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St Albans School is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
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St Albans School
£9.50-£10.00 per hour
Job location: St Albans, United Kingdom
Job sector: sport
St Albans School is looking for part time Duty Manager/s to join the team at their state of the art Sports Centre. Facilities comprise of a 25m Pool, endless pool, sports hall, Fitness Suite, studio, climbing wall, classroom and changing rooms.
Job description:
Part Time
Hourly rate £9.50 – £10.00 gross per hour dependent on experience with generous holiday, life assurance and pension entitlements.

St Albans School are looking for part time Duty Manager/s to join the team at their state of the art Sports Centre. Facilities comprise of a 25m Pool, endless pool, sports hall, Fitness Suite, studio, climbing wall, classroom and changing rooms. In addition to School related activities the centre accommodates external swimming, netball and triathlon clubs with staff and local residents also using the facilities. Responsibilities include managing lifeguards, setting up of equipment, supervision of activity areas and overseeing the operation of the building including health & safety protocols.

With an interest in sports and leisure the ideal candidates will be reasonable swimmers, have excellent customer service skills, be able to lead a team, be self-motivated and able to work on their own initiative. Previous experience working in a sports centre environment is not essential but the successful applicants will be required to undertake and gain Pool Plant Operator and First Aid at Work Certificates. A National Pool Lifeguard Qualification or willingness to gain one would be of benefit although not essential.

Shifts to be covered are Wednesday, Thursday, Friday evenings and Sunday day (24.5 hours in total). Depending on candidate availability we would consider one candidate covering all shifts or two candidates sharing the shifts on a rota basis. Additional hours will be available during School holidays, for ad hoc sporting events and to cover staff absence. The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must therefore be willing to undergo child protection screening and safer recruitment checks appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Application forms, with CV if desired, and covering letter should be submitted online by clicking on ‘apply now’.

Should you have any queries regarding the role please contact Scott Siery, Sports Centre Manager, email sjsiery@st-albans.herts.sch.uk.
The School reserves the right to make an appointment before the closing date, so early applications are encouraged.
Middlesex FA is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
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Middlesex FA
£21,000 - £25,000
Job location: Northolt, United Kingdom
Job sector: sport
We are excited to offer a unique opportunity to join our team in a brand new role as Centre Manager.
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.
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: sport
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.
Leeds Beckett University
Grade 7, £37,706 - £42,418
Job location: Leeds, United Kingdom
Job sector: sport
Job description:
Ref: SAL300958A
Full-time – Temporary for 6 months in the first instance
Closing Date: Monday 6 November 2017 (Midnight)

Sport & Active Lifestyles (S&AL), within Leeds Beckett University, is responsible for providing an excellent sport and physical activity experience for all our student, staff and community customers.

The S&AL department is currently reviewing its business priorities and during this period is seeking an interim Sports Facilities Manager to lead and operationally manage this exciting and busy environment.

The role holder will have a professional outlook and experienced background in providing an excellent customer experience in a safe and clean environment.

The role holder will be responsible for an excellent service to all our customers and ensuring that quality standards are maintained throughout all of our sports facilities. Maintaining a safe environment for customers and staff, including ensuring compliance with all required H&S policies and procedures.

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate that they have the experience, skills and knowledge to lead and motivate a large team of dedicated staff working over a 7 day operation.

It is essential that the post holder can lead and provide an excellent level of customer service and motivate staff to ensure that customers are provided with a safe and enjoyable experience.

To arrange an informal discussion about this post, please contact Sally Nickson, Head of Sport & Active Lifestyles on 0113 8125118.
Vibrant Partnerships
£31,171 - £36,386
Job location: London, United Kingdom
Job sector: sport
Job description:
Location: Lee Valley VeloPark
35 hours a week, permanent contract with great benefits
Monday to Sunday shift rota pattern

Open since March 2014, Lee Valley VeloPark has become a truly world-class venue. From the iconic Velodrome, a world-class BMX track, miles of Mountain Bike trails, a Road Cycle circuit and much, much more - you'll continue to make history by maintaining a London 2012 Olympic venue position as the greatest cycling hub in the world.

At Vibrant Partnerships we are committed to our values. We pride ourselves in delivering exceptional customer experience through our professional and friendly staff - our values underpin everything we do and are reflected in the day-to-day behaviour of everyone within the organisation.

We are looking for someone with creative and exceptional programming knowledge to plan and manage the cycling programmes to maximise income, usage and cycling development, including track centre and the Velostudio. They would also be required to develop the programmes that operate efficiently whilst maximising the commercial aims and objectives of the business.

