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General Manager- New Opening Bristol

General Manager- New Opening Bristol

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Health & Fitness, Commercial Leisure

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    Circa £40,000 + £10,000 bonus + benefits

  • Contact:

    Mark Manning

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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General Manager -New Sports & Fitness Centre Opening

Circa £40,000+ £10,000 bonus +benefits

Bristol area

We are looking for a General Manager to lead the launch and opening of a fantastic new state-of-the-art sports and fitness centre in the Bristol area. Working for a leading leisure operator who is genuinely focused on improving the health and fitness of the community they serve and providing advancement opportunities for top performers; this will be a hugely fulfilling role for the successful applicant.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead the pre-sales and launch of the new centre.

  • Recruit, coach and inspire your teams, instilling a culture of service excellence and a drive for results.

  • Assess the centres commercial potential and develop and deliver a business plan to increase membership sales and maximise income opportunities.

  • Manage and enhance their product and service offering, ensuring the right sports, leisure and fitness activities are available at times to maximise participation and improve retention.

  • Ensure the facilities are clean, safe, well maintained and compliant with regulatory standards.

  • Working collaboratively with all key stakeholders across the management teams, suppliers, partners and wider community.

  • Managing budgets, income and expenditure.

The person:

  • Great people manager, able to get the best out of individuals to realise their full potential.

  • General Manager, Club Manager, Commercial Manager or Centre Manager experience within a busy multifaceted sports, leisure or fitness environment.

  • Commercially astute who can provide evidence of growing income lines in previous roles.

  • Budgetary experience.

  • Living within commuting distance of the Bristol area.

Benefits include a competitive basic salary depending on experience, annual bonus, pension, 33 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays, life assurance, free family membership, retail discounts and more. The biggest benefit is being part of a business who invests in their people and genuinely cares about the community they serve.

For more information, please click apply and we shall be in contact promptly if you have the right level of experience.