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Sales Advisor

£25000 - £26000 per annum | Hendon, London

Sales Advisor nr Hendon, North London up to 26K This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established bsuiness near Hendon in North London as a memorial sales advisor. You will benefit from working with a large volume of incoming leads and enquiries. The hours of work are Monday to Friday 9-5pm with free parking available on site. We are looking for an individual who is confident, articulate and target focused and who has excellent administrative, IT and organisational skills. Sales will be a combination of face to face and digital/telephone enquiries and there is a constant need to multi-task and work within the wider team so a positive can do approach is essential in a business that has huge integrity, compassion and values. My client is very keen to talk to candidates who have a proven and stable career record working within sales from within the hospitality, leisure or service sectors. Responsibilities include Actively promote a wide range of memorials including garden memorial, boulders, tablets and inscribed panels to achieve monthly revenue targets. Co-ordinate the ordering, administration and invoicing for all sales. Learn the memorial sales process and organise memorial meetings with the public, Co-ordinate the expiry and renewal process, including correct production and maintenance of all memorial records. Work closely with the Maintenance and Gardening Departments to maintain quality and longevity of all memorials. Work in partnership with marketing to optimise digital and social media leads and conversions. Efficiently and professionally answer queries and resolve complaints via phone, email, in writing and face to face to ensure customer satisfaction. Ensure that Data Protection legislation and GDPR is adhered to at all times. Research new products and present ideas to management. Liaise with third party suppliers to obtain quotes and place orders. Ensure at all times the client is well advised and informed of all options, and accurately advised of costs. An interest in heritage and horticulture would be advantageous but is not essential. The position offers a salary of up to 26K depending on experience, benefits include 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays, a matching pension scheme of up to 5% and life insurance. There is free parking available on site with Golders Green tube a 10 minute walk away. Interviews are immediately available in a business that offers candidates significant ongoing training and development to further their careers.

General Manager- Premium Lifestyle Club

£47000 - £60000 per annum + car+bonus+benefits | Reading, Berkshire

General Manager- Premium Lifestyle Club - Reading area £50,000- £60,000 + bonus + excellent benefits We are looking for a General Manager in the Reading area to manage a fabulous private-members lifestyle club with extensive fitness, sports and spa facilities for all the family. Key Responsibilities: Leading, coaching, developing and inspiring a large management team and front line staff to deliver a 5-star experience to their members every day. Support your leadership team to develop their sports, fitness, food and beverage, events and family offering to ensure the right products are delivered at the right time to maximise participation, aid retention and improve the bottom line. Work closely with the Membership department to develop and execute their sales and retention strategy to drive positive net member movement and yield. Full financial accountability; profit and loss, income, expenditure, debtors; helping set the budgets and business plan. Ensure the property and grounds are well maintained, clean and safe at all times. Support the wider business on projects. Person Specification: Well groomed, highly personable and professional with outstanding communication skills Customer facing and strategic approach to management with an ownership mentality and entrepreneurial flair. At least 3-years-experience as a General Manager, Club Manager or Club Director in a premium, multi-faceted, multimillion pound leisure business. Experience and track record in driving new member sales and growing the bottom line. A demonstrable passion for health, fitness and sports. For more information please click apply with your covering letter detailing your current remuneration and why you should be considered for the post and we will be in contact if you have the right level of experience.

Studio General Manager - West London

£32000 - £35000 per annum + bonus+benefits | West London, London

Studio General Manager - West London -Up to £35,000 + bonus + benefits Our client is a boutique fitness studio offering some of the most innovative classes as well as hosting events and creating a real community for its customers.     Your role as Studio General Manager: Recruit, coach, develop and inspire your team to be the best they can be every day. Instil a culture of service excellence and strong sense of community. Drive class occupancy, treatments and retail spend through business development activities Ensuring the club is COVID safe, immaculate and in good working order at all times Manage financial budgets and stock control Above all, ensure your customers have a 5-star experience with each and every visit   We would love you to apply if you have: High volume customer service experience in a luxury environment Senior leadership experience within the premium boutique fitness, luxury retail or hotel markets possibly as a Deputy General Manager, Leisure Club Manager, Spa Manager or Store Manager. Business development experience to drive occupancy, yield and secondary income. Strong coaching, developing and leadership skills. Profit and loss experience A demonstrable passion for health and fitness A flexible approach to work as some evenings and weekends will be required   With more studios opening in 2021, this is a really exciting opportunity to join the business and help develop the brand and be central to its growth.   For more information please click apply and we will be in touch if you meet the above criteria  

