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Regional Tennis Managers

 

Job overview

 

Tennis is one of our key sports and an area of focus for us at GLL. We’re now the largest operator of public tennis facilities in the UK and growing all the time. We now operate 10 indoor Tennis facilities across the UK including major venues Gosling Sports Park and Sutton Sports Village. We have 68 indoor courts and over 130 outdoor courts. As part of our charitable social enterprise status, we aim to make tennis accessible and affordable to all sections of the community that we work within. We believe that Tennis should be available to everyone and as such, are looking for an inspirational Regional Tennis Managers for our South West Region to bring tennis to more people than ever before. Our South -West Region has an abundance of potential for Tennis and we already have programmes flourishing at Taunton Tennis Centre and great scope for growth at the Dragon Centre in Bodmin and further potential to develop many more.programmes across communities in the region.

 

Regional Tennis Managers are new positions to GLL and created to help our 3500 player-strong coaching courses reach an even wider and more diverse audience in our communities.  As a Regional Tennis Manager, you’ll have overall responsibility for driving sustainable community tennis programmes that link to our hub venues.. Working with GLL will give you the opportunity to bring your passion for tennis to a mass audience like never before – in terms of both recreational and competitive tennis (and you might even discover the UK’s next big tennis star!). With a community ethos and ambition to match ours, you’ll understand the positive impact that tennis can bring to people with regards to the social and health aspects of the sport and look beyond the traditional tennis audience. Although there is a sizeable business aspect to this position, it’s still very hands-on and you’ll have plenty of opportunity to get on the court or in the pavilion to engage with customers.

 

Join us and enjoy career progression and great benefits including flexible hours and locations, a uniform and discounted membership at all our leisure centres.

 

If you have the passion and skills for this role, then apply now

 

All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications, age and location.

 

To be shortlisted for the role, internal applicants will need to demonstrate their commitment to GLL by becoming a Society member where eligible.

 

GLL is an equal opportunities employer.

 

Better Leisure Centres are run by GLL, the largest leisure operator in the UK and one of the first and largest leisure social enterprises. We operate over 230 facilities including leisure centres, pools, spas, libraries and children’s centres in London & the South East, the South West, the North and Northern Ireland which encompass some of the most iconic venues in the country such as the London Aquatics Centre and Copper Box Arena on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. As a not-for-profit organisation, we’re different. Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and have recently achieved the Investors in People Silver award.

 

Closing date:
15th December 2017

 

Salary:

Competitive Salary

 

Initial Location:

South-West Region

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GLL is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The aim of GLL is to recruit people not just for jobs but for long term careers.

 

AWARDS & ACCREDITATIONS

GLL is a registered trademark of Greenwich Leisure Limited, a charitable social enterprise and registered society under the Co-operative & Community Benefit & Societies Act 2014 registration no. 27793R. Registered office: Middlegate House, The Royal Arsenal, London, SE18 6SX. Inland Revenue Charity no: XR43398 VAT registration no: 219749179. Email: marketing@gll.org