommodation Office, the Sports and Fitness Centre and Central Print Services.

The Sports team provides extensive high-quality facilities on the Hull Campus catering for the needs of students, staff and community.

The department has a reputation for delivering first-class sport services both on the main campus and halls of residences.

Facilities include fitness suites, sports halls, exercise studios, and an array of outside grass and artificial sport surfaces.

As a result of the approved Strategy of Sport and Active Recreation 2016 - 2019, the sports team is embarking on a Sports Transformation Project (STP) which will see a multimillion pound investment improving sports facilities on the Hull Campus.

We are now seeking a highly motivated individual to join our sports department management team.

The successful applicant will be responsible for leading the departmental Fitness services on and off campus, incorporating the launch of a newly refurbished 140+ station fitness arena, a purpose-built performance strength and conditioning suite and group exercise studios.

Main duties associated with the role include the development and implementation of retention plans, processes and staff training, and the management of financial budgets associated with fitness income and expenditure.

In addition, the successful applicant will be responsible for devising and implementing plans to drive improvements in customer service and satisfaction within the department, establishing methods to monitor and evaluate customer service and satisfaction including the creation specific key performance indicators (KPI’s).

You will also be responsible for all aspects of sports facility operations including; ensuring operational standards are adhered to, supervision of operational staff, offering advice and guidance on the use of equipment, assisting in all matters of centre security including till operation, cashing up and banking.

The successful applicant will have a real passion and drive within the fitness industry, be customer focused, committed to delivering excellent service and be an ambassador for promoting and developing the fitness offer for the department.

If this sounds like you, please click 'Apply Now' below to complete the application process.

We look forward to receiving your application.
£23,166 - £26,080 (depending on qualifications and experience)
Job sector: manager
Job description:


Everybody Sport & Recreation are looking to recruit an Area Aquatic Lead to join our Aquatics Development Team following a significant increase in participation over the last 12 months.

If you are passionate and enthusiastic about swimming, with a clear interest in swimming lessons, we would like to hear from you.

This is an exciting opportunity that will allow the successful candidate the chance to join a growing and ambitious Trust.

Everybody Sport & Recreation are a charitable trust that operates across the area of Cheshire East. ‘Developing our people’ is at the heart of our business plan and we aim to attract and develop the best people with the most potential to drive our business forward.

The successful candidate(s) will be responsible for the management, delivery and coordination across a range of ‘Everybody SWIM’ products, including the Learn to Swim Scheme at Wilmslow & Poynton Leisure Centre(s).



We are looking for somebody who is qualified to Swim England/ASA Level 2 (Teaching Aquatics), that is experienced in coordinating and delivering in a busy and successful ‘Learn to Swim Scheme’.

The role will involve a focus on both sales and customer service so a background in each would be preferred.

The successful candidate must also be willing to undertake further study to progress career.

This role will support our Aquatics Manager and General Area Managers in increasing revenue and participation through improved quality of aquatic related products, whilst ensuring all lessons adhere to the agreed Everybody Sport & Recreation standards.

The role will involve travelling; therefore a method of suitable transport is essential for the successful candidate.

For additional details and to apply for this exciting opportunity please click 'Appy Now' below and complete the application form.
30,000
Job sector: manager
Job description:
About Wexer…

With over 100% growth in the past year and installations with the majority of the world’s top 25 club groups, Wexer is a global provider of virtual classes, present in more than 40 countries across 5 continents.

Our mission is to make world-class exercise accessible to more people by providing a convenient and non-intimidating way to exercise through the use of technology.

At Wexer we don’t have customers, only partners and we work vigorously to earn and keep partners’ trust and to secure long-term relationships.


Main Purpose of Role

To be responsible for managing, implementing and driving the company’s Northern European sales both commercially and operationally, creating robust, positive relationships and generating new business in the franchise and single site operator markets


About the Role…

To be successful in this role, you will be a sales ace with a partner-centric mindset.

You will become part of a hard-working, high performing, young and dynamic team. We set the bar high and so do you.


Direct Responsibilities: Sales and After Sales Services

The BDC’s main task is to generate sales from new and existing business and help building/growing strong relationships.

The focus is in the UK, Scandinavia, Russia and Baltic regions and specifically with Anytime Fitness Franchisee leads and customers.

The candidate must make sure clients experience a smooth transition from purchase to having a fully functional installation in their facility/club – and assist with any support.

Contacting, winning and developing new potential clients, specifically among Anytime Fitness Franchisees.

Maintain current customer relationships and ensure that upselling opportunities are acted on.

Contact for franchises and single sites Sales & Services in the Northern European market.

Assist the HBD with Key Accounts and large accounts on pre- and post-sales activities.

Reporting of Sales statistics to HBD.


Operational & Financial Control:

Review new business revenue targets on a monthly basis to ensure achievement is on track and produce a profit and loss analysis.

Communicate with the HBD on a weekly basis to ensure all business opportunities are being closed in line with sales strategies and agreed KPI’s.

To ensure all progress is reported in a clear and consistent manner.

Ensure effective communication processes are in operation between all relevant business functions.


Skills/Aptitude

Ability to work under pressure

Work well to deadlines and targets

Works with minimal supervision

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ability to determine the needs and requirements of potential partners offering suitable solutions and overcoming objections as and when required

Meets and demonstrates Wexer Virtual values

Additional European languages are a benefit but not essential


Essential

Degree level qualification or equivalent, preferably in a Sports Management or related subjects

Has substantial experience communicating effectively with key decision makers including; owners and franchisees.

At least 3 years previous sales experience in a business to business environment Proven experience in sales, meeting and exceeding KPIs and targets.

Proven commercial acumen of driving a revenue line within a business.

Has experience in producing a sales plan, setting targets and producing budgets.

Previous management experience; preferably of a team of similar size.

Strong organizational skills with excellent attention to detail.

Detailed knowledge of Fitness Industry preferred.


To apply, please follow the link below and submit your CV and covering letter.
£17,131 to £19,068
Job sector: manager
Job description:
Become a part of the team at Milton Keynes favourite leisure centre.

At Shenley Leisure Centre in Milton Keynes, we pride ourselves in the quality and diversity of our programme, which includes Sports, Health & Fitness, Children's Activities, Sportsmens Rest Bar, Entertainment, Dance, Martial Arts, and Community activities for all ages.

The Centre is an independent Charitable Trust and overseen by a Board of unpaid Trustee volunteers, comprising nominees from, Denbigh School Governors, Shenley Church End and Loughton & Great Holm Parish Councils and Leisure Centre Users.

Currently, we are recruiting for a full-time Senior Operations Assistant.

The successful candidate will have previous employment background in a front-line leisure or similar environment with some supervisory experience.

This key position involves working on a rotating shift pattern to include weekend, evening, and bank holiday working, covering for the Operations Managers as required.

You will also need to be reliable, trustworthy and self-motivated with good admin and IT skills. A willingness to adopt a “hands-on” flexible approach to all areas of the operation is essential.

To request an application pack please submit your contact details by clicking 'Apply Now' below.
£21,164 - £23,876 per annum dependant on experience
Job sector: manager
Job description:
JOIN THE TEAM AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

Formby Pool Trust is a small but busy independent charitable organisation running leisure services in partnership with Formby Land Trust and Sefton Council.

Our swim school and gym are very successful and busy and we are looking for a Duty Manager to join the team.

We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to promote and develop our popular swimming programme.

As a Duty Manager, you will report to the Head of Operations ensuring the efficient day to day operation of the Centre.

This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed leisure professional who possesses good customer service skills working as part of a team or on their own initiative.

Successful candidates must have the ability to ‘champion’ swimming.

Excellent communication skills at all levels are essential with practical knowledge, experience and understanding of the current ASA framework.

Swim teaching training and Pool Operations can be given to the right candidates.

Working hours will be based on a shift pattern involving a mix of weekdays and weekends covering daytime and evenings.

The appointment is subject to satisfactory references, medical and DBS clearance.

Applicants MUST hold: - A Current RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Qualification, as well as knowledge of Health and Safety.

In return, we offer you personal development opportunities, company pension scheme and other benefits.

Applications must be made via the Trust’s application form; CVs will not be accepted.

Please download and complete the application form below and submit this along with your personal details by clicking apply now.

Please click here to download an application form.

Please click here to view full job and person specification.

£17,131 to £19,068 (pro rata £11,575 to £12,884)
Job sector: manager
Job description:
Become a part of the team at Milton Keynes favourite leisure centre.

At Shenley Leisure Centre in Milton Keynes, we pride ourselves in the quality and diversity of our programme, which includes Sports, Health & Fitness, Children's Activities, Sportsmens Rest Bar, Entertainment, Dance, Martial Arts, and Community activities for all ages.

