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Club General Manager/Secretary – Walmer & Kingsdown

Salary Negotiable
Start Date Monday, December 1, 2014
Location Kingsdown, Deal, Kent
Job Information

Walmer club house

Walmer & Kingsdown is a long established private Member’s golf Club known throughout the South East for its stunning location on the White Cliffs of Dover, as well as its friendly and welcoming membership.

We are now looking to appoint a new Club General Manager/Club Secretary who will be responsible for the day to day running of the Club, reporting to the Club’s Council of Management.  It is expected that the successful applicant will have proven Golf Club Management experience including administration, finance, Health & Safety and staff management.

Key Skills:

  • Commercial acumen with ability to devise and deliver new revenue streams
  • Strong financial management and reporting skills
  • Experience of managing and motivating a diverse workforce
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in dealing with members, guests and visitors
  • In depth knowledge of Health & Safety procedures as affects Golf Clubs
  • A high level of IT literacy
  • Good understanding of golf rules and traditions
  • Able to work flexibly, when required

Salary will reflect ability and experience and it is expected that the successful applicant will live within reasonable commuting distance from the Club.

Application should include a covering letter and full CV and should be sent to The Chairman, Walmer & Kingsdown Golf Club, The Leas, Kingsdown, Deal, Kent, CT14 8EP.  The closing date for application is 20th September, 2014

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General Manager – Saunton GC

Salary Negotiable
Start Date Tuesday, August 26, 2014
End Date Monday, October 6, 2014
Location North Devon, UK
Job Information

Saunton is one of the UK’s finest 36 hole complexes with both courses having high national rankings, the East being in the top 30 in GB and Ireland. It has played host to many regional and national tournaments, the most recent of which was the English Amateur in July 2014. It is traditional members’ club with a large turnover and over 25 permanent staff.
The successful candidate will report to the Chairman and Committee and will be responsible for managing all aspects of the club’s activities.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate:-

  • Experience as a Secretary/General Manager of a private members’ golf club
  • Financial acumen and commercial skills
  • A high level of IT literacy
  • Good man management experience
  • A passion for satisfying the needs of members and visitors

Salary is negotiable depending on experience but will reflect the importance of the position.
Applications with a current CV should be sent by 6 October to:-

Paul Vicary, Chairman Saunton Golf Club, Braunton, Devon EX33 1LG.

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General Manager – Brickendon Grange GC

Salary To reflect the ability and experience of the applicant
Start Date Tuesday, August 26, 2014
End Date Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Location Brickendon, Hertford
Job Information

Brickendon Grange Golf Club is a well established private members club due to celebrate its 50th Anniversary in 2016. We have exciting plans for its future development and are looking for a dynamic individual who has the vision and leadership skills to help us achieve our long term objectives.#

It is expected that applicants will have golf club management experience, however, management skills in other disciplines will be considered.

The General Manager will report to the Chairman/Management Committee and have overall responsibility for overseeing of Department Managers and Staff.

The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate:

  • Commercial acumen including the delivery of strategic plans aimed at developing new and expanding existing revenue streams
  • Strong financial management and reporting skills
  • A high level of IT literacy
  • An understanding of employment and H&S legislation
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in dealing with members and visitors
  • The enthusiasm and ability to encourage and motivate staff
  • An appreciation of golf, the traditions of a private members’ club and a willingness to work flexibly when required

The salary package will reflect the ability and experience of the successful applicant.

Applications should include a covering letter and full C.V. and be sent to the Chairman, Brickendon Grange Golf Club, Pembridge Lane,
Brickendon, Hertford, Herts. SG13 8PD or by email to chairman@bggc.org.uk by Friday 10th October 2014.

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Club Manager – Tylney Park Golf Club

Salary Negotiable
Start Date Thursday, August 14, 2014
End Date Sunday, September 14, 2014
Location North Hampshire, UK
Job Information

tylneypark

Tylney Park is an 18 hole parkland course in an attractive mature setting started in 1973 but redesigned and rebuilt by Donald Steel and Company in 2004. It is an active and thriving privately owned club with further investment planned. The site is adjacent to Tylney Hall, a local landmark formerly belonging to the Earl of Rotherwick operating independently as a 4 star hotel.

We are seeking a high calibre Club Manager for the daily on site running of the Club with proven experience in the following areas:

  • Managing other staff, providing motivation and leadership; effective liaison with bar, catering, course management and golf shop functions
  • Ordered administrative skills with knowledge of relevant law – employment, health and safety, data protection, contract – and record keeping for the shop; stock control, pricing, purchasing
  • Strong business knowledge gained from a proven record, shrewd and self-motivated to develop the business. Specifically, marketing to new and existing customers, confident IT literacy, database and web site management
  • Financial planning and performance focus with suitable packages for group and corporate visitors
  • Appreciation of golf to communicate well with Members and welcome anyone in attendance or when speaking confidently with potential customers
  • Enthusiasm, flexibility, responsibility, guile.

This role will require instigating a framework agreed with the directors and regular reporting to them. The successful candidate will enjoy considerable autonomy and a performance related element to the negotiated salary.

Applications with a covering letter, full CV and current salary should be sent to RDLThomas, Tylney Park Golf Club, Rotherwick, Hook, Hampshire RG27 9AY.

E-mail applications may be sent to rdlthomas@aol.com

This post is available immediately.

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Secretary/Manager – Royal St David’s Golf Club

Location Harlech, Gwynedd
Job Information

Royal St David’s Golf Club is a private members’ club established in 1894 with a long history of upholding the traditions of the game whilst being prepared to embrace innovation and development.

Set in one of the most beautiful and scenic parts of Wales, the Club is nationally and internationally renowned as is the home of one of the country’s finest traditional championship links courses. The Club regularly hosts prestigious Amateur and Professional events.

The Club is looking to recruit a dynamic Secretary/Manager as from early March 2015.

It is expected that applicants will have proven golf club management capability. The successful candidate will be responsible for the day to day management of all aspects of the Club, including administration, finance, course management, bar and catering.

The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate:-

  • Sound financial and commercial acumen
  • Strong people management skills
  • Leadership, motivation, communication skills and a high level of IT literacy
  • Knowledge of employment laws and H&S legislation
  • An appreciation of golf, the traditions of a private members’ club and a willingness to work flexible hours to meet the demands of the position

 

The successful candidate will report to the Chairman of the Committee and will work closely with the chairmen of the various sub-committees. The ability to speak Welsh would be an advantage but is not essential.

 

Applications via e-mail should include a covering letter, a full C.V. and current salary and should be sent to the The Chairman, Royal St David’s Golf Club, Harlech, Gwynedd LL46 2UB or secretary@royalstdavids.co.uk. The closing date is 7th September 2014.

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