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Negotiable | Bristol
Hotel Group Training Manager Applications invited from experienced Hotel Training Managers looking for a move to a group role. The role can be based in Bristol or London with all travelling expenses covered.The Group Training Manager is responsible for maintaining and enhancing existing training programs, identifying, and supporting training needs, supporting individuals and Hotel teams with training to drive skills, product knowledge, guest service, engagement, succession planning and team member development. The role also includes motivating, monitoring, and measuring the performance and development of programs, individual and team training. Requirements:Hotel Training Management experienceEffective communication skillsThe ability to lead, influence and develop individuals and Hotel teamsA proactive approachExcellent knowledge of hotel standardsAbility to work under pressureExcellent organization and time management skills with an eye for detailThis is an exciting role for a talented individual who is looking for a new challenge and wants to join a fast paced and high performing Hotel Group team.
Up to £40000 per annum + 70K OTE | Ayr
Holiday Homes Sales Manager 40K basic OTE 70K +Ayrshire CoastI am working with a leading holiday park operator who are very keen to meet high performing sales managers who are working within the health and fitness and hospitality sectors to work at one of their parks on the Ayrshire Coast Flexibility to work at any of the parks on Scotland is desirable. The financial rewards working for the leading holiday park operators are second to none and these opportunities are with the market leader and offer an exciting and financially very lucrative career opportunity. The OTE of 70K is what you should be earning whilst the top sales managers at their largest parks are earning between 100-150K per annumIf you are interested there are a few key points that you need to be aware of:Flexible to be able to travel/move to a coastal holiday park locationWilling to work 3 weekends out of 4 during the long hours during peak season of April - September.Take extended holidays in off peak season, typically November - February.You will be appointed as a designate sales manager on 40K and benefit from a sector leading training plan.The plan is for successful candidates to be given their own park within 3-6 months.You will be a selling manager, leading a team of typically 3-5 sales executives.The skills my clients are looking for are very transferable from health and fitness, hospitality, estate agency or car sales. It is all about coaching and leading your team to deliver a premium customer experience with a detailed needs analysis and a consultative sales process to ensure your prospects have an exceptional customer experience buying a premium family focused lifestyle product.You will need to be able to demonstrate an excellent track record in sales and people management commensurate with the package on offer
Up to £40000 per annum + 70K OTE | Tyne and Wear
Holiday Homes Sales Manager 40K basic OTE 70K +Northumberland CoastI am working with a leading holiday park operator who are very keen to meet high performing sales managers who are working within the health and fitness and hospitality sectors to work at one of their parks on the Northumberland Coast The financial rewards working for the leading holiday park operators are second to none and these opportunities are with the market leader and offer an exciting and financially very lucrative career opportunity. The OTE of 70K is what you should be earning whilst the top sales managers at their largest parks are earning between 100-150K per annumIf you are interested there are a few key points that you need to be aware of:Flexible to be able to travel/move to a coastal holiday park locationWilling to work 3 weekends out of 4 during the long hours during peak season of April - September.Take extended holidays in off peak season, typically November - February.You will be appointed as a designate sales manager on 40K and benefit from a sector leading training plan.The plan is for successful candidates to be given their own park within 3-6 months.You will be a selling manager, leading a team of typically 3-5 sales executives.The skills my clients are looking for are very transferable from health and fitness, hospitality, estate agency or car sales. It is all about coaching and leading your team to deliver a premium customer experience with a detailed needs analysis and a consultative sales process to ensure your prospects have an exceptional customer experience buying a premium family focused lifestyle product.You will need to be able to demonstrate an excellent track record in sales and people management commensurate with the package on offer.
£36770 - £44388 per annum + 41 days holiday and 21% pension | London, England
Club Manager - University Fitness Centre - London£36,770 - £44,388 + 41 days holiday and 21.4% pension contributionA rare opportunity has arisen for a club manager to run a high profile university fitness and sports facility in London. The fitness centre has several thousand members and a huge pay as you go usage from students and staff. The centre offers a high class and well-equipped gym, studios, sports halls and squash courts. The remit is to encourage participation and wellness whilst also supporting the training regimes for multiple university sports teams. This is an exciting challenge as there are significant opportunities to evolve and enhance the programming and the member journey whilst introducing new ideas and services working very closely with your 3 heads of department, the Student Union and Sabbatical Officers with a goal of being recognised as the best sporting University in London. Remit includes:Embed a university wide culture of sport and physical activityImproving wellbeing through creating a physically active university communitySupporting students to reach their fitness and sporting potentialResponsibility for the day to day running, scheduling and health and safety across the fitness centre.To deliver an exceptional customer experience driving revenue, occupancy and usage.To meet and exceed revenue targets and convert casual usage to DD.To produce and present reports and analysis including pricing structure and membership packages.Plan, develop and run an ongoing marketing and promotional campaign aligned to the student calendarOptimise the use and understanding of the Legend CRM system.To constantly monitor and develop the studio timetable in line with market trendsTo organise gym challenges and wellness workshopsOptimise the staffing rota and ensure all staff received ongoing training and developmentSupport the Sport and Physical Activity Manager in all areas of their work.Interested candidates will need:Degree educated with a proven track record in the fitness industry as a club manager.An excellent understanding of equal opportunities and diversity policies.Have a strong fitness knowledge and the commercial acumen to drive both sales and retentionBe politically adept to manage multiple stakeholdersThrive in an environment that is fast paced where 20,000 students enrol every September.In addition to a highly competitive basic salary of £36,770- £44.388 (noting that an appointment is likely to me made at mid-point within the salary scale), there are an exceptional range of benefits including holiday entitlement of 41 days per annum including bank holidays, access to the university pension scheme which pays in 21.4% with an employee contribution of 9.8% with significant opportunities for your own personal development and training.
