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Fitness Manager

Location: South Bristol
Posted: 10/03/2020

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
Job Type: Permanent

Are you passionate about sport and leisure?

Can you organise, lead and mentor a team to achieve outstanding results?

If so, then our client based in South Bristol are looking for a Fitness Manager to join their new team and support the existing General Manager in the day-to-day running of this premier sports and social centre.

The facilities that this centre offer include; 4G pitches, multiple full size grass pitches, gym, squash courts, free weights area, dance studio, function rooms, sports bars, skittle alley and FIVES Soccer Centre.

The new Fitness Manager will be responsible for the gym, studio and squash courts on site at the venue and recruiting a new team (of up to 7 people) to support them. They will drive the business with responsibility for achieving the set budget, membership retention and ensuring that each customer has the best possible experience.

Daily duties for the Fitness Manager to include:

  • Ensure high levels of customer service is always achieved.
  • Daily management of all costs in particular payroll cost and maintaining set budgets.
  • Recruit and manage a team of fitness experts to support the new facility
  • Develop new business and sales for the centre.
  • Assist the General Manager with the development of the site.
  • Introduce new incentives which will help develop the centre.
  • Deal with IT systems including bookings and the day-to-day organisation.
  • Maintain financial reports and update the General Manager accordingly.

Due to the nature of this role, our client is looking for candidates that are happy to work a flexible 40-hour shift pattern which might include evenings and weekends.

The centre is due to open in May and it is essential that the new Fitness Manager is in place asap so they have the opportunity to recruit their team and build their membership basis before this key date. It is essential that the successful Fitness Manager has worked in a similar environment before and it would be advantageous if they have been involved with a new start up facility.

If you are interested in applying for this position or in hearing more details then please contact me ASAP on the enclosed details to discuss this further.