Active Nation

Assistant Business Manager - East Midlands

Active Nation
East Midlands
up to £30K, with significant performance enhancement recognition, plus mobile phone and Laptop.
13 Sep 2019
27 Sep 2019
Job Type
Full Time

Assistant Business Manager (Commercial or Contract Manager) - East Midlands

Salary up to £30K, with significant performance enhancement recognition, plus mobile phone and Laptop.

Active Nation are on the hunt for an experienced Assistant Business Manager to assist in the management of two venues in South Derbyshire located in the East Midlands. So…

  • Are you an enthusiastic individual with a positive, sales focused attitude?
  • Do you have at least 5 years of traceable commercial success?
  • Do you have experience of managing a customer-focussed team?
  • Can you inspire, encourage and motivate your team AND our customers to be more active?

Active Nation is accelerating towards a more digital experience for our supporters (members/customers) and you will be pivotal in the role of creating a positive communication of our offer within our partnership with South Derbyshire District Council. If you are confident, self-motivated, and enjoy getting more of the nation active, then you are the right person to focus on sales and financial performance of our current and future venues in the area. You will help lead a team of leaders who will manage the day to day operations, leaving you to concentrate on the business of sales and campaigning activity, and strengthening our local partnerships.

You will report to the Business Manager and initially be responsible for the performance of Green Bank Leisure Centre and Etwall Leisure Centre, including:

· People Development

· Finance

· Sales

· Commercial

· Communications and Marketing

· Strategic Development.

We want you to assist in overseeing two venues whilst being based at one of them, we need you to work flexibly and across all opening hours. Green Bank Leisure Centre is in Swadlincote and boasts two pools, 3 level gym, double court sports hall, two cycling studios, meeting/activity rooms, Apex clip and climb centre and the best exercise studio in the region. Etwall Leisure Centre serves its local village community and beyond and is a thriving venue with a 25m pool, gym, studio, spin studio and double court sports hall, coupled with 3G artificial pitch and two squash courts.

Active Nation is a very special charity with a very important role to fulfil. Our cause – led mission is to persuade the nation to be active and we intend to make a positive impact upon the health of communities right across the country. At our heart is a belief that we must excite our communities and ignite their enthusiasm for physical activity, sport and exercise. The contribution of the Business Manager to the financial performance of the charity is fundamental to our mission.

We want the best of the best, so in addition to a competitive salary, we offer an excellent range of staff benefits, including:

  • A recognition scheme giving you significant additional earning potential
  • Free use of all of our venue facilities
  • Free parking
  • Fully expensed mobile phone and laptop
  • Coaching and Mentoring opportunities.

(Date for applying is 27th September 2019, with interviews planned for October 2019)

We believe everything starts with a conversation, so please submit your CV and a cover letter with your phone number telling us why you’re the number one candidate for this role.

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