Places Leisure

Sports and Swim Manager

Wokingham, Berkshire, England
£22,000 - £23,000 + benefits
04 Sep 2020
18 Sep 2020
Job Type
Full Time

We are Places Leisure, part of the Places for People Group; we are placemakers; our work impacts on the lives of people across the U.K. – providing homes to live in, communities to retire to, spaces to stay active, supported homes for independent living, and student accommodation. Our places work when they work for everyone.

How do we do all this? By surrounding ourselves with active people, supportive people and customer focused people. Our people live and breathe our SPIRIT values; we are the place for spirited people.

So, we want you to join us and the 12,000 other colleagues on our journey; colleagues who have helped us create places, maintain 195,000 homes, manage £4 billion of assets and teach 75,000 children to swim each week

More about your role

We are currently recruiting for a Sports Manager to join our team. As Sports Manager you will be responsible for maximising the commercial and participation growth of both the wet and dry sports programmes – leading the Course Coordinators to achieve monthly sales, financial and performance targets. You will need to ensure the Sports programmes are operated in accordance with the Sport QMS manual and National Governing Body guidance.

You will also be responsible for overseeing the Bookings Coordinator, ensuring maximum facility use, including the main hall, Squash Courts, 3G football pitches and studio / meeting rooms.  It will be your role to establish and maintain excellent relationships with our customers and potential customers, ensuring that you communicate, market and promote the sports programs and facilities we have to offer.

More about you

We are looking for candidates who have previous experience within a similar role

To be successful in this role you will need to be commercially minded and have a real passion for the sector.  Strong organisational and communication skills are a must have for this position, and candidates must have high levels of customer service.

Previous experience working with National Governing Bodies would be advantageous, in addition to a relevant Sports Development / Coaching qualification. 

The benefits

Our ambition gives you all the challenge you could wish for and that's why we can offer you tangible and exciting career progression in a diverse and pioneering business.

Here people can flourish, thrive, better themselves and work in fantastic communities with inspirational colleagues and customers.

We know that there's always more we can do to make you smile, that's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to help colleagues save money or make their lives a little bit easier; from a pension, generous holiday pay, training, sick pay, and free or discounted gym membership – to a wealth of extra perks including interest-free loans for colleagues, discounts and offers on thousands of retailers, restaurants and leisure outlets and much more.

What's next?

If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then click apply. You will be redirected to our careers site where you can discover more about the role, read a full job description and apply directly to us.

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