General Manager - New Inland Surf Destination

General Manager - New Inland Surf Destination

  • Location

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Commercial Leisure

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + equity option scheme

  • Contact:

    David Peacock

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    DP 7_1546606408

  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:


General Manager - New Inland Surf Destination


55 to 60K + bonus + equity scheme

I am looking for a general manager to launch a brand new inland surfing destination in Bristol in the autumn of 2019.This is an exceptional opportunity for a General Manager to lead what will be a multimillion pound e leisure operation that will harness the latest cutting edge technology and will be a magnet from experienced surfers and those wanting to learn to surf both regionally and from across the country. Further new openings in the UK and throughout Europe are expected offering opportunities for significant career progression.

  • You will manage multiple revenue streams across admissions, coaching, food and beverage, accommodation, retail and concessions.
  • You will be hands on in driving the commercial strategy and working closely with the board of directors, brand ambassadors and marketing teams.
  • You will head up the recruitment, training and ongoing development for a team of around 80 staff.
  • You'll be obsessed with delivering a world class guest experience to hundreds of thousands of visitors each year

Interested candidates will need to have a huge passion for surfing and outdoor pursuits and will have a track record as a general manager or running a large visitor attraction, resort, outdoor activity centre, large holiday park or flagship family orientated health and racquets club. You'll be looking for the excitement of a new opening, be an outstanding leader and coach with great attention to detail whilst remaining the enthusiasm and drive to be hands on and lead by example in delivering an amazing experience. The position will involve working a variety of shifts and some weekends.

In addition to a basic salary of up to 60K, the position offers a performance related bonus, equity option scheme and 30 days annual holiday.