General Manager

Duties & responsibilities

The General Manager is responsible for the daily operations of a single vertical wind tunnel. The post may be available in the UK or abroad.

The General Manager is responsible for the business and all wind tunnel operations based at a single site and will be expected to operate the business to the budget as agreed each year. The GM will be responsible for all aspects of the safe operation of the wind tunnel including local relationships with the community and its officers.

Personality, skills and experience:

The candidate will be of a hands-on nature, enthusiastic, capable and innovative. They will constantly strive to find new ways of providing a safe, fun and profitable experience for customers and work hard to help build a new sport.

They will have:

  • Proven managerial experience, probably in the leisure or retail industry in a business employing at least 15 people and with a turnover of over Ā£1m.
  • Totally customer focused.
  • HR management skills.
  • Able to build, motivate and manage a winning team.
  • A strong sales and marketing background.
  • A good understanding of accounts and finance.
  • A strong track record.
  • A 'can do' attitude.

Reporting to

iFLY Chief Executive or Operations Manager.

Start date

As and when new locations come on line.

Prospects

iFLY intends to operate multiple tunnels and this position offers exciting prospects to assist in the expansion and head up a team of tunnel managers.

How to apply

Download the application form. Use the Microsoft Word document on your computer, it expands as you add the answers. Or, just download a form in the Adobe PDF format:

If you think you have what it takes to join The Aircrew then please read the information about the roles, download and complete the comprehensive application form and email it to us along with a recent photo.

Alternatively you can send it to us via post. For Basingstoke applications please send to:

Tracy Goffin
iFLY Indoor Skydiving
Basingstoke Leisure Park
Euskerchin Way
Basingstoke
Hampshire
RG22 6PG

For Manchester applications please send to:

John Rogers
iFLY Indoor Skydiving
9 Trafford Way
Trafford Quays Leisure Village
Manchester
M41 7JA

For Milton Keynes applications please send to:

Sean Freeman
iFLY Indoor Skydiving
Xscape
602 Marlborough Gate
Central Milton Keynes
MK9 3XS

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