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Filton Town Council is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
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Filton Town Council
£17,891PA
Job location: Filton, United Kingdom
Job sector: manager
Job description:
To be responsible for the day to day shift operations and running of the Leisure Centre to the highest standard. Ensuring the health and safety of staff and customers at all times on site. To include the allocation of work and supervision of staff to enable the smooth operation of the facility.

The post holder will be responsible for managing the work programme and rotas for a team of staff comprising Leisure Supervisors and Receptionists. Supervision will be via regular one to one’s, appraisals and regular team meetings.

Education NVQ level 2 in Leisure Operations or degree in Leisure Operations desirable or equivalent experience in the leisure industry.

Experience of working within customer service and a leisure environment.

Excellent communication skills, both spoken and written and ability to supervise a team.

The post holder must hold a current RLSS NPLQ. A pool plant certificate and a swimming coaching qualification would be an advantage to the role, but is not necessary.

Good organisation and prioritisation skills and ability to work efficiently in a busy environment.

For an application form please click on “apply now”.
The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
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The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust
Up to £30,000 pa
Job location: Slimbridge, United Kingdom
Job sector: manager
Job description:
WWT HQ - Slimbridge Wetland Centre or Flexible / home based.
Up to 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday. Flexible working patterns considered including part time

Our public programmes and events, created for the diverse range of adult and family visitors to our nine Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust centres across the UK, are key in attracting visitors and making their day out an enjoyable, engaging, inspiring and sometimes surprising experience (in a good way). We think they’re so important that we have created this new post, to lead on developing and coordinating our national programmes, and also have some input to local centre events.

We’re looking for someone who is drawn to work for a conservation charity and has an instinctive feel for creating and supporting delivery of programmes or events at visitor attractions. Ideally you’ll have experience of multi-site event management and your positive and engaging people skills will enable you to influence and promote new programmes across WWT. This will be balanced with your ability to sort out logistical stuff and get stuck into practical tasks too.

WWT is a conservation charity, protecting wetlands for wildlife and people and pioneering in working with communities to save threatened wetland wildlife and habitats across the globe. We believe that extraordinary wetlands can ignite passion in people to conserve them, so we offer amazing experiences at our unique UK wetland centres for over one million visitors every year.

This role will require regular travel to our nine centres which will sometimes entail overnight stays. The role is preferably based at Slimbridge Wetland Centre, but can be negotiable - for example at another WWT centre or home based. If home based, SW England is preferred.

Please state on your application form your preferred location and if you would like us to consider any flexible working/part time patterns.

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

Closing date: Thursday 26 October 2017
First Interviews: Friday 10 November 2017
Second Interviews: To be confirmed
Registered Charity Number England & Wales, no 1030884 and Scotland, no SC039410
The National Museum of the Royal Navy is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
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The National Museum of the Royal Navy
£26,000 - £31,000
Job location: Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Job sector: manager
Only 2 days left to apply!
Job description:
37.5 hours per week.

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who is currently employed within a management role to support the General Manager to deliver an outstanding visitor experience and to contribute towards achieving key performance indicators to build future business resilience.

Key Responsibilities:
- Ensure all visitors are delighted and connect with our compelling stories across the Visitor Centre, NMRNP, HMS Victory, M.33, HMS Warrior and the open spaces.
- Support, develop and empower the Duty Management team to deliver our strategic aims including business resilience.
- Key Health and Safety role to ensure teams deliver safe working environments for staff, volunteers, visitors, wider business partners, etc.
- Support the General Manager and to deputise in their absence.

Key Opportunities:
- Work closely with Duty Managers and the Visitor Engagement Manager with the ability to make a difference to the visitor experience.
- Contribute to projects.
- Lead on change management of the Duty Manager team to enable them to deliver flexible working systems to suit visitor needs.
Knowledge/Experience:
Applicants must have previous experience of leading and motivating a large team due to the size and scope of this role/level of responsibility and must enjoy working in a fast-paced customer focused environment that is target driven.
An ability to prioritise tasks, effectively delegate and communicate (both verbal and written) is essential. The applicant must be able to demonstrate a passion for excellent visitor care and an eye on commercial awareness as well as being a team player.

For further details or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Molly Wilson team on 023 9272 8061 or molly.wilson@nmrn.org.uk

Applicants are asked to submit a CV and a statement indicating how their knowledge and experience match those specified.

Applications are required by 5pm on Friday 20 October 2017.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 2 November 2017 in Portsmouth.

Click HERE to download role profile.
University of Essex
£28,013 - £31,517 pa
Job location: Colchester, United Kingdom
Job sector: manager
Job description:
Essex Sport

Based at the University of Essex, Essex Sport provides sport, fitness and physical activity participation opportunities for students and staff, as well to the wider community. These range from the 160-station Essex Sport Gym, 60 fitness classes per week, sport-instruction courses, leagues and tournaments, social sport sessions, through to children’s sport and holiday camps. Our first class facilities, soon to include the £11M Essex Sport Arena, opening in January 2018, are open to the public, and also attract local clubs and high-profile competitions in a wide range of sports.

Duties of the Role

An opportunity has arisen to contribute to our dedicated team, working in our dynamic and exciting department. You will be responsible for the implementation and maintenance of our information management, bookings, and payment systems, the Administration Supervisor will play a key role in driving business improvements by producing management reports and implementing changes to the customer journey. The post-holder will also manage the facility bookings in order to ensure the best business outcomes, whilst also ensuring that all of our stakeholder obligations are upheld. The Administration Supervisor also line manages a small team of Administration Assistants, ensuring that all regular processes and administrative duties are completed.

Skills and Qualifications required

Ideally with a recognised administrative qualification, you will be an experienced administrator. You must have in-depth working knowledge of computerised booking systems, ideally gained within the fitness industry, and preferably with Gladstone MRM. You also understand what excellent customer service looks like, and ideally have some supervisory experience. A passion for sport or physical activity isn’t essential, but would certainly be helpful, but, more important is a ‘can-do’ attitude and being a team player.

At the University of Essex internationalism is central to who we are and what we do. We are committed to being a cosmopolitan, internationally-oriented university that is welcoming to staff and students from all countries and a university where you can find the world in one place.

Please visit our website (http://www.essex.ac.uk/vacancies/) for a full job description, person specification and more information relating to this post. We recommend you read this information carefully before making an application. Applications should be made on-line, but if you would like advice or help in making an application, or need information in a different format, please telephone the Resourcing Team (01206 874693/873521).

This recruitment campaign is being administered by the University of Essex on behalf of University of Essex Campus Services Ltd, a wholly owned company of the University. Some aspects of the information provided on this recruitment website may not apply to this appointment.

