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Deputy General Manager
Billingham, Stockton-on-Tees, UK
Billingham, Stockton-on-Tees
United Kingdom
£30,630 (Pay Award Pending)
Full time
24 Jan 2020
03 Jan 2020
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Billingham Forum. Permanent, Full time (37 Hours per week)

We are seeking an ambitious and innovative leisure professional with proven commercial ability and excellent leadership and management skills who is wishing to develop their career in an exciting, dynamic and forward-thinking company.

Tees Active is a charitable leisure trust that invests ‘every single penny’ of profit into providing a variety of exciting and rewarding leisure activities to enable the local community to lead a healthier, happier and more active life. 

Based in the community our modern facilities, including state-of-the-art fitness clubs, an international standard white water centre and the North East’s leading Ice Arena provide the perfect environment for Tees Active to promote physical activity with the aim of inspiring active lifestyles, improving health and wellbeing and building stronger communities.

With over 250 employees Tees Active are committed to workforce training and personal development and the successful candidate will apply their knowledge, experience and training to play an integral part in the future success of Tees Active.

This is a key role which will build upon the continued success of this unique centre which has over 750,000 visits per annum.

You will focus on the centre’s performance to identify and maximise commercial opportunities whilst ensuring efficient operations across a wide range of services including an indoor climbing attraction, an ice arena, 3 swimming pools, Activ8 gym, fitness studios, sports hall, squash courts, play barn and meeting rooms.

You will have a proven and successful track record in:
- Leisure related facilities management
- Driving and delivering commercial performance
- Producing innovative, original and creative ideas
- Developing business opportunities and producing business plans
- Marketing experience
- Project management and programme development
- Promoting and delivering a positive customer experience
- Initiating and managing change
- Leading and managing a team

You must also have:
- A positive attitude and the ability to enthuse and motivate a team
- High level of self- motivation, and excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Excellent organisational and influencing skills
- Excellent IT, literacy and numeracy
- Experience of working with governing bodies and identifying opportunities for new funding streams

Whilst the role is predominantly office hours the post holder may be required to work evenings and weekends.

For a discussion about the post please contact Roy Broadbent, Area Operations Manager, on (01642) 526256 or Anne Restall, General Manager, on (01642) 528575.

- In return you will be rewarded with excellent Company benefits including:
- Free Swimming and Gym membership and discounted class rates
- Pension Scheme including employer contributions
- Bespoke professional training and development
- Employee benefits package via Westfield Health
- An opportunity to work alongside a dynamic and diverse professional team
- Discounts on outdoor items from our North Shore retail outlet

To be part of this successful organisation, please click APPLY NOW below.

Closing date: Noon on Friday, 24th January 2020

If we have not contacted you within 6 weeks of the closing date, we would thank you for your interest in the vacancy but on this occasion your application will not be progressed.
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