Sports Direct Fitness

Fitness Service Manager - Keighley

Keighley FIT 1092
£18500 - £19000
13 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Job Type
Full Time
Salary up £19,000 per annum Plus OTE


Sports Direct Fitness is the leisure division of Sports Direct the UK’s number one sports retailer.

Welcome to our world...

Sports Direct Fitness are the newest business venture of the international retail giant Sports Direct and we are taking the fitness world by storm.

In our world the passion and ambition of our people have kept us moving. Their passion for fitness is second to none, their knowledge and service levels hook the customer, their drive and ambition to be the best is unrivalled.

We now require a truly exceptional, driven and proven Fitness Service Manager to help take us to the next level. If you have a “reach for the stars” attitude and go above and beyond then take a look at our careers…. They are out of this world!

As a Sports Direct Fitness employee you will be joining us at this fantastic growth and development time and you will see the business go from strength to strength along with it your career.

As a member of our team YOU Need To...


  • With confidence and desire to communicate positively with club members, and show the personality to comfortably be part of the club in both successful and challenging times.
  • With enthusiasm, energy and a positive outlook to work and fitness.
  • Like a leader, operating by example through passion for standards and cleanliness.
  • As an advocate of the brand, by compliance with SD values, policies and procedures.
  • As part of the team, and be able to work at peak times including evenings, weekends and all club operational hours.
  • With resilience to challenges and change. Keep the drive and tenacity to succeed when it gets tough.
  • With great intentions and knows how, is able, and makes time to bring fun onto the gym floor by creating a productive, dynamic and vibrant environment.
  • Professionally, demonstrating outstanding organisational, planning, implementation and evaluation capabilities. Deliver what you set out to achieve whilst ensuring members get a gym floor experience.
  • As a role model showing productivity in a pressurised environment, driving yourself and the team to achieve targets daily.


  • Qualified to a minimum of level 3 Personal Trainer or equivalent.
  • REPS registered or willing to be on commencing employment.
  • Qualified in Emergency Responder, First Aid & Pool Operations (or must have a willingness to achieve these qualifications within three months of appointment)
  • Qualified, confident and able to teach a minimum of 3 Group Fitness classes per week (or must have a willingness to achieve qualification within one month of appointment)
  • Experienced in the Fitness Industry/working with a fitness product/group exercise.
  • Able to influence others and build relationships with business partners to get the job done, and demonstrate effective and positive people leadership.
  • Able to learn and take on Operational Management responsibility in the absence of the Deputy Manager.

Be Commercial

  • Take personal responsibility for a positive contribution to the club P&L – Delivery of targets for Membership Revenue, Ancillary Revenue (Studio rental, SDPT, Licensee and Swim Providers), and Controllable Contribution (Studio costs)

Have Pride

  • Drive passion for the overall standards and appearance of the club, focusing on cleaning and maintenance through effective relationship management.
  • Ensure Brand standards are in place to meet company and member expectations.
  • Ensure all gym and studio equipment is maintained to a high standard, any faults or issues reported through the correct reporting procedures and managed to a satisfactory conclusion.
  • Ensure that studio areas are fit for the purpose, clean and well ventilated.

Keep Things Simple

  • Ensure the facility meets Health & Safety requirements.
  • Work with PT's to ensure that the membership experience is maximised.

Work To Membership Goals

  • Drive positive service and interaction by planning and managing the delivery of agreed peak time gym floor activity. Develop an effective and positive relationship with the PT Coaches in club.
  • Ensure the delivery of a varied and diverse group fitness timetable, that all company policies and processes are followed in terms of timetable benchmarking, instructor qualifications, recruitment, launches, reporting and quality control. Develop an effective and positive relationship with the group fitness instructors.
  • Ensure the delivery of a quality personal training product in club, that the club is following agreed requirements and the SDPT team are following the agreed code of conduct. At all times you must develop an effective and positive relationship with the SDPT team working within the club.
  • Ensure the delivery of a swimming programme in club through ensuring that the correct procedures are followed and that programme is promoted effectively in club. Develop an effective and positive relationship with the external swim providers.

Be People Focussed

  • Recognise great performance and manage poor performance issues in a timely and effective manner. Work with Fitness Agents, Swim Providers and Licensees to ensure standards are met and revenue potential is maximised.
  • Foster a supportive and team culture through your actions and communications with all team members in club whether direct employees of Sports Direct or partners.

What WE have to offer YOU:

  • Competitive salary and OTE
  • Career opportunities and progression
  • Opportunity to be a part of this exciting journey into the world of Fitness with Sports Direct
  • Fantastic bonus potential

There really is nowhere else like it.....

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