Sales Advisor

Places for People
£20,000 per annum
11 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Places for People Leisure are looking for a Customer Advisor to join our team at West Bromwich Leisure Centre. Whilst contributing to our company’s mission statement – ‘To create active places and healthy people’, you will provide support to our prospective and current members.

What your role will be

As a Customer Advisor with Places for People Leisure you will become the first point of contract for all membership enquiries. From the point of initial interest you will go on to support the process of people joining the gym, this will include advising them on the best possible membership, completing documentation, guiding members around the facility, managing payments and managing customer expectations. You will work in line with the Places for People Leisure Membership administration manual, ensuring that correct processes are followed.

Customer Service is at the heart of this role, as such you will maintain a supreme level of product knowledge on all aspects of West Bromwich Leisure Centre including timetables, facilities, prices and membership options.

This is a target driven role, you will take responsibility for your own personal sales performance monitoring SLAs and KPIs closely. Within this role you will be expected to carry out ‘outreach’ work, you will go out into the public and encourage them to visit the Leisure centre advising them of all of the amenities. You will also be expected to attend public events.

Your background

To achieve in this role you will come from a successful sales background. Experience within a Leisure or membership sales environment would be deemed highly advantageous. Candidates who can show their passion and enthusiasm as well as an outgoing personality will excel in this role.

To increase membership at the centre you will have the ability to make appropriate and effective decisions based on a sound knowledge.

What we offer you

Places for People Leisure are passionate about internal talent, if you’re looking for the first step in a sales career then this could be the role for you. As well as creating a positive, productive working environment we offer a competitive salary, pension and many further benefits, related to improving your well-being and health such as free gym membership.

About us

Places for People Leisure is one of the UK’s leading and award-winning local authority leisure management partners, managing 113 public sector leisure facilities for 32 local authorities and two community gyms. With 28 million visits annually and 138,000 paying members, it employs 8,000 people; teaches 53,000 children a year to swim, and in 2014–15, trained 2,000 new lifeguards and 500 new first aiders, and taught 1,000 people to use life-saving defibrillators.

What’s next?

If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then apply following our simple 5 minute application process, upload a CV and a supporting statement which demonstrates how you meet the requirements of the role. If you have any questions please call the recruitment team on .

Please note that vacancies may sometimes be withdrawn prior to the closing date if we receive a large number of quality applications. If you are interested in this role we would advise applying immediately to avoid disappointment.

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