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Commercial Manager in Essex at TalentSpa

Date Posted: 2/11/2019

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Job Description

Commercial Manager

Location:  Mersea Island, Essex, CO5 8UA

Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum

Hours of Work: Up to 45 hours per week

About the Company:

Our client’s company is not your average holiday company. Their guests come to their UK resorts to experience a world away from their day-to-day. When guests are there, they play crazy games, enjoy show-stopping entertainment and live in the moment. It is our client’s job to surprise and delight guests at every turn.

They need a switched-on commercial manager to help them grow their sales profitably and to manage and grow the capabilities of their customer facing teams at their Mersea Island holiday park. In this demanding and exciting role, you will be a key member of our client’s park management team, responsible for bar, arcade and shop, with a combined turnover of £225k.

Our client needs you to be the person who delivers delight by developing, coaching and improving the performance of the Retail Teams at Mersea Island so that they play their part in the company’s commercial success. You will identify commercial opportunities and provide the leadership to maximise them.

Commercial Manager Responsibilities:


  • Deliver KPIs and annual profit targets in their Retail and Leisure operations at Mersea Island through smart budget planning, an eye for commercial opportunities and leadership skills that motivate your teams to deliver.
  • Support the delivery of their outstanding guest experience by providing strong leadership and motivation to permanent and seasonal staff (approximately 20 to 30 during summer months)
  • Make decisions on team structures, role definitions, recruitment, training and disciplinary matters.
  • Develop close working relationships with the General Manager, Group Commercial Manager and other areas of the business.
  • Be responsible for health and safety, ensuring the business meets its statutory obligations and that all team members receive relevant training.

Commercial Manager Requirements:


  • To be commercially focused with experience of delivering both short and long term profits – with the customer experience remaining central.
  • A proven track record in managing, leading and developing teams.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
  • The ability to work under pressure and solve problems.
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to engage colleagues so that new strategies are successfully implemented.
  • To be hands-on, self-motivated and ambitious, as well as having a large helping of common sense and a sense of humour.

Commercial Manager Salary:


  • A quarterly bonus scheme.
  • Private medical health cash plan.
  • Life assurance.
  • Discounts on holidays and other great benefits.

If you meet the Commercial Manager requirements and feel the role would be a good fit, then please apply today!