General Manager

Wurth HR
Sydney
North Shore & Northern Beaches
Sport & Recreation
Management
Full time
Posted 14d ago

Bridge is a card game played regularly by over 25 million players world-wide. Wurth HR's client, North Shore Bridge Club, boasts the largest membership of any bridge club in Australia. Located on Sydney's north shore with a membership of over 1,700, the club is looking to fill the position of General Manager (GM), a newly-created role designed to reflect the growth plans of the club in a post-Covid world.

The GM is both responsible for the strategic leadership and operational management of the club, requiring a strong background in management, governance, marketing, human resources and finance. 

To be successful in this role you will have a background in leading a team in the clubs or community services sector. Reporting to the club President, you will enjoy a high level of autonomy while demonstrating a focus on collaboration and delegation.

Key functions of the role 

  • manage and support employees and volunteers who are involved in the day-to-day operations of the club - face-to-face bridge sessions, online bridge and teaching
  • manage key stakeholder relationships - club members, committee members, landlords, suppliers and sponsors
  • identify new opportunities to increase membership and enhance the playing experience of existing members
  • provide feedback to the Committee, keeping them informed of player numbers, new members and other key club activities
  • work with the Treasurer to ensure the club receives grants and other funding it is entitled to receive
  • delegate tasks and collaborate with employees and volunteers
  • develop marketing strategies to attract new members, working in collaboration with the club's marketing agency.

The sort of person we're looking for

Essential:

  • management experience, leading a team in the clubs or community services sector
  • business acumen
  • ability to collaborate and delegate
  • well-developed communication skills
  • experience managing business relationships with landlords and other stakeholders.

Desirable:

  • an understanding of the game of bridge and how a bridge club operates
  • experience convening bridge tournaments
  • a good level of computer literacy
  • a degree in business administration or management.

The club is offering a base annual salary of up to $94,000 plus superannuation. Flexible working arrangements are available with a blend of working from home and on-site at the club's venues in Chatswood and East Lindfield.

Please contact David Wurth from Wurth HR on 1300 900 741 to discuss your suitability for the role. If you'd like a copy of the job description please email: david@wurthhr.com.au

To apply for the role upload a cover letter addressing the selection criteria and your most recent resume by clicking on the Apply button above.

You must already have the right to work in Australia to apply for this role. The club is not in a position to offer sponsorship.

Note that the successful applicant may be required to undergo a background and Police check.

 

 

 

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years of people management experience do you have?
  • Do you have customer service experience?
  • How many years of business management experience do you have?
  • Do you have experience in a role which requires relationship management experience?

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