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Assistant Manager - Bristol

£22000 - £24000 per annum + £4K bonus + development | Bristol, England

Assistant Manager -Leisure Venue -Bristol £22K-£24K basic + £4K bonus +benefits +career development We are looking for an Assistant Manager in Bristol 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.

Assistant Manager - Surrey Quays

£23000 - £25000 per annum + £4K bonus + development | City of London, London

Assistant Manager -Leisure Venue £22K-£25K basic + £4K bonus +benefits +career development We are looking for an Assistant Manager in Surrey Quays, South East London 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.

Assistant Manager

£24000 - £25000 per annum + 28K OTE | Stevenage, Hertfordshire

Assistant Manager - Stevenage up to 25K basic 28K OTE Interviews are immediately available in Stevenage for an assistant manager to join a market leader in the 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: 1 year's management experience in a fast-paced, customer-facing role, ideally within leisure, hospitality or retail Have high standards and ambitions to fast track their career Are 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. Video interviews are immediately available in what is anticipated to be a 2-stage interview process with a start date as soon as possible.

Assistant Manager

£23000 - £24000 per annum + 27.6K OTE | Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Assistant Manager - Cheltenham 24K basic 27.6K OTE Interviews are immediately available in Cheltenham for an assistant manager to join a market leader in the 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 24K, 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 retail Have high standards and ambitions to fast track their career Are 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. Video interviews are immediately available in what is anticipated to be a 2-stage interview process with a start date as soon as possibl

Maintenance Manager- Sports & Fitness

£32000 - £34000 per annum + +Benefits | West End, London

Maintenance Manager- Sports & Fitness West London £30-34k +benefits + development Due to an internal promotion we are looking for a Maintenance Manager to maintain two diverse sports, leisure and fitness centres in West London. The company is a leading operator in their field and they offer clear development and progression opportunities in the wider business. Key Responsibilities: Take ownership for day-to-day basic maintenance and fabric issues in the properties. possible. Organise and manage third party contractors in line with company procedures. where necessary. Manage the PPM and BMS services Schedules. Supervise, support and coach the groundsman to develop their skills. The Person: Hands-on, can-do attitude, competent at fixing a range of maintenance and fabric issues. Maintenance experience in a customer service orientated commercial property like retail, leisure or hospitality. Knowledge and or qualifications in plumbing, heating and ventilation, painting and decorating or electrical. Proficient in using I.T. software for PPM and BMS systems and reporting. As well as a competitive basic salary depending on experience, the company offers 25 days holiday + bank holidays, flexible working hours, free gym membership, company discounts and most importantly investment into your development as a manager. Interviews are available immediately so please apply without delay.

Assistant Club Manager -Colchester

Up to £22K +£3K bonus+ PT + classes | Colchester, Essex

Assistant club Manager - Colchester - Up to £22,000 + £3K bonus + benefits   Due to an internal promotion, we are looking for an Assistant Club Manager in Colchester for one of the largest gyms with one of the most comprehensive group exercise timetables in the area, working for an entrepreneurial and expanding fitness chain who pride themselves on developing their internal talent.   As well as a competitive basic salary of up to £22,000 and development opportunities, there is a £3000 bonus and you would get 100% of any personal training you do outside your 40 hours (after your 6 months probation) and get paid for classes outside of your hours.   Key Responsibilities: Leading, coaching, developing, supporting and inspiring a large team of fitness coaches and personal trainers. Ensuring the club is well maintained, clean, COVID safe and compliant with brand standards at all times. 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 including group exercise. Create a fun environment for team members and members and instill a strong sense of community with events and challenges. Teach the odd gym floor or studio class. 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 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 Club Manager or Leisure Club Manager. At least level 2 fitness qualified and ideally able to teach a gym floor class. A flexible approach to work as some evenings and weekends will be required. Live very locally to Colchester or have your own transport for an easy commute.   For more information please click apply and we will be in touch promptly if you meet the above criteria.    