To lead the Coaching Team via the Lead Coach to ensure appropriate management and planning is in place, enabling the smooth delivery of the programmes

While on shift the post holder is required to monitor venue’s service delivery and act as Officer in Charge in the absence of the General and/or Deputy General Manager.

The successful applicant must agree to an Enhanced Disclosure under the Criminal records Bureau procedures. Employment will be offered to the successful applicant subject to a satisfactory Disclosure report.

If you have the determination and talent it takes to make this venue truly world-class, we’d love to hear from you. Please apply online by clicking on ‘apply now’.
Sylvestrian Leisure Centre
Competitive
Job location: London, United Kingdom
Job sector: sport
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
Live Active Leisure
£19,351 - £21,536
Job location: Aberfeldy, United Kingdom
Job sector: sport
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: sport
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: sport
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
Love Withington Baths
£19,700 - £20,800 annual salary (pro-rata for the PT position)
Job location: Manchester, United Kingdom
Job sector: sport
Job description:
Full-time or Part-time

The Company
Love Withington Baths (LWB) is a charitable organisation run by local people with a shared vision to provide accessible and affordable high quality leisure opportunities for all of its residents and local businesses. It has been running Withington Leisure Centre since 2015.

Withington Leisure Centre is a 106 year-old building which contains a 50-station gym, a 22 x 6m pool, two studios and a small café. Since taking over, membership has grown from zero to just under 1,900 and we now run over 50 classes for people of all ages.

Our swimming programme has also grown and offers significant opportunities for further expansion. We run day-time lessons to our 9 local primary schools and deliver an after-school programme to over 350 children from age 0 – 11. Club swimming and rookie lifeguard will start in October. One-to-one lessons for adults and children are also growing.

The role
Reporting directly to the Facility Manager we are ideally looking for a highly motivated and experienced Swimming Instructor / Duty Manager with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in the leisure industry. The role will require flexible working with a shift pattern – with an approximate 50:50 split between Swim Teacher and Duty Manager envisaged. This includes early starts, evenings and a regular weekend slot. We also welcome applications from candidates interested only in part-time work.

The successful candidate will have a track record of delivering high quality swimming classes and be a strong leader capable of meeting this varied and challenging role. They will have a proven track record of managing a team of staff to enable the smooth running of this unique historic leisure centre.

Applicants for this role must have a Level II ASA or STA Swimming Teacher qualification. It would be considered a positive addition to your application if you one or more of the following:
* First Aid at Work Qualification
* Knowledge of Health and Safety Requirements
* NPLQ
* Pool Plant Operators qualification

We operate a flexible staffing structure with all staff required to work across the facility. If you do not have the above desirable qualifications, you will be provided with this training during year 1, so that you can subsequently undertake associated tasks.

The person we are after will
* Have excellent verbal, written and IT communication skills
* Have a good track record of managing the day to day running of a busy leisure centre
* Work with the Facility manager and staff to implement effective business development strategy to grow membership numbers and contain costs
* Ensure the building and its equipment are maintained and operated in accordance with specified procedures and that the required standards of cleanliness are maintained
* Strive to deliver high customer service standards in all aspects of the facility
* Be responsible for the motivation and development of staff so they can achieve their full potential

Remuneration: £19,700 - £20,800 annual salary (pro-rata for the PT position) with the potential to earn additional revenue from 1-2-1 lessons

In line with the Immigration, Nationality and Asylum Act, all applicants will be expected to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK if invited to interview. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and all sections of the community. This post is also subject to an enhanced DBS check.

*Deadline for receipt of applications is 10th November 2017 with interviews taking place on 16th November. Anticipated start date is 18th December.*
London Youth
£32,000
Job location: Amersham, United Kingdom
Job sector: sport
Only 3 days left to apply!
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
Legacy Leisure
Competitive
Job location: Kettering, United Kingdom
Job sector: sport
Job description:
Legacy Leisure is a not for profit charitable organisation, committed to providing a diverse and meaningful range of leisure and culture related activities for the local community.

We are currently looking for a Duty Manager to work on a ‘Casual’ basis, predominantly during evenings and at weekends.

Reporting to the General Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for the day to day operations of the Centre, including health and safety, customer care and leading and managing the recreation staff.

A National Pool Lifeguard Qualification is essential and First Aid at Work, Pool Plant Operators and fitness qualifications are desirable.

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

The position is subject to a successful DBS check.

If you believe you have the skills required for the above post, please send a letter of application and full CV to Mat Tilley, General Manager, Kettering Swimming Pool, Kettering, Northants, NN15 7QA. Alternatively, apply online.