Closing date: 29 October 2017
Interviews are planned for: 13 November 2017
Sylvestrian Leisure Centre
Competitive
Job location: London, United Kingdom
Job sector: manager
Job description:
Full-Time - 37.5 hrs per week

We are seeking a responsible, dynamic individual to join our Duty Management team. Working on a shift rota system covering days, evenings and weekends you will primarily be responsible for the day-to-day operations of our rapidly developing Leisure Centre. Secondly, you will manage the swimming pool environment looking after lifeguards and operations.

* Applicants should be Word and Excel literate, with excellent administration, decision-making and customer-service skills, with a desire to train in other areas. GSCE grade C in Maths and English desired.
* Previous experience in the Sports/Leisure industry is a pre-requisite.
* Qualified as a RLSS Lifeguard is required. First Aid and PPO is also desired but training can be given.
* The post is subject to two satisfactory references, medical questionnaire and a DBS check.

Please click on ‘apply now’ for an application form or for further information contact 020 8509 6614.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).

Closing date: 13th November 2017
Marwell Wildlife
Competitive
Job location: Winchester, United Kingdom
Job sector: manager
Job description:
Join our vibrant organisation!

As an action oriented conservation charity, Marwell Wildlife’s aim is to connect people with nature. Through enthusing our audience about the wonders of the natural world we’re certain they’ll share our passion to conserve it. Our success relies on our key assets. A spectacular day out for our guests at our 140 acre Marwell Zoo, with its stunning array of exotic and endangered species and the amazing family of talented people in our team, who share our passion and bring our vision to life.

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Chef Manager to join our successful Catering Team here at Marwell Wildlife.

In this exciting new role you will be responsible for supporting the Head of Catering Services, helping to ensure the provision of a great food and beverage menu with a focus on exceeding customer expectations as the first requirement. You will use your previous experience of working as a senior chef in a management or supervisory role to focus on the ongoing daily operation and development of food and beverage in all outlets, increasing spend from existing audiences and driving new business with measurable results. You will use your proven skills as a leader, to motivate and encourage the Catering Team to provide an exceptional standard of guest experience.

You will have a minimum NVQ level 3 or equivalent in food safety and experience of managing food hygiene and environmental health, including readings and record keeping.
A City & Guilds 706/1, 706/2 & 706/3 catering certificate or equivalent is also an essential requirement of this role.

Placed in the top 20 of the Sunday Times Top 100 Best Not-For-Profit organisations, we know that our future plans will only be delivered through a great team of highly motivated people. We’ll provide a generous package and the opportunity to further develop your professional skills and abilities, to have a big say in future plans and of course, a fantastic working environment!

If you would like to join our unique and vibrant organisation and become part of our Marwell Family, please visit our website, marwell.org.uk for a full candidate brief and to submit your CV and covering letter.

Closing Date:  12th November 2017

Successful applicants for vacancies with Marwell Wildlife will be required to have a DBS check as a condition of employment. Marwell Wildlife is an equal opportunities employer.

Colden Common, Winchester, Hants, SO21 1JH. Registered charity number 275433. marwell.org.uk
Live Active Leisure
£19,351 - £21,536
Job location: Aberfeldy, United Kingdom
Job sector: manager
Job description:
Breadalbane Community Campus / Live Active Atholl
37 hours per week

About Us:
Live Active Leisure is an independent ‘not for profit’ company that has been in existence for nearly 50 years.

Live Active Leisure promises the people of Perth & Kinross the opportunity to experience quality, value for money choices in a vibrant and safe environment delivered in a supportive, enthusiastic and professional way.

With a vision for all to live well, live life, and live active, it is important our values of Trust, Value, Enthusiasm and Flexibility are embedded in all we do to achieve this vision and purpose.

An excellent career opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic individuals to join the Duty Leisure Management Team at Breadalbane Community Campus/Live Active Atholl.

With an appetite for challenge and a passion for service quality and programme development you will lead, direct and supervise ‘front of house’ leisure service staff. In addition to the ‘front of house’ functions you will also play a full part in wider management functions such as monitoring the effectiveness of staff, organising duties, budgetary control, health & safety management, equipment maintenance, human resources management and sales & promotions.

If you’ve got the skills and want to make a real contribution whilst enjoying personal development opportunities, then we want to hear from you.

RLSS National Pool Lifeguard, First Aid at Work and UKCC Level 1 Teaching Aquatics (or completion within 6 months of appointment) qualifications are essential. Gym Instructor Level 2, RLSS Trainer Assessor and Pool Plant Operator qualifications are desirable.
Westminster Academy
£17,000 per annum
Job location: London, United Kingdom
Job sector: manager
Job description:
(full time)
This post is 37 hours per week. Hours will vary but will normally be on a shift basis between the hours of 8.30am - 10.30pm, Monday to Sunday and will include regular weekend and evening working.
Start date: November 2017

Westminster Academy specialises in International Business and Enterprise. It serves a multi-ethnic community in Central London, and at the heart of our approach is the personalised curriculum based on the International Baccalaureate Learner Profile. At Westminster Academy, we believe that education is success. By providing all of our students with a world class education, we prepare them to be competitive on the international stage. We strive to be the best in every field, as is demonstrated in achieving our ‘Outstanding’ status. As a member of staff at a fast paced, forward thinking organisation, you will genuinely be changing and improving lives.

We are proud and passionate about creating an inspirational and high quality Sports environment with quality facilities. You will be responsible for the daily operations of the Centre under the guidance of the Sports Centre Manager, and ensuring adherence to policies and procedures; as well as managing high levels of customer care and service delivery. Our vision is that the centre is a thriving hub within the community focusing on Sports and wellbeing with active and motivated Students, staff and local community groups and individuals.

You will be passionate about Sport and demonstrate the ability to use your initiative and be proactive within the role of Duty Manager, ensuring all responsibilities are completed at high levels of both performance and efficiency under the Sport Centre Manager’s guidance:
* Taking part in continuing professional development
* Working cooperatively with team members to ensure professionalism, courtesy and flexibility in the service we provide
* Complete administrative tasks and responsibilities as well as ensuring the interior and exterior of the facility are prepared for customers
* Carrying out any other duties as required commensurate with the post’s level of responsibility

Closing date: 24 October 2017
Interview date: w/c 30 October 2017
Aspire Leisure Centre
£20,000 - £21,500
Job location: Stanmore, United Kingdom
Job sector: manager
Job description:
Aspire Leisure Centre

Aspire is a national charity that provides practical help to people who have been paralysed by Spinal Cord Injury. Through its projects and programmes, Aspire offers support to the 40,000 people living with a spinal cord injury in the UK. To deliver this we employ 115 remarkable people.

We are looking to recruit a Duty Manager / Pool Team Leader.

Responsibilities will include day to day organisation and operation of the swimming pool, ensuring the Health & Safety of the general public at all times. Line management of the lifeguard team, with responsibility for rotas, lifeguard training, health and safety, and plant room duties. The Duty Manager will also be responsible for the operation of the building whilst on shift.

