PGA Professional/Coaching/Golf Management/Operations Manager

Posted on: 24th Jul 2017

Position Wanted

  • Job Title: PGA Professional/Coaching/Golf Management/Operations Manager
  • Locations willing to work: Southern Spain
  • Salary Expectation: £25,000
  • Current Position: Assistant PGA Professional

Skills

I am a highly enthused and committed individual with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills who works well within a team. I am an individual that uses a logical and methodical approach to achieve tasks and objectives. I have the ability to identify and develop new opportunities, whilst being innovative in meeting targets, and retaining high integrity and social awareness.

I have very strong sales, planning, organising and monitoring capabilities. I am determined and decisive, using initiative and enthusiasm to meet and resolve challenges.

With a substantial amount of experience and training gained in a successful business, I am looking for an exciting opportunity to use these experiences and proficiencies in a busy and forward-thinking Golf facility whilst developing my sales skills and business management.

Qualifications

2016-Present The Open University
BA (Honours) Business and Management

2013-2016 The University of Birmingham
Professional Golf Studies FdSc
High class, unique programme, accredited by The PGA that has enabled me to develop:

  • Competence in delivering effective Equipment Technology skills including specialised custom fitting as well as repairing and building golf clubs.

  • Competence in developing golf coaching sessions covering all aspects of the game, using the very latest techniques and technology.

  • Excellent understanding of the rules of golf.

  • Clear knowledge and understanding of Sports Science within golf, including assessing injuries, the causes of injuries and injury prevention, Nutrition, the mind aspects of the game etc.

  • Expertise in all aspects of business management including marketing, budgeting, retailing, advertising, financing and invoicing.



2010-2011 Babcock International Group

  • NVQ Level 2 in customer service


2007-2009 City College Norwich

  • BTEC National Award in Construction Level 3 (Merit)


2002-2007 Cromer High School

  • GCSE’s: English Language (C), English Literature (C), Maths (C), Science Double Award (C, C), Geography (C), Art & Design (C)


Further Training

  • Full Driving Licence

  • ASQ Level 2 Certificate in Golf Coaching (2013)

  • Foresight GC2 Trained (2015)

  • First Aid in the Workplace (2017)

  • Nutrition and Hydration in Golf (2012)

  • Microsoft Office Applications

  • DBS Certificate (2017)

  • Safeguarding and Protecting Children (2017)

  • Long Term Athlete Development (2012)

  • Currently taking Spanish lessons

Experience

Royal Cromer Golf Club
Fully Qualified PGA Assistant Club Professional

Company Operation: Responsible for providing a comprehensive service to the members and visitors of the golf club including the marketing and promotion of services available.

  • The Golf Shop; liaising with suppliers, Agents and Representatives, stock control, merchandising and customer orders.

  • Support the Head Professional in organisation and instruction of the Golf Academy; member clinics & individual lessons, junior coaching, simulator/video analysis & club fitting.

  • Maintain EPOS till system; safeguard stock levels on all key products, sales are recorded and members accounts updated, ensure Green Fees have been collated correctly.

  • Creating marketing strategies for the business actively seeking new customers.

  • Developing good working relationships with current and helping new customers/members integrate into the Club.

  • Organising competitions and events.

  • Controlling tee bookings and managing society days.

  • Arranging charity golf days for large parties which includes, sourcing and arranging sponsorship from local businesses to raise money.

  • Advertising and promoting the golf club with the use of social media and emails to increase membership and visitors.

  • Coordinating and carrying out junior coaching sessions at local schools to promote the game of golf and encourage new young members to the golf club.

  • Organising golf holidays for members, which includes delivering group and individual coaching sessions.


Achievements:
  • Assisting in increasing the Pro Shops turnover by more than £90,000 in 5 years.

  • Assisting in increasing the clubs green fee income from £150,000 a year to more than £250,000 in the space of 5 years.

  • Forging a good working environment for colleagues, whilst creating an upbeat atmosphere for members and visitors of the club.

  • Instrumental in increasing the overall playing membership of the club by 15% in 5 years.

  • Developing systems and implementing to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the business.

  • Organising coaching holidays abroad for members over the past 6 years.

  • Part of a team who pushed Royal Cromer Golf Course into the UK top 100.

Date able to start

16/09/2017

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