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Active Communities Manager

Lex Leisure

Brough Park Leisure Centre, Biddulph Valley Leisure Centre

North & Midlands

Up to £24,000


Staffordshire Moorlands (Full-time 40hrs)


Lex Leisure are committed to getting local communities and hard to reach groups more active, contributing to healthier and happier lives. 


To achieve this, we are recruiting a driven Active Communities Manager to lead the Active Communities Services in the Staffordshire Moorlands 


The Opportunity  


The Active Communities Manager will have experience within the field, managing  local teams, projects and partnerships. All Active Communities Managers will receive support from the local contract team and our head office teams and will be part of the wider Active Communities Service across the Country.


You will be the local point of contact for all sites, partners and groups to develop a diverse Active Communities offering. You will lead on the local development plan to increase opportunities for people to get more active, improve their wellbeing and motivation, contributing to achieving key outcomes of Sport England.

You will work with local teams and networks to avoid duplication and maximise collaborative opportunities to develop even more programmes for local communities. 


The Person

  • Highly organised
  • Self-motivated 
  • Able to work with a wide range of people and groups
  • Ensure all work is evidenced and the impact of all programmes is known
  • Responsible for attracting external funding to the contract 
  • Experience of financial accountability.


The role requires you to have a valid driving licence, and access to a car, as you will be required to travel across each area and at various locations across the County. 


What can Lex Leisure offer you?

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous annual leave
  • Free gym membership for you and a nominated person
  • Employee health cash plan
  • Employee discount portal - discounts on travel bookings, high street vouchers, gift cards, cinema tickets, days out, leisure activities and your day to day spending
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Company sick pay
  • Career progression
  • Training and development


How to Apply

If you feel like you’d be successful in this role or are interested to know more, we’d love to hear from you.  Please apply with a letter of application and CV to

The Parkwood Leisure Holdings Ltd Group are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers that are committed to inclusion and diversity.

If you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as interviews will be held throughout the process. Please note that if you have not received correspondence within 21 days then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Applications by: 21/01/2022