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General Manager / Chief Executive Officer

Hoop City

Hoop City is Australia's most advanced basketball training and court hire facility that allows athletes of all ages to raise their game.

14 Nov 2022
Full Time
Closing date
13 Dec 2022

Primary Objective

The General Manager / Chief Executive Officer (CEO), in partnership with the Board and Ownership Group, is responsible for the overall success of Hoop City. The GM/CEO is an advocate for Hoop City, responsible for the implementation of the businesses strategic vision and growth objectives in accordance with the direction, mission and policies established.

The GM/CEO will work closely with Managers and Franchisees to support and lead sustainable growth by identifying and implementing new strategic, programs, membership and sales opportunities, as well as fostering a culture of success.

Hoop City Values

  • Innovation - We are always ahead of the game
  • Accountability - We stick to our game plan
  • Collaboration - We are better as a team on and off the court
  • Performance - Every move we make, every engagement we have is elite

Key Responsibilities

Strategic Development - 30%

  • With the Board and Ownership Group take responsibility for the development of Hoop City’s strategic vision and objectives.
  • Take responsibility for the implementation and monitoring of Hoop City’s strategic vision and objectives.
  • Provide high quality advice to the Board and Ownership Group.
  • Review and develop new, programs, products and strategies in all areas of the business.

Organisational Management - 40%

  • Take responsibility for the effective operations of the Franchisor business supporting Franchisees while overseeing owner operated facilities.
  • Assist with the preparation of annual budgets and financial reports for presentation to the Board and Ownership Group.
  • Manage the approved budget.
  • Direct, support, engage and develop staff ensuring effective management of human resources.
  • Provide strong and inspiring leadership and direction to all staff.
  • Establish effective communication processes with staff, internal and external stakeholders, partners government entities and sponsors.
  • Represent Hoop City in appropriate forums and meetings.
  • Develop an appropriate media, marketing and PR plan to champion Hoop City.
  • Provide high quality and timely reports to the Board and Ownership Group.
  • Ensure all relevant legislation and league guidelines are adhered to.

Financial Growth - 30%

  • Design and implement a strategy to grow commercial revenues for all facilities.
  • Utilise existing and new networks to source additional Franchisees, and in turn contribute towards Hoop City’s growth and development.
  • Lead the external relationships function of the business by identifying and developing relationships with potential partners, proactively leading contract negotiations and maintaining strong, effective, mutually beneficial relationships.
  • Build and maintain meaningful long-term relationships with Franchisees, by successfully managing contractual obligations and expectations.
  • Identify new revenue generating activities and assets.
  • Manage the overall Profit & Loss
  • Oversee funding opportunities and submission of application for government funding to continue to grow and develop operations and programs.
  • Provide leadership in growing revenue through sales and memberships.

Knowledge &/or Skills

  • Demonstrated high level strategic focus and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated business acumen.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with community leaders, commercial entities, government officials, internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication skills and experience working with marketing and media plans.
  • A management style that fosters success, innovation and collaboration.
  • Demonstrated experience in making and following through decisions.
  • Passion for Hoop City.

Essential Requirements

  • Sports Management / Business Degree

Desirable Criteria

  • Sports Marketing / PR / Communications Degree

How to Apply

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Job Type
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