General Manager

General Manager

  • Location

    Basingstoke, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Health & Fitness

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    Up to £38000 per annum + 7K bonus

  • Contact:

    David Peacock

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    DP 8_1553251503

  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:


General Manager Basingstoke up to 38K basic OTE 45K

We are looking to recruit a general manager to run a well-established family entertainment leisure centre in Basingstoke.

We are keen to talk to general manager candidates who have a proven and successful track record in running a large multipurpose health and fitness, children's activity, trampoline park or family entertainment centre. The role will be multi-functional, fast paced and hands-on role with a key focus being to ensure the highest level of health and safety and operational excellence across the centre. You will need to be commercially astute to ensure the highest levels of occupancy and yield across a varied programme of activities including pay as you go bookings, hosting large numbers of parties and group bookings, fitness classes and running a busy onsite café. As general manager you will be responsible for the coaching and ongoing training and development of your management team, a large team of front line staff, receptionists, café staff and cleaners.

You will be a hands on manager who enjoys leading from the front and engaging with members of the public, inclusive and supportive in your approach to managing team members and having the personality to instill a fun and vibrant environment in what is a very exciting and fast paced business. You will be expected to work closely with local schools, sports clubs and community partners to ensure that the centre is marketed and promoted well within the local area using a mix of digital, print and awareness campaigns.

We are looking to offer the successful candidate a basic salary of up to 38K with the genuine opportunity to earn a further 7K in performance related bonuses, You will be expected to work a minimum of one 1 weekend in 2.

Due to the high level of interest in these type of positions only those candidates meeting the above criteria will be contacted.