The Centre is an independent Charitable Trust and overseen by a Board of unpaid Trustee volunteers, comprising nominees from, Denbigh School Governors, Shenley Church End and Loughton & Great Holm Parish Councils and Leisure Centre Users.

Currently, we are recruiting for a part-time Senior Operations Assistant.

The successful candidate will have previous employment background in a front-line leisure or similar environment with some supervisory experience.

This key position involves working on a rotating shift pattern to include weekend, evening, and bank holiday working, covering for the Operations Managers as required.

You will also need to be reliable, trustworthy and self-motivated with good admin and IT skills. A willingness to adopt a “hands-on” flexible approach to all areas of the operation is essential.

To request an application pack please submit your contact details by clicking 'Apply Now' below.
£22,000 pa
Job sector: manager
Only 2 days left to apply!
Job description:
We are seeking passionate and driven individuals who have great customer service skills and are looking to be part of an exciting and diverse organisation.

The Historic Dockyard is an award-winning visitor attraction and one of the UK’s leading independent museums. We are the most complete dockyard of the Age of Sail and we tell an extraordinary story, carved over 400 years.

HMS Victory was built here; Vice-Admiral Nelson joined his first ship here and thousands of men and women came here to build and repair ships for the Royal Navy.

Today, we welcome over 170,000 visitors annually who experience eight galleries, three historic warships – including a Cold War Submarine and a working Victorian Ropery.

We pride ourselves on our high level of visitor experience and see our staff at the core of the operation, making the difference from a good visit to an excellent one.

Two new exciting opportunities have arisen to join our Visitor Operations team which are:
* Visitor Operations Team Duty Manager – Staffing
* Visitor Operations Team Duty Manager – Health and Safety

You will provide the essential support to manage and train a diverse team that delivers a range of programmes; from guided and costumed tours to gallery assistants to holiday activities.

The Visitor Operations Team Duty Managers will work closely with the Visitor Operations Manager to support the implementation and delivery of The Historic Dockyard’s visitor experience.

These roles will also take on the function of daily duty management on a rotational basis, alongside other frontline managers.

During the open season (February – November) these roles will be expected to work one weekend day each as part of a five-day working week.

For the full role descriptions, person specifications and application form please click 'Apply Now' below.

The timescale for recruitment:
Deadline for Applications – 12 December 2017
First Round Interviews – 15 December 2017
Second Round Interviews – 18 December 2017

Please make sure you are available for the highlighted interview dates.
£35k
Job sector: manager
Job description:
We are recruiting an experienced Operations Manager for a 1,600m2 new spa hotel currently under construction in Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, due to open in May 2018.

The former country estate of the Duke of Marlborough, is being rennovated to create a world-class five star hotel and spa, set in the heart of the Buckinghamshire countryside. We are building a state of the art facility, sympathetically blended into the original estate.

This is a high profile role initially working alongside the Spa Director as a part of the project team to successfully launch the new spa. Post opening the role will consist of supporting the Spa Director with the day to day running of the spa with a particular focus on running the extensive wet areas including pool, 8 thermal experiences and communal spa areas. We are seeking an organised and motivated individual with excellent attention to detail, who enjoys being front of house. Reporting to the Spa Director, this position requires experience of 5 star service environmentnad key to the role is the ability to develop a team ensuring the professional standards are met at all times. Duty Management of both the spa and the hotel is a part of this exciting new role which has an anticipated start date of end of February 2018.

Essential attributes:
* Experience of working in a similar business
* A passion for customer service excellence
* Proven experience of managing swimming pools and thermal experiences
* Excellent analytical, numeric and verbal reasoning skills
* A timely and methodical approach to work
* Good broad legislative knowledge with regard to Health and Safety
* Good IT skills to include Microsoft Office packages
* Health & Safety experience
* Driving licence and own transport
* Process and systems driven works within agreed procedures and frameworks
* Experience of setting up a similar operation would be advantageous

Salary:
In the region of £35k, bonus scheme, 28 days holiday (including public and bank holidays) and uniform.

In addition we offer the following benefits (Conditions apply):
* Training programmes
* Meals on Duty
* Uniform Dry cleaning service
* Social events and activities
* Pension Scheme
* Discounted hotel and F&B rates globally (the hotel will be a member of one of the worlds leading luxury hotel brands)
* Childcare Voucher Scheme
truGym is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
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Competitive
Job sector: manager
Job description:
truGym is one of the fastest growing health club operators in the UK. Since we launched in 2010, we have rapidly grown to 11 clubs across the UK.

We have developed a sound business model, that offers affordable and convenient fitness facilities. With a focus on professional teams that are passionate about fitness and help our members achieve their goals.

We are looking for an energetic professional GM to run our branch. You need to have a passion for fitness and an ability to manage a team.

Your roles will include:

1. designing and promoting activities to meet customer demand and generate revenue;
2. advertising and promoting the club or centre to increase usage, which may include commissioning and considering market research;
3. maintaining high levels of customer care, often with a particular focus on avoiding loss of existing users;
4. prioritising target activities and user groups (especially in local authority centres);
5. managing maintenance, insurance, repairs and cleaning;
recruiting, training and supervising staff, including managing staff rotas;
6. carrying out health and safety checks on the equipment and site;
7. handling complaints and incidents, e.g. accidents, emergencies or theft;
8. ensuring own and staff members' first aid training is up to date;
9. delivering some fitness training or coaching in sports activities - often a good way of maintaining contact with customers;
10. preparing and checking budgets and generating income;
11. cashing-up and keeping stock records;
12. purchasing equipment and supplies;
13. using advanced management information (e.g. footfall, popularity of classes by hour) to improve provision and timetables and cope with fluctuations in demand;
14. writing monthly or weekly reports and preparing cash projections for senior management.

The people in our business are our greatest asset. If you want to be part of an energetic and rapidly expanding business and truly have a passion to deliver excellent service and help members achieve their fitness goals, then we want to hear from you.

Closing date: 15th December 2017
The Gym Group is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
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Very Competitive Salary + c20% Bonus + Optional PT Income
Job sector: manager
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.
Mytime Active is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
executive job
£50,000 - £55,000
Job sector: manager
Job description:
Are you are Great Service Leader with Excellent Community Relationship Building Skills?

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

As one of two Regional Managers, you will be pivotal in taking our offering to the next level, embedding us in the community and raising our profile in locations including Birmingham, The Black Country including Walsall and Sandwell.

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

As a senior manager, 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 a positive one that makes each customer want to come back”.

You will use your track record in service and product delivery to ensure commercial and strategic objectives are met across the region by optimizing opportunities and ensuring efficient distribution of resources and skills.

A demonstrably successful networker you will build strong relationships with key stakeholders in the region to complement our national Business Development team.

You will use your breath of experience to split your time in this multi-faceted role between our businesses, currently the split is Golf (30%), Health (30%) and you will spend a significant proportion of the remainder of your time building relationships and developing opportunities, including working with our Business Development team.

A background in Health, Leisure or Golf is preferable but not essential however experience of operating successfully as part of a senior strategic team whilst ensuring high standards of compliance and high engagement of a 100+ multi-skilled workforce, is necessary.



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

Our Birmingham golf centres and Walsall health hub are all within easy car commuting distance from the East and West Midlands, Shropshire, Worcestershire and Warwickshire with free parking.

We believe that your health and wellbeing is important.

Whatever’s on your mind, there’s information and expertise at your fingertips.

We offer access to a range of services and benefits to help you with your health and well-being.

We offer a competitive package that includes a car allowance, discretionary incentives, 25 days holidays, free gym and golf membership at our sites and various salary sacrifice schemes e.g. childcare vouchers and a cycle to work scheme.

In addition, we have a range of development and learning opportunities and best of all the chance to be part of an ambitious, passionate organisation that really makes a difference in 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.

To view the full job description, please click here.
Paultons Park is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
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Competitive Salary & Benefits
Job sector: manager
Job description:
A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen for a strategic catering lead to join one of the premier day visitor attractions in the UK due to the forthcoming retirement of the current postholder.

Located on the edge of the New Forest and welcoming over one million guests annually, Paultons, Home of Peppa Pig World, is still a private family owned and run company.

This is a position for an experienced catering professional who is looking for the next step in what will already have been a successful career.

Reporting to the Commercial Director the role has direct responsibility for all food and beverage aspects of the Park including corporate functions, staff facilities and miscellaneous events.

The role will also have full responsibility for budget planning and control, implementing robust purchasing and stock control procedures to maximise profit and margins.

The department currently has a turnover in excess of £5 million annually.

Excellent salary and benefits package on offer for the right candidate. (commensurate with the senior level of the role)

To find out more details and to apply please click 'Apply Now' below.
Competitive
Job sector: manager
Job description:
Welcome to the Malvern, a luxury spa and leisure hotel in Worcestershire. The Malvern is the region’s premier health club with a 30+ station gym offering state of the art equipment.

