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6 'general manager' jobs

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





The Gym Group
up to £20,000 + optional 100% of PT earnings
Job location: Burnley, Lancashire
Job description:
The Gym Group is seeking to recruit an exceptional Assistant General Manager to help lead its revolutionary gym membership concept at the Burnley Gym. This is an existing site that will be redeveloped and rebranded as a Gym Group club.

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:
fit4less
Competitive salary
Job location: Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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
Parkwood Leisure
circa £40,000 per annum
Job location: Nottingham, United Kingdom
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

truGym
Competitive
Job location: United Kingdom
Job description:
We are looking for an energetic professional GM to run our branch. You need to have a passion for fitness and an ability to manage a team.

Your roles will include:

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

Closing date: 6 November 2017
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employer of choice
John Treharne, CEO, The Gym Group
Would you like to work for a gym operator that allows you to develop and use your skills to the full whilst being well rewarded? The Gym is totally committed to allowing 'the manager to manage' and rewarding our key personnel for delivery.