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Vacancy for a Director of Golf

 

 

Calderfields Hotel, Golf & Country Club

Position: Director of Golf

For the first time in our history, we are seeking a Director of Golf!

Calderfields Hotel, Golf & Country Club set in idyllic grounds between Walsall and Aldridge, West Midlands boasts a par 72, 6246-yard parkland golf course with short game practice facilities, a strong membership section, 5000 play and stay guests per anum, an abundance of golf societies and much more.

Calderfields is looking for a dynamic and commercially minded Director of Golf, PGA qualified preferred, who can head up the entire department and drive the business forward.

The Role

  • Reporting directly to the Board of Directors.
  • To take personal responsibility for the professional delivery and development of all aspects of the golf operations and to ensure that member and guest expectations are consistently met or exceeded.
  • It will include a proactive sales role to attract new members and retain the existing ones.
  • To be responsible for the golf stock and purchasing.
  • To draw up and implement operational plans ensuring that objectives are specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, timed and support the vision for the facility.
  • To continuously review and develop standard operating procedures for each area of the golf department to ensure maximum customer satisfaction whilst maximising revenue and profitability.
  • To manage a team of PGA Professionals, a golf sales team and retail assistants.
  • To liaise with the Head green keeper on upkeeping course and range standards.
  • To produce monthly reports on financial performance, stock control, course utilisation, sales and marketing activity, and human resources.
  • To oversee the care and maintenance of all the physical assets of the golf facility.
  • To assure operational compliance with current legislation alongside the guidance of the Directors.
  • To establish a strong junior academy and ladies’ section and utilise the upcoming Par 3 golf course to its full potential.
  • To build new and maintain existing links with local schools to deliver taster golf sessions.
  • To commercially manage the golf department, building relationships with local companies in the form of sponsorship and support.

The Person

  • People-focused Leader, Motivator, Team builder, coaching and mentoring style, positive, strong interpersonal skills and commercially minded.
  • Class AA member of PGA or higher preferred.
  • Must be IT Literate.
  • A minimum of 3 years of increasingly responsible experience in supervision/management of a golf business/operation; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of budgets, services, and sales within the golf facilities is preferred.

The Benefits

This position is a full-time role and 5 days over 7 Monday to Sunday. Minimum of 40 hours per week on a flexible rota between the hours of 7 am and 9 pm.

We offer a competitive salary with 28 days’ holiday together with free parking, 50% discount off food and beverages whilst on duty, free golf membership plus more benefits.

Salary dependant on experience.

 

Applicants must apply with a covering letter and current CV.

Closing date: Monday 17th April 2023.

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