Our health club features an exercise studio, indoor-outdoor hydrotherapy pool, award-winning health and beauty spa and four sense-stimulating heat and water rooms.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Malvern for a Leisure Manager.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the day to day management and operation of the Health Club, focusing on all fitness and membership related areas. Ensuring the club’s profitability and quality of service delivery to members and guests, whilst enhancing the club’s position as the market leader in the health and fitness industry.

Additional responsibilites include day to day management and operation of the entire fitness department including the gymnasium, exercise planning room and studio. Ensuring that the services provided by the membership departments (sales & administration) are personal, professional and of the highest quality & accuracy.

Essential Skills (inputs);
* To demonstrate leadership ability through superior effort, dependability, integrity, initiative and professional appearance and behaviour
* Problem solving & decision making
* Effective management of sales and membership administration
* To be capable of leading, motivating and encouraging a team of fitness & PT professionals
* Organisational skills
* Fitness qualification (min req NVQ level 3)
* Sales & negotiation experience
* Self motivation and target driven
* Planning & implementation skills
* Ability to delegate
* Computer literacy including database construction, data management & analysis
* To act as a Duty Manager
* Must possess and have a commitment to continually developing an advanced knowledge of health related fitness and exercise
* To demonstrate ability and a genuine interest in communicating with people
* To demonstrate a commitment and attention to detail that will ensure that the club product is synonymous with quality
* To demonstrate a resilient and adaptable nature that will remain cheerful and person oriented in times of challenges
* To have a clear vision of what represents a quality product and the ability to manage the process of constant improvement that will enable its realization

Main Responsibilities (outputs);
* To assume the primary leadership role of the Health Club, setting an example in professional appearance, demeanour, dedication, attention to member service and consistent behaviour necessary to manage the Health Club effectively
* To participate in the financial planning and development of the membership and fitness revenue
* To maximise club profitability through membership growth, membership retention, the marketing & execution of personal training and bootcamp in order to achieve budgeted forecast
* To continually enhance member and public perception of the club through improved member recruitment, services, quality programming, superior cleanliness and maintaining of facilities, professional marketing, and pro-active approach to handling all member suggestions and complaints
* To operate all club facilities within all health and safety standards
* To ensure that all new members participate in the fitness induction schedule during their first 8 weeks
* To ensure that all membership sales are handled in a professional manner, observing all codes of practice and performing to the highest ethical business standards
* To consistently achieve individual membership sales target thereby contributing to the team target
* To manage the fitness team in order to achieve personal training and bootcamp revenue targets & ensure the studio budget is adhered to
* Be responsible for the results of the Mystery Shopper Programme
* To establish and maintain a system and attitude that encourages member feedback on a daily basis through direct contact, suggestion box, surveys, etc.
* To respond to all member comment cards within 48 hours
* To ensure that the Club provides the variety and quality of fitness and social programming demanded by members of a first class health and fitness club
* To oversee and ensure an accurate record of members is kept and correct payments are drawn in respect of subscriptions via the Membership Secretary
* To implement promotional internal campaigns designed in conjunction with the Marketing Manager to encourage member participation in all member events
* To ensure that low users are no less than 15% of membership base
* Ensure all low users are contacted if they haven’t visited the club within the previous 21 days
* To contact all freeze and suspended members 30 days before they are due to restart their membership
* To ensure that all members receive a birthday card and relevant gift
* To enlist 5 non users to the Kick Start programme and report monthly
* To collect member usage data, participation and activity in conjunction with the gym team
£26,934 - £30,786
Job sector: manager
Only 1 day left to apply!
Job description:
Are you enthusiastic about opportunities for people to take part in sport and become physically active?

Can you see yourself playing a key role in a dynamic and committed Sport and Leisure Team?

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated individual to assist with the management of Bexley’s successful and award-winning Public-Private Partnership (PPP) leisure centre contract and to lead on one-off projects.

Our three leisure centres achieve over 2 million visits every year, and you will work with partners to make sure that we continue to be successful, provide value for money and carry on promoting sport and physical activity for all – regardless of ability.

You will support the Contracts Manager, ensuring the centres and other managed contracts continue to deliver the right services for people who work, live and play in Bexley.

You will have excellent negotiation and partnership management skills and will be able to analyse performance and initiatives based on sound evidence.

You will have an understanding of project management and your project work will include helping to develop a new physical activity strategy contributing insight, research and evidence at a local and national level.

You will also be responsible for leading on one-off projects and programmes.

Bexley is going through a time of significant infrastructure investment and it is important that sport and physical activity opportunities are included in this growth.

We are adaptable and passionate in our approach to such opportunities.

As well as the PPP contract we oversee a Trust-operated golf course and lead on a range of physical activity based health initiatives, most recently focusing on Type 2 diabetes and dementia.

We have excellent links with clubs and schools and are fully involved in Bexley’s growth and wellbeing agendas.

What we offer:
• Relocation Package up to £8,000
• Career Average Revalued Earnings Pension Scheme
• Performance Related Pay
• 25 days Annual Leave (rising to 28 after 5 years’ service) plus Bank Holiday Entitlement
• Annual Leave Purchase Scheme
• An excellent working environment at our fantastic new offices
• Opportunities for flexible working with excellent ICT facilities
• MyChoice Staff Benefits Scheme – Includes Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work Scheme, access to high street shopping vouchers and online discount codes.

Your Application:
• Closing Date for your application: 11/12/2017
• Anticipated/Interview date: 19/12/2017 and 20/12/2017

Please click 'Apply Now' below to continue with the application process.

This post is considered by the authority to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within the scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers. The council, therefore, has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the JD/Person Specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.
Up to £30,000 dependent on experience
Job sector: manager
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.
Competitive
Job sector: manager
Only 2 days left to apply!
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 fitness in London with a large PT division and a supporting fitness Training Academy.

Soho continues its significant programme of investment across all the gyms including new equipment, athletic tracks, technology and designs to complement future fitness 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 too are the rewards!

Send your CV & ‘choose me’ covering letter by clicking on ‘apply now’.
£18,000 - £22,000 plus Commission and Bonus
Job sector: manager
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: manager
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





£18,777 - £21,585
Job sector: manager
Job description:


About the role: We have an excellent opportunity within our Sports and Active Life department for a Duty Manager to join the team on a permanent basis. The post is one of eight across two sites that, on a flexible shift pattern, act as Duty Manager within the Sports Centre and associated facilities.

As Duty Manager the post holder is the senior managerial presence on site whilst on shift.

They line manage all sports centre staff on shift to achieve the set standards of operation whilst working to normal operating procedures.

You will be the designated first responder to any emergency and as such will be required to train and achieve the STA Certificate – NaRS Pool Attendant unless it is held already.

We will rely on you to be the lead for all operational issues on the site including cleaning and maintenance, and the provision sports equipment for activity sessions.

About you:

To be considered for the Duty Manager post, you will have 5 GCSEs, grade C or above (or their equivalent qualifications) and experience of working within a customer service environment.

It would be advantageous if you had previous experience working within a recreational/leisure environment and had a sound knowledge of Health and Safety policy and procedures.

This role would be suited to an individual who has the ability to remain calm in an emergency situation and has good written and verbal communication skills.

For further information and to apply, please click 'Apply Now' below.

We look forward to receiving your application.
£18,571.00
Job sector: manager
Job description:
At Finesse Leisure Partnership we provide career opportunities for people looking to work within the leisure industry who are willing to support our success in providing a diverse portfolio of Indoor and Outdoor leisure activities within the Hertfordshire area.

Why join Finesse?
Finesse is a not for profit organisation that supports the local Hertfordshire community by encouraging people to keep fit and healthy. We have a growing customer base that enjoys the use of our indoor and outdoor fitness facilities from gym membership, swimming lessons, golfing activities to sailing, canoeing and windsurfing.

At Finesse, we value our employees and recognise that our people play an integral role in delivering company success. In return for your contribution and performance, we provide numerous learning and development opportunities to support personal growth and career development. We provide forums for our employees to have a voice with the aim of creating a positive working environment. We reward employees through a range of company benefits including competitive salaries, life assurance schemes, discounted gym membership, attendance bonuses and long service awards

THE ROLE
* Ensure the safety of pool users and smooth day to day operation of the site.
* Develop and manage the Lifeguard and cleaning teams to ensure delivery of site standards.
* Responsible for the day to day management of site operations and health and safety standards.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS
* Current NPLQ Qualification At least 1 years supervisory experience in the Leisure or Health and Fitness industry.
* Basic knowledge and understanding of pool plant operations.
* A working knowledge of health and safety systems.