Person Specification

Essential
- RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Qualification
- Excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills
- Proactive and independent working attitude
- Experience of working in the leisure industry
- Basic Microsoft Office knowledge
- Supervisory experience
- RLSS Trainer Assessor – or ability to gain within 6 months

Desirable
- ASA swimming teacher qualification
- Experience of working with disabled people
- Experience of line management
- National Pool Plant Operators Certificate
- Duty Manager experience
Raw Corporate Health Ltd
Competitive
Job location: London, United Kingdom
Job sector: manager
Job description:
Southwest London
Permanent

RCH is a specialist private club, spa and gym management company in the residential and corporate sector. Founded in 2001, we now manage in excess of 25 facilities in the UK, predominantly in the London area. We also consult to the top developers and architects in the UK assisting in the development of exclusive apartment buildings private Clubs and Spas.

This role will be based at a new high-end luxury residential development in Southwest London.

We are looking for Gym & Spa Duty Manager to start in November to help us launch the exclusive residential club facility, which features a Swimming Pool and Thermal areas, State of the Art Gym and Treatment Rooms.

Role:
As a Gym & Spa Duty Manager, you will be responsible for the delivery of the highest levels of customer service to all residents, guests and external contractors at the development and will be the first and main point of contact for all queries within the Club.

Duties:
As a Gym & Spa Duty Manager, your key day-to-day duties involve the operation of the entire Club facility, reporting into the Gym & Spa Manager.

Key responsibilities will include:
* Ensuring the provision of excellent and highly efficient services within the Club.
* Building strong working relationships with residents, guests, external contractors and colleagues
* Set up and close of the Club
* Conducting regular facility inspections and operations
* Acting as the main point of contact for all enquiries from residents and guests
* Dealing with booking requests for all Club activities, including screening room bookings, serving refreshments, booking treatments, personal training, fitness activities and external practitioners
* Servicing the residents and guests within the club lounge and throughout the entire club facility.
* Helping to ensure the safety of all residents, guest and staff at the development

Skills and Experience

Must:
* REPS level 3 (or equivalent)
* Good written and verbal command of the English Language and have a thorough knowledge of the Hospitality industry
* Good standards of computer literacy in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Excel
* Health and Safety experience
* Significant experience gained within a similar role
* Previous experience of delivering excellent customer service
* Well organised with attention to detail
* Good communicator with excellent people skills
* Ability to handle multiple tasks at one time often switching from one to another without loss of efficiency or composure
* Must be detailed oriented, friendly and organized
* Excellent customer service, communication, and interpersonal skills required

Desirable:
* Pool Plant trained
* First Aid and/or RLSS Emergency Responder qualified
* Experience in a Spa

Apply now if you are interested by submitting your CV PLUS covering letter by clicking on ‘apply now’.
Raw Corporate Health Ltd
Competitive
Job location: London, United Kingdom
Job sector: manager
Job description:
Southwest London
Permanent

RCH is a specialist private club, spa and gym management company in the residential and corporate sector. Founded in 2001, we now manage in excess of 25 facilities in the UK, predominantly in the London area. WE also consult to the top developers and architects in the UK assisting in the development of exclusive apartment building private Clubs and Spas.

This role will be based at a new high-end luxury residential development in Southwest London.

We are looking for a Gym & Spa Manager to start as soon as possible to help us launch the exclusive residential Gym & Spa facility, which features a Swimming Pool and Thermal areas, State of the Art Gym and Treatment Rooms.

Role:
This is an exciting opportunity to mobilise and launch the facility, assisting the company with the operations. As the Gym & Spa Manager, you will be responsible for the delivery of the highest levels of customer service to all residents and their guests.

Duties:
You will be a proven people-manager with excellent operational skills, who will mobilise the launch and ongoing management of the new residential club facility.

You will take responsibility for all operational aspects of the Club including quality, rota management, team management and development, maintenance & Health and Safety, customer service including serving light refreshments, organizing external practitioners, treatments and personal training. You will also be responsible for the service level performance of the club ensuring that finance and control procedures are implemented.

You will lead a team responsible for the highest achievements in customer service and guest interaction. Service Delivery must be at the highest level at all times.

Skills and Experience:

Must:
* REPS level 3 (or equivalent)
* Good written and verbal command of the English Language and have a thorough knowledge of the Hospitality industry
* Good standards of computer literacy in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Excel
* 5-star Management experience of running a private club and spa
* Previous experience of delivering excellent customer service
* Ability to lead and motivate team members
* Well organised with attention to detail
* Good communication with excellent people skills
* Good understanding of health and safety requirements of pools and heat cabins
* Good educational background (GCSE's and A' levels or equivalent)
* Ability to handle multiple tasks at one time often switching from one to another without loss of efficiency or composure
* Must be detail oriented and organized
* Excellent customer service, communication, and interpersonal skills required
* Experience in a Hospitality, Spa or Health Clubs

Desirable:
* Pool Plant trained
* First Aid and/or RLSS Emergency Responder qualified

Apply now if you are interested by submitting your CV PLUS covering letter by clicking on ‘apply now’.
The Gym Group is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
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The Gym Group
Highly Competitive Salary + c20% Bonus + Optional PT Income
Job location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Job sector: manager
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.
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.
Middlesex FA is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
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Middlesex FA
£21,000 - £25,000
Job location: Northolt, United Kingdom
Job sector: manager
We are excited to offer a unique opportunity to join our team in a brand new role as Centre Manager.
Only 1 day left to apply!
Job description:
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 35 hours
Base: Middlesex FA, Rectory Park, Northolt, Ealing UB5 5NR

We are excited to offer a unique opportunity to join our team in a brand new role as Centre Manager.

This is an exciting time for the Association, with the construction of new facilities incorporating our Headquarters, two full-size artificial 3G football pitches, changing rooms and community space. In addition, we are undertaking an internal structure review to ensure that we are best placed to deliver the values of the organisation.

This fantastic opportunity offers the right candidate the chance to embed the Middlesex FA values of commitment, creativity, collaboration and connection across the Company*, maximising the impact of the new facility and associated community space, for the benefit of the local grassroots football and the community.

This position reports directly to the Head of Facility Investment & Coach Education and will function to drive customer engagement through successful management of all aspects of the Company Headquarters, ensuring the safe and cost-effective operation of the venue.

We are looking for someone who possesses an enthusiasm for customer excellence and drive for maximising the opportunities for using the facility. The Centre Manager needs to have a good understanding of facility management with a focus on delivering outstanding customer service and facility compliance. They must have a desire to generate and maintain new users, using their knowledge and experience of selling and creating a welcoming and professional environment.

The facility accommodates a modest catering option and the Centre Manager must have experience in planning, administering and supervising a catering operation.

