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£24000 - £25000 per annum + 28K OTE | London
Assistant Manager - Finchley up to 25K basic 28K OTEInterviews are immediately available in Finchley for an assistant manager to join a market leader in the ten pin bowling/family entertainment industry. The business delivers a great value entertainment experience and is relentless in ensuring that they consistently deliver service superiority to every customer. On top of a competitive basic salary of up to 25K, there is a 15% annual bonus potential and most importantly a clear development plan in place to progress from being an assistant manager into deputy and centre management with a structured training plan to support this.As assistant manager responsibilities include:Duty management shifts overseeing the day to day running of the centre.Coach and mentor the team, supporting them to hit their targets as well as their personal development goals.Support with both sales and marketing initiatives within the local area.Support with team recruitment, induction and ongoing training.Responsible for cash and stock control, including investigation of variances.Be highly visible with customers and team, promoting positive energy and great service.We are keen to hear from candidates who have:2 year's management experience in a fast-paced, customer-facing role, ideally within leisure, hospitality or retailHave high standards and ambitions to fast track their careerAre passionate about delivering exceptional customer service.Are commercially astute and confident in promoting new business and sales.Can work shifts and are prepared to work 3 weekends out of 4.Interviews are immediately available in what is anticipated to be a 2-stage interview process with a start date as soon as possible.
Up to £25000 per annum + 28K OTE | Acton
Assistant Manager 25k basic OTE 28KActonI am looking for an assistant manager to join a market leading brand operating indoor go karting venues in Acton, West London. With the business booming post lockdown and with several new openings in the pipeline this is an exciting time to join the business. The assistant manager role is very much focused on supporting the Centre Manager to deliver a consistently high level of operational performance in terms of health and safety and facility management through a large team of full an part time staff across the Centre which includes a significant hospitality operation.We are keen to hear from candidates who can demonstrate a proven track record working in a managerial capacity in a high footfall leisure or hospitality operation and who will relish the operational and leadership challenges that this position offers. You will be highly organised and detailed in your approach and who will thrive in delivering the ways of working that are embedded in the business across their centres nationwide, Experience in scheduling and programming ongoing events, tours, rides or attractions will be advantageous in this position.As assistant manager you will typically work alternative shifts to the Centre Manager. You will be working 40 hours over a 5-day week, typically working afternoon and evening shifts where you will typically finish around 11.20pm/midnight. You will be required to work a minimum of 3 weekends out of 4 as these are the peak trading days for your business.Interviews are immediately available.
Up to £25000 per annum + 28K OTE | London
Assistant Manager Edmonton 25k basic OTE 28KI am looking for an assistant general manager to join a market leading brand operating indoor go karting venues in Edmonton, North London. With the business booming post lockdown and with several new openings in the pipeline this is an exciting time to join the business. The assistant manager role is very much focused on supporting the Centre Manager to deliver a consistently high level of operational performance in terms of health and safety and facility management through a large team of full an part time staff across the Centre which includes a significant hospitality operation.We are keen to hear from candidates who can demonstrate a proven track record working in a managerial capacity in a high footfall leisure or hospitality operation and who will relish the operational and leadership challenges that this position offers. You will be highly organised and detailed in your approach and who will thrive in delivering the ways of working that are embedded in the business across their centres nationwide, Experience in scheduling and programming ongoing events, tours, rides or attractions will be advantageous in this position.As assistant manager you will typically work alternative shifts to the Centre Manager. You will be working 40 hours over a 5-day week, typically working afternoon and evening shifts where you will typically finish around 11.20pm/midnight. You will be required to work a minimum of 3 weekends out of 4 as these are the peak trading days for your business.Interviews are immediately available.
Up to £28000 per annum + 32K OTE | London
Deputy General Manager Manager Charlton 28k basic OTE 32KI am looking for an deputy general manager to join a market leading brand operating indoor go karting venues in Charlton, South East London. With the business booming post lockdown and with several new openings in the pipeline this is an exciting time to join the business. The DGM role is very much focused on supporting the Centre Manager to deliver a consistently high level of operational performance in terms of health and safety and facility management through a large team of full an part time staff across the Centre which includes a significant hospitality operation. There will be the genuine opportunity for the successful candidate to step up into the Centre Management role within 6-9 months.We are keen to hear from candidates who can demonstrate a proven track record working in a managerial capacity in a high footfall leisure or hospitality operation and who will relish the operational and leadership challenges that this position offers. You will be highly organised and detailed in your approach and who will thrive in delivering the ways of working that are embedded in the business across their centres nationwide, Experience in scheduling and programming ongoing events, tours, rides or attractions will be advantageous in this position.As DGM you will typically work alternative shifts to the Centre Manager. You will be working 40 hours over a 5-day week, typically working afternoon and evening shifts where you will typically finish around 11.20pm/midnight. You will be required to work a minimum of 3 weekends out of 4 as these are the peak trading days for your business.Interviews are immediately available.
