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6 'general manager' jobs

Xercise4Less is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
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Xercise4Less
£25,000 - £30,000 + bonus [OTE £37,000 - £42,000]
Job location: Various, United Kingdom
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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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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
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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.
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activeNewham
£40k
Job location: London Borough of Newham, United Kingdom
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Job description:
Are you an ambitious and results driven General Manager who aspires to provide outstanding leadership, coaching and support for your team, is passionate about providing an exceptional customer experience and is committed to creating a fun and safe environment for your leisure centre customers and team?

As a General Manager with activeNewham you will be looking after a complex business with a 2m turnover per annum. Working with your team, volunteers and stakeholders in the community your relationships will be key to successfully driving your business forward. You will be responsible for the strategic plan to deliver our vision of getting Newham active. People are at the heart of this role. Working with your team to develop three key areas: commercial development, community engagement and client management. You’ll need to manage a diverse group of people across a wide portfolio of services. Generating a surplus is key to future investment at your site.

To be successful in this role you will need to be able to articulate your vision for your business across your team, volunteers, community stakeholders and our clienst. Your ability to relate to people with great ease, through your teams will be the most crucial part of your role.

This position sits within the senior leadership team and as such you will be expected to be a leader of change, taking the whole team in the right direction with our strategic aims. You’ll be commercially aware and able to understand what opportunities there are within your business, and how to maximize these to support on-going business development.

You will need to be credible in your leadership role. We want to see where you can demonstrate working in a similarly complex and diverse organization. You need to bring the following skills:
- Leadership of diverse and multi-disciplined teams and volunteers.
- Stakeholder management skills and the ability to network as an ambassador for the Trust
- Strong affinity to our vision, especially around ensuring everyone has the chance to be active in Newham.
- The ability to motivate and inspire your team to want to achieve ours and your ambitions.
- Commercial awareness, financial acumen and the ability to recognise commercial opportunities.
- Experience of managing projects and working with business development teams to deliver complex projects.
- Experience with, or understanding of managing client relationships
- Able to maintain the highest operational standards ensuring compliance with all relevant legislation and best practice.

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energie group
£22,000-25,000pa
Job location: Enfield, United Kingdom
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Job description:
Fit4less Club Manager – Enfield

This exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated individual to join the Fit4less Enfield Team, full time 40 hours/week. As a General Manager you will be responsible for the day to day running of your club. You will be accountable for staff management and overseeing operational tasks successfully whilst taking a positive approach to change and development.

Commitment:

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

Key Responsibilities:

Proactively attract, recruit and retain talent in your club using proven people management skills and experience
Develop, coach and mentor your employees to enable them to reach their potential and deliver outstanding results
Deliver an outstanding member and guest experience in club, focusing on member interaction and going above and beyond for every person who walks through our doors
Implement business plans to achieve total revenue targets and maximise controllable profits in club
Achieve targets including net member growth in line with the business plan and budgets by driving new member sales, attrition and leading the team in outreach and attaining new leads
Achieve all incremental revenue lines
To ensure the club is operating to company standard and audit compliant
To ensure brand standards are delivered by all staff and club maintenance is managed
To engage with local communities, organisations and health and fitness events striving to increase health and fitness awareness
To engage with local corporate business’ securing contra deals
What we can’t live without:

Experience within the fitness/retail/hospitality industry
Leadership and management experience
Proven ability to achieve and exceed targets, with a proven ability to thrive under pressure
A passion for fitness and empowering people to transform their lives
An absolute motivator
Benefits:

£22-25,000 Basic salary plus bonus scheme
Free gym membership for you and a friend
28 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays
This is a great opportunity for an experienced manager from a sales, hospitality and fitness background.

For more information please apply now!

After we’ve received your CV we’ll be in touch within two weeks.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £22,000.00 to £25,000.00 /year
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The Gym Group
up to £37,000 + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Job location: Dartford, London, United Kingdom
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Job description:
The Gym Group is seeking to recruit an exceptional General Manager to lead its revolutionary gym membership concept at the London Dartford Gym.

The Gym Group is a leading UK provider of high-quality low-cost gyms. Founded in 2007, and opening its first gym in Hounslow, at the end of 2016 the business operated 89 gyms across the UK, with a pipeline to open between 15 and 20 gyms in 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 £19.99 a month and provides unlimited access to loads of the most up-to-date resistance and cardiovascular gym equipment, along with some of the most highly trained, qualified and friendly staff in the industry.

The Gym Group plc is the only publically listed UK health and fitness operator, having been admitted to the main market of the London Stock Exchange in November 2015.

The business is the only operator in the fitness sector to gain the gold-standard Investors in People accreditation, has been ranked three years running in the Sunday Times Fast Track 100 and has achieved the Outstanding award from the prestigious The Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies to Work For list.

General Manager
This role requires an extraordinary manager with proven entrepreneurial flair and commercial ability, as well as the skill, energy and determination to drive and grow the business. We're looking for a manager who enjoys having the freedom to take charge of all aspects of an operation. Instead of having a huge central operation, we prefer to empower our managers to manage the business.

The role
- To drive and deliver the commercial performance of the business.
- To drive and deliver the operational excellence of the gym
- To drive and deliver the marketing activity for the club with a significant annual marketing budget
- To recruit, train and develop their own team and for managing them to success
- Opportunity to Personal Train for up to 10 hours per week

The candidate
- Must have a proven and successful track record of management experience within a leisure related industry, preferably within the health and fitness sector
- Must be passionate about customer service and be entrepreneurial in the way they manage
- Must have a proven track record in driving sales and coordinating local marketing activity as well as of recruiting and managing a successful team
- Ideally will have experience as a General Manager overseeing all business areas within a leisure facility or have substantial experience as a Fitness Manager or other similar operational function
- Ideally will be REPS level 2 or higher qualified or be prepared to qualify

This is an extremely varied role that offers an excellent opportunity to develop with an exciting and growing business. It is a hands on leadership role, so you will need to be outgoing and ready to get involved in every aspect of running the [soon-to-open] {town] gym.

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

If you see yourself as an industry-leader of the future, please apply in confidence by submitting your CV and a covering letter with details of your current salary package.
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Simply Gym
£24,000 - £28,000 pa dependant upon experience
Job location: Bedford, United Kingdom
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Job description:
Simply Gym are seeking to appoint an experienced manager for their new 24hr facility in Bedford at the Interchange Retail Park, opening December 2017.

The gym will offer 20,000sqft in space with a large gym for cardio, functional and weight training, a ladies only area, 2 studios and changing rooms. The retail park shares circa 2,000 car parking spaces and the gym will also have circa 70 dedicated spaces for members and staff. We anticipate achieving a membership base of circa 6,000 members.

The role will involve a hands on approach working alongside the company directors in preparing the gym for opening, recruiting trainers and instructors, and marketing to prospective members both during the pre opening period and once the gym is fully operational.

Managerial experience in a gym or within the leisure industry is essential. Sales experience and/ or experience working in a 24hr gym would be preferable.

Applicants must be motivated, pro active, confident, able to self manage their time and should have strong interpersonal/ people management skills.

Please apply with your cover letter and CV by clicking on “apply now” below.

Closing date - midnight on the 28th August and interviews will be held on the 7th September.
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