Christ’s Hospital is in many ways unique, offering an independent education of the highest calibre to children with academic potential, from all walks of life in a caring boarding and day environment.
Set in 1,200 acres of rolling Sussex countryside, and has its own train station, which is just one hour’s travel from central London. The campus is nothing short of majestic, from the moment you arrive you’ll see that it is a very special place. Sweeping sports fields, beautiful buildings and our spectacular quadrangle are immediately visible. With 16 boarding houses, two upper sixth form residences, our own purpose-built theatre, modern sports centre, music school and art school, this unique venue lends itself to a variety of events.
The Commercial Manager will have responsibility for the management, development, and quality control of the schools commercial activities and operational management of Bluecoat’s the schools multi -purpose fitness centre. The school has some exciting plans to further develop the site and facilities at Bluecoat Sports of which the Commercial Manager will be instrumental in the strategic development and implementation of. The centre currently provides sports and fitness facilities to both pupils and a growing membership and the school have ambitious plans to further enhance the offering. The role will also take responsibility for holiday lettings programme, conferencing and events programme along with the onsite nursery.
The successful candidate will have extensive experience within the leisure sector or conferencing/commercial events, with strong commercial awareness. The opportunity will suit professionals, who can generate new ideas and possess strong communication and interpersonal skills. This role will provide the post holder with true freedom to create, present and implement a range of diverse and complex projects. Strong leadership and team management ability is essential with demonstrable expertise in motivating and mentoring staff.
How to apply
For further information or a confidential discussion please contact our advisor Hayley Mintern firstname.lastname@example.org at The Management Recruitment Group or alternatively 020 8892 0115. The Management Recruitment Group (MRG) has been exclusively retained for this appointment. All direct and third party applications will be forwarded to MRG.