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General Manager
Legoland Discovery Centre
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Yonkers, New York, USA
Do you have the Magic in you to create memorable experiences all for the love of fun? Do you wish to cast a spell of laughter and enjoyment to the people around you? Want to join a team that creates smiles and memories globally on a daily basis. Then you have the magic to be Team Merlin at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester!

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester is looking for a General Manager to join the team!

About The Role
We are now looking for a experience General Manager with key focus on the strategic and operation leadership of our dynamic attraction. You will be responsible for delivering and continuous development of financial, brand and quality, and customer targets as set out in the overall company vision and strategy. You will also need to lead and develop your team and establish yourself quickly with a high-profile role in local commerce and tourism bodies and the local community for the benefit of the business.

Responsibilities:
• Proposes budgeted annual profit (EBITDA) for the attraction.
• Proposes business plan, CAPEX and budget strategies for the attraction.
• Implements relevant health and safety legislation and requirements for the attraction.
• Runs the day to day operation of the attraction to ensure the highest operational standards and product excellence.
• Ensures strong and co-ordinated delivery of attraction marketing strategies by working with the marketing teams.
• Implements consistent operation of all financial controls achieving minimum standards set by internal audit.
• Ensure all Capex projects are rationally justified, delivered on time, on budget and to desired specifications.
• Demonstrates excellent commercial awareness and strong P & L knowledge and use this to establish clear and consistent targets.
• Lead daily team briefings and demonstrate the group values at every opportunity.
• Reviews and approves preparation of accounting analysis for all capital expenditures.
• Controls costs to ensure margin consistency.
• Reduces total costs as a percentage of turn over to ensure enhanced margin performance.
• Reviews analyses of activities, costs, operations and forecast dates.
• Leads the budget planning process.
• Responsible for the day-to-day activities of the attraction.
• Acts as the spokesperson for the attraction for significant PR events.
• Leads the delivery of the team briefings.
• Contributes towards the marketing strategy and the brand product development particularly promotions and guest numbers to balance the commercial aspirations with the need to deliver improved guest service.
• Motivates and coaches staff throughout the attraction to maximize sales opportunities and ensure secondary spend targets are met.
• Represents the attraction within monthly marketing reviews.
• Develops direct reports
• Creates a culture of trust and empowerment.
• Works closely with the HR Manager to develop and implement HR strategies.
• Leads by example and is the perfect role model for all customer-facing staff to follow.
• Adopts an enthusiastic, assertive and passionate approach to Customer Service, and demonstrates the Group values at every opportunity.
• Actively encourages and supports new and innovative ideas from all team members on how to improve the business.

About You
Please Note: this position requires previous senior level management within an entertainment venue, visitor attraction, hotel, theme park, or museum.

• Minimum 5 years of senior operations/general management experience within a visitor attraction, theme park, museum, hotel, theater or entertainment capacity.
• Leadership experience within a business of 1 million+ annual revenue and/or 50+ employees.
• Knowledge of financial reporting, budgets, and forecasting.
• Knowledge of marketing, health and safety, and HR preferred.
• Engaging personality. Ability to think strategically and solutions and improvement focused.
• Strong computer skills. Ability to utilize standard software applications to include MS Office suite and advance excel skills a plus.
• Proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and multi-task as necessary.
• Possess strong communication skills (both verbal and written).
• Desire to work in fast-paced environments.
• Must be flexible to work shifts outside normal business hours, may include some weekends, and holidays.

Education:
Bachelor's degree in business, economics, finance, or related field.

About The Benefits
In return you will find a competitive salary and benefits package (including a medical, vision, dental, life insurance and 401(k) matching plan offering), share program opportunities, and benefit from free entry to all of our Merlin attractions which also extend to family and friends. In addition, you can expect continued growth of joining an exciting, global organization.

About Us
Merlin Entertainments, plc Merlin Entertainments is a business built on fun. We are the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator. We operate over 100 attractions, eight hotels and three holiday villages in 22 countries across four continents and we run some of the best known names in global leisure. These include the likes of SEA LIFE, Madame Tussauds, the Dungeons, the Eye brand, and LEGOLAND. Whether you are serving delicious food, working in the office, maintaining the attractions, entertaining guest or operating rides, the objective is to provide a truly memorable experience and a great day out for all members of the family.