Up to £25000 per annum + 30K OTE | Stowmarket
Sales Manager up 25K basic 30K OTEStowmarket, SuffolkWe are looking for a sales manager to drive memberships forward at a flagship leisure centre in Stowmarket that has recently benefitted from a £2.2m capital investment, This investment has doubled the size of the gym to 100 stations, as well as upgrading the poolside area and the changing rooms. It is therefore a fantastic time to join the Centre over and above the the countrywide boom in fitness and swim memberships as both existing members rejoin and new joiners sign up to a healthier lifestyle after the restrictions of COVID.Responsibilities include:Daily sales and activity targets with a minimum of 20 completed calls per day.Lead generation, book appointments, conduct sales tours and follow ups.Directly managing a team of 2 sales consultants with support from the FOH and DM teamsWorking with the regional sales manager to implement sales plans and campaigns.Converting both digital and incoming leads, managing in reach and referral campaigns.Developing and building community partnerships.I am keen to hear from candidates who will:Thrive in meeting and exceeding both personal and centre targets,Can demonstrate a proven track record in salesHave a genuine interest in health and fitness.Can work a combination of shifts including 1 in 3 weekends.Offering a competitive basic salary of up to 25K depending on experience with a realistic OTE of a further 5k with monthly paid commission and free gym membership.Interviews are immediately available.
£21000 - £22000 per annum + £4K bonus + development | Derby
Assistant Manager -Leisure Venue -Derby£21K-£22K basic + £4K bonus +benefits +career development We are looking for an Assistant Manager in Derby for one of the U.K.s most loved and most successful sports leisure concepts offering entertainment, gaming, food and beverage, competitions and parties appealing to children and adults alike. This is fun, fast paced place to work and the Nationwide company is renowned for harnessing their top talent and progressing them in the business with their structured development programme. What the Assistant Manager post looks like:Customer facing - Ensuring customers have a fabulous time, every time.Team- Inspiring and leading them to be the best version of themselves every day.Operations- Ensure the centre is clean, safe and fully operational at all times.Commercial- Upselling products and services ensuring the centre hits its targets.Financial- taking responsibility for banking and stock control.Working a mixture of shifts as the lead manager on duty including evenings and weekends. We are keen to hear from candidates who have:An abundance of energy, enthusiasm and drive.Experience delivering an amazing customer experience in a fast-paced customer facing business such as health and fitness, sports centres, entertainment venues, visitor attractions, bars, restaurants, hotels or retail stores.At least 1 year's people management and key holder experience possibly as a Customer Service Manager, Operations Manager, Front of House Manager, Restaurant Manager, Food & Beverage Manager, Assistant Manager, Trading Manager or Store Manager.A head for business and the confidence in promoting new business and sales.The flexibility in their life to work some evenings and weekends as these are their busy trade times. There are great benefits and discounts working for this amazing brand too so to find out more please submit your CV and if you have the right level of experience we will be in touch promptly.
