An Exciting Opportunity: Candidates Sought for Club Manager Role

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Peebles Golf Club is offering an exciting opportunity in the recruitment of a highly motivated, innovative and business-focused Club Manager, with applications for the role now open.

Located just 23 miles south of Edinburgh, Peebles is a one of the country’s most progressive golf clubs. We are a successful, family-friendly club at the heart of the local community with a large membership, boasting a picturesque golf course and modern clubhouse to match, with the recent addition of a driving range and Academy facilities. We are seeking a Club Manager to continue the growth and development of the club and the management of our day-to-day operations.

The successful candidate will report to the Club’s Board and support our PGA professional, greenkeeping team, catering franchise and bar manager to lead the team and drive the club forward. The Club Manager will oversee our membership services and administration as well as growing the club’s revenues through visitor golf, clubhouse functions and local sponsorship.

Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Leading and managing the club’s employees

  • Marketing of the Club to all existing and potential Members, Visitors, Sponsors, the local community and other customers, working alongside the Marketing Convenor

  • Retention of recruitment of Members through engaging communication and excellent customer service, including the overseeing of the club’s competition calendar

  • Working closely with the Catering franchise to ensure a good quality food operation and excellent customer service

  • Growth of visitor revenues through management of visitor booking and excellent customer service alongside the PGA pro and other staff

  • Financial management including monitoring of monthly management accounts and budgets including preparation of Annual Accounts and Budget in conjunction with the Finance Convenor

  • General day to day administration including organising, attending and reporting at Committee and Board Meetings

  • Management of all Health and Safety, Employment and Human Resources, Licensing, and other regulatory matters - including PVG

  • Formal recording of all company secretarial procedures including all Committee/Board/Meetings of the Golf Club

Successful candidates must be able to demonstrate:

  • Proven people management experience, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to lead a strong team

  • The ability to communicate and liaise with members, visitors and other customers to promote a friendly and welcoming atmosphere within the Club

  • A strong and proactive work ethic and be responsive to the needs of the Club

  • Proven business experience with sound financial and commercial acumen

  • A keen and knowledgeable interest in golf with a sound understanding of the golf industry

  • Effective IT skills preferably with experience of Microsoft Office and golf management / accounting software packages - the Club currently uses Club Systems V1 and Sage software

  • Good knowledge of digital marketing and social media is preferable

The Club Manager’s role will be supported by the club committee, sub-committees and administrative staff.

A competitive salary will be offered, commensurate with experience. The role will be based in the clubhouse with complimentary membership offered as part of the package. The club will also support further training and development through opportunities with Scottish Golf’s education programmes.

If you have the skills and attributes we’re looking for and a desire to work for one of the country’s most progressive golf clubs, please send your CV and covering letter, including details of your current remuneration/salary expectations, by e-mail to: secretary@peeblesgolfclub.com for the attention of the Club Captain. Closing date for applications is Friday 5 April.

Further details on the club can be found at www.peeblesgolfclub.com or on our Facebook page.