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Job opportunity with The Gym Group
Assistant General Manager
The Gym Group
TGG/AGM Manchester Deansgate 2018/02
up to £20,000 + optional 100% of PT earnings
Manchester, UK
18 Feb 2018
The Gym Group is seeking to recruit an exceptional Assistant General Manager to help lead the transition of the Lifestyle Fitness Manchester Deansgate gym to become a fully rebranded and refurbished Gym Group club later this year.

The Gym Group is a leading UK provider of high-quality low-cost gyms. Founded in 2007, and opening its first gym in Hounslow, at the end of 2016 the business operated 89 gyms across the UK, with a pipeline to open between 15 and 20 gyms in 2017.

Our vision is to provide affordable access to exercise facilities and expert help to every person who wants to improve their wellbeing, whatever their starting point, whatever their destination.

The Gym’s unique 24/7, no contract, low-price offer is a compelling proposition that is transforming the UK health and fitness sector. Memberships start from just £10.99 a month and provides unlimited access to loads of the most up-to-date resistance and cardiovascular gym equipment, along with some of the most highly trained, qualified and friendly staff in the industry.

The Gym Group plc is the only publically listed UK health and fitness operator, having been admitted to the main market of the London Stock Exchange in November 2015.

The business is the only operator in the fitness sector to gain the gold-standard Investors in People accreditation, has been ranked three years running in the Sunday Times Fast Track 100 and has achieved the Outstanding award from the prestigious The Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies to Work For list.

This role requires an extraordinary manager with proven entrepreneurial flair and commercial ability, as well as the skill, energy and determination to drive and grow the business. We're looking for a manager who enjoys having the freedom to take charge of all aspects of an operation.

The role
Membership and sales administration processes are largely managed online. This means the role is focused on:
- Helping to drive the rebranding of the club
- Helping to drive the operational excellence of the gym
- Driving sales activities from campaigns in the local area
- Driving brand standards and customer service levels
- Promoting the brand and marketing activities for the club
- Recruiting, training and managing personal trainers for the club
- Opportunity to Personal Train for up to 10 hours per week on shift and keep 100% of the income you generate
- Reporting directly to the General Manager

The candidate
- Must be at least REPS level 2 qualified
- Must have proven and successful operational gym management experience within the health and fitness industry
- Preferably, you'll have experience of driving sales activities from lead generation campaigns
- Must be passionate about customer service and enjoy engaging with our members
- Experience of managing personal trainers with a leading from the front management style

This is an extremely varied role that offers excellent opportunities to develop with an exciting and growing business. It is very hands on, so you'll need to be outgoing and ready to get involved in every aspect of running a gym.

As the fastest growing low-cost gym operator we can offer promotion opportunities as we expand. We'll reward you in line with your performance and also offer a competitive benefits package including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, pension scheme, cycle-to-work scheme, childcare vouchers, season-tickets loans, free membership for you and a friend or family member, an employee assistance programme and an employee share matching plan.

If you see yourself as an industry-leader of the future, please apply in confidence by submitting your CV and a covering letter with details of your current salary package:
Before clicking apply, please answer the following questions:
1. Do you have a proven track record of successful management experience within the Health & Fitness industry?



2. Are you at least REPs level 2 qualified?



3. Do you have a legal right to work within the UK?




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