BENEFITS INCLUDE
* Free membership to our Health & Fitness Facilities.
* Company sick pay - After qualifying period.
* Holidays - 22 days per annum (pro rata)
* Pension benefits
* Life Assurance Attendance bonus scheme
* Free staff car parking

If you are interested in working for Finesse and would like to make a speculative application, please click apply now to begin!
Bristol Zoological Society is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
executive job
Competitive
Job sector: manager
Only 1 day left to apply!
Job description:
Our mission is to save wildlife through conservation action and engaging people with the natural world. We achieve this mission through operating two zoos; Bristol Zoo Gardens and the Wild Place Project, and through our formal and informal education, conservation and science programmes.

Established in 1836, Bristol Zoo Gardens is the fifth oldest zoo in the world. The Wild Place Project was launched in 2013 on a large, rural site in South Gloucestershire and has enjoyed rapid expansion since its inception.

As the largest visitor attraction in the South West, our zoos have welcomed over 90 million guests and through our national and international field conservation programmes, we have helped save a significant number of species from extinction. We offer popular undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes in collaboration with local universities and our award-winning education team has taught generations of school children the value of nature, wildlife and the impact our society has on the world.

We are now seeking a new Chief Executive to lead the Society through its next phase of development. In partnership with the newly appointed Chief Zoological Officer, you will ensure that our mission is delivered via an amazing visitor experience and through high quality conservation, research and education.

Our new Chief Executive will have senior leadership experience gained in the leisure or visitor attraction sectors, ideally in organisations with multiple service lines. With strong commercial acumen, you will be able to articulate a clear vision and strategy to ensure increasing visitor numbers and financial sustainability for the Society. If you have the vision and passion to lead a values-based and committed team at this exciting point in our history, we very much look forward to hearing from you.

To find out more about this appointment, please visit www.gatenbysanderson.com. For an informal confidential discussion, please contact our advising consultants, Katy Giddens, Juliet Taylor (020 7426 3973) or Helen Anderson (0207 426 3977). The closing date for applications is Monday 11th December 2017.
£20,783
Job sector: manager
Only 3 days left to apply!
Job description:
Do you have a passion for bar and events, and excellent customer service delivery….?

As a Duty Manager at the Civic Hall, you will play an important part of the smooth operation of the facility, co-ordinating requirements in accordance with the hirer and/or artiste, in compliance with licensing/health and safety regulations. You will have a passion for customer service, and optimising profit through operational efficiency.

The Civic Hall has had an enviable number of stars grace the stage over the years and is consistently proving to be a favourite venue of both audiences and performers alike, with excellent bar/catering, stage and technical facilities, large kitchen, retractable tiered seating and also features one of the largest sprung wooden dance floors in Essex!

So where are you now? Well, we know that our future talent can come from any number of backgrounds. You might already be working in the Bar, Catering or Events industry, a Manager, or aspiring Supervisor, ready to take your skills to the next level! Either way, with our excellent benefits (i.e. free use of the facilities, discounts for partner, performance related pay scheme, flexible team working environment, hundreds of lifestyle discounts and training and development opportunities) we'd love to hear from you…..

Selection process will be taking place every Friday, initially until 13th December 2017

Previous Applicants Need Not Apply

If this role is for you, then Impulse Leisure would welcome your application, and has many benefits to offer.

We are committed to equal opportunities and diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are positive about disability and offer a Guaranteed Interview Scheme (GIS).

If you require an application form in an alternative format, please contact our Recruitment Team on 01375 415881. However, we encourage applicants to apply via the online link - it’s the quickest and easiest application process.
£19,429
Job sector: manager
Only 3 days left to apply!
Job description:
Interested in commencing your career as a future manager at Impulse Leisure….?

This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic individual with a dedicated interest in commencing a career in the leisure industry/supervisory management. The scheme will provide valuable ‘hands on’ experience across the many facets of supervisory leisure management, underpinned by working towards a Level 2 Diploma in Team Leading, inclusive of the industry recognised technical qualifications needed to progress your career.

In addition, we will guide you in achieving Membership of CIMSPA, the professional body for leisure, to support your ongoing development. Opportunities may also be available to progress to an advanced management programme.

So where are you now? Well, we know that our future talent can come from any number of backgrounds. You might already be working in leisure, or perhaps an alternative industry with fresh ideas and views. Either way, with our excellent benefits (i.e. free use of the facilities, discounts for partner, performance related pay scheme, flexible team working environment, hundreds of lifestyle discounts and training and development opportunities) we'd love to hear from you…..

Places on this programme are limited, and are subject to applicants being able to meet Government funded criteria.

Due to the nature of activities undertaken (i.e. regulated activity with children), this post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Certificate/ongoing Update Service subscription.

Selection process will be taking place every Friday, initially until 13th December 2017

If this role is for you, then Impulse Leisure would welcome your application, and has many benefits to offer.

We are committed to equal opportunities and diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are positive about disability and offer a Guaranteed Interview Scheme (GIS).

If you require an application form in an alternative format, please contact our Recruitment Team on 01375 415881. However, we encourage applicants to apply via the online link - it’s the quickest and easiest application process.
£22,000
Job sector: manager
Only 3 days left to apply!
Job description:
What’s your goal? Our members all have goals - whether it’s to get fitter, run a marathon, rehabilitate following illness, or see their child learn to swim!

As an Impulse Leisure Duty Manager, you are the day-to-day face of the Company, responsible for providing our members with the perfect environment to reach their goals. In return, we want you to be the best you can be, providing a level of autonomy that enables you to deal with fundamental daily issues, with the support and training that enables you to progress and grow as a Leisure Professional.

So where are you now? Well, we know that our future talent can come from any number of backgrounds. You might already be working in leisure, or perhaps an alternative industry with fresh ideas and views. Either way, with our excellent benefits (i.e. free use of the facilities, discounts for partner, performance related pay scheme, flexible team working environment, hundreds of lifestyle discounts and training and development opportunities) we'd love to hear from you…..

Selection process will be taking place every Friday, initially until 13th December 2017

Previous applicants need not apply

How to apply
If this role is for you, then Impulse Leisure would welcome your application, and has many benefits to offer.

We are committed to equal opportunities and diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are positive about disability and offer a Guaranteed Interview Scheme (GIS).

If you require an application form in an alternative format, please contact our Recruitment Team on 01375 415881. However, we encourage applicants to apply via the online link - it’s the quickest and easiest application process.
Competitive
Job sector: manager
Job description:
30 hours per week - Competitive salary.

Everyone Active requires a highly motivated and experienced Manager to drive Swimming at Waterfield Leisure Centre.

You will be accountable for the delivery, development and commercial growth of swimming. High expectations accompany this position with currently over 1,100 children and adults learning to swim each week. The ability to form strong working relationships with our sporting partners will be essential.

If you are motivated by success and have the following skills and abilities we want to hear from you.
• Management skills
• Excellent leadership skills
• Ability to communicate at all levels
• Desire to achieve
• Results driven attitude
• Knowledge of swimming and a relevant teaching qualification

For more details on the position or to apply, send a current CV to Matthew Hopkin.

Closing date: Tuesday 2nd January 2018

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 Melton Borough Council.
Competitive
Job sector: manager
Job description:
Full time (40 hours per week) – Competitive salary with excellent benefits.

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
- Can create an environment where colleagues can achieve their full potential
- Are able to balance managing project areas with overseeing the smooth operation of the facility
- Are able to take responsibility for line managing colleague teams
- Hold a proven track record in cost control
- Hold a current NPLQ and ideally a PPO
- Desirable: NPLQ Trainer Assessor (This work is paid at enhanced rates)

Also required: ASA Level 2 Swimming Teacher (part time hours available).

For more details on the position, please contact Simon Tappenden, Operations Manager on (01449) 674980; or to apply please send a current CV to Emma Waters.

Closing date: Thursday 4th January 2018

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.
Circa £42,000 per annum
Job sector: manager
Job description:
Rushcliffe Contract
Salary circa £42k

Parkwood Leisure and its subcontractors currently operate 80+ facilities throughout the UK and employ over 4,500 staff. Recognised as one of the leading leisure management companies in the UK, Parkwood Leisure is the market leader in leisure PFI/PPP projects, with managed revenues in excess of £80m per annum. Aiming to deliver high quality services to our customers, the company prides itself on its exemplary health and safety record and commitment to staff.

Rushcliffe Contract is located South Nottinghamshire and comprises 4 thriving leisure centre’s - Rushcliffe Arena, Bingham Leisure Centre, Cotgrave Leisure Centre and Keyworth Leisure Centre. With a growing gym membership base and swimming lesson programme the centre’s currently attract in excess of 1,000,000 visits per annum. In 2017 a brand new leisure centre Rushcliffe Arena was opened and is now the flagship site within Rushcliffe.

Reporting to the Assistant Regional Director, the successful candidate will be required to take full responsibility for the effective management of this challenging contract ensuring the highest service standards possible. The post holder will ensure that the service provided meets the requirements of the client as defined within the service specification as well as consistently driving the commercial performance for the centre.