Applications By: Friday 3rd November 2017.

Legacy Leisure
Competitive
Job location: Kettering, United Kingdom
Job sector: sport
Job description:
Legacy Leisure is a not for profit charitable organisation, committed to providing a diverse and meaningful range of leisure and culture related activities for the local community.

We are currently looking for a Duty Manager to work on a ‘Casual’ basis at weekends, to deliver our bar functions and events.

Reporting to the General Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for the operations of the Centre, including health and safety, customer care and leading and managing the bar staff.

A First Aid at Work qualification is essential.

The successful candidate should have previous bar experience, with excellent communication skills, flexibility and a commitment to customer service.

The position is subject to a successful DBS check.

If you believe you have the skills required for the above post, please send a letter of application and full CV to Mat Tilley, General Manager, Kettering Swimming Pool, Kettering, Northants, NN15 7QA. Alternatively, please apply online.

Applications By: Friday 3rd November 2017.
Legacy Leisure
£18,000
Job location: Burghfield Common, United Kingdom
Job sector: sport
Job description:
An exciting opportunity exists within our West Berkshire Contract. Willink Leisure Centre boasts a 25 metre, 4 lane Swimming Pool, 26 station ‘Expressions’ Fitness Gym, Sports Hall, Astroturf & other outdoor facilities. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual looking to develop within the leisure industry.

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

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

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

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

A full Job Description is available upon request

Applications By: 10th November 2017

(interviews will be held throughout the process so if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment)
Parkwood Leisure
Competitive
Job location: Erith, United Kingdom
Job sector: sport
Job description:
Reporting to the Senior Duty Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for day to day operation of the centre including health and safety, customer care and leading and managing the recreation staff. The post includes evenings and weekends working 40 hours per week.

This key role will report to the Senior Duty Manager and will involve the day to day management of the facility, taking full responsibility of the centre at key times to include health and safety, customer service and managing staff. An NPLQ is essential, and First Aid at Work certificate, Pool Plant Operators qualification and fitness qualification are desirable as well as a recognised Leisure Management qualification.

The successful candidate should have previous knowledge of the leisure industry. Excellent communication skills, flexibility and a commitment to customer service are essential.
If you believe you have the knowledge and skills required for the above position, please send your C.V. stating current salary to: Charmaine Wells, Senior Duty Manager, Erith Leisure Centre, Avenue Road, Erith, DA8 3AT. Alternatively you can email your application to us.

Closing Date: 27 October 2017

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

Parkwood Community Leisure is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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Legacy Leisure
£17,500
Job location: Windsor, United Kingdom
Job sector: sport
Only 1 day left to apply!
Job description:
An exciting opportunity exists at Windsor Leisure Centre for a ambitious and motivated Trainee Duty Manager position. Windsor Leisure Centre has a 25 metre, 6 lane Swimming Pool, Leisure Pool, 150 station ‘Expressions’ Fitness Gym, 3 group fitness studios, 8 court Sports Hall, cafe, All weather Pitch & other indoor facilities. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual looking to develop within the leisure industry.

Reporting to the Centre Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for day to day operation of the centre including health and safety, customer care and leading a large team of staff. The post includes evenings and weekend working over 40 hours per week. Each Trainee Duty Manager post is subject to its own agreed responsibilities.

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

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

To apply, send your CV and a letter of application via email.

This position requires a DBS disclosure if one is not current.
Applications By: Thursday 19th October 2017
Legacy Leisure
£17,000 - £18,000
Job location: Hungerford, United Kingdom
Job sector: sport
Job description:
Legacy Leisure, a leisure support services company, aims to deliver high quality services to our customers. The Company also prides itself on its exemplary health and safety record and commitment to staff. Legacy Leisure’s facilities and services provide a diverse range of health, fitness, sport, leisure and recreational services for the communities that we serve.

Located in the heart of Hungerford we are a leisure centre offering a 25m swimming pool, 28 station gym, sports hall, and 4 outdoor tennis courts. If you have any questions or need more information please don't hesitate to get in touch. We look forward to welcoming you to Hungerford!

We are looking for a driven and enthusiastic individual looking to progress their career into management. You will oversee the centre operation and support the management team and in addition you’ll be involved in the numerous activities and programmes on offer.

As a Duty Manager you will be responsible for the day to day operation of the centre, and will be trained to demonstrate full competence in the following areas; financial reporting, processes and procedures, HR policies and procedures, operational monitoring, facilities management and maintenance, and customer service, sales and marketing. You will also be expected to carry out lifeguarding duties.