£40000 - £44000 per annum + +Benefits | Devon
Deputy General Manager- Hotel Golf & Leisure Resort - Devon - Circa £40,000+ 10% bonus +benefitsWe are looking for an aspiring General Manager to oversee all operational departments within a successful Hotel Leisure Resort in Devon who are about to invest further in their fabulous and extensive facilities.With the group rapidly expanding and team members progressing, this is a great opportunity to demonstrate your abilities as Deputy General Manager with a view to moving up to General Manager/Resort Director in the future.Key Responsibilities:Reporting into the Resort Director and directly accountable for accommodation, food and beverage, spa, fitness and golf departments.Leading, coaching and developing your department heads inspiring a culture of collaboration, service excellence and drive for results.Full finance accountability; managing budgets; driving sales and controlling expenditure.Ensure the day-to day operation runs smoothly, is clean and safe at all times.Support with the overall performance of the resort, deputising for the Resort Director in their absence.Person Specification:Well groomed, high personable and professional with outstanding communication skills.Hands-on approach to leadership who enjoys interacting with customers/members.Extensive management experience in a similar high volume high service role with expertise in two or more of the following areas; accommodation, food and beverage and/or leisure/fitness/golf clubs.Exposure to leading, coaching, developing and supporting large high performing teams possibly as an Operations Manager, Deputy General Manager, Club Manager, Hotel Manager or General Manager.Have the ambition and drive to progress to General Manager for a large hotel leisure resort.There are fantastic benefits including a competitive basic salary depending on experience, bonus, contributory pension, staff discounts and free gym membership. Above all the company will invest in you, your own development and professional growth.For more information please click apply and we will be in touch if you have the right level of experience.
£65000 - £70000 per annum + 85K OTE | Milton Keynes
General Manager Milton Keynes up to 70K + 20% Bonus An outstanding opportunity in Milton Keynes to manage one of the largest leisure venues of its type in Europe with a multimillion pound turnover across a complex operation including a significant food and beverage offer. There is a high customer footfall which demands a very customer centric approach to consistently delivering a premium experience. To take accountability for the total P&L performance of the site and Balance Scorecard.To provide inspiring leadership, be a standard bearer for the company's values and Brand Standards and to deliver outstanding guest service at all times by way of example.To ensure compliance with legislation, with regards to all statutory requirements including Liquor Licensing and Health and SafetyProvide direction, coaching and development to the Deputy General Manager, ensuring they deliver clear leadership and direction to operational departments.To set clear targets and objectives for direct report Senior Managers and to monitor performance closely through 1-2-1 meetings, adhering to consistent objectives.To ensure that the venue is always appropriately staffed and resourced in accordance to usage patterns.To implement and maintain a culture of high performance and performance management.To conduct effectively and timely appraisals with the management team and ensure that Senior Managers hold similar appraisals with their team.To ensure Senior Managers are exceeding agreed targets and objectivesTo ensure that all employees have development plans aligned to agreed objectives.Ensure that financial performance matches targets set and income is maximised and costs are minimised.Continuously look for ways to improve the guest experience by delivery operational excellence.To be fully competent at utilising all elements of the booking system, as required within your role.We are keen to talk to candidates who can demonstrate: A proven track record working at the premium end of the leisure, hotel or hospitality sectors including vistor attractions, family focused health clubs, holiday parks, hotels or resorts. Proven commercial experience and a track record of high performance in a single or multi-site business delivering over £1m EBITDA.Experience of budgetary control.A clear communicator and professional operator with extremely high standards of achievement.Exhibit strong judgement, drive and influence. Interviews are immediately available.
Up to £60000 per annum + +Benefits | London
Personal Training Manager - London City - £60,000 package We are looking for a Personal Training Manager for a new exclusive boutique health club with state-of-the-art health and fitness facilities in the heart of London City. This is a Full-time permanent role and associated benefits broken down as up to 24-hours management/administration per week and completing up to 80 personal training sessions per month based on a 40 hour week. The role:Recruiting, coaching, supporting and leading a team of Personal Trainers.Ensuring the team are compliant and consistent with brand standards.Deliver Training and workshops to the teams.Ensure customers always receive an amazing customer experience and get the results they are looking for.Support with the commercial and operational management of the business in conjunction with the group manager.Get actively involved with various projects for the wider business.Personal training up to 80-hours per month as part of your contract. Person SpecificationAt least degree qualified or equivalent in a relevant specialist field e.g. strength and conditioning, sports rehabilitation, nutrition.Evidence of continuous professional development (E.g, Post graduate, ISSN, Mac Nutrition ISI, Poliquin Courses, Pro sports etc) building an ethical, sustainable and scientifically proven approach to training and getting results.At least 2-years management experience coaching, supporting and driving high performing personal training teams possibly as a Head Trainer, Personal Training Manager or Fitness Manager.At least 5-years results driven personal training experience.Experience in delivering a 5-star service to high-net-worth-clients.Leads by example to inspire others, highly personable, genuine and well grounded.Strong team player; inclusive, supportive and open to new ways of working.Immaculately presented and living the lifestyle you actively promote. For more information please click apply and we will be in touch if you have the right level of experience.