The successful candidate is expected to have a recognised management qualification (Preferably at Degree level) as well as having a track record of managing both wet and dry leisure facilities. Experience or awareness of Local Authority contract management is essential. Experience of Multi Site Management is also desirable.

If you would like to apply for this exciting career opportunity, please send a letter of application and full CV stating your current salary to: Megan Scott, HR Assistant, Parkwood House, Berkeley Drive, Cuerden Park, Bamber Bridge, PR5 6BY or apply online.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Closing Date: 8th January 2018.

up to £24,000
Job sector: manager
Job description:
Crook Log Leisure Centre, within the Bexley contract, is looking to recruit an Operations Manager to lead the Duty Manager team.

The Operations Manager position is a key position within the Company. Carrying out continuous customer and staff relations services, the position provides the postholder with a genuinely rewarding experience and provides a springboard to a leisure management career in one of the most attractive and fast growing leisure management companies. You will be responsible for the operational management of the centre including health and safety, customer care and leading and managing staff.

It will be desirable that the post holder has a recognised qualification in Leisure Management, Sports Development or related subject at a level 3 or above. The successful candidate will preferably have knowledge & skills in the leisure or a related industry in a medium/ large sized enterprise.

A First Aid at Work Qualification and National Pool Lifeguard Qualification are essential. A recognised Pool Plant Operators qualification is desirable or must be obtained within a set period if not held.

To apply, send a covering letter along with a copy of your current CV to: Kenny Oliver, Centre Manager, Crook Log Leisure Centre, Brampton Road, Bexleyheath, Kent DA7 4HH or alternatively apply online.


Closing Date: 18 December 2017

Lex Leisure is an Equal Opportunities Employer
up to £35,000 + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Job sector: manager
Job description:
The Gym Group is seeking to recruit an exceptional General Manager to lead its revolutionary gym membership concept at a recently opened Gym in the Erdington area of Birmingham.

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 2018.

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 £13.99 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 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, 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 here.
Competitive
Job sector: manager
Job description:
Reporting directly to the Duty Managers, the successful candidate will be flexible, reliable, possess good communication skills and enjoy working as part of a team.

This key role will involve the day-to-day management of the centre including the safety of bathers, cleaning, equipment set-up and maintenance, and reception duties. The Trainee Duty Manager will also be expected to provide Duty Manager cover to suit the needs of the business. Therefore additional responsibilities will include key holding, cash handling, the supervisory management of staff, and the operational management of the swimming pools and activity .

A National Pool Lifeguard Qualification and previous leisure industry experience is essential. A Pool Plant Operations and Leisure Management qualification is desirable, however training will be provided if required. You will work 40 hours per week on a rotating shift pattern of early morning, evening, and weekend hours.

All positions are subject to a DBS.

To apply, send a covering letter along with a copy of your current CV to: Richard Savory, Centre Manager, Breckland Leisure Centre, Croxton Rd, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 1JD or apply online.

Parkwood Community Leisure is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Applications By: Sunday 24th December 2017
Competitive
Job sector: manager
Job description:
This is an excellent opportunity for an individual looking for a supervisory management position within the leisure industry. The position has become available on a part-time basis to supplement the existing Centre Management Team.

This key role will report to the Centre Manager and involve the day-to-day management of the facility, including Health and Safety, customer care, cash handling, swimming pool management and leading and managing staff. The successful candidate will be required to take a lead role in developing and promoting an exciting and innovative leisure programme in order to increase the usage and profitability of the centre.

The successful candidate must hold a current NPLQ or First Aid at Work certificate and have previous supervisory experience in a similar role. A Pool Plant Operators qualification and a recognised Leisure Management qualification is desirable, whilst additional qualifications and experience in Health & Fitness or Sports Coaching would also be advantageous. The shift pattern will be flexible and adaptable to accommodate the right candidate. However, an element of shift working to cover early morning, evening and weekend shifts will still be required.

All positions are subject to a DBS.

If you believe you have the knowledge and skills required for the above position, please send your C.V stating current salary via email or apply online.

Parkwood Community Leisure is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Closing Date: Sunday 24th December 2017
up to £35,000 + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Job sector: manager
Job description:
The Gym Group is seeking to recruit an exceptional General Manager to lead its revolutionary gym membership concept at the Manchester Ashton Old Road Gym in Openshaw.

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 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, 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.
C£9 per hour
Job sector: manager
Job description:
Casual Duty Manager

Pyramids Leisure Centre , Exeter

Salary: C£9 per hour

An exciting opportunity exists within our Exeter Contract. Pyramids Leisure Centre boasts a 25 metre, 6 lane Swimming Pool, Learner Pool, 33 Station Expressions Gym and a Sauna. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual looking to develop within the leisure industry.

Reporting to the Centre Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for day to day operation of the centre including health and safety, customer care, financial procedures and leading and managing the recreation staff. The post includes evenings and weekend, covering Duty Manager shifts as required. Each Duty Manager post is subject to its own agreed responsibilities.

An NPLQ and First Aid at Work certificate is essential and Pool Plant Operators qualification is desirable as well as a recognised Leisure Management qualification.

The successful candidate should have previous knowledge of the leisure industry and experience of working in a busy wet/dry facility. Excellent communication skills, flexibility and a commitment to customer service are essential. Successful applicants will be provided with full training in all aspects of this role.

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

Closing Date: 14th December 2017

Legacy Leisure is an equal opportunities employer.

Job Type: Part-time
Circa £17,000 per annum
Job sector: manager
Job description:
Bingham Leisure Centre, Nottingham

We require a suitably qualified and motivated individual to fill the role of Fitness Manager within our busy leisure facility. Reporting directly to the Centre Manager, you will assist in the service delivery and financial performance of the Fitness Suite and all Group Exercise Classes.

Duties will include the supervision of the public during their use of the gym including teaching and instructing patrons as and when required. You will be undertaking fitness assessments and induction courses, carrying out safety checks on all apparatus and equipment and ensuring that the facility is cleaned, prepared and maintained to a high level. You will also be required to maintain a rota of staff, monitor usage and performance indicators and drive the delivery of the sites membership sales utilising a robust Marketing & Communications Plan.

You may also be required to act as a Duty Manager as per the management rota.

Candidates should be suitably qualified to YMCA qualification or equivalent. A NPLQ qualification would be desirable.

Full training will be provided.

If you believe you have the knowledge and skills required for the above position, please send your C.V. stating current salary.

Applications by: 20th December 2017.

Parkwood Community Leisure is an equal opportunities employer.
www.leisurecentre.com

If you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as interviews will be held throughout the process. Please note that if you have not received correspondence within 21 days then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

£18,000
Job sector: manager
Job description:
énergie has been an innovator and a disruptor in the UK and Ireland fitness market for more than a decade. In an age dominated by faceless big box budget gyms, énergie is building clubs for the future. Affordable fitness with personality, service and accessibility, reaching out to people of all ages and becoming the brand that breaks down the barriers of intimidation to everyone. Our workforce expects to “take the stage” in our clubs. We look for passion, belief, energy and ambition. We want everyone to feel they belong in an énergie movement that will change their lives.

Job Purpose

To create a welcoming and inclusive club environment that encourages members and perspective members to make their fitness club a regular destination of choice.

To understand the needs of all members and to work with colleagues to develop solutions that cause members to value their club and recommend it to others.

Key Accountabilities

Bring the “where you belong” energy campaign to life in your club.

Make pace and energy a recognisable feature of your club.

Encourage all team members to take pride in meeting the needs of their members.

Publicise members’ success and celebrate it as publically as possible.

Provide members with the added value information and support that show customers that their club cares and goes beyond the ordinary.

Monitor the quality of member experience and report regularly on member feedback.

Encourage members to talk about their experience and to encourage others to visit the club.

Responsibilities and Duties

To organise events and experiences that will excite and retain members in the clubs.

To ensure that the quality and ambiance of the welcoming environment is of the highest standard.

To entertain members and encourage members to share their talents with others.

To train and develop the skills that will add value to member experience.

To promote and create a safe environment for all members.

To be loyal to the club and do everything possible to promote its value inside and outside the club environment.

To provide colleagues with the intelligence on members that will enable them to resolve concerns and drive customer attention.
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General and Club Responsibilities

All employees have a general duty in law to take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and of other persons who may be affected by their acts or omissions.

To understand and be committed to the Health and Safety Policy statement and be aware of his/her responsibility for key priorities.

To demonstrate commitment and enthusiasm to promote the principle of Equality and Diversity in employment and service delivery.

To do whatever it takes, within reason, to make the business successful

Social skills:

Make people feel good about themselves and encourage them to interact with others.

Use social media to connect members and promote the great atmosphere in our clubs.