Studio General Manager - East London

Circa £35000 per annum + classes+ bonus | East London, London

Boutique Studio General Manager - East London - Up to £35,000 +bonus + classes   Our client is an entrepreneurial boutique fitness studio in East London offering some of the most innovative and energizing group exercise classes and personalized fitness training in a super luxurious environment.   Your role as Studio General Manager: Recruit, coach, develop and inspire your team to be the best they can be every day. Develop and deliver innovative new member sales initiatives through sales planning, in-reach and outreach activity and become known in the community. Ensure members have a memorable customer experience with each and every visit and are supported to achieve their goals. Help coordinate and develop the fitness product offering. Ensuring the club is well maintained, clean, safe and compliant with brand standards at all times. Profit and loss accountability Create a fun environment for team members and customers and instill a strong sense of community.   Your profile Outgoing, engaging, passionate about fitness and service with a hands-on approach to leadership and some entrepreneurial flair Exposure to leading, coaching, developing and supporting high performing teams. Experience in managing a group exercise centric boutique fitness studio or club in London as Studio Manager, Club Manager or General Manager. A flexible approach to work as some evenings and weekends will be required.   With more studios opening in 2021, this is a really exciting opportunity to join the business and help develop the brand and be central to its growth.   For more information please click apply and we will be in touch if you meet the above criteria    

Contract Manager - West Midlands

Circa £55000 per annum + car+bonus+benefits | Birmingham

Contract Manager - West Midlands - Circa £55K+car+bonus+benefits Our client is one of the U.K.s leading sports and leisure management operators renowned for their quality service provision and fantastic people development strategy. We have been tasked with finding a Contract Manager in the West Midlands to take ownership for one of their largest and most significant contracts comprising 9 sites and £12M budget and host to the next Common Wealth Games. Key responsibilities: Develop and deliver a commercial strategy and business plan in order to grow the business. Lead and inspire a team of General Managers to develop and drive their business forward. Constantly analyse business performance, data and trends and take appropriate action to keep the business on track to succeed. Build strong relations with internal and external stakeholders ensuring you meet and exceed the needs of the community. The ideal candidate will have: At least 5-years multi-site leadership experience within health and fitness/Leisure Management market possibly as a Contract Manager, Area Manager or Regional Manager. Exposure to managing multi-million pound budgets for multifaceted facilities with diverse multi-disciplined management teams. A history of over performance in delivering commercial results across multiple revenue streams. An understanding of the importance of fulfilling community objectives working for a Trust/Charitable Social Enterprise. A full clean driving license and the mobility to travel extensively across the West Midlands daily.   The package includes a competitive basic salary dependant on experience, bonus incentive, contributable pension, healthcare and car.   For more information please click apply attaching your CV and covering letter detailing why you should be considered for this post. We will be in touch should you meet the client brief  

Cluster General Manager - Kent

£50000 - £55000 per annum + car+bonus+benefits | Kent, England

Cluster General Manager - £50,000-£55,000+ car+ bonus+ benefits We are working with a Premium lifestyle fitness operator to find a Cluster General Manager who can take the reins of one of their flagship family health clubs whilst also overseeing sales performance across five other clubs in the estate. Key responsibilities: Lead, coach and inspire your teams, instilling a culture of service excellence and a drive for results. Full profit and loss accountability across the diverse business with a key focus on sales and retention. Management of their products and services, facility and operational standards, Health and Safety and regulatory compliance Support General Managers and Sales Managers with their campaign planning and execution. Compile weekly sales reports for the board. Manage, analyse, and interpret all sales data and developing action plans to improve performance. Working collaboratively with all key stakeholders across the senior team. The person: Inspiring, driven, commercial with some entrepreneurial flair. Premium fitness/family lifestyle club experience perhaps as a General Manager, Cluster Manager or Regional Manager. Ideally multi-site management experience with a strength in sales/campaign management. To live in Kent or within commuting distance of Kent. Full clean driving licence and flexibility to travel. Benefits include a competitive basic salary depending on experience, 30% bonus potential, pension, free family membership and mobile. The biggest benefit is being part of a brand who empowers their senior team to truly manage the whole business and encourages input to help shape the whole organisation. For more information please click apply detailing your current remuneration and why you should be considered for this post and we shall be in contact if you have the right level of experience.