You must be able to work under pressure, handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines. You will also have experience of manipulating data collection systems, people management, and a working knowledge of facility management including health and safety requirements.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate team working skills and the ability to work both unsupervised and under their own initiative. The successful candidate must be willing to work at weekends and evenings within a rota.

For further information on the role, please speak with Stuart Allen, Head of Facility Investment on 020 8515 1924 or email: stuart.allen@middlesexfa.com

How to apply:
To apply for an application pack please email Stuart Allen - apply below.

Closing date for all applications is: 5pm - Thursday 19th October 2017
Interviews will be held on: Monday 23rd October 2017

Equality and Diversity:
We value diversity and welcome applicants from all backgrounds. To ensure our recruitment processes are non-discriminatory and that we maintain a diverse workforce profile, we ask applicants to complete an Equality and Diversity monitoring form to enable us to collate anonymised data, which helps us to monitor the diversity profile of all our job applicants.

Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults:
As this role involves direct access to young people under the age of 18 and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will undergo a thorough screening process to ensure their suitability for the role, which will include a Criminal Records Check through the Disclosure Barring Service.

*Note that while this role may initially be employed by Middlesex FA, employment will transfer to Middlesex Community Football Centres (the company being established to operate the facility) as soon as that company is operational.
Everyone Active
Competitive
Job location: Nuneaton and Bedworth, United Kingdom
Job sector: manager
Job description:
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 Steve Smith.

Closing date: Thursday 26th October 2017
Interviews: Tuesday 31st October and Wednesday 1st November 2017

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.
Gymfinity Kids
Competitive
Job location: Colchester, United Kingdom
Job sector: manager
Job description:
Gymfinity Kids is an exciting new brand of children’s gymnastics, ninja and activities centre. We offer a wide range of services which include baby gym classes through to teenage classes as well as dance and ninja. We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual who has a passion for working with children and sport. The candidate appointed as Assistant Manager must be self-motivated, confident, professional and have excellent customer service skills. This is a tremendous opportunity for growth, continuing professional development and higher management pathways.

Applicants will need:
- Previous management experience ideally in sport, leisure or gymnastics.
- Be available to work evenings and weekends.

Salary dependent on experience and qualifications. Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced CRB check.

* Responsible for ensuring that all relevant policies written in the Employee Handbook and Employee Safety Handbook are adhered to by yourself and your staff
* Assist the Club Manager with staff rotas and ensuring the right coaches teach the classes most suitable to their qualifications and experience
* Assist the Club Manager with ensuring that there is an adequate amount of coaches conducting inductions and providing outstanding service to the members
* Maintain cleanliness of the changing facilities whilst the cleaner is not on site
* Deal with prospects in a professional manner whilst showing them the facilities and assisting them with the online joining process.
* Deal with any necessary administration and member issues, which includes, but is not limited to, answering the telephone, returning messages left on the answering machine, report submission and responding to relevant e-mails.
* Deliver outstanding customer service at all times to both members and prospects
* Assist the Club Manager to hold regular staff meetings
* To help ensure that all H&S and HR policy and procedures as set out by Ellis Whittam are adhered to and actioned.
* Conduct weekly club safety checks and record all defects that you are not able to rectify, in the maintenance file and call out the relevant engineers.
* Help to create an environment where all employees enjoy themselves whilst at work and make a real contribution to the success of the club and business as a whole
* To undertake any other reasonable duties/ projects/ meetings, which may be required from time to time * Assist the Club Manager with the sales plans to advertise and promote the club to increase membership and revenue. This may include (but not limited to) outreach events, door2door, hand2hand as well as in club events.
* Manage the reception team with the daily KPI targets ensuring all enquiries are contacted within 24hrs, enquiries are converted to trial and trials to members.
* Achieve monthly sales/Net gain target.
* Develop and create annual and monthly timetables that are suitable and adaptive
* Ensure all coaches are fully qualified and frequently mentored have completed all safety and child welfare training.
* Provide guidance, mentoring and direction to all staff and coaches including regular performance reviews
* Assist in training needs and initiate development activities of coaches.
* Maintain stock and complete weekly stocktakes

To apply or for more information please send your cv by clicking on ‘apply now’.
fit4less
Competitive salary
Job location: Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Job sector: manager
Job description:
Fit4less in Portsmouth are looking for a General Manager for their gym in the heart of Portsmouth City Centre. Fit4less, part of Energie, is a low cost gym brand, which is expanding fast around the country. With 75+ gyms operating and more in the pipeline, we pride ourselves on our fun brand personality. Good basic salary and commission available, long term equity and profit share available for the right candidate.

As the General Manager you will hold overall responsibility of the day to day running of the gym in line with the Energie Fit4less Operating procedures and systems. Key elements of the role include leading the team and taking hands-on responsibility for the following;

Sales and retention plans are executed and targets are met
Making sure all Health and Safety procedures are followed
Member services are at a high level
All the gym’s systems, equipment and fixtures are in good order
Cleanliness of the Gym is kept at a very high standard
Leading and developing the team, including any recruitment requirements The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the ability to manage and motivate teams of individuals in different roles. Have an understanding of industry sales and experience of managing sales teams.

They will require to be minimum Level REPs Level 2 qualified and have a passion for Health and Fitness. Fit4less strives to keep its outgoing and fun brand recognition so the need for outgoing individuals is very high.

Portsmouth is a Franchised Owned gym, the General Manager will be working very closely with the owner and the regional manager. For the right person growth from within is a very real prospect, as is a potential profit and / or equity share
Everyone Active
circa £18,000
Job location: Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Job sector: manager
Job description:
at Southam Leisure Centre

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.
v 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 Gareth Wagg by clicking on ‘apply now’.

Everyone Active manages this facility in partnership with Stratford-On-Avon District Council.

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.

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SWIM ENGLAND FACILITY OPERATOR OF THE YEAR
energie group
£50,000 OTE (£35,000 Basic + £15,000 OTE)
Job location: Kings Cross, London, United Kingdom
Job sector: manager
Job description:
Job Purpose

Gymstar are seeking a vibrant, highly organised Regional Sales Manager to lead sales across our gym portfolio. Primarily you will be responsible for delivering fantastic business sales results across Gymstar's portfolio of Energie Fitness Clubs. However, as the newly created boutique brand comes online, you will also be involved in the creation of the sales process for this start-up fitness boutique. You will work alongside a Regional Operations Manager in being responsible for the Club Managers and their staff in driving the Clubs towards targets set by the Company Directors who you will directly report to. You will also be responsible for the recruitment and management of a London based outreach team.

Gymstar Limited ('Gymstar')

Founded in 2013, and opening Energie Fitness Bethnal Green branch as a franchisee of the Energie group (franchisor). Since then it has grown to include the Old Street, Tower Hill and Leighton Buzzard clubs. Further aggressive London based expansion is planned under the Energie fitness franchise with a new club opening shortly. Furthermore within 6 months Gymstar will also be launching a new premium boutique studio business complete with its own ambitious rollout plan.

