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£30,000 - £40,000 per annum
Job sector: sport
Job description:
Head Office, Worcester

An exciting job opportunity has arisen at Parkwood Leisure, an established and successful UK based leisure operator. We are currently seeking a Business Development Manager to work within our expanding business. The role is based primarily at our Worcester Head Office but will involve national travel and home working and offers the successful candidate an opportunity to be central to the future success of the business.

The successful candidate will interact daily with Directors and Senior Managers, gaining exposure to all aspects of Parkwood Leisure and the leisure industry as a whole, providing a great opportunity for personal development and progression.Key responsibilities of the role will include:
- Identifying new business or new market opportunities.
- Completing research projects on all aspects of leisure and business (e.g. trends, facilities, services)
- Client liaison and management of strategic partnerships
- Financial modelling Report and method statement writing
- Developing the skills and knowledge of team members.

Working within the Business Development team requires someone who is comfortable operating in a fast-paced and challenging environment where good teamwork is essential.The successful candidate will have:
- A relevant undergraduate degree
- Experience of preparing and managing tender bids
- Strong communication skills and IT literacy
- Ability to liaise and manage a wide range of stakeholders
- Excellent written skills
- Excellent numerical skills and a high degree of competence with Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets
- Ability to work under pressure to challenging deadlinesDemonstrable experience at management level within leisure or a related industry.

To apply, please send both a CV and covering letter to Helena O’Keeffe, by clicking on 'apply now'.
Competitive Salary and Commission
Job sector: sport
Job description:
Staffordshire Moorlands Contract

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

Aiming to deliver high-quality services to our customers, the Company also prides itself on its exemplary health and safety record and commitment to staff.

With the recent successes in delivering PFI and PPP solutions to Clients, the Company is well placed to continue its growth within the leisure market.

This is a key role for the Staff Moorlands Contract of Parkwood Leisure. Reporting to the General Manager of the contract, you'll work in partnership with multiple sites and teams in order to generate the sale of a variety of memberships across the contract.

Primary Objectives for the Sales Manager Position will be:
To input into and implement the sales strategy for the contract
To ensure full compliance with company processes
To manage, develop, train, motivate and co-ordinate staff resources effectively to meet the operational requirements of the contract
To create a dynamic and results focused sales team through open communication and leadership
To monitor the performance of the individual sites within the contract via company reporting procedures
To achieve personal and team revenue targets (leading by example)
To self generate leads and sales opportunities
To work towards increased net gain of memberships for each site within the contract

Key attributes include:

Experience of successfully selling within the fitness/leisure industry would be preferred but is not essential
A positive attitude and an excellent team player
Energetic and enthusiastic with a strong work ethic
Strong communication skills
A minimum of 3 years of sales experience
If the above description describes your skills and attributes and you are looking for an opportunity to work within a well-established company that, in return for your commitment and dedication will reward you, not only with a competitive salary and commission but also the opportunity of career progression as the company grows, then please send your C.V. and Cover Letter to

Due to the demand of the role, candidates must have a full driving license and their own transport.

Closing Date: 7th February 2018.

Parkwood Community Leisure is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
Circa £18,000 per annum
Job sector: sport
Job description:
We require a suitably qualified and motivated individual to fill the role of Fitness Manager within our busy leisure facility. Reporting directly to the Centre Manager, you will assist in the service delivery and financial performance of the Fitness Suite and all Group Exercise Classes.

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

You may also be required to act as a Duty Manager as per the management rota.
Candidates should be suitably qualified to YMCA qualification or equivalent. A NPLQ qualification would be desirable.

Full training will be provided.

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

Applications by: 28th January 2018.
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