You will need to be passionate about health, fitness and delivering excellent customer service. Previous experience in managing staff in a leisure environment and knowledge of the fitness, leisure or health industries is advantageous. Ideally, the successful candidate will hold a degree in Sports or similar and a First Aid at Work qualification is desirable, however training will be provided.

All positions are subject to DBS checks.

To apply, send a letter of application and CV.

Application deadline: Tuesday 31st October 2017

Legacy Leisure is an equal opportunities employer.
Parkwood Leisure
Competitive
Job location: Cowes, United Kingdom
Job sector: sport
Job description:
Girls for Sail, Isle of Wight
Salary: Competitive + bonus

Parkwood Outdoors is seeking a high calibre Sales & Marketing Manager for the Girls For Sail business on the Isle of Wight who is determined and passionate, offering a hands-on approach to inspire and bring enhanced sales performance and results.

This is a key role for Girls For Sail and requires a highly motivated person with a sound understanding of sales and marketing and good knowledge of the sailing industry.

Reporting to the General Manager the successful candidate will:

Take responsibility for the Sales and Marketing of events and courses at Girls for Sail
Achieve monthly income targets
Take responsibility for the marketing of all sailing activities.
Have the ability to analyse and evaluate data against key performance indicators
Demonstrate a hunger to exceed
Manage the sales team with regards to training, supporting and target setting

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

Applications By: 27th October 2017

Parkwood Leisure is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Legacy Leisure
£18,000
Job location: Newbury, United Kingdom
Job sector: sport
Job description:
An exciting opportunity exists within our West Berkshire Contract. Northcroft Leisure Centre boasts a 25 metre, 6 lane Swimming Pool, 65 station ‘Expressions’ Fitness Gym, Sports Hall, Cafe & Bumpers. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual looking to develop within the leisure industry.

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

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

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

If you believe you have the knowledge and skills required for the above position, please send your C.V. stating current salary to: Matt Bowsher, Centre Manager, Northcroft Lane, RG14 1RS or apply on-line now.

A full Job Description is available upon request

Position subject to DBS check

Applications By: Tuesday 31st October 2017
energie group
Good Basic + Bonus per sale
Job location: Fulham, London, United Kingdom
Job sector: sport
Only 2 days left to apply!
Job description:
Energie Fulham are currently recruiting for a passionate Membership Sales/Duty Manager who will bring new ideas to the club to support growth in memberships.

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

For this role you will:
• Be expected to manage the sales process to generate new memberships and create a reputation of quality within the local community.
• Have the ability to manage and mentor the sales process to make the procedure smooth and robust.
• Be expected to plan sales and marketing activities by being proactive in generating leads, both inside and outside the club.
• Be expected to plan accordingly and against a budget set within the club.
• Conduct sales tours to walk in’s as well as generated appointments, in order to promote and sell club memberships.
• Have the ability to develop relationships within the local business and residential community.
• Be able to complete successful calls to the leads generated in order to arrange appointments.
• Support the team in retaining the members in order to contribute to the customer service and membership growth.
• Understand the importance of high sales activities in various ways in order to make an impact and get people aware of the club’s facilities.
• Have experience/knowledge of the leisure industry and the sales process
• Demonstrate strong leadership and decision making skills
• Be confident, trust-worthy, motivated and passionate to be able to build rapport with prospects, members and staff.

Most importantly, know how to have fun!

If you feel you fit into this role, please apply through the website or send your CV to dario.carabba@energie-club.co.uk
Parkwood Leisure
circa £40,000 per annum
Job location: Nottingham, United Kingdom
Job sector: sport
Job description:
Parkwood Leisure and its subcontractors currently operate 80+ facilities throughout the UK and employ over 4,500 staff. Recognised as one of the leading leisure management companies in the UK, Parkwood Leisure is the market leader in leisure PFI/PPP projects, with managed revenues in excess of £80m per annum. Aiming to deliver high-quality services to our customers, the company prides itself on its exemplary health and safety record and commitment to staff.

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

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

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

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

Closing Date: 3rd November 2017

The Gym Group
up to £20,000 + optional 100% of PT earnings
Job location: Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Job sector: sport
Only 3 days left to apply!
Job description:
The Gym Group is seeking to recruit an exceptional Assistant General Manager to help lead its revolutionary gym membership concept at the Stoke-on-Trent Gym. This is an existing site that will be redeveloped and rebranded as a Gym Group club in 2018.

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.

ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER
This role requires an extraordinary manager with proven entrepreneurial flair and commercial ability, as well as the skill, energy and determination to drive and grow the business. We're looking for a manager who enjoys having the freedom to take charge of all aspects of an operation.

