Member Services Manager - Broadgate

Virgin Active
£19,423-23,470 annual salary + excellent benefits
15 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Contract Type

Are you fit for Virgin Active…..?!

Here at Virgin Active, we pride ourselves on our innovations and vision to be the World’s Most Loved Health Club, and we need you to get on board and help us achieve this. Part of one of the UK’s most prestigious group of companies, The Collection clubs within Virgin Active are the ultimate choice for those who want the very best in lifestyle, service and fitness.

Broadgate is no exception. Boasting the largest swimming pool in the City, the extensive gym floor features the very latest exercise equipment including Technogym machines, Power Plates, ViPR and Trixter X-Dream bikes. There are also over 100 group classes each week, relaxing spa facilities, Metronap sleep pods and complimentary toiletries.

Are you the ultimate professional with a great passion to deliver exceptional & efficient service?

We’re looking for a Member Services Manager to manage the daily operations of the Front of House function, ensuring every member receives a first class experience in the club. You’ll also respond to all member feedback and positively influence retention levels, maintaining excellent levels of service in line with The Collection expectations.

Your job:

  • Managing our bustling Front of House (FOH) department, ensuring the function runs efficiently & supports the wider club operations whilst providing exceptional customer service.
  • Daily management of the FOH team including recruitment, training, development & performance management, as well as rota’s & payroll.
  • FOH Management duties including weekly banking, maintenance of the computer and phone systems, and monitoring/reporting procedures.
  • Dealing with all member enquiries & feedback regarding their membership & club services via email, phone & face to face, ensuring excellent member experience.
  • Maintaining accurate & secure records of member details and to ensure prompt & accurate collection of their fees.
  • To deliver service recovery where necessary and to positively influence retention levels by proactively engaging with members about their usage levels.
  • Complete at least one Service (Duty) Manager shift per week; opening or closing the club & being the responsible Manager whilst on shift.

Your commitment:

This is a full time role working 40 hours per week, 5 days out of 7; flexibility is required to meet the needs of the business Shift times vary to suit club operation and will typically be (10am-7pm), however in addition to this will include at least one ‘early’ (5.30am starts) or ‘late’ (10.30pm closes) Service Manager shift.

What we can’t live without:

Organised & proactive, we’re looking for someone who can work well under pressure & thrives on meeting targets & continually improving standards.

Requirements of the successful candidate:

  • Experience in a customer focussed role (preferably from a luxury background) with a smart & professional manner.
  • Strong administration skills, highly numerate & a real flair for effective correspondence alongside confidence with PC & Office programmes and ability to work with in-house systems
  • Excellent communication skills & the ability to build rapport with all levels in every capacity, responding positively even to the toughest challenge.
  • Previous supervisory experience, with the ability to really lead a team to succeed.
  • Either a Lifeguard Qualification or a confident swimming ability & willingness to take the course within the first month of starting (required for Service Manager shifts).

The Perks:

In return for your expertise, we’ll support you in this new challenge with coaching & development every step of the way. Also, to reward your hard work you’ll get:

  • Flexible working hours; have a life outside of work!
  • Great development with the ability to apply for our Future Leader’s Programme
  • Look the part; we’ll provide you with uniform
  • Holiday & pension contributions
  • Complimentary VA health club membership for you & a buddy!
  • Discount on loads of Virgin products & services.

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