Assistant Club Manager - Stourbridge Dudley

Up to £22K+£3K bonus +PT + classes | Stourbridge, West Midlands

Assistant Club Manager - Stourbridge Dudley - Up to £22,000 + £3K bonus (£25K O.T.E.) + benefits   We are looking for an Assistant Club Manager in Stourbridge Dudley for one of the most established gyms with one of the most comprehensive group exercise timetables in the area, working for an entrepreneurial and expanding fitness chain who pride themselves on developing their internal talent.   As well as a competitive basic salary of up to £22,000 and development opportunities, there is a £3000 bonus and you would get 100% of any personal training you do outside your 40 hours (after your 6 months probation) and get paid for classes outside of your hours.   Key Responsibilities: Leading, coaching, developing, supporting and inspiring a large team of fitness coaches and personal trainers. Ensuring the club is well maintained, clean, COVID safe and compliant with brand standards at all times. 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 including group exercise. Create a fun environment for team members and members and instill a strong sense of community with events and challenges. Teach the odd gym floor or studio class. 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 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 Club Manager or Leisure Club Manager. At least level 2 fitness qualified and ideally able to teach a gym floor class. A flexible approach to work as some evenings and weekends will be required. Live very locally to Stourbridge Dudley or have your own transport for an easy commute.   For more information please click apply and we will be in touch promptly if you meet the above criteria.      

Club Manager

£32000 - £34000 per annum + 40K OTE | Blackpool, Lancashire

Club Manager Blackpool up to 34K OTE 40K This is a great opportunity for a club manager to run one of the largest and most successful health clubs in the Blackpool region. 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 huge 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

Group Sales Manager

Up to £60K +bonus +car +benefits | Surrey

Group Sales Manager - South East England-To £60K + bonus + benefits Our client is a privately owned Leisure Group with a diverse range of properties incorporating hospitality, health and fitness and sports facilities and services. The Group Sales Manager is a newly created post to accelerate their sales growth to pre-pandemic levels and beyond. Key Responsibilities (but not limited to): Setting and reviewing the sales and marketing plans for each property and the group. Contribute to setting the sales budgets. Directly manage the sales teams at each site; inspiring, coaching, supporting and driving their performance. Implement and manage all sales processes and KPI measures. Take responsibility for recruitment and training within sales. Manage, analyse, and interpret all sales data and developing action plans to improve performance. Working collaboratively with all key stakeholders across the business. Compile daily, weekly and monthly reports for the board. The person: Inspiring, driven, commercially astute with a can-do attitude and hands-on approach. Regional or National Sales Management experience within health and fitness, hospitality or commercial sports and leisure. Proven track record in impacting clubs/properties/centres to drive membership sales (Eg Gym, swim, golf or tennis membership). Exposure to driving functions and events sales is highly desirable (Eg Sports days, weddings, parties) A Full clean driving licence and flexible approach to work as some overnight stays may be required particularly in the first 6 months. Living or prepared to relocate to the South East/South of England where most properties are located. The remuneration includes a competitive basic salary depending on experience, with a good bonus structure and all the benefits you would associate with a group role. 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.

Cluster General Manager

Up to £55K+car+30% bonus + benefits | Kent

Cluster General Manager -Kent - £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 four 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.    

General Manager - Watford

£32000 - £34000 per annum + £6K bonus + Benefits | Watford, Hertfordshire

General Manager - Watford Circa £34,000 +£6K bonus (£40K O.T.E.) + benefits This is a fantastic Health and Fitness General Manager opportunity in the Watford area to take up the reigns of one the largest and coolest gyms in Hertfordshire with a fantastic group exercise product. Key Responsibilities: Your number one priority is to keep your 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). You will recruit, coach and inspire your gym team to be the best they can be every day, leading on training, PDP's, appraisals and managing performance. Ensure each of their members has a memorable customer experience with each and every visit to keep them coming back for more. Driving new member sales initiatives through referrals, networking and social media. Administration for the club including payroll, budgets, rotas, club audits and HR procedures. 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. Person Specification: Outgoing, assertive, hands-on leader who thrives on interacting with customers and developing team members. Highly organised with attention to detail and able to multi-task in a fast moving business. Experience in delivering exceptional operational and customer service standards in a high volume customer centric leisure/fitness environment as a General Manager, Club Manager or Centre Manager. A flexible approach to work as some evenings and weekends will be required. Have your own transport or live very locally. A demonstrable passion for health and fitness is essential and being fitness qualified would be a bonus. The package includes a basic salary of circa £34,000 depending on experience, £6K bonus potential and if you wanted to personal train or teaches classes, you would take 100% of your earnings outside your 40-hours once you have completed your probation. The biggest benefit is working for an entrepreneurial expanding fitness brand who is willing to invest in its people. For more information please click apply and we will be in touch if you meet the above criteria.

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