Negotiable | Portugal
Civil Engineer - Hotels and Resorts - PortugalApplications invited from Civil Engineers for a major Hotel and Resort company in PortugalThis role will suit a qualified and experienced Civil Engineer to plan, draft, maintain and enhance all the buildings, facilities and landscaping projects.The role will include:Performing services that require applicable knowledge of local Hotel and Resort regulations and documentation. The services shall support the management of Facility Sustainment Restoration & Modernization programs by providing advisory, assistance, drafting and planning and developing requirements.Assisting in engineering assessments by assisting in site investigation, survey, mapping, or sketches; prepare draft detailed quantities estimates for improvement projects for real property facilities and utility systems.Providing support for the development of drawings and work descriptions for review for use in structure and system maintenance or repair. Information will include floor plans/structures, roadways/parking areas, land contours/drainage patterns, plumbing, heating, air conditioning, and electrical and fire systems, etc.Developing technical requirements for review to include draft material estimates/take offs from construction drawings and other project documents required for project completion.Performing data collection for site inspections and details of existing conditions and requirements to ensure all features are reflected on drawings for government review.Preparing layouts that require a high degree of precision and are used to check tolerances, clearances, and dimensions on new facilities/equipment.Designing and presenting Power Point presentationsMinimum Qualification:At least 3 years in managing projects for Hotel and Resort clientsBachelor's Degree in EngineeringLanguage fluency in Portuguese and English is required.
£35000 - £40000 per annum + 6k car allowance 70K +OTE | England
Regional Business Manager - Fitness Equipment Nationwide Base LocationUp to 40K + 6K car 70K OTE I am looking for a regional business manager to work for a leading fitness equipment supplier, the successful candidate can be based anywhere within the UK. Their well-established client base includes many of the leading fitness operators whilst their performance range is installed within the vast majority of the Premiership football and Rugby Union clubs. With a new product range about to be launched this is an excellent time to join the business. The successful candidate will need: Extensive experience, passion for or knowledge of the fitness/leisure industry, sports performance market, physio/medical sectorsHave a deep understanding of the many trends within the fitness industry.Have significant experience and success in a similar B2B sales role.Be self-motivated and dedicated with a highly credible, professional and consultative sales approach.Proactive and confident with new business generation and appointment setting with key decision makers.Highly organised in managing every step of the sales cycle, from prospect to customer, involving long lead times and tender processes.Cultivating and maintaining existing relationships and partnerships across the territoryAssisting with the design and installation of products and services.Managing and updating the CRM database and meeting activity targets.You will need to work independently with minimal supervision to develop and grow revenue salesPrevious fitness equipment sales experience is desirable but not essential. In addition to a competitive basic salary of up to 40K with a 6K car allowance, quarterly and annual bonuses and incentives with an anticipated OTE of 65-70K+ along with opportunities for international travel.
£25000 - £26000 per annum + £4K bonus+ development |
Club Manager- Health and Fitness ClubBlackpool£25,000+£4K bonus +development Due to an internal promotion, we are looking for a Fitness Club Manager to assume responsibility for a quality health and fitness club in the Blackpool area, working for a growing brand. Key Responsibilities:Lead, coach, develop and manage a team of managers, front line staff and free-lancers, creating a harmonious, fun, hard-working and customer focused environment.Take responsibility for health and safety, cleaning and maintenance for the club to ensure the highest standards are maintained at all times.Manage the fitness product offering including swimming, personal training and group exercise.Manage rotas, labour budgets and banking for the club.Manage membership and administration for the club.Deal with customer queries and ensure customers have a fantastic customer experience.Be visually present during peak times. Person Specification:Outgoing, engaging personality with a hands-on approach to leadership and can-do attitudeImpeccable standards and a real eye for detail.A Passion for delivering 5-star service and obsessive about operational standards.Club Manager, Deputy General Manager or Operations Manager experience within a multi-faceted high-volume health and fitness club environment.A flexible approach to work as early mornings, evenings and weekends will be required.Have your own transport or reside very locally.A Pool plant qualification would be highly desirable but training will be given. In return for your hard work and dedication the company offers ongoing development and training to give you all the tools to be successful as a Club Manager and progress in the wider business. For more information please click apply and we will be in contact immediately if you have the right level of experience.
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