The Energie Group

The Energie 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, Energie aims to establish itself as a highly profitable business, which is a pervasive force for good on a global stage.

Boutique Gym Studio

Launching a premium boutique fitness studio, offering instructor led PAYG classes. Curated and delivered by experienced, friendly instructors to create an effective and professional workout. The brand fosters a community atmosphere in a compelling group training environment.

Key Responsibilities
• Efficiently manage all aspects of the company's day to day sales operation to achieve sales targets in line with the business plan
• Working alongside the Gymstar team and Club managers, develop an ambitious sales plan each month and take accountability for ensuring the plan delivery
• Develop, coach and mentor club managers and their staff, to enable them to reach their full sales potential through clear direction, support and communications
• Manage the club managers on sales activity within their club, and ensure club teams know their targets and are delegated responsibility
• Recruit and manage a London based outreach team who will be used to drive leads to clubs
• Engage with club's local communities, organisations and health and fitness events striving to increase health and fitness awareness and drive prospects to clubs
• Involved in the design of all marketing materials and the decision making of where to spend the marketing budget
• Regularly review sales performance - take action to keep the business on track and provide full accountability of the groups daily sales performance to Directors
• Upon launch of the new boutique brand there will be involvement in the design and management of the sales process
Requirements
• Experience within the fitness industry alongside management experience in a sales environment
• Proven sales ability to achieve and exceed targets, with a proven ability to thrive under pressure
• A willingness to lead by example and get involved in outreach, club events and any other lead generating activities
Remuneration
• Excellent Basic and OTE Commission
• Commission structure not capped so further earnings available
• 28 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays

This is a brilliant opportunity to join an exciting, rapidly-growing fitness company and become part of our friendly, ambitious team.
Christchurch and East Dorset Council
£30,153 - £32,486 p.a.
Job location: Dorset, United Kingdom
Job sector: manager
Job description:
Leisure Services
Open to job share and part time working
Plus Local Government Pension Scheme

Are you an experienced, passionate and a highly motivated manager and fitness enthusiast?

We are looking for a talented individual to be the lead officer for the development of Health and Wellbeing through the creation of diverse programmes and initiatives designed to encourage health and fitness participation from all areas of the community whilst maximising the Partnership’s assets. To also have essential Duty Officer experience enabling the successful candidate to undertake operational management responsibility for any one of the facilities managed by the Leisure Services team on any one date.

This post will be based across the three main Leisure facilities Verwood Hub, Two Riversmeet Leisure Complex and QE Leisure Centre. An ability to travel around Christchurch and East Dorset is required.

We can offer:
* A diverse range of leisure facilities and services across five sites
* Partnership working between two local authorities

The Partnership provides staff with a range of benefits:
* Childcare vouchers and family friendly working practices
* Free staff car parking
* Support for further training opportunities, for example Leadership and Management skills

The Partnership is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

You will be unable to view the job description and person specification forms after this vacancy has closed.

We cannot accept CV's in place of an application form as we require the same range of information from all our candidates.

Should you not receive an email within 21 days of applying for the position, please accept that you have not been shortlisted for interview on this occasion.

For an informal confidential discussion about this role, please contact Dan Stone, Business Development Team Leader, on 07702 338869 or dstone@christchurchandeastdorset.gov.uk

Applications must be returned by: Midnight on 22nd October 2017
Interview Date: Week commencing 23rd October 2017
Raw Corporate Health Ltd
Competitive
Job location: London, United Kingdom
Job sector: manager
Job description:
Type: Permanent

RCH is a specialist private club, spa and gym management company in the residential and corporate sector. Founded in 2001, we now manage in excess of 25 facilities in the UK, predominantly in the London area. We also consult to the top developers and architects in the UK assisting in the development of exclusive apartment building private Clubs and Spas.

This role will be based at a new high-end ultra-luxury residential development in the heart of London’s West End close to Oxford Street.

We are looking for a Private Club & Spa Manager to start as soon as possible to help us launch the exclusive residential club facility, which features a Club Lounge, Screening Room, Swimming Pool and Thermal areas, State of the Art Gym and Treatment Rooms.

Role:
This is an exciting opportunity to mobilise and launch the facility assisting the company with the operations. As the Private Club Manager, you will be responsible for the delivery of the highest levels of customer service to all residents and their guests.

Duties:
You will be a proven people-manager with excellent operational skills, who will mobilise the launch and ongoing management of the new residential club facility.

You will take responsibility for all operational aspects of the Club including quality, rota management, team management and development, maintenance & Health and Safety, customer service including serving light refreshments, organizing external practitioners, treatments and personal training.

You will also be responsible for the service level performance of the club ensuring that finance and control procedures are implemented.

You will lead a team responsible for the highest achievements in customer service and guest interaction. Service Delivery must be at the highest level at all times.

Skills and Experience:


Must:
- Good written and verbal command in the English Language and have a thorough knowledge of the Hospitality industry
- Good standards of computer literacy in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Excel
- 5-star Management experience of running a private club and spa
- Previous experience of delivering excellent customer service
- Ability to lead and motivate team members
- Well organised with attention to detail
- Good communication with excellent people skills
- Good understanding of health and safety requirements of a pools and heat cabins
- Good educational background (GCSE's and A' levels or equivalent)
- Ability to handle multiple tasks at one time often switching from one to another without loss of efficiency or composure
- Must be detail oriented and organized
- Excellent customer service, communication, and interpersonal skills required
- Experience in a Hospitality, Spa or Health Clubs

Desirable:
- Pool Plant trained
- First Aid and/or RLSS Emergency Responder qualified

Apply now if you are interested with CV PLUS covering letter by clicking on ‘apply now’.
Everyone Active
Competitive
Job location: Petersfield, United Kingdom
Job sector: manager
Job description:
at Taro Leisure Centre

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 Luke Sweeney by clicking on ‘apply now’.

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

Everyone Active manages this facility in partnership with East Hants District Council.

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SWIM ENGLAND FACILITY OPERATOR OF THE YEAR
London Youth
£32,000
Job location: Amersham, United Kingdom
Job sector: manager
Job description:
This role is maternity cover, available from November for six to nine months.

Woodrow Sports Centre is a purpose-built facility that includes a swimming pool, a sports hall and a 3G AstroTurf pitch. The swimming pool is used by visitors to the residential centre, as well as the local community including around 900 + young people who learn to swim with us weekly. The indoor sports hall and AstroTurf pitch facilities are also used by visitors to the residential centre and also people from the local community.

The Sports Centre Manager (Maternity Cover) is responsible for leading and managing the operational team in the centre, ensuring a high quality and safe experience is had by all who visit.

As the Sports Centre Manager, we expect you to come with experience of having worked in an operational management capacity, as well as having been a proficient swimming teacher, where you will be able to hit the ground running to provide this essential maternity cover.

