General Manager – Chilwell Manor GC

An outstanding opportunity has arisen for a General Manager at Chilwell Manor Golf Club. You can find out more about the role below… 

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The Club:

Established nearly 120 years ago, Chilwell Manor Golf Club has a long history and is ambitious for
the future. The club is a thriving and ambitious members’ golf club located on the outskirts of
Nottingham and boasts some of the best greens in the area. We have around 500 members across all
playing categories and a wide non-playing social membership. We pride ourselves on being one of
the friendliest clubs in the area and are renowned far and wide for the welcoming atmosphere we’ve
created for members and visitors alike.
In line with our long-term Strategic Plan, the club is looking – for the very first time – to appoint a
highly skilled, dynamic General Manager to work with the club’s Board of Directors to deliver the
Club’s key strategic objectives for the benefit of all members.
This is an exciting opportunity to play a key part in helping the club implement new strategies and
ideas to take the club forward as it looks to further develop, grow and flourish.

The Role:

Why we’re deciding now to appoint a General Manager, is to get professional direction on how to
improve the clubs service offering, attract new golfers, and optimise its operations, with a goal to
cement the club’s long term financial sustainability, make ambitious improvements to the course/
clubhouse and enhance our overall reputation within the local area.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for delivery of the Club’s strategic, annual and operational plans along with the chair of the board, including professional shop and catering functions.
  • The General Manager will provide leadership and day to day operational direction to all
  • Develop and deliver effective membership and visitor strategies to increase overall revenue of the
  • Working closely with the Operations Director and Head Greenkeeper, to create and implement a
    long-term course development plan, as well as routine maintenance to ensure the golf course is in
    the best possible condition.
  • Provide accurate and timely financial information to the Finance Director and Board, including
    monthly management accounts and annual report.
  • Lead regular weekly planning meetings with the Head Greenkeeper, Catering Manager, and
  • Develop the club’s brand and offer through its website, social media and other channels.
  • Manage all aspects of the clubhouse and premises working in close co-operation with the
    Catering Contractor and Operations Director.
  • Be accountable for the Health & Safety across the Club’s operations and for regular reporting to
    the Board.

Candidate Requirements:

This is a vital new role for the club, central to helping us to realise our future ambitions. We are
looking for an individual with all-round experience and expertise in the golf industry, who is
committed to making a difference. We want someone with a strong customer focus, commercial
experience and excellent leadership and management skills.

Working pattern:

Full time – 40 hours per week – Monday to Friday, with occasional weekend working as required.


We offer a competitive salary and benefit package commensurate with the skills, knowledge and
experience of the applicant.
We are committed to the ongoing development of our employees and will support professional
development appropriate to this role.

Application process:

To apply, please email a letter of application and your CV with details of your current remuneration
package to: [email protected]

The short-listing panel will decide whom to interview solely on the basis of the information provided
in your letter of application and your CV measured against the job profile.

Closing date:

12.00 noon, Friday 31st May 2024

By [email protected]