General Manager - New Family Entertainment Centre

General Manager - New Family Entertainment Centre

  • Location

    Grays, Essex

  • Sector:

    Commercial Leisure

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    £45000 - £48000 per annum + 15K bonus

  • Contact:

    David Peacock

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    MS 2_1538563494

  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:


General Manager New Family Entertainment Centre Lakeside, West Thurrock 45-48K basic OTE 65K

We have a hugely exciting opportunity for a general manager to manage and launch a new family entertainment centre that will be opening within the Lakeside Shopping Centre in West Thurrock in early 2019.

You will need to be commercially astute to ensure the highest levels of occupancy and yield across a varied programme of paid activities, hosting hundreds of children's parties, fitness classes , corporate bookings 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 the type of 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 corporate businesses, schools 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 keen to talk to general manager candidates who have a proven and successful track record in running a large family entertainment centre, commercial leisure or health and fitness We are looking to offer the successful candidate a basic salary of up to 45K basic with the genuine opportunity to earn a further 20K 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.