Complex Manager

£30000 - £32000 per annum + 40K OTE | Weymouth, Dorset

Complex/Food and Beverage Manager up to 32K basic OTE 40K Weymouth, Dorset An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Complex Food and Beverage Manager to join a premium holiday park operator near Weymouth in Dorset. Responsible for multiple outlets including show bar, sports bar, restaurants, outdoor bars and multiple takeaway options and vending outlets with a combined turnover of around £2m per annum. The business is totally set up to outperform again for the 21/2 season so the position is best suited to a highly professional operator who will thrive in an environment where the key will be to lead the team to deliver the well-established ways of working and standards across all of these outlets. The ideal candidate will require: A proven track record running multiple high volume entertainment, retail or leisure operations ideally covering both holiday parks and on the high street. Have well developed leadership qualities and communication skills with the ability and credibility to manage and present upwards as well as across all team levels. Be highly motivated to meet and exceed sales targets with a flair for proactive marketing and promotions on park. Extensive p and l management and budgetary experience, owning the p and l. Strong food safety, health and safety and stock taking experience Highly organised with great attention to detail. Accommodation on site is available in the short term making this an exciting opportunity with a market leading operator In addition to a highly competitive basic salary of up to 32K there is a generous and highly achievable performance related annual bonus that should comfortably take the annual package to in excess of 40K. .

Assistant Club Manager - Watford

£20000 - £22000 per annum + +bonus+PT+benefits | Watford, Hertfordshire

Assistant Club Manager - Exciting Gym Chain Watford Up to £22,000 + bonus + 100% of personal training + Classes + career development   We are looking for an Assistant Club Manager in Watford to manage all things fitness for one of the largest and coolest gym's in the area with a really innovative class timetable.   The company is growing, has an entrepreneurial feel and a history of internal promotion, which together with a competitive basic salary of £22,000, £3000 bonus potential plus 100% of personal training or classes you do outside your 40-hours, makes for a fantastic career opportunity.   Key Responsibilities: Your number one priority is to keep your fitness team and members safe during this unprecedented time so you will be hot on cleaning, ensure safe distancing and that your team are well drilled and compliant with health and safety too. (All PPE equipment and usage guidelines is provided). Lead, coach and inspire your team of trainers and instructors to be the best they can be every day. Ensure members have a memorable customer experience with each and every visit to keep them coming back for more. Evaluating and developing their fitness product offering especially group exercise. Create a fun environment for team members and members and instill a strong sense of community with events and challenges. Deputise for the Club Manager in their absence.   Person Specification: Outgoing, engaging, fun personality with a hands-on approach to leadership and an ownership mentality. Exposure to supervising, coaching, and supporting fitness teams and/or personal trainers. Management experience within a commercial health and fitness environment possibly as a Gym Supervisor, Senior Personal trainer, Fitness Manager, Duty Manager, Assistant General Manager or Leisure Club Manager of a smaller club. At least level 2 fitness qualified and ideally able to teach or cover a gym floor class. A flexible approach to work as some evenings and weekends will be required. Live close to Watford or have your own transport for shifts.   For more information please click apply and we will be in touch if you meet the above criteria.    

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I changed career sectors from retail to leisure and Leisure People were pivotal to my success. Not only have they personally mentored me but have aligned my skills, capabilities and leadership to the right opportunities. A must for anyone taking their career to the next level. 

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I have worked with Leisure People over the last year and they have helped me with 5 very successful key placements. They are incredibly pro-active in their searches and notably good at matching applicants to our very specific briefs.

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In an industry that is awash with recruitment agencies, Leisure People stand out. They have been an excellent sounding board for some complex challenges and their honest and open approach is refreshing. They are extremely well connected and in touch with the leisure industry. 

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Imperial have partnered with Leisure People for a number of years. They have provided us with a range of staff from Lifeguards to Senior Managers. They understand our business, priorities, personalities and operating models so they can always provide us with pragmatic, like minded and most importantly hireable people!

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I have been fortunate to have worked with Leisure People for a number of years, and they have always delivered, always over and above of what has been asked. As a business, they carry a wealth of expert knowledge in recruitment, and further to that, have a level of integrity and credibility that is hard to match.

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Leisure People have the ability to source high quality candidates and place value on quality over quantity when sharing candidate CV's. Their in-depth knowledge of what is going on in the marketplace and solid relationships sets them apart from other recruitment agencies, especially when sourcing more senior candidates.  Their honest, pragmatic response is refreshing. 

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I have worked with Leisure People on our senior management needs for the last 15 years. They are always highly responsive, discreet, thorough and targeted giving me a shortlist of quality candidates for the required roles. I have absolute trust they can get the job done and really understand the type of person who fits our culture. 

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