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General Manager - New Gym Opening

General Manager - New Gym Opening

Job Title: General Manager - New Gym Opening
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Bristol, England
Industry:
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + benefits +career development
Start Date: July 2019
REF: mjm2153_1558439223
Contact Name: Mark Manning
Contact Email: mjm@leisurepeople.com
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

This is a fantastic General Manager opportunity in Bristol to open what will be the most impressive gym in the area, working for arguably the best fitness operator in the U.K. for career development with the most innovating fitness product.

Key benefits include up to £8000 in performance bonuses taking your on target earnings up to £34,000, 29-days holiday, contributory pension, Life assurance and free membership. If you are personal trainer qualified, you can also personal train outside of your hours and would receive 100% of your earnings. The biggest benefit is the continued investment in your professional development giving you the tools to progress within the business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support with project managing elements of the new opening.
  • Recruiting, coaching, developing, supporting and inspiring a small management team and large team of fitness coaches and personal trainers.
  • Driving new member sales initiatives through sales planning, in-reach and outreach activity.
  • Ensure members have a memorable customer experience with each and every visit to keep them coming back for more.
  • Evaluating and developing their fitness product offering including group exercise.
  • Ensuring the club is well maintained, clean, safe and compliant with brand standards at all times.
  • Create a fun environment for team members and members and instil a strong sense of community with events and challenges.

Person Specification:

  • Outgoing, engaging, fun personality with a hands-on approach to leadership and 'ownership' mentality.
  • Exposure to leading, coaching, developing and supporting high performing fitness teams.
  • Experience in managing fitness product, operations, and sales within a commercial gym environment preferably as a Leisure Club Manager, Centre Manager or General Manager and possibly as a very experienced Assistant Club Manager, Deputy General Manager or commercial Fitness Manager.
  • A fitness qualification and ability to teach a gym floor class is highly desirable.
  • New opening and pre-sales experience is highly desirable.

For more information please click apply and we will be in touch if you meet the above criteria.