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Leisure Operations Manager

Leisure Operations Manager

Leisure Operations Manager

Circa £26,000+excellent benefits

Brierfield, Pendle, Lancashire

We are looking for a Leisure Operations Manager for a fantastic community leisure centre offering a host of activities including indoor sports, climbing, gym and fitness classes, activity camps and kids' parties catering for all corners of the community.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead, coach, develop and manage reception team, cleaning team and Duty Manger to be the best they can be every day.

  • Take responsibility for health and safety, cleaning and day-to-day operations of the centre to ensure the highest standards are maintained.

  • Work with key stake holders to ensure the delivery of activities and programmes run smoothly and customers have a fantastic customer experience.

  • As a key holder, work a mixture of 9.30am-5.30pm and 1.15pm- 9.15pm shifts during the week and prepared to work one in three or four weekends 9am-6pm.

  • Deputise for the General Manager in their absence.


  • Working a 37.5-hour week and having a pretty good shift pattern for leisure!

  • Investment in your professional development with appropriate courses and training undertaken for the role.

  • 20 days holiday (plus bank holidays) rising to 22 days after year one, 25 days after year two, 27 days after year 5 and 28 days after year 6.

  • Contributory pension.

  • Staff discounts for the gym, activity/holiday camps, retail and sports tickets.

  • Cycle to work scheme.

  • Free health and wellbeing services.

  • Working for an employer that gives back to the community and has a genuine purpose.

Person Specification:

  • Outgoing customer focused individual who enjoys supporting and helping others.

  • Key holder and operational management experience within a similar sports, leisure, fitness or hospitality environment.

  • Experience in leading, supporting and inspiring teams, possibly as a Duty Manager, Team Leader, Assistant Manager, Deputy Manager or Head of department.

  • Has a working knowledge of health and safety within a leisure or hospitality venue.

  • Able to reliably commute to Brierfield in Lancashire each working day.

For more information, please click apply, together with a few words on why you should be considered for this post, and we will be in touch promptly if you are suitably qualified.