You will be able to demonstrate a strong commitment towards ensuring excellence in customer service and enhancing the customer experience. You will be an all-rounder who is responsible for securing income targets for the Sports Centre, feed into the creation of the annual plan and budget, and will lead on delivering the agreed level of performance and the objectives set for the team.

We are looking for someone with enthusiasm, energy and management experience to take the Sport Centre forward and ensure there is a programme of continuous improvement during this period.

How to apply
Please click APPLY NOW to find further information and our application pack. All applications must be on a London Youth application form.

Closing date for all applications is: Sunday 22nd October 2017
Interviews will be held week commencing: Monday 23rd October 2017
City of London
£39,340 to £44,750 pa inclusive of all allowances
Job location: Epping Forest, United Kingdom
Job sector: manager
Job description:
(Operations and Development)

City of London Corporation - Open Spaces Department
Job Opportunities within Sports Grounds at Epping Forest

Based at Wanstead Flats and Chingford Golf Course:

Epping Forest is the largest public open space in the London area and stretches for 12 miles from Forest Gate in East London to just north of Epping in Essex.

Chingford Golf Course is one of the oldest in the country, established in 1888 as home to the Royal Epping Forest Golf Club. It is a public pay and play 18 hole course in the heart of the stunning Epping Forest SSSI and is managed organically.

Wanstead Flats is Europe’s 2nd largest concentration of football pitches currently offering 44 pitches and has been the training ground for countless premiership footballers over its 127 year history.

This is a new post created as part of one team being established to manage both sites including turf and greens maintenance, buildings maintenance and management of the operations. You will be a strong manager keen to drive the ongoing improvement of our renowned sites. As well as practical management you will also be required to lead projects aimed at developing our facilities.

If you are enthusiastic, energetic and keen to make an impact, job description and application details are available from the City of London website.

Closing date: 12 noon on 18 October 2017
Interviews scheduled for week commencing 23 October 2017

To apply, please visit click on ‘apply now’.

Please note that CV’s will not be accepted

Please contact 020 7332 3978 (24-hour Answer phone) quoting reference number OS365 if you experience any problems. A minicom service for the hearing impaired available on 020 7332 3732.

The City of London is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes application from all sections of the community.

The City of London Corporation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Everyone Active
Competitive salary, plus bonus scheme and company car
Job location: Hinckley, United Kingdom
Job sector: manager
Only 2 days left to apply!
Job description:
SLM Head Office, Hinckley, Leicestershire

Everyone Active currently manage over 95 swimming pools across the UK in partnership with 48 local authorities. Over the last 12 months, we have seen considerable growth as a result of new contract wins in the tendering market. In order to continue our growth plans, we are recruiting a Swim Product Manager to assist with the growing business.

This role is designed to engage with communities in all swimming activities. The post-holder will be primarily focussed in supporting the brand to attract new business, develop new products, draw down funding opportunities and work with partner organisations in the growth of the brand.

You will engage in close proximity to our front-line services, working directly for the Group Swim Manager to ensure that operational quality, commercial performance and new initiatives are introduced. Significantly, you will support the development and practical implementation of the commercial components and service led initiatives that seek to attract new customers and to retain existing ones.

We are looking for a person who is genuinely committed to fulfilling our mission through the provision of a wide and fulfilling, quality driven swimming programme. The successful candidate will have exceptional people skills, a passion for swimming, and an ability to achieve clear objectives.

This role requires the ability to be:
* Results focussed with strong analytical skills
* Quality driven
* A high calibre trainer

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Manager who can demonstrate excellent commercial, operational and project management skills.

You must be prepared for extensive travel across the UK and willing to adapt your working hours to meet the demands that are required of this diverse and challenging role.

To apply for this opportunity please email your CV and covering letter to Jacqui Tillman, Group Swim Manager by clicking on ‘apply now’.

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

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Legoland
Competitive
Job location: Florida, United States
Job sector: manager
Job description:
Do you want to work in a fun and energetic environment with the core value of having fun in everything you do? Then apply to work at LEGOLAND Florida Resort! Be a part of building long-term relationships at a world class destination. Here, you will work in an imagination land built for kids to take the lead and geared towards family fun! As the newest player in the theme park capital of the world, LEGOLAND would love to bring in your excitement and energy for becoming number one in the league!

LEGOLAND Florida Resort is looking for a Marketing Brand Manager (Membership) to join the LEGOLAND Florida Resort Team.

About the Marketing Brand Manager (Membership) Role:
This position is responsible for the development and execution of Pass Member insight, research and strategy to deliver Annual Pass sales and visitation. Develops and oversees tactical planning, communications and creative execution with relevant team members to drive increased pass member engagement across marketing touch points. Also assists in the execution of department strategies and activities as assigned.

About you:
This role requires a minimum of three years of progressive experience in loyalty planning, as well as an understanding of methods and analysis. Experience in a theme park, resort/hotel or closely related industry helpful.

Brand Manager needs to demonstrate:
Strong communication skills
Excellent verbal, written and analytical skills
Proficiency in developing web-based marketing campaigns
Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
Ability to build and maintain effective business relationships
Computer proficiency in Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, & Excel and web-based CMS systems

Other Requirements:
A bachelor’s degree in communications, advertising, business, marketing, or closely related field (or equivalent education and experience) from a four-year college or university is required.
Must be willing to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends to support park operations and events.
Must have a valid driver’s license, safe driving record and be willing to utilize own vehicle for business purposes.
Must have or be able to get a valid passport and relevant travel visas. Requires travel domestically and internationally.

About the benefits:
In addition to a fun and friendly environment, you will also find a competitive salary and benefits package including but not limited to medical, vision, dental, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, a range of voluntary benefits, share program opportunities, bonus profit sharing program, tuition assistance, free entry to all of our Merlin attractions which also extends to family and friends, free unlimited usage of the local transit system, and much more. Furthermore you will enjoy continuous support and opportunities to branch out and develop your career within LEGOLAND and Merlin Entertainments plc.

About us:
LEGOLAND Florida Resort is a 150-acre interactive theme park dedicated to families with children between the ages of 2 and 12. With more than 50 rides, shows, and attractions, and uniquely themed LEGOLAND Water Park, LEGOLAND Hotel, and LEGOLAND Beach Resort inspired by the LEGO and DUPLO brands, LEGOLAND is geared towards family fun!

LEGOLAND Florida Resort is part of Merlin Entertainments plc. A business built on fun, Merlin is a global leader in location based, family entertainment. As Europe's Number 1 and the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator, Merlin now operates over 100 attractions, 15 hotels, and 6 holiday villages in 24 countries and across 4 continents. Our aim is to deliver unique, memorable, and rewarding experiences to millions of visitors across our growing estate of the best known names in global leisure.