People Skills:

Set high standards, high pace and activity that everyone excels in.

Create highly energised atmosphere with great interaction between staff and customers.

The Personal Specification –

We are looking for 'people and business skills'

A dynamic team member who sets high standards and a fast pace which cause members to exceed their expectations.

A team Player who has credibility to gain respect of colleagues and is able to help colleagues achieve their goals.

We're looking to launch the club in February 2018 and will be looking for the candidate to be available during pre-launch.
Competitive
Job sector: manager
Job description:
As part of Soho Gyms’ continued development into the New Year, we are recruiting for a General Manager.

It’s all about YOU!

Soho Gyms currently has an opportunity for a proven strong and experienced General Manager 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 proven at corporate and membership sales with experience in administration, staff supervision, leadership and member engagement and other gym and related service management.

So, you will be confident and competent in the management of a 14,000sq ft gym, 2 studios and vast GX programme coupled with a functional training zone and spa!

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

We require an engaging proven leader to motivate and drive our team 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 too are the rewards!
up to £20,000 + optional 100% of PT earnings
Job sector: manager
Job description:
The Gym Group is seeking to recruit an exceptional Assistant General Manager to help lead its revolutionary gym membership concept at the Stockport Gym.

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 2018.

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.

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 opening of the new club
- 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 here
Competitive
Job sector: manager
Job description:
Job Summary

This exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated individual to take control of our brand new club just entering pre-sale in Bridgend.

As Club Manager you will ultimately be responsible for the day to day running of your club but firstly you are going to work hard organising and leading an 8 week pre-sale driving membership numbers in excess of plan before you open the doors. You will be accountable for staff recruitment, management and overseeing operational tasks successfully whilst taking a positive approach to business development.

Commitment:

The Club Manager will engage, inspire and empower their team to support members in transforming their lives in a safe environment. They will grow the membership, revenue and profitability of the business whilst delivering exceptional customer service.

Key Responsibilities:

• Proactively attract, recruit and retain talent in your club using proven people management skills and experience
• Develop, coach and mentor your employees to enable them to reach their potential and deliver outstanding results
• Deliver an outstanding member and guest experience in club, focusing on member interaction and going above and beyond for every person who walks through our doors
• Implement business plans to achieve total revenue targets and maximise controllable profits in club
• Achieve targets, net member growth in line with the business plan and budgets
• Achieve all incremental revenue lines
• To ensure the club is operating to company standard and audit compliant
• To ensure brand standards are delivered by all staff and club maintenance is managed
• To engage with local communities, organisations and health and fitness events striving to increase health and fitness awareness
• To engage with local corporate business’ securing contra deals

What we can’t live without:

• Experience within the fitness industry
• Leadership and management experience
• Proven ability to achieve and exceed targets, with a proven ability to thrive under pressure
• A passion for fitness and empowering people to transform their lives

Benefits:

• Up to £40k OTE for the right candidate
• Free gym membership for you and a friend
• 24 days holiday exclusive of bank holidays

This is a great opportunity for an experienced manager from a sales, hospitality and fitness background. For more information please apply now.
Competitive
Job sector: manager
Job description:
Exciting Opportunity in Leisure Management in Barnstaple, North Devon

DUTY MANAGER
North Devon Leisure Centre
Salary: Competitive (Full time position 39 hrs)

North Devon Leisure Centre is based in the heart of Barnstaple. It comprises of three swimming pools, 100 station fitness suite, dance studio, sports hall, squash courts, bowls hall, crèche & holiday club to name just a few of the facilities on site.

This key role will report to the Centre Manager and will involve the day-to-day management of the facility, taking full responsibility of the centre at key times to include health and safety, customer care and managing staff. The post holder will take a lead role in developing and promoting an exciting and innovative leisure programme to increase the usage and profitability of the centre.

The ability to lead and motivate a team is paramount. A comprehensive understanding of health & safety is essential along with an NPLQ qualification, Pool Plant Operators Qualification and First Aid at Work certificate. A recognised Leisure Management qualification, or equivalent vocational qualification would be desirable.

The working hours will be based on a shift pattern which includes Bank Holiday and weekend working. The successful candidate will be dynamic, be able to demonstrate problem solving attributes and be able to think on their feet. You will be able to manage a team and ensure the sound operation and safety of your team and customers during your duty shift. You will be delegated specific areas of responsibility for which you will be accountable.

The successful candidate should have extensive knowledge of the leisure industry, excellent communication skills, flexibility and a commitment to customer service. This position is subject to a DBS check.

If you would like to apply for this exciting career opportunity, please send a letter of application and full CV by clicking Apply Now.

Deadline for applications is Wednesday 13th December 2017. Selected candidates may be invited for interview before the closing date, therefore early application is recommended. Parkwood Leisure is an equal opportunities employer.

Up to £15,090 (plus attendance bonus scheme)
Job sector: manager
Job description:
Up to £15,090 pa dependent on experience (plus attendance bonus scheme)

At Finesse Leisure Partnership we provide career opportunities for people looking to work within the leisure industry who are willing to support our success in providing a diverse portfolio of Indoor and Outdoor leisure activities within the Hertfordshire area.

Why join Finesse?
Finesse is a not for profit organisation that supports the local Hertfordshire community by encouraging people to keep fit and healthy. We have a growing customer base that enjoys the use of our indoor and outdoor fitness facilities from gym membership, swimming lessons, golfing activities to sailing, canoeing and windsurfing.

At Finesse, we value our employees and recognise that our people play an integral role in delivering company success. In return for your contribution and performance, we provide numerous learning and development opportunities to support personal growth and career development. We provide forums for our employees to have a voice with the aim of creating a positive working environment. We reward employees through a range of company benefits including competitive salaries, life assurance schemes, discounted gym membership, attendance bonuses and long service awards

The Role:
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who wishes to develop their skills within the Health and Fitness industry.

Duties will include gym inductions, reviews and fitness assessments, along with retention management of your client database. There are also opportunities to earn additional income from teaching classes and carrying out PT.

It is desirable that applicants have a GP Referral qualification and be prepared to further develop their skills in line with business opportunity.

If you have the drive, personal skills and attention to detail required for this key role then apply today by following the apply link below.
£18,000 - £20,000
Job sector: manager
Job description:
We are looking to recruit a Duty Manager at Crook Log Leisure Centre, which is a very busy leisure centre within the Bexley Contract.

Reporting to the Centre Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for the operational management of the centre including health and safety, customer care and leading and managing staff. An NPLQ is essential and First Aid at Work certificate and Pool Plant Operators qualification is desirable as well as a recognised Leisure Management qualification.

The successful candidate should have extensive knowledge of the leisure industry. Excellent communication skills, flexibility and a commitment to customer service are essential.

To apply, send a covering letter along with a copy of your current CV to: Kenny Oliver, Centre Manager, Crook Log Leisure Centre, Brampton Road, Bexleyheath Kent DA7 4HH or alternatively apply online.

Closing Date: 15th December 2017

Lex Leisure is an Equal Opportunities Employer

circa £18,000
Job sector: manager
Job description:
An exciting opportunity exists within our West Berkshire Contract. Willink Leisure Centre boasts a 25 metre, 4 lane Swimming Pool, 26 station ‘Expressions’ Fitness Gym, Sports Hall, Astroturf & other outdoor facilities. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual looking to develop within the leisure industry.

Reporting to the Centre Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for day to day operation of the centre including health and safety, customer care, financial procedures and leading and managing the recreation staff working. The post includes evenings and weekend working over 40 hours per week.

An NPLQ, First Aid at Work certificate and Pool Plant Operators qualification is desirable, as well as a recognised Leisure Management qualification.

The successful candidate should have previous knowledge of the leisure industry. Excellent communication skills, flexibility and a commitment to customer service are essential.

If you believe you have the knowledge and skills required for the above position, please send your C.V. stating current salary to: Leigh Rosier, Centre Manager, Hollybush Lane, RG7 3XP or apply on-line now.

A full Job Description is available upon request

Applications By: 29th December 2017

(interviews will be held throughout the process so if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment)

Legacy Leisure is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Competitive
Job sector: manager
Only 2 days left to apply!
Job description:
We have a fantastic opportunity to join one of the West Regions busiest contracts in Bristol. The role is predominantly to manage the Gym offering at Horfield Leisure Centre with a membership base of over 4,800 and to support the management of another 4,500 members across the Bristol Contract with the other Gym Managers.

Horfield Leisure Centre is one of the premier sports facilities in the South West and the city of Bristol is well known to be one of the most vibrant and popular places to live in the UK. We are looking for a unique candidate that is very passionate about fitness and will actively promote the Everyone Active new member journey and core values of organisation further.