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

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

This is an extremely varied role that offers excellent opportunities to develop with an exciting and growing business. It is very hands on, so you'll need to be outgoing and ready to get involved in every aspect of running a gym.

As the fastest growing low-cost gym operator we can offer promotion opportunities as we expand. We'll reward you in line with your performance and also offer a competitive benefits package including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, pension scheme, cycle-to-work scheme, childcare vouchers, season-tickets loans, free membership for you and a friend or family member, an employee assistance programme and an employee share matching plan.

If you see yourself as an industry-leader of the future, please apply in confidence by submitting your CV and a covering letter with details of your current salary package:
Everyone Active
Competitive salary
Job location: Southampton, United Kingdom
Job sector: sport
Only 3 days left to apply!
Job description:
At Holly Hill

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, First Aid at Work & Pool Plant Operators Qualifications are desirable. This position will involve evening and weekend work, including public holidays.

All employees of Everyone Active benefit from free gym membership.

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

www.everyoneactive.com
Parkwood Leisure
£36,000 - £38,000
Job location: Erith, United Kingdom
Job sector: sport
Only 1 day left to apply!
Job description:
Parkwood Community Leisure, part of the Parkwood Holdings Group, is a successful, growing and profitable provider of Leisure Management services to the community. The Company has a turnover of c£70m and employs in excess of 4500 staff.

Parkwood Leisure’s contract with the London Borough of Bexley includes the 3 centres at Crook Log, Erith and Sidcup. The London Borough of Bexley has been very supportive of the leisure facilities in the Borough and their ten-year vision has culminated in extensive refurbishment and extension of the Crook Log and Erith centres and the new build at Sidcup.

Erith Leisure Centre has comprehensive facilities including a 25m swimming pool, a teaching pool and water features, 90-station fitness suite, a multi-use 4-court sports hall with spectator gallery, a crèche, 400m athletics track and outdoor courts.

We are looking for a Centre Manager to take overall responsibility for the effective management and operation of the centre, ensuring that high standards of customer services are set and maintained. This position will allow you to develop your skills and reputation whilst enhancing safe and enjoyable usage of the facilities and increasing profitability.

It is essential that you possess excellent communication, customer and client liaison skills. Ideally you will have a recognised qualification in Leisure Management or educated to degree level or NVQ4. You can demonstrate knowledge of the leisure industry and have commercial and financial acumen.

You will manage and develop your staff to meet customer and operational requirement creating a dynamic, responsive and customer focused team through your communication and management styles.

If this is the opportunity for you the please send a letter of application and full CV via email.

Applications By: Friday 20th October 2017

Parkwood Community Leisure is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Jump Arena
Competitive
Job location: Luton, United Kingdom
Job sector: sport
Job description:
Trampoline Parks have become one of the most exciting businesses within the leisure industry. The business offers food and beverage, parties, corporate events, open jumping and much more.

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

As a Duty Manager, you are responsible to lead your team to achieve stated objectives in sales, costs, employee retention, guest service and satisfaction, service quality, safety and cleanliness. Having management background for at least one year from the leisure or hospitality industry would be an advantage.

Duty Manager Duties & responsibilities:
General Administration

Understand completely all policies, procedures, standards, specifications, guidelines and training programs.
Manage merchandise including clothing, socks and party merchandise.
Store opening duties.
Prepare all required paperwork, including forms, reports and schedules in an organized and timely manner.
Provide advice and suggestions to the Manager as needed.
Promotes good business principles by never discussing company business in public areas or with customers.
Maintains a friendly, courteous and cheerful demeanor at all times.
Marketing, Programs and Events
Managing special events (toddlers, corporate events, VIP parties, youth groups).
Working hand in hand with the GM to set up appearances, giveaways, and community outreach.

Financial
Implements strategies for improving cost controls.
Assign tills to cashiers.
Control cash and other receipts by adhering to cash handling and reconciliation procedures in accordance with facility policies and procedures.
Run hourly income reports

Operational
Monitors the workplace safety program.
Ensure that all guests feel welcome and are given responsive, friendly and courteous service at all times.
Ensure that all customers are receiving the proper jump service according to company standards.
Ensure that all food and products are consistently prepared and served.
Achieve company objectives in sales, service, quality, appearance of facility and cleanliness through training of employees and creating a positive, productive working environment.

Oversee the health and safety of customers and staff at the Park.
Xercise4Less
£18,000 - £22,000 plus Commission and Bonus
Job location: Various, United Kingdom
Job sector: sport
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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