We know this is a great place to work, but don’t just take our word for it, click on ‘apply now’.
Madame Tussauds
Competitive
Job location: New York, NY, United States
Job sector: manager
Job description:
Come be a part of the A-Listers at Madame Tussauds New York!

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 New York!

About The Role
Manage a team of fun driven and enthusiastic magic and memorable experience makers. We are now looking for an experienced Head of Operations to join our Management Team. The Head of Operations (Operations Manager) is responsible for the day-to-day smooth and profitable operation of our dynamic attraction and has the ability to work at a quick pace and exhibit situational flexibility. Through diligent work and optimal fun you will strive to achieve the financial targets as well as lead and develop your team.

Preferred: recent experience at an operations manager level within the entertainment, theme park, attraction, hotel, hospitality, or theatre industry

Responsibilities:
- Assist with the effective management of commercial areas of the business ensuring the delivery of a seamless visit consistent with corporate brand image.
- Assume responsibilities of the General Manager in their absence, liaising with Senior Management when appropriate. .
- Ensure that the attraction is presented and maintained to Merlin Entertainments, plc acceptable standards in all areas at all times.
- Meet secondary spend, Key Performance Indicators (KPI), and Mystery Visit targets while controlling labor costs, costs of sale, and other expenses.
- Act as a Duty Manager when business needs dictate, by overseeing and coordinating the smooth day-to-day running of the attraction.
- Assist with the implementation of cost control measures in all commercial spend areas, to ensure the maximization of profit at all times.
- Application of sound business knowledge to carry out staff reviews, inductions, probationary sign off, appraisals and interviews.
- Responsibility to ensure compliance of Health, Safety & Security within the workplace and in line with the Group Policy (HS001).
- Manages up to 5-6 direct reports; up to 145 team members. Works closely with HR to ensure all policies and procedures are followed in accordance with company policy and applicable laws.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

About You
- We are looking for a highly self–motivated strong leader with proven success managing operational teams. Passion for providing excellent experiences to our guests is critical.
- This combined with your excellent communication, negotiation, interpersonal and organizational skills will be vital in driving visitor numbers to the attraction and getting the most out of your team.
- Minimum of 3-5 years of service industry experience with 3 years of management experience required including a visitor attraction, theme park, museum, hotel or theater environment; or equivalent combination of experience and education.
- Proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and multi task as necessary.
- Extensive knowledge of computer including Microsoft Office - Excel, Outlook and Word
- Proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and multi-task as necessary.
- 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.

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, benefit from free entry to all of our Merlin attractions worldwide - which also extend to family and friends, and much more. 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 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, click on ‘apply now’.
Merlin Entertainments Group
Competitive
Job location: Orlando, FL, United States
Job sector: manager
Job description:
Merlin Entertainments. Serious About Fun!

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 Orlando!

About The Role
You will be in the middle of the magic, supporting the strategic business objectives of our exciting and dynamic commercial teams across Midway NA. Merlin is seeking a senior sales leader with a proven history of innovation, development and creation of high level business strategy in a competitive, dynamic and evolving market space. As Commercial Director with Merlin Entertainments, you will be responsible for successfully managing all commercial services including but not limited to, new business development and planning the day to day delivery of commercial departments including photography, food & beverage and retail.

Key Objectives:
- Define and implement a 5 year development strategy for Midway North America’s commercial offering, moving our commercial spaces to world class attraction experiences, delivering best in class SPH.
- Provide specialist leadership and guidance for the above functions in order to achieve key annual financial targets (RPC, revenue budgets, COS control, gross profitability and EBITDA)
- Ensure best in class standards and guest satisfaction though both day to day operations and development of our food retail spaces though Capital investment

Main Responsibilities:

Operations
- Lead the day to day commercial performance, of those categories within the job role.
- Drive operational efficiency using commercial expertise so that more resources can be moved into customer facing activities to add value to guest satisfaction and spend.
- Ensure that the agreed store standards are delivered in all retail, photography and food units. To regularly assess & review these standards are being upheld.
- Take ownership and deliver guest satisfaction and service standard KPIs for the Midway London secondary spends.
- Facilitate and conduct operational support visits to each attraction as appropriate in order to drive commercial performance.
- Impart advanced retail, photography food and games knowledge on teams generating action plans which demonstrate improvement.
- Ensure all franchise partners (manly photo) are aware of Brand Vision & are adhering to it at all times. Through this manage the day-to-day operations of all third party partners and franchises.
- Establish and manage an improved cluster logistics team, providing improved on shelf availability across all attractions. Deliver improved inventory accuracy and cost savings.
- Develop one central stored facility delivering cost saving, better productivity and in coordination with finance, better financial controls.
- Create a P&Ls structure and review process for all commercial activity.

Marketing
- Understand the market dynamic in MW guests and embed this in the strategy to grow commercial revenue.
- Ensure annual marketing plans exist for each commercial product offer ensuring the attractions have a plan to adapt to, Schools, Groups, International / Domestic Splits, Seasonality of Events etc.
- Liaise with Merlin Retail, F&B & Brand Directors in conjunction with the Group Buying Director to agree product ranges.
- Work closely with Brand Marketing to ensure all retail units are adhering to brand standards on signage and environment.

Financial
- Delivery of budgeted commercial spends and EBITDA, ultimately exceeding budgeted revenue and net profitability
- Closely monitors and analyses all data relating to sales, margins and average transaction values.
- Use of latest financial information to understand and rationalise key drivers of performance throughout all commercial spaces; addressing problems, and developing and implementing the appropriate solutions.
- Monitor forecasts and adapt overheads accordingly throughout the year.
- Accountable for all reporting being delivered on time and in the agreed formats to Cluster Finance team.
- Ensure stock budgets are not exceeded; monitor attraction specific open to buy values and implement actions to reduce stock excess where necessary.
- Implement and measure all procedures relating to cash and stock control.

Development
- Develop, in conjunction with the Group Retail & F&B Director, and the General Management teams a clear 5 year Food, Retail Strategy. Ensure this delivers in line with the flag ship status the attractions want to achieve.
- Deliver an annual commercial BP
- Identify additional revenue streams which are on brand and matched to the Merlin values. Make proposals for change to the Cluster Director (Hotels / Buses / Theatre Tickets etc.)
- Deliver successful development P&L’s that will ensure MW is represented with quality applications at the annual commercial development boards.
- Facilitate the communication between the cluster and the central buying team to ensure a smooth merchandise ordering process is achieved, thus ensuring robust availability and product choice. Provide feedback on areas which are over / under performing where appropriate.
- Pursue other revenue earning opportunities to facilitate additional brand experiences and profit streams.
- Proactively manage third party partners, development strategies.

