Sales and Marketing Manager
North Devon Leisure Contract
Salary £24,000 - £26,000 + OTE on target earnings to £30k
We are seeking to recruit motivated, enthusiastic, flexible and customer focussed people to join our team at Tarka Leisure Centre in Barnstaple, North Devon.
Tarka Leisure Centre is the most modern leisure facility in the North Devon locality and provides a 25m swimming pool, 20 metre learner pool, sports hall, state of the art gym, spin studio 2 x group exercise studios, indoor ski facility, indoor and outdoor tennis courts as well as an all weather pitch.
This is an outstanding career opportunity with a market leader committed to providing a diverse and meaningful range of leisure and culture related activities for the local communities in which we serve.
You will be responsible for relentlessly driving sales and marketing across the contract and delivering promotional activity to attract new customers and members to the Centre. You will be creative, highly motivated and be able to collate accurate and detailed membership information on sales achieved, income generation, future targets and levels of attrition within set working deadlines. There is also the opportunity to increase our community profile through advertising and awareness campaigns, outreach opportunities and events management.
To increase participation through increased sales, retention and public awareness
Development of our key brands - Gym, Swimming, Tennis, Camp Adventure, Retail and the opportunity to reinvigorate our activity programming to increase participation
To create and deliver digital campaigns
Budgetary control and the opportunity to earn OTE
Project and event management
Coordination of marketing, special events and PR to raise the profile of the North Devon Leisure Facilities
Excellent communication skills - both verbal and written
Self motivated and driven to exceed targets
Previous experience in a similar role, with awareness of the leisure industry
Attention to detail
The ability to build effective working relationships
The ability to create posters, leaflets and press releases
Confident in outreach and all customer interface opportunities
Good negotiating skills
Be passionate about the products they sell
What can Lex Leisure offer you?
Incremental 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
Company sick pay
Training and development
Lex Leisure is a well established business that is continuously growing. Successful applicants can look forward to joining a company that can offer career prospects and believes in investing in its people.
About Lex Leisure
Lex Leisure seeks to operate leisure venues on a commercial basis with a view to generating a surplus that can be used for our principal objective of supporting those who are disabled, physically or mentally or who require support or bespoke care plans to stay physically active. Lex Leisure, working with key partners, wants to empower disabled people to take a more active role in all aspects of sport and physical activity and for our facilities to be more inclusive and to provide a greater range of sporting opportunities for disabled people.
For more information visit www.lexleisure.org.uk