Assistant Customer Service Manager (Assistant Placemaker Manager) - Wokingham, Berkshire

Places Leisure
Wokingham, Berkshire
Closing date
29 May 2022
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Assistant Customer Service Manager (Assistant Placemaker Manager) - Wokingham, Berkshire

We are Places Leisure, we run leisure sites across the UK to help people stay active and live their best lives. As part of this commitment we are opening a new state of the art leisure centre in Wokingham. The new site includes swimming pools, a splash pad, health suite, a 120 station gym, 2 Group Exercise studio spaces, Cycle Studio, a four-court sports hall and a Proud to Serve Costa café.

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 209,000 homes, manage £4.5 billion of assets, deliver £87.9m in social value and teach 80,000 children to swim each week.

More about your role

As Assistant Placemaker Manager you will deputise for the Placemaking manager, you will need to co-ordinate Catering & Retail operations to maximise sales and profitability. This will include, but not limited to, stock orders, stock takes, sales audits, vending, delivering promotional activity and leading and managing employees in the catering team.

You will ensure the team responds to all product enquiries from prospective and current members, and will motive your team to create opportunities by being proactive and productive, allowing you to deliver the teams agreed KPIs.

For more information please download our job profile available on our website

More about you

You will have previous experience of working within a similar role, ideally within a leisure/health centre environment and have well rounded knowledge of customer service and administration.

Ideally you will have previous management experience and a good understanding of all aspects of running a successful Leisure Centre, from membership acquisition, maximising sales, rota management etc.

Above all you will have a genuine passion for keeping fit and creating active places and healthy people.

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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