The General Manager (GM) for Sports Facilities Management, LLC's managed facility Fox Cities Champion Center is an experienced professional leader with prior facility and operations management experience. Our most successful GMs are collaborative leaders who value excellence, accountability, service to others, and sport. As the key liaison between the FCCC SFM, LLC corporate team, the client, and the principal leader for onsite operations; our GM's are a vital part of our reputation. Possible long-range career opportunities for GMs include expansion to regional responsibilities and opportunities. This role is ideally suited to professionals who have prior leadership experience within parks and recreation facilities, sports facilities, arenas, convention centers, or the like.
Fox Cities Champion Center, is FCCC SFM, LLC's facility located in beautiful Grand Chute, Wisconsin that is planned to open in the Fall of 2019. The facility will feature multi-sports such as ice skating, basketball, and volleyball for tournament and league play. The 164,000 square foot facility plans to feature first-class amenities such as locker rooms, pro shop, concessions and meeting rooms.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:
The General Manager is responsible for the financial and operating performance of our client's facility. The objectives for this position include:
Manage overall Ice Rink operations provided by a 3rd Party Manage overall Food and Beverage operations Manage overall event operations Optimize overall profitability Create a culture of accountability which supports the organizational values Meet or exceed annual growth objectives Facilitate interdepartmental collaboration Employee retention and staff development Develop employee and operating policies Implement major business initiatives Meet the client's objectives for the facility DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Analyze operations to evaluate the performance of the company and its staff in order to meet objectives, and determine areas of potential cost reduction, program improvement, or policy change Lead department heads or managers, and assign or delegate responsibilities to them Establish departmental responsibilities and coordinate functions among departments and sites Collaborate with ownership, advisors & support team, and staff members to discuss issues, coordinate activities, and resolve problems Coordinate the development and implementation of budgetary control systems, recordkeeping systems, and other administrative control processes Direct human resources activities, including the approval of human resource plans and activities, the selection of directors and other high-level staff, and establishment and organization of major departments Implement corrective action plans to solve organizational or departmental problems Represent the organization and promote its objectives at official functions, or delegate representatives to do so Serve as liaisons between organizations, shareholders, and outside organizations. Negotiate or approve contracts and agreements with suppliers, distributors, federal and state agencies, and other organizational entities Organize and approve promotional campaigns Prepare budgets for approval, including those for funding and implementation of programs Lead staff to deliver superb customer service MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Prior responsibility in daily P&L management and budget oversight of $2mm or more Proven management and leadership experience in the food and beverage, recreational, and entertainment industry Operational knowledge of F&B, entertainment, and sports clubs as well as parties, corporate events, and teambuilding preferred Prior experience managing a sport, recreation or entertainment venue Prior experience managing marketing programs and campaigns Prior experience creating and running events A minimum of 7 years of management experience Operational knowledge of risk management Skilled at identifying and creating opportunities to deliver revenue goals Sports programming and sports event operations expertise required Bachelor's degree in business management, sports management, marketing, hospitality, related field, or equivalent experience TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS
Minimal travel (estimated 2-3 times annually) WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Must be able to lift 50 pounds' waist high May be required to sit or stand for extended periods of time whether indoors or outdoors May be required to squat, stoop or bend Will be required to operate a computer Facility has intermittent noise
About Sports Facilities Management, LLC
Sports Facilities Management, LLC (“SFM”) and its affiliated company Sports Facilities Advisory, LLC (“SFA”) (www.sportadvisory.com) are the leading resource for those seeking to plan, manage, and optimize sports, recreation, event, and entertainment centers. SFM is engaged to manage the day-to-day operations of world-class, community-focused sports and recreation centers, sports tourism and event-focused sports and recreation destinations, and sports and entertainment complexes throughout the world. Joining the SFA and SFM family is a commitment to join us in our mission to improve the health and economic vitality of the communities we serve. Collectively, our facilities have hosted more than 50 million visits in the past several years and our portfolio is growing rapidly.