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Duty Manager

Parkwood Leisure

Cotswold Sports Centre



40 hours per week (full time)

An exciting opportunity exists within our West Berkshire Contract. Cotswold Sports Centre boasts 32-station ‘Expressions’ fitness Gym with large free weights area, Sports Hall, Dance Studio, Crèche & Outdoor Facilities. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual looking to embark on a leisure management career.

This key role will report to the Centre Manager and will involve the day-to-day management of the facility, taking full responsibility of the centre at certain times including Health and Safety, customer care and leading and managing staff.  They will be taking a lead role in developing and promoting memberships in order to increase the usage and profitability of the centre.

The ability to lead and motivate a team is essential along with First Aid at Work certificate and gym qualification and it is desirable to hold a recognised Leisure Management qualification.

The working hours will be based on a shift pattern. The right candidate will be dynamic, have good problem solving skills and will be able to think on their feet. You will be able to manage a team and ensure sound operation and the safety of your team and customers during your duty shift. You will be delegated specific areas of responsibility for which you will be accountable for which may include: marketing, bookings, administration, stock control, customer care etc.

The successful candidate should have extensive knowledge of the leisure industry. Excellent communication skills, flexibility and a commitment to customer service are essential. This position is subject to a CRB check.

If you believe you have the knowledge and skills required for the above position, please send your C.V. stating current salary to: Fran Dickenson, Cotswold Sports Centre, Downs Way, Tilehurst, Reading, Berkshire, RG31 6SL. Apply on-line now or E-mail

Applications by: 22/09/2013