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Personal Training Support Manager

posted Feb 12, 2013, 5:22 AM by Ben Jane   [ updated Feb 12, 2013, 5:22 AM ]

Location: Stadium Business & Leisure Complex, Huddersfield, United Kingdom

Salary: £24,646 - £26,276 per annum (consolidated)

Closing date: 24 Feb 2013

Reference: KAL13/007

For more: www.kirkleesactive.co.uk 

Kirklees Active Leisure's aim is to get 'more people, more active, more often' in Kirklees by providing and managing an excellent range of leisure facilities across our Region. Through our 11 sites we are able to offer affordable sport, leisure and recreational activities to the people of Kirklees encouraging access to a fun and healthier lifestyle.

Kirklees Active Leisure (KAL) is the largest fitness operator in the Kirklees area. With over 18,000 members our health and fitness product continues to go from strength to strength with personal training becoming an increasingly key aspect of our provision.

KAL currently has over 15 Personal Trainers currently working in our sites and we are committed to developing our Personal Training product and increasing the percentage of our members who benefit from working with a Personal Trainer.

To help us achieve our goals we are looking for a highly motivated individual with a passion for Personal Training, development and delivery to take up this new key position of Personal Training Support Manager working across all KAL sites.

Some of the key responsibilities of the role include;

* Personal Trainer management / development
* Personal Trainer Product Development
* Source and develop links with training companies to assist in the recruitment process of Personal Trainers
* Ensure continued and increased income growth
* Delivering high levels of customer service at all times in line with Kirklees Active Leisure policies and objectives.
* Contribute to the ongoing development of Personal Trainers including both personal and education aspects.

The successful candidate will have excellent leadership and communication skills to allow them to coach a team of diverse Personal Trainers and work with a variety of people to ensure Kirklees Active Leisure gets more people, more active, more often.

Experience of managing people is essential along with business acumen and a sound understanding of financial reporting.

The successful candidate will have a detailed understanding of the Personal Training product and previous experience as a successful Personal Trainer.

It is essential for the successful candidate to have a passion for top quality customer service as; KAL aims to deliver a customer experience which is second to none. This will be achieved through focussing on member retention as well as continual improvements to the product to improve the experience of every single Personal Training client in the business.

For more information / an informal discussion on the post please contact Kelly Potts on 07528 988 768

Interviews for the post will be held on Friday 08 March 2013.

Application Process: For more about this post see the link below which contains an Application Form and the Job Description / Employee Specification.

Applicants should complete the Application Form and return this with written evidence as to how they meet the criteria of the post as stated in the Employee Specification – this can either be written evidence or a CV covering all areas of the Employee Specification.

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