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

Your major goal will be to promote the Everyone Active vision, values and beliefs to deliver the fitness strategy and be accountable for the experience the customer receives on every visit to the gym. You will have proven experience in managing a large team in a fitness environment, be competent in working with P&L accounts, passionate and enthusiastic about delivering a quality fitness experience.

Key result areas:
• To ensure the operational quality of both environment and the core fitness products
• To deliver the Everyone Active customer experience
• To be an effective and inspiring leader and manager
• To contribute to the sites sales targets
• To achieve Everyone Active fitness business objectives and KPIs including Group Exercise, Small Group Training and PT
• To have a flexible and hands on approach to work. Hours will cover daytime, evening and weekends

If you possess the energy, enthusiasm and passion to make the gym successful, we would love to hear from you.

For more details on the position or to apply, email a current CV to Cameron Bate.

Closing Date: Tuesday 12th December

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 Bristol City Council.
Competitive salary
Job sector: manager
Job description:
At Mill Chase Leisure Centre

This is a key role within the centre and requires a highly motivated individual possessing excellent leadership skills and the ability to create effective promotional campaigns and increase membership levels.

The successful candidate will:
* Embrace our brand mission of 30 minutes of activity 5 times a week
* Effectively plan and execute the marketing strategy
* Achieve monthly membership and income targets
* Adopt a proactive approach to growing our Everyone Active Online member base
* Have the ability to analyse and evaluate data against key performance indicators
* Be results-driven, with a demonstrable track record in exceeding targets
* Have leadership skills, particularly the ability to motivate and inspire others to ‘raise the bar’
* Be a solutions-focused team player with a ‘can-do’ attitude

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.

www.everyoneactive.com
Competitive salary
Job sector: manager
Job description:
At Hart Leisure Centre

This is a key role within the centre and requires a highly motivated individual possessing excellent leadership skills and the ability to create effective promotional campaigns and increase membership levels.

The successful candidate will:
* Embrace our brand mission of 30 minutes of activity 5 times a week
* Effectively plan and execute the marketing strategy
* Achieve monthly membership and income targets
* Adopt a proactive approach to growing our Everyone Active Online member base
* Have the ability to analyse and evaluate data against key performance indicators
* Be results-driven, with a demonstrable track record in exceeding targets
* Have leadership skills, particularly the ability to motivate and inspire others to ‘raise the bar’
* Be a solutions-focused team player with a ‘can-do’ attitude

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.

www.everyoneactive.com
Competitive
Job sector: manager
Job description:
We are SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord and we are part of the magical Merlin Entertainments!

Do you have the Magic in you to create memorable experiences all for the love of fun? Do you wish to cast a spell of laughter and enjoyment to the people around you? Want to join a team that creates smiles and memories globally on a daily basis? Then you have the magic to be Team Merlin at SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord!

About The Role
We are now looking for a General Manager with key focus on the strategic and operation leadership of our dynamic attraction. You will be responsible for delivering and continuous development of financial, brand and quality, and customer targets as set out in the overall company vision and strategy. You will also need to lead and develop your team and establish yourself quickly with a high-profile role in local commerce and tourism bodies and the local community for the benefit of the business.
Responsibilities:
* Proposes business plan, CAPEX and budget strategies for the attraction.
* Implements relevant health and safety legislations and requirements for the attraction.
* Runs the day to day operation of the attraction to ensure the highest operational standards and product excellence.
* Ensures strong and co-ordinated delivery of attraction marketing strategies by working with the marketing teams.
* Implements consistent operation of all financial controls achieving minimum standards set by internal audit.
* Ensure all Capex projects are rationally justified, delivered on time, on budget and to desired specifications.
* Lead daily team briefings and demonstrate the group values at every opportunity.
* Reviews and approves preparation of accounting analysis for all capital expenditures.
* Controls costs to ensure margin consistency.
* Reduces total costs as a percentage of turn over to ensure enhanced margin performance.
* Reviews analyses of activities, costs, operations and forecast dates.
* Leads the budget planning process.
* Responsible for the day-to-day activities of the attraction.
* Responsible for the delivery of KPI’s and mystery shop reports that meet and or exceed budget.
* Demonstrates a passion for excellent guest service and lead the whole of the team towards the same goal.
* Acts as the spokesperson for the attraction for significant PR events.
* Leads the delivery of the team briefings.
* Demonstrates excellent commercial awareness and strong P & L knowledge and use this to establish clear and consistent targets
* Contributes towards the marketing strategy and the brand product development particularly promotions and guest numbers to balance the commercial aspirations with the need to deliver improved guest service
* Motivates and coaches staff throughout the attraction to maximise sales opportunities and ensure secondary spend targets are met.
* Works with marketing team to implement brand delivery actions throughout attraction.
* Represents the attraction within monthly marketing reviews.
* Ambassador Attraction and become an active participant within local and regional tourism forums building partnerships and beneficial opportunities.
* Host attraction visits with, Divisional Director, Regional General Manager and members of Merlin’s Executive as appropriate.
* To lead/direct management team by agreeing innovative ways to continually keep the vision fresh and motivating which will then be cascaded to the entire attraction.
* Develops direct reports
* Ensures all employees are included in the Merlin PDP scheme and set reviews are conducted in a timely and responsible manner.
* Creates a culture of trust and empowerment.
* Works closely with the HR Manager to develop and implement HR strategies.
* Leads by example and is the perfect role model for all customer-facing staff to follow.
* Adopts an enthusiastic, assertive and passionate approach to Customer Service, and demonstrates the Group values at every opportunity.
* Actively encourages and supports new and innovative ideas from all team members on how to improve the business.
* Through our vision and values, support and direct managers to meet the objectives set and in doing so these objectives must be cascaded down to the teams.

About You
* Minimum 1 year of operations/general management experience within a visitor attraction, theme park, museum, hotel, theater or entertainment capacity.
* Knowledge of financial reporting, budgets, and forecasting.
* Knowledge of marketing, health and safety, and HR preferred.
* Engaging personality. Ability to think strategically and solutions and improvement focused.
* Strong computer skills. Ability to utilize standard software applications to include MS Office suite and advance excel skills a plus.
* Proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and multi-task as necessary.
* Possess strong communication skills (both verbal and written).
* Desire to work in fast-paced environments.
* Must be flexible to work shifts outside normal business hours, may include some weekends, and holidays.

Education:
* Bachelor's degree in business, economics, finance, or related field.

About The Benefits
In return you will find a competitive salary and benefits package (including a medical, vision, dental, life insurance and 401(k) matching plan offering), share program opportunities, and benefit from free entry to all of our Merlin attractions which also extend to family and friends. In addition, you can expect continued growth of joining an exciting, global organization.

About Us
Merlin Entertainments, plc Merlin Entertainments is a business built on fun. We are the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator. We operate over 100 attractions, eight hotels and three holiday villages in 22 countries across four continents and we run some of the best known names in global leisure. These include the likes of SEA LIFE, Madame Tussauds, the Dungeons, the Eye brand, and LEGOLAND. Whether you are serving delicious food, working in the office, maintaining the attractions, entertaining guest or operating rides, the objective is to provide a truly memorable experience and a great day out for all members of the family.

We offer flexible opportunities, in a totally unique environment. We know this is a great place to work, but don’t just take our word for it.
Competitive
Job sector: manager
Job description:
Key Objectives:
* Leading the Front Office team in welcoming guests to the hotel through the arrival process, departure process and all other services required throughout the guests’ stay.
* Develop and lead a positive, professional and strong team, with a focus on guest satisfaction, quality of service and delivery and development of a high level of skills. Act as a role model in leading this through The Merlin Way.
* Ensure all queries and complaints are dealt with accordingly and exceed guests’ expectations along the way.

Responsibilities:

1. Business Impact/ Results
- Monitor and review all activities in the Front Office areas to ensure there is adequate cover to reduce guest waiting times, maximize efficiency and friendly service, cleanliness, health and safety (e.g. luggage blocking areas, safety of children etc.)
- Continually review guest waiting times and guest satisfaction.
- Ensure all Health and Safety documentation is recorded and up to date, including risk assessments.
- Ensure all cleaning is executed accordingly and to the correct standard.
- Where appropriate, liaise with Revenue Manager to ensure all conference and trade billing is completed accurately and to a high standard.
- Monitoring of night staff performance.
- Communicate with Revenue Manager in terms of accuracy of night audit and other revenue related checks.

2. Creativity
- Monitor and review guest feedback to identify and influence any guest satisfaction or additional revenue generating activity.
- Explore and feedback any other sales opportunities and revenue streams.
- Review service flow to ensure maximum efficiency and reduce time taken to manage guest interactions, speed of check in and check out, etc.

3. Communication
- Work closely with the Hotel Operations Manager in terms of striving to achieve the wider hotel objectives.
- Update the Hotel Operations Manager on any operational issues in a timely manner, ensuring the earliest possible resolution and appropriate support in times of need.
- Deliver motivational and inspiration daily team briefs to ensure the team is up to date with any current issues and information they may need to be aware of.
- Establish a consistent way of communicating information to all staff in a 24 hour operation.