£22000 - £24000 per annum + £500-£1000 monthly commission | North West London
Sales & Retention Advisor - North West LondonUp to £24,000 basic + circa £500-£1000 monthly commission We are looking for a Sales & Retention Advisor for an award-winning provider of private swimming tuition with centres across London the South East. More on the role:To be the direct point of contact for all customers enquiring about Swimming programs and lessons.Provide exceptional customer service to both prospective and current customers.Generate new sales bookings through proactive outbound calling via databases, new leads, waiting lists, prospects and all other incoming lead sources.Manage a prospect database of incoming leads from initial enquiry to sale, responsible for conducting needs analysis, booking trials, following up within set SLA's, pitching and objection handling, payment processing and after-sale follow up.Retain customers through customer service calls supporting them to progress on their journey to become better swimmers.Typically working 9-6 Monday to Friday and one in three Saturday mornings.Based in their support Office in North West London. Background we are looking for: Outstanding telephone manner with strong rapport building skills.Self-motivated, organized and good time management.Proven track record in a consultative direct sales role consistently hitting targets.You may have worked as a Telesales consultant, Membership Sales Advisor, Sales Manager, Business Development Manager or Account Manager within the Sports, Fitness, Leisure or a similar industry.An interest in swimming or knowledge of swimming lessons is desirable but not essential as full product training will be given. This is an exciting opportunity with an established and progressive company who offer full training, ongoing development and a great work life balance. For more information, please click apply now and we will come back to you if you have the right level of experience
£30497 - £37468 per annum + 42 days holiday, 21.2% pension | City of London
Operations Manager - University Sports Centre £30.497-£37,468 + exceptional benefits An outstanding opportunity in Central London working for a leading Central London University as operations manager at their Sports Centre which has a 100 +station gym, 5 studios and a huge multi-purpose sports hall that is used by many international sporting teams for training whilst in London. In addition to a highly competitive basic salary, the band is £30,497 to £37,468, are exceptional range of benefits that include 42 day annual holiday per year and a contributory employer pension of 21.2% working for a employer that will continue to develop and invest in you to enable you to continue to further your career at the top end of the Higher Education Sector. We are looking for: Leadership on workplace health and safety, risk assessments and delivering legal compliance and best practice.Oversee and be responsible for all in house health and safety training for the Sports Centre TeamsCarry out duty management shifts, opening and closing the centre including evenings and weekendsResponsible for managing, coaching and leading the duty management and front line team.Maintain quality assurance of equipment and building through maintenance schedule. Interested candidates will need to have: an approved IOSH diploma, or equivalent qualification and a significant awareness of Health and Safety legislation2 years operational management /health and safety experience within the leisure industryProven track record in goal setting, conflict resolution and mentoringExperience managing and working with a recognised leisure management/ CRM systemAre passionate about delivering outstanding service within Higher Education.
Up to £25000 per annum + 30K OTE | Mansfield
Sales Manager to 25K basic 30K OTEMansfieldWe are looking for a sales manager to work for a leading health and fitness operator near Mansfield offering a wide range of fitness and sporting facilities at a modern leisure centre. Leading from the front you will manage a team of two membership advisors to achieveDaily sales and activity targets with a minimum of 25 completed calls per day.Lead generation, book appointments, conduct sales tours and follow ups.Managing and your sales team and influencing colleagues to achieve targetsWorking 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 both corporate and community partnerships.I am keen to hear from candidates who will:Thrive in a proactive target driven face to face sales role,Can demonstrate a proven track record in salesHave a minimum of 2 years senior sales/sales management experienceHave a genuine interest in health and fitness.Can work a combination of shifts including some 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.
