Job Opportunity at Leeds Pilates Place

Dear friends of LPP

As some of you know in July this year, Liz bravely stepped into Lindsey’s shoes, but sadly her time has come to move on to pastures new. So once more we are reaching out to you our trusted and loyal students, to ask if you know anyone (or yourself?!) who would like to join our LPP family as a permanent replacement Studio Co-ordinator/Office Manager to ensure that things at LPP headquarters continue to run smoothly.

Description

The role covers a wide range of responsibilities across the business. Primarily the Coordinator will be in charge of the day to day running of the studio, coordinating teachers, advising new clients, trouble shooting and supporting the studio directors to drive the business forward.

Person Specification

You will be confident, self motivated, experienced administrator who pays excellent attention to detail, has a problem solving nature and is able to prioritise and work efficiently. You will enjoy diversity and variety.  You will have a friendly, polite manner and happily deal with customers in ways that ensure enquiries are followed through to a satisfactory conclusion.

Duties

  • Front of house customer relations & sales
  • Delegate tasks to other employees
  • Address employee and/or customer issues
  • collaborate and implement various management decisions
  • Document & Implement company policies
  • Provide mediums for increased staff productivity
  • Work along with receptionist, directors and teachers
  • Conduct meetings, staff reviews, training and events
  • Prepare, analyse, and revise financial, organizational and administrative reports
  • Hire, train, and help to assimilate new employees.
  • Be in charge of and make decisions concerning office budgets, expenditures, supplies, structure, repairs, maintenance, and equipment
  • Liaise and coordinate events with partnering organisations
  • Personal Assistance to studio directors
  • Daily administrationmarketing, reception and studio housekeeping

Required Skills and Experience 

  • A range of GCSEs or equivalent
  • Proven commercial experience gained in a fast paced administrative or office manager role
  • Have strong competency in using Microsoft Office applications, email & social media
  • Have good time and project management skills
  • Have the ability to multi task
  • Have excellent oral and written communication skills and experience dealing with a range of customer related situations
  • Must be dependable and trustworthy
  • Must exercise excellent customer service skills to both internal and external employees or clients
  • Must be self motivated, focused, and persistent
  • Must have excellent leadership, management and networking skills
  • Must be goal and detail oriented
  • Able to use initiative and work independently
  • Effective at prioritising assigned tasks
  • Handled payments and been responsible for cashing up and record keeping

Desired but not essential

  • Working within a small to medium sized business
  • Sage financials
  • Joomla or other CMS Website updating
  • Industry related qualifications(s)
  • It would be beneficial that the individual has experience or an interest in Pilates or health and fitness

Applications should be sent by email and include a covering letter and CV. Please make sure you title the email Studio Co-Ordinator Job Application.

Applications should be received by the 8th October 2014

You will be contacted within 14 days of your application if you are successful.

Email address – info@leedspilatesplace.co.uk

Hope you can help and look forward to seeing you all at the studio soon.

Kath & Claire