Leisure or sports manager
- Ensures custody of all cash receipts and organises regular stock checks.
- Recruits, supervises and trains staff.
- Determines financial, staffing, material and other short- and long-term needs.
- Advises on the facilities available and promotes publicity in relation to shows, games, races, new theme parks, etc..
- Keeps abreast of new trends and developments in recreational activities and arranges exhibitions, theatrical productions, concerts, demonstrations etc..
- Ensures that facilities are kept clean and in good condition and that appropriate health and safety requirements are adhered to.
- Organises timetable of activities/schedule of programmes.
Typical Education Level
Level 3 NVQ; A Levels
Will retirement created job openings
In the UK, 19% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers
*This is based on national data
Average annual earnings
The current average wage for leisure or sports manager is £21,486
The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 1,615. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
Over the past year, jobs have been posted for leisure or sports manager roles.
How well does it pay?
Normal pay for this occupation is £21,486 per year. That is about £1,791 per month or £11.02 per hour. New workers generally start on £14,914, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £38,418
Is it growing or declining?
This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 1,615 people are employed in the region.