£32000 - £34000 per annum + 40K OTE | Swansea
Cub Manager to 34K basic OTE 40KSwanseaThis is a great opportunity for a club manager to run one of the largest and most successful health clubs in Swansea. We are looking for candidates who have a proven track record of leading and managing health and fitness teams to deliver exceptional customer service and engagement and who have the commercial acumen and operational skills to ensure the club outperforms. You will be responsible for driving and leading the sales and ensuring the club hits it's net gain targets whilst managing your team of personal trainers to deliver an exceptional service on the gym floor. You will be the type of leader who thrives in a fast paced environment and who will be given the autonomy to drive the business forward through a proactive localised marketing strategy backed up by a significant online presence.We are keen to talk to candidates who are already working as a GM and who are looking for a new challenge or potentially an experienced sales or operations manager from a large private club who is looking to step up into their first GM position.My client offers a highly competitive basic salary of up to 34K with the genuine opportunity to achieve up to 6k in bonuses that are paid out on a quarterly basis along with 25 days holiday plus bank holidays. There are excellent opportunities for both on the job training and further career progression.Interview are immediately available
£30000 - £32000 per annum + 40K Package | Nottingham
Area Sales ManagerMidlands/North Eastto 32K basic 40K OTEI am currently recruiting for an area sales manager working within the health and fitness industry and taking responsibility for 20 clubs in the North East and Midlands regions. As area sales manager you will spend much of your working week in and around your clubs and as such extensive travel and at times overseas stays will be required. Responsibilities include:Coaching and developing your sales managers and sales consultants in all aspects of their rolesTo project manage sales campaigns for that include new openings and relaunches.Monitor and manage social media channels working closely with the Head Office..To provide sales management cover and support as and when required.Prepare and analyse sales and activity reports. We are keen to discuss this opportunity with candidates who have the presence drive and experience to take on this area role. We would expect you will already be a successful commercial, business development or club manager from the health and fitness industry who is looking to move into an area management position The position offers a basic salary of up to 32K with a genuine OTE of 40K that include a quarterly bonus and a car allowance. You will also receive a phone, laptop and 28 days holiday per annum. There will be a requirement to work some weekends.Interviews are immediately available.
£40000 - £45000 per annum | West Sussex
General Manager- Sports Leisure EntertainmentWest Sussex£40,000-£45,000 + Excellent benefits We are looking for a General Manager to manage West Sussex's newest sports leisure concepts, offering a range of sports, physical activities, gaming, food and beverage, competitions and parties appealing to children and adults alike. Role OverviewCustomer facing - Available and visible to your customers and team, leading by example.Team- Inspire, coach and develop your team to be the best version of themselves every day.Financial- taking responsibility for budgets, forecasting and stock control.Operations- Ensure the centre is immaculate, safe and fully operational at all times.Service- Ensure guests have an incredible customer experience.Social Media- Create and upload regular content and manage customer feedback.Flexible- Working a mixture of shifts including evenings, weekends and school holidays. The Person:Inspiring personality, highly organised with attention to detail.Experienced in managing a high volume multi-faceted business with extreme peaks and troughs of trading.Successful site management experience possibly as Venue Manager, Club Manager, General Manager, Store Manager or Centre Manager possibly from health and fitness, sports and leisure centres, holiday parks, resorts, entertainment venues, visitor attractions or large retail stores.The flexibility in your life to work some evenings, most weekends and school holidays as these are their busy trade times.Have your own transport due to working some shifts. For more information please click apply and we will be in touch promptly if you have the right level of experience
£23000 - £25000 per annum + £4K bonus + Progression | Milton Keynes
Assistant Manager -Leisure Entertainment Centre -Milton Keynes£23K-£25K basic + £4K bonus +benefits +career development We are looking for an Assistant Manager in Milton Keynes 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.
£68000 - £72000 per annum + 20% bonus + benefits | Bristol
Regional Manager - South West EnglandUp to 72K basic OTE 90K +Car+ excellent benefitsWe are looking for a Regional Manager to take responsibility for 10 multi-faceted multi-million-pound leisure businesses operating across a region that covers South Wales, Gloucestershire down through Bristol, Somerset and Devon.We are keen to talk to candidates who are currently working in a multisite role in a fast-paced leisure, hospitality or retail business who are looking for an exciting challenge with a successful, progressive and expanding leisure brand.The role:Being an exceptional leader and coach, you will be responsible for recruiting, developing and motivating the region's Management Team,Working closely on developing an internal talent pipeline, ensuring all teams have regular reviews, training plans and business goals to work towards.Using your commercial acumen and entrepreneurial ability to positively influence the financial performance of the region.Ensuring all key deliverables are being met and financial targets achieved across all income lines - admissions, parties and events, Food and Beverage and amusements.Support under achievement by helping create, implement and monitor action plans - celebrating success where appropriate.Setting and monitoring customer service levels to ensure the delivery of a consistently excellent guest experience.Ensure the highest levels of operational excellence, compliance and internal/external audits including food safety.Working with internal departments to create and deliver ongoing promotional campaigns and initiatives.To work very closely with the Senior Management Team and communicate confidently across all areas of your business.In addition to a competitive basic salary of up to 72,000, the company offers a company electric car, a bonus of up to 20%, 33 days holiday per annum, enhanced pension provision and private healthcare.To find out more, please apply today and we will be in touch immediately if you have the right level of experience. Interviews are immediately available.
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