People
- Act as a key partner to the Cluster Directors and GM’s ensuring that all strategies are aligned
- Maximise cluster synergies through the management and creation of one commercial team.
- Actively develop the leadership team’s knowledge of best practices ensuring that they take ownership and pride in their work, and are trained for the function they perform.
- Take ownership for and develop a team that will consistently deliver guest expectations in all service and operational standards on a daily basis.
- Maximise sales in profit centres and concessions through focused and fully trained Commercial Operations Managers.
- Develop a succession plan for the cluster, working with HR to identify training and development needs. Support the Talent Management and Personal Development Plan programmes.

Health & Safety
- Ensure all products ranged and sold throughout the cluster adhere to Merlin’s code of conduct.
- Lead conversations with various regulatory authorities (Environmental Health, Trading Standards and the police) and if applicable be the Cluster DPS for licensing.
- Ensure full cluster compliance with Trading Standards and health & safety, to include food hygiene, Challenge 25 and Merlin’s code of conduct

Experience and Education
- Bachelor’s degree preferred in Business, management or related field
- Up to five years of experience in retail operations or equivalent experience preferred
- Experience designing and implementing comprehensive Merchandising programs
- Experience in Merchandising or store operations; multi- unit leadership preferred
- Experience in new product development
- Effectively communicates and influences all levels of management and Partners
- The ideal candidate will have experience in complex retailing environment
- Proven leadership experience in a complex environment with multiple direct reports
- Excellent customer service skills
- Ability to manage multiple assignments/projects
- Must be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
- Demonstrates effective written and verbal communication skills, strong customer focus
- Ability to work in a fast paced environment
- Must be a strong learner, think independently, and demonstrate critical thinking
- Accurately documents and supports work performed and conclusions reached.

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.
Everyone Active
Competitive
Job location: Rotherhithe, City of London, London, United Kingdom
Job sector: manager
Job description:
at Seven Islands Leisure Centre
36 hours per week

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.

The successful candidate will be responsible for driving income targets and financial KPI’s and supporting the development of the centre and the team.

We are seeking a highly motivated Leisure Manager to lead, develop and manage our operations team:
* You will be required to manage the day-to-day operations of the centre ensuring that the highest levels of customer service and safety are achieved
* To lead on areas such as activity and ensure all programming is working effectively
* To be both a role model for the centre's team and to make the centre a fun and friendly environment to both colleagues and customers alike
* Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
* The post holder will lead the duty managers and heads of departments and have specific responsibility for managing the Everyone Active Management Systems and processes in all areas of the business.


All employees of Everyone Active benefit from free gym membership.

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

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

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SWIM ENGLAND FACILITY OPERATOR OF THE YEAR
Everyone Active
Competitive salary
Job location: Harrow, United Kingdom
Job sector: manager
Job description:
at Harrow Leisure Centre
Full-time

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

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

National Pool Lifeguard and Pool Plant Operators Qualifications are essential.

This position will involve evening and weekend work, including public holidays.

All employees of Everyone Active benefit from free gym membership.

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

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

Everyone Active manages this facility in partnership with Harrow Council.

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Merlin Entertainments Group
Competitive
Job location: Atlanta, GA, United States
Job sector: manager
Only 1 day left to apply!
Job description:
Build yourself a more exciting future at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta!

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 LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta!

About The Role
Manage a team of fun driven and enthusiastic magic and memorable experience makers. We are now looking for an experienced Retail Operations Manager to join our Management Team. The Retail Operations Manager is responsible for the day-to-day smooth and profitable operation of our Retail, Food and Beverage, and Photo areas of our dynamic attraction. Through diligent work and optimal fun you will strive to achieve the financial targets as well as lead and develop your team.

The qualified individual must be available to work weekends and some holidays, with off days any other two days during the week.

Responsibilities:
* Manage the day-to-day operation of the retail and photo opportunity areas, ensuring efficiency, safety, and world class customer service for our internal and external customer.
* Meet secondary spend, Key Performance Indicators (KPI), and Mystery Visit targets while controlling labor costs, costs of sale, and other expenses.
* Assist with the implementation of cost control measures in all commercial spend areas, to ensure the maximization of profit at all times.
* Ensure the merchandising and display stock levels meet both brand standards and replenishment is carried out consistently.
* Accountable for monthly and annual inventory control.
* Oversee the timing of the stock orders to maximize key trading periods and factor in the lead times and IP rights involved for LEGO products.
* Adopts an enthusiastic, assertive and passionate approach to guest service, and demonstrates the Merlin Values at every opportunity.
* Responsibility to ensure compliance of Health, Safety & Security within the workplace and in line with the Group Policy (HS001).
* Manages up to 5-6 direct reports; up to 20+ indirect reports. Works closely with HR to ensure all policies and procedures are followed in accordance with company policy and applicable laws.
* All other duties as assigned.

About You
* Minimum of 3-5 years of service industry experience with 3 years of retail management experience required preferably in a visitor attraction, theme park, museum, hotel or theater environment; or equivalent combination of experience and education.
* Proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and multi task as necessary.
* Extensive knowledge of computer including Microsoft Office - Excel, Outlook, and Word.
* Proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and multi-task as necessary.
* Desire to work in fast-paced environments.
* Commercially astute with strong budget management and forecasting abilities.
* A natural team leader with a confident, assertive but approachable personality.
* Enthusiastic, boundless and infectious energy about the business and the ability to enthuse others.

Education:
* High School Diploma 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
LEGOLAND Discovery Center is just like jumping into a giant box of LEGO® bricks with an abundance of all things LEGO-tastic! With two exciting LEGO rides, MINILAND featuring the iconic landmarks of the USA, a 4D cinema complete with three films, themed LEGO play and building zones, there are simply more LEGO bricks under one roof than you could ever imagine.

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.
Legoland
Competitive
Job location: Carlsbad, CA, United States
Job sector: manager
Only 1 day left to apply!
Job description:
Scope of Job:
The Director of Front Office Operations (Senior Front Office Manager) is responsible for, and will oversee, the Front of House area/ functions of the Hotel for LEGOLAND Hotel & LEGOLAND Castle Hotel

Key Objectives:
1. Leading the Front Office teams in welcoming guests to the hotel through the arrival process, departure process and all other services required throughout the guests’ stay.
2. 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.
3. Ensure all queries and complaints are dealt with accordingly and exceed guests’ expectations along the way.

Main Responsibilities:

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.

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.

Communication
- Work closely with the Head of Hotel Operations in terms of striving to achieve the wider hotel objectives.
- Update the Head of Hotel Operations 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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

Background and Experience:
-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.

Education:
Bachelors degree in a related field or equivalent experience required.
Xercise4Less
£18,000 - £22,000 plus Commission and Bonus
Job location: Various, United Kingdom
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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Glasgow , Wolverhampton, Smethwick.



Xercise4Less
£25,000 - £30,000 + bonus [OTE £37,000 - £42,000]
Job location: Various, United Kingdom
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





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