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General Manager

General Manager

  • Location

    Newquay

  • Sector:

    Commercial Leisure

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    £80000 - £90000 per annum + 120K OTE

  • Contact:

    David Peacock

  • Contact email:

    dp@leisurepeople.com

  • Job ref:

    CL 1_1710941524

Designate General Manager up to 90K basic + excellent bonus structure.

Newquay, Cornwall

We are looking for a designate general manager to join one of the UK's most successful holiday park businesses in Cornwall. The position is initially offered on a designate basis which is likely to involve being trained at up to 3 different parks in and around Cornwall for up to 12 months before you are assigned a full-time position as a GM in Cornwall. As such it is essential interested candidates are flexible and able to work across different parks in Cornwall, accommodation may be provided dependent on the locations of the parks you are training at.


With market leading earning potential for the leisure sector, we are keen to talk to exceptional candidates at the peak of their careers working at a senior level at the premium end of the broad leisure or hospitality sectors. A typical holiday parks will turn over £12-15m, you will be managing through multiple heads of departments and hundreds of full and part time staff during the peak season from June to September across a huge operation that encompasses sales of high ticket holiday homes, a huge food and beverage operation, multiple retail outlets, a significant sport and leisure operation and where up to 5000 holidaymakers can arrive on park each week. All of this is set across and extensive acreage which demands the highest levels of health and safety and operational excellence combined with the needs for first class landscaping and grounds maintenance and a huge focus on recycling and achieving great results across numerous environmental areas.

You will be working for leading global private equity backed business, at a fast pace in a culture that is very rewards and success driven, you will be given the autonomy and responsibility to make decisions that are right for the owner, the holidaymaker and the team and you will be supported by a high-performance leadership team. It is essential that you have the flair and passion for identifying, nurturing and developing both internal and external talent and can successfully influence actions and results by being a role model within the business who lives and breathes the ethos and vales of the company. This is a role that demands long hours and working nearly every weekend in the peak period from April to September offsetting the quieter off peak season when parks will often receive a significant capital investment to project manage.

With a basic salary of up to 90K dependent on experience to join the business as a designate GM , there is an annual bonus potential of up to 35%, benefits include 5 weeks holiday, life assurance, discounted holidays for friends and family, great opportunities for learning and development.

Due to the very high expectations of my client only those candidates meeting the above criteria will be considered.