General Manager - Football Centre - Middlesbrough

Location Middlesbrough
Discipline: Sports/Leisure, Hospitality
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££25,000 - £28,000 + Bonus + Great Benefits
Contact name: Sukh Samra

Contact email: sukh@flowrecruitment.co.uk
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

Do you have a passion for football and sport? Our client are top of the league when it comes to 5-a-side with 43 football centres throughout the UK. Not all 5-a-side pitches are created equal which is why they have all-weather 5-a-side arenas just like Europe’s top clubs!

The Role

We have a fantastic opportunity for a self-motivated General Manager at our clients 5-a-side complex in Middlesbrough. The General Manager is a hands-on role and you will have full control of the sales and operation of the site as well as managing, training and developing of the team.

General Managers must be sales focused and will be responsible in achieving maximum capacity whether through repeat customers, marketing or enticing corporate businesses to join a league. The position entails working flexible hours to provide management cover at all times with shifts.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will have the following:

· Experience working towards financial KPI’s – the centres are based on financial performance, the number of league games, the number of standard games, children’s parties, bar takings and the % of games played.

· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – you will need to build a good rapport with customers, team captains, local schools and football coaches.

· Organisation and management skills– you will be responsible for a range of internal staff from reception to referees, as well as working towards sales targets.

If you are currently the general manager of a multi-function leisure environment such as a bar, restaurant, nightclub, hotel, bowling alley, cinema, pub, bistro, gym, leisure centre or sports club – this could be the role for you!!