Parkwood Leisure is a leading leisure operator with an annual turnover in excess of £70m. As the Largest Division of Parkwood Holdings Plc, Parkwood Leisure operates 84 varied leisure facilities on behalf of 25 local authority clients across England and Wales, employing over 4300 people. Parkwood Leisure’s facilities and services provide a diverse range of health, fitness, and recreation, leisure and entertainment activities for the local communities to enjoy.
To support the long term strategic growth of the business, Parkwood Leisure is seeking to appoint a dedicated Retail Manager to drive retail sales and develop a wider merchandise offering. With over 50 dedicated swimming pool venues within the portfolio, Parkwood Leisure has established a strong partnership with Zoggs International Ltd, and will seek to drive aquatic retail initially while developing the wider retail strategy across our Leisure Theatres and Events venue.
This is a field role based from the centrally located head office in Worcester. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate, who will need to demonstrate measurable experience and success in a previous retailing or sales based role. The Retail Manager will be instrumental in driving income through effective retailing, by training and motivating site based staff in product development, merchandising, sales and marketing skills.
Reporting to the Sales and Marketing Director, the Retail Manager will be expected to create and deliver a retail strategy, drive ownership of retail at site level and report against agreed outputs and KPIs. Working closely with the Commercial Team the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work creatively to identify new opportunities for developing retail and merchandise sales for the Company.
Please apply with your detailed CV, stating your current salary to:
Sarah Legg, HR Administrator, Parkwood Leisure, Attwood House, Perdiswell Park, Droitwich Road, Worcester, WR3 7NW or apply online.
Applications by: 23/09/2013