4. Decision Making and Autonomy
- Monitor and review operation of the department and implement changes to improve efficiency.

5. Applied Knowledge and Specialist Skills
- Effective communication skills.
- Lead by example while being a role model for the Merlin Way
- Impact and influencing skills

6. Managing Resources
- Effective management of budget.
- Effective use of department resources.
- Ensure there is adequate fire cover every night.
- Provide a balanced level of support and leadership to both the day and night teams in the hotel.
- Empower the relevant members of the team to make decisions in order to resolve guest issues and ensure a positive outcome.
- Ensure team and department costs are kept within agreed budget.
- Ensure the whole team has a clear understanding of the exact nature of their roles and the importance of positive energy.
- Provide the relevant information, tools and training to the appropriate teams in order for them to deliver a high level of guest service.

7. Complexity and Problem Solving
- Creative ideas for delivery of guest satisfaction and operational targets.
- Act as an incident controller to provide support and recovery to the Hotel.
- Coordination of all rescue and evacuation activities for the hotel.
- Demonstrate ability to resolve difficult guest situations which result in a positive outcome.

8. Health and Safety
- You are responsible for all aspects of Health, Safety & Security within your team, in line with the Group Policy (HS001). In particular, you must ensure that risk assessments have been carried out, that safe working procedures are in place for all work activities and that all employees you are responsible for are aware of the Group Health, Safety and Security Policy and their obligations under it.

- You must ensure that safe working practices are monitored and that risk assessments and procedures are reviewed regularly. Where incidents do occur, you must ensure that they are investigated appropriately and that where necessary, corrective action is taken to ensure that such incidents are not repeated.

Requirements:
* 3 – 5 years of successful experience in a front desk management position within a comparable hotel with 24 hour reception required. Proficiency with Opera is essential.
* Experience managing a team of direct reports with a proven track record of motivating a team to provide excellent guest service.
* Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience required.
Competitive
Job sector: manager
Job description:
Take a starring role with A-listers at Madame Tussauds Hollywood!

Do you have the Magic in you to create memorable experiences all for the love of fun? Do you wish to cast a spell of laughter and enjoyment to the people around you? Want to join a team that creates smiles and memories globally on a daily basis? Then you have the magic to be Team Merlin at Madame Tussauds Hollywood!

About The Role
Manage a team of fun driven and enthusiastic magic and memorable experience makers. We are now looking for an exceptional Duty Manager to oversee the smooth and safe running of our exciting attraction on a daily basis. The Duty Manager lead the Operational and Commercial Teams in their goal of delivering unique, memorable , and rewarding experiences to all our guests.

Responsibilities:
* Assumes position of Duty Manager and Site Controller in rotation with Management Team; may also assume position of front line Team Member, Trainer, Team Lead, as needed.
* Ensure that the attraction is presented and maintained to Merlin Entertainments, plc acceptable standards in all areas at all times.
* Monitors standards of service and guest response to overall product, through observations and guest comments.
* Monitors team performance in regards to achieving Key Performance Indicator (KPI) and Mystery Visit targets.
* Recommends short and long term changes through feedback, daily reports and proposals.
* Coaches and motivates staff to provide best possible guest experience, to maximize sales opportunities and to ensure admission and commercial spend targets are achieved.
* Demonstrates strong service and sales approach; leading by example throughout the Attraction to maximize up-sells, product excellence, event delivery, etc.
* Responsibility to ensure compliance of Health, Safety & Security within the workplace and in line with the Group Policy (HS001).
* Perform other duties as assigned.

About You
* Minimum of 2-3 years of service industry experience with 1-2 years of supervisory experience in a visitor attraction, theme park, museum, hotel or theater environment; or equivalent combination of experience and education.
* Experience of maintaining flexibility and the highest level of service in high-pressure and/or stressful situations.
* Proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and multi-task as necessary.
* Extensive knowledge of computer including Microsoft Office - Excel, Outlook and Word.
* Desire to work in fast-paced environments.
* Must be flexible and able to work a variety of shifts, including days, nights, weekends, holidays and special events.

Education:
* High school or GED required. College degree preferred.

About The Benefits
In return you will find a competitive salary and benefits package (including a medical, vision, dental, life insurance and 401(k) matching plan offering), share program opportunities, and benefit from free entry to all of our Merlin attractions which also extend to family and friends. In addition, you can expect continued growth of joining an exciting, global organization.

About Us
Madame Tussauds is the ultimate celebrity fun day out, where else can you get up close and personal with A-List celebrities, sporting legends, political heavyweights and historical icons and relive the lives, events and moments that made the world talk about them.

Merlin Entertainments, plc. is a business built on fun. We are the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator. We operate over 100 attractions, eight hotels and three holiday villages in 22 countries across four continents and we run some of the best known names in global leisure. These include the likes of SEA LIFE, Madame Tussauds, the Dungeons, the Eye brand, and LEGOLAND. Whether you are serving delicious food, working in the office, maintaining the attractions, entertaining guest or operating rides, the objective is to provide a truly memorable experience and a great day out for all members of the family.

We offer flexible opportunities, in a totally unique environment. We know this is a great place to work, but don’t just take our word for it.
£35k +uncapped bonus + expenses +laptop & phone
Job sector: manager
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.

£15,600 - £16,640
Job sector: manager
Job description:
Site: North Solihull Sports Centre
Salary: £15,600 - £16,640

North Solihull Sports Centre seek a hard working, motivated individual to join our friendly team.

Working with the Duty Managers, the successful candidate will help to oversee the day to day operation and management of the operational team. This will include providing hands on support to individual departments at peak times to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the facility. This role will involve mornings, evenings and weekend rota’d shifts.

To achieve this, the Centre will fully commit to providing comprehensive training to the successful candidate. This will include a range of industry accredited courses such as a Pool Plant Operators Course, First Aid at Work Qualification and Level 2 Food Hygiene. This will be supported through extensive internal training.

The Centre is keen to receive applications from individuals with industry experience or those that are interested in a career in leisure and who have a passion for service excellence and are committed to developing their own knowledge and experience. The role is considered as a stepping stone to a Duty Management position.

A collaborative, flexible, customer focused approach is essential. A National Pool Lifeguard Qualification is desirable but not essential as training can be provided. It will involve a 5 day course over 1 week so please ensure you can be available for this.

If you believe you have the skills required for the above post, please send a letter of application and full CV to Amy Edunds via email at: amy.edmunds@lexleisure.org.uk

Alternatively to informally discuss the position, call Amy Edmunds on 01217703822.

Applications By: 15/12/17 (Interviews may be processed throughout this period)

Parkwood Leisure is an Equal Opportunities Employer

If you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as interviews will be held throughout the process. Please note that if you have not received correspondence within 14 days then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
£35k +uncapped bonus + expenses +laptop & phone
Job sector: manager
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.
The Gym Group
up to £35,000 + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Job location: Nottingham, United Kingdom
Job sector: manager
Job description:
The Gym Group is seeking to recruit an exceptional General Manager to lead its revolutionary gym membership concept at the coming soon Nottingham Sherwood Gym.

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 2018.

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 the 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, 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.
Legacy Leisure
Competitive
Job location: Banbury, United Kingdom
Job sector: manager
Job description:
Opportunities at Spiceball Leisure Centre
Senior Duty Manager
Full Time: 40 hours per week
Salary: Competitive

Spiceball Leisure Centre is part of the Cherwell Contract in North Oxfordshire. The Centre is a busy facility which consists of 2 x Swimming Pools, Expression Fitness Suite (with functional training area), Sauna and Steam Area, Squash Courts, Double Sports Hall, Crèche, 2 x Dance Studios, Meeting Rooms.

We are currently looking for a full time Senior Duty Manager to join our team. You must be a natural leader who is ambitious, flexible, reliable, and possess excellent communication skills whilst enjoying working as part of a team. The role is varied and you need to be a fast thinker and work well under pressure. You will work on a rota which includes mornings, evenings and weekends and you must have a customer focused approach.

An National Pool Lifeguard Qualification, First Aid Qualification and Pool Plant Operators qualification is essential to the role as well as previous experience in managing a team and knowledgeable on Health and Safety. The most important thing is that you are a people person who is passionate and comfortable communicating with all ages. The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of the operational team and will be part of the senior management team, as well as being the onsite person responsible for Health & Safety.

All employees benefit from complimentary usage of the facilities as part of their employment. Ongoing training and development will also be offered during your employment.

This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

If you believe you have the skills required for the above post, apply through leisurecentre.com or please send a letter of application or full CV by clicking Apply Now.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Closing Date: Friday 15 December 2017
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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.