Sales Managers - 2 posts

Places for People
11 Feb 2017
11 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are recruiting Sales Managers to join our teams across our leisure facilities in Epping, Loughton, Ongar and Waltham Abbey. These sites have excellent facilities including a leisure pools, gyms, group exercise studios and cafés.

What your role will be

As a Sales Manager you will be responsible for driving membership and leisure sales, taking prospective members around the facilities, promoting excellent customer care and public relations with the wider team. Whilst working closely with the Marketing Manager and Health and Fitness Manager, you will create promotion plans to maximise sales and marketing opportunities. You will also monitor the sales team’s performance to set KPIs and work with them to exceed those targets. You will empower your team, ensuring they become experts with a supreme level of product knowledge on all aspects of our facilities. Compliance to company standards and maintaining brand image is critical, this will include making sure administration and systems are kept up to date and compliant.

There will be a requirement to work evenings and weekends when required to ensure that all customers’ needs are met and that all staff can be communicated with during their hours of work.

Your background

With a commitment to future growth, you will have experience working within a sales and target driven environment. Experience with membership sales would be highly beneficial.  You will be a motivated, enthusiastic, passionate individual and inspire these attributes in the team around you.  Your line management experience will be essential as you will carry out the associated tasks, including recruitment, training and development. Customer service is at the heart of this role and you will build relationships and rapport with potential customers to gain insight and leads.

What we offer you

If you are looking for an organisation that you can develop and that you can grow within, progression is key for us within Places for People. In return we offer you a competitive salary, pension and many further benefits, related to improving your well-being and health such as free gym membership.

About us

Places for People Leisure is one of the UK’s leading and award-winning local authority leisure management partners, managing 113 public sector leisure facilities for 32 local authorities and two community gyms. With 28 million visits annually and 138,000 paying members, it employs 8,000 people; teaches 53,000 children a year to swim, and in 2014–15, trained 2,000 new lifeguards and 500 new first aiders, and taught 1,000 people to use life-saving defibrillators.

What’s next?

If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then apply following our simple 5 minute application process, upload a CV and a supporting statement which demonstrates how you meet the requirements of the role. If you have any questions please call the recruitment team on .

Please note that vacancies may sometimes be withdrawn prior to the closing date if we receive a large number of quality applications. If you are interested in this role we would advise applying immediately to avoid disappointment.

If you are using a mobile device such as an iPad then ensure your CV is stored in the cloud, we currently support Google Drive and Dropbox.