Career outlook for leisure centre manager
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Currently employed in Scotland
What's it like?
You would organise the services and staff at a leisure centre so people can take part in sports and exercise.
You’d be responsible for the day-to-day running of the centre and its facilities, such as:
- Swimming pools
- Sports halls
- Outdoor facilities such as dry ski-runs
- Facilities for the arts
You’d be responsible for making sure that the centre visitors have an enjoyable time. You’d need to ensure that all the equipment works properly and that staff follow health and safety procedures.
- Arrange timetables for activities
- Organise ticket sales, booking and catering
- Organise and promote events
- Recruit and manage staff
- Control budgets
- Take responsibility for health and safety
- Oversee marketing and promotional activities
You’d work with sports organisations to promote special events and schemes. You’d also promote the centre to external organisations, such as local authorities.
It would be important to be interested in physical fitness and sport.
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