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General Manager - Bedford

20,391 P.A. ?
St. Neots
Leisure People Recruitment


General Manager - Bedford

Circa £28,000 basic (depending on experience) + bonus + benefits

This is a fantastic Health and Fitness General Manager opportunity in the Bedford area to take up the reigns of one the coolest, largest and newest gyms in the region, working for a successful and stable privately owned operator who has tangible plans to grow the business further.

Key Responsibilities:

Your number one priority is to keep your team and members safe during this unprecedented time so you will be hot on cleaning, ensure safe distancing and that your team are well drilled and compliant with health and safety too. (All PPE equipment and usage guidelines is provided)
You will recruit, coach and inspire your gym team to be the best they can be every day, leading on training, PDP's, appraisals and managing performance
Ensure each of their members has a memorable customer experience with each and every visit to keep them coming back for more
Driving new member sales initiatives through sales planning, in-reach and outreach activity and social media.
Administration for the club including payroll, budgets, rota's, club audits and HR procedures
Evaluating and developing their fitness product offering especially group exercise
Create a fun environment for team members and members and in-still a strong sense of community with events and challenges

Person Specification:

Outgoing, assertive, hands-on leader who thrives on interacting with customers and developing team members
Highly organised with attention to detail and able to multi-task in a fast moving business
Experience in delivering exceptional operational and customer service standards in a high volume customer centric leisure/fitness environment as a General Manager, Club Manager, Centre Manager or Store Manager
A flexible approach to work as some evenings and weekends will be required
A demonstrable passion for health and fitness is essential and being fitness qualified would be a bonus

The package includes a basic salary of circa £28,000 depending on experience, 20% bonus potential and if you wanted to personal train or teach classes, you may do so after your probation and receive all the income as an extra benefit.

For more information please click apply and we will be in touch.