Health Club Management

Health Club Management

Follow Health Club Management on Twitter Like Health Club Management on Facebook Join the discussion with Health Club Management on LinkedIn Follow Health Club Management on Instagram
Get the latest news, jobs and features in your inbox
Health Club Management

Health Club Management

Job opportunity - with Ipswich Borough Council
Sport and Leisure Services Manager
Ipswich Borough Council
£42,683 - £44,632
Ipswich, UK
28 Jul 2019
We are looking for an experienced and innovative Sports and Leisure Services Manager to join one of the largest sport and leisure providers in the region. They will lead the Sport and Service Development team and support the Operations Manager in the day to day running of the Sport and Leisure Service. We are looking for someone that can demonstrate and evidence strong financial growth in the sport and fitness industry through business development, innovation and product development. They will also be able to build strong partnerships that create mutual success.

The right person will bring knowledge in developing commercially viable programmes, including strong budget management and an understanding of managing membership schemes. They will know how to grow participation levels through physical activity and turn these into income generators to support their sustainability. They will also understand the wider sport and physical landscape and have good knowledge of the sector nationally.

We are looking for someone that is able to build teams and manage a team that is consistently high performing and to be able to help us achieve our goal of being 'The Employer of Choice' in Ipswich for Sport and Leisure. They will have a passion for working with people including having strong customer service related skills.

We want someone that is passionate about sport and physical activity, will thrive on the challenge to make Ipswich Borough Council's Sport and Leisure Service a financially productive business and will enjoy the challenge of making Ipswich a more active town.

The Sports and Leisure Service Manager will be expected to work closely with the Sport and Leisure Services Manager - Sports Facilities and Operations in managing the day to day operations of the service.

This post will be subject to full Enhanced Disclosure.

Day to day

This is a varied role that will see the post holder undertake a variety of duties including managing their team to perform to the highest level. They will oversee the sport and fitness programme, the iCard membership scheme, the swimming lesson programme, the commercial training offer, the service's commercial activities including the retail offer across all centres and the day to day sport and physical activity development programme. You will be expected to lead the strategic relationship with the Marketing and Communications team and lead our stakeholder engagement including with customers and external partners such as the local CSP, County Council, NGBs and other local voluntary sector organisations.

About you

You will be educated to degree level.

IOSH Certificate or equivalent

Ideally a member of CIMSPA

Striving to be the 'Employer of Choice', we want people who have a passion for sport and fitness.

Selection Process: Interviews will take place w/c 5 August 2019. Candidates will do a Technical Interview followed by a 10 minute presentation and a formal interview. They will need to do reasoning tests and personality test beforehand.

If you’re interested in applying click ‘apply now’.
apply now
Latest News
Life Fitness has appointed Chris Clawson as its CEO, succeeding the outgoing Jason Worthy. Clawson ...
Latest News
Exercise has the ability to improve brain function in previously sedentary, overweight individuals. The University ...
Latest News
Fitness equipment giant Nautilus has named James "Jim" Barr IV as its chief executive officer. ...
Latest News
Leading UK cancer charities have called for newly diagnosed to be prescribed exercise and nutrition ...
Latest News
Pure Gym has appointed Premier Global NASM as its exclusive UK fitness training provider. The ...
Latest News
Solent University has officially opened its new £28m sports and fitness centre. The centre houses ...
Latest News
David Lloyd Clubs (DLC) has revealed plans to become the first fitness operator to commit ...
Latest News
Fitness subscription platform ClassPass has appointed a UK general manager as it looks to grow ...
Following the ActiveLab Live! finale at the recent Active Uprising conference, we take a look at startups that are using technology to help people become healthier and more active
Member payments
It’s essential for clubs that the payment process is as easy to use as possible. HCM caught up with some of the leading member payment services to find out how they’re helping clubs
Over 300 fitness executives gathered in Singapore recently for the World Fit Summit. HCM’s Steph Eaves attended to chat with CEO and founder Ross Campbell and find out more about the industry in Asia
People think we live in terrible times, but actually the world has never been in a better state - Dr Mouna Esmaeilzadeh
HCM people

Pitbull and Tony Robbins

Founders and advisers, Grit Bxng
Parents often tell their children to become doctors or lawyers, but now they’ll encourage their children to become fitness pros. At $1,000 an hour, they’ll make more than the best Wall Street lawyers. Trainers are the new superstars
HCM people

Ben Keenan

SUF Cycling: commercial director
This isn’t a spin around the park: SUF Cycling requires participants to dig deep, which can push some people not used to HIIT out of their comfort zone
Promotional Feature
Promotional feature
Technology is shaping the way we do fitness. Personal trainers seek the latest innovations to elevate their business services. Electro-muscle stimulation (EMS) takes fitness technology to a whole new level, using the best of technology to ensure faster results compared to any other workout
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Crown overhaul changing rooms at Saunton Sands spa
Saunton Sands Hotel in Devon, UK, has completed a £2m expansion of its spa and wellness facilities.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Myzone vs. wrist trackers
According to ACSM’s Health and Fitness Journal, wearables trumped the top spot for trends in 2019. However, the question between Myzone or wrist trackers still stands.
Member retention is a growing problem for long-established gym chains, who are battling the growing budget and boutique gym market.
Opinion: Are you trying to beat budget gyms at their own game?
Video Gallery
TRX Training
TRX MAPS completes body movement assessments in just 30 seconds to help trainers develop personalized fitness plans and goals for members. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Xponential Fitness LLC
Xponential Fitness is the world’s leading franchisor of boutique fitness studios, with a portfolio of ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Physical Company Ltd
Physical Company provides specialist fitness solutions. This includes equipment, flooring, gym design, programming and training ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
Governing body
EMD UK: Governing body
Management software
GymSales: Management software
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Total Vibration Solutions Ltd: Flooring
Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Fitness equipment
Octane Fitness: Fitness equipment
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
23-25 Jul 2019
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Australia
Diary dates
05-06 Sep 2019
TagusPark, Oeiras, Portugal
Diary dates
Job search