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General Manager - Leisure Destination

General Manager - Leisure Destination

  • Location

    Newcastle upon Tyne

  • Sector:

    Commercial Leisure

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    Up to £60000 per annum + 80K + OTE

  • Contact:

    David Peacock

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Expiry date:


General Manager - Leisure Destination


Circa £60,000 + strong bonus + car

We are looking for a General Manager to manage a premium leisure destination for an award-winning and expanding leisure/hospitality brand in Newcastle.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leading, coaching, developing, and inspiring your 100+ team members to be the best they can be every day.
  • Support your leadership team to develop their range of sporting, spa, food and beverage and event offerings.
  • Optimise programming ensuring the right products are delivered at the right time to maximise participation, aid retention and improve profitability.
  • Work closely with the sales and marketing teams to develop their strategy to drive occupancy, new member sales and events.
  • 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 always.
  • Lead by example and work a combination of shifts including 1 in 2 weekends.

Person Specification:

  • Well groomed, high personable and professional with outstanding communication skills.
  • Hands-on yet strategic approach to leadership with an ownership mentality and entrepreneurial flair.
  • At least 5-years- U.K. based experience as a premium hotel/retail or leisure General Manager.
  • Exposure to leading, coaching, developing and supporting large high performing teams and taking them through change.
  • CAPX project management experience preferable.
  • An advocate of living an active healthy lifestyle.

In addition to a basic salary of c60K, there is a bonus scheme that will take the OTE to 80K+ , contributory pension, healthcare, car and complimentary gym membership.