Customer Service and Membership Manager - Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
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 customer first people, target achieving people and “go the extra mile” 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
You will work across a busy leisure facility helping drive membership numbers by creating an environment that is friendly, welcoming and supportive of a customer's choice on how, when and where they are active. You will be responsible for supporting your team to deliver outstanding levels of customer service and the centre advocates the benefits of activity in all its forms.
You will lead and coach the membership teams in the ‘everyone a member' objective, ensuring that they respond to all membership enquiries from prospective and current members. Your team will show an interest in those that have shown an interest in us – be responsible for the following up of all enquiries and prospects who do not join. Manage enquiries and prospects making full use of the technology provided and following the processes and procedures determined.
You will monitor your personal and your team's sales performance and complete any reporting requirements within deadlines. You will ensure that your team uses sales tools and techniques documented within Places Leisure Membership management manual and those communicated through coaching and training
For more information please download our job profile available on our website.
More about you
You will have experience in membership sales, ideally within a leisure/hospitality environment. You should also have experience of leading teams, managing them to KPIs. You should be passionate about health and fitness and have strong product knowledge. As a manager you will need to communicate Places Leisure's vision to your team and ensure everyone undertakes a customer first approach and understands the team's objectives.
You will need to evidence at interview how you have motivated teams to deliver sales and customer service on a consistent basis. You should also have a background in a customer facing role and be used to hitting targets to achieve individual and team targets. You will be a manager who leads from the front, as comfortable showing prospective members around the site as you are motivating a team.
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.
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.