We offer flexible opportunities, in a totally unique environment. We know this is a great place to work, but don’t just take our word for it…click on ‘apply now’

APPLY NOW
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Job opportunities with Legoland Discovery Centre
General Manager
Legoland Discovery Centre
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Yonkers, New York, USA
Do you have the Magic in you to create memorable experiences all for the love of fun? Do you wish to cast a spell of laughter and enjoyment to the people around you? Want to join a team that creates smiles and memories globally on a daily basis. Then you have the magic to be Team Merlin at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester!

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester is looking for a General Manager to join the team!

About The Role
We are now looking for a experience General Manager with key focus on the strategic and operation leadership of our dynamic attraction. You will be responsible for delivering and continuous development of financial, brand and quality, and customer targets as set out in the overall company vision and strategy. You will also need to lead and develop your team and establish yourself quickly with a high-profile role in local commerce and tourism bodies and the local community for the benefit of the business.

Responsibilities:
• Proposes budgeted annual profit (EBITDA) for the attraction.
• Proposes business plan, CAPEX and budget strategies for the attraction.
• Implements relevant health and safety legislation and requirements for the attraction.
• Runs the day to day operation of the attraction to ensure the highest operational standards and product excellence.
• Ensures strong and co-ordinated delivery of attraction marketing strategies by working with the marketing teams.
• Implements consistent operation of all financial controls achieving minimum standards set by internal audit.
• Ensure all Capex projects are rationally justified, delivered on time, on budget and to desired specifications.
• Demonstrates excellent commercial awareness and strong P & L knowledge and use this to establish clear and consistent targets.
• Lead daily team briefings and demonstrate the group values at every opportunity.
• Reviews and approves preparation of accounting analysis for all capital expenditures.
• Controls costs to ensure margin consistency.
• Reduces total costs as a percentage of turn over to ensure enhanced margin performance.
• Reviews analyses of activities, costs, operations and forecast dates.
• Leads the budget planning process.
• Responsible for the day-to-day activities of the attraction.
• Acts as the spokesperson for the attraction for significant PR events.
• Leads the delivery of the team briefings.
• Contributes towards the marketing strategy and the brand product development particularly promotions and guest numbers to balance the commercial aspirations with the need to deliver improved guest service.
• Motivates and coaches staff throughout the attraction to maximize sales opportunities and ensure secondary spend targets are met.
• Represents the attraction within monthly marketing reviews.
• Develops direct reports
• Creates a culture of trust and empowerment.
• Works closely with the HR Manager to develop and implement HR strategies.
• Leads by example and is the perfect role model for all customer-facing staff to follow.
• Adopts an enthusiastic, assertive and passionate approach to Customer Service, and demonstrates the Group values at every opportunity.
• Actively encourages and supports new and innovative ideas from all team members on how to improve the business.

About You
Please Note: this position requires previous senior level management within an entertainment venue, visitor attraction, hotel, theme park, or museum.

• Minimum 5 years of senior operations/general management experience within a visitor attraction, theme park, museum, hotel, theater or entertainment capacity.
• Leadership experience within a business of 1 million+ annual revenue and/or 50+ employees.
• Knowledge of financial reporting, budgets, and forecasting.
• Knowledge of marketing, health and safety, and HR preferred.
• Engaging personality. Ability to think strategically and solutions and improvement focused.
• Strong computer skills. Ability to utilize standard software applications to include MS Office suite and advance excel skills a plus.
• Proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and multi-task as necessary.
• Possess strong communication skills (both verbal and written).
• Desire to work in fast-paced environments.
• Must be flexible to work shifts outside normal business hours, may include some weekends, and holidays.

Education:
Bachelor's degree in business, economics, finance, or related field.

About The Benefits
In return you will find a competitive salary and benefits package (including a medical, vision, dental, life insurance and 401(k) matching plan offering), share program opportunities, and benefit from free entry to all of our Merlin attractions which also extend to family and friends. In addition, you can expect continued growth of joining an exciting, global organization.

About Us
Merlin Entertainments, plc Merlin Entertainments is a business built on fun. We are the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator. We operate over 100 attractions, eight hotels and three holiday villages in 22 countries across four continents and we run some of the best known names in global leisure. These include the likes of SEA LIFE, Madame Tussauds, the Dungeons, the Eye brand, and LEGOLAND. Whether you are serving delicious food, working in the office, maintaining the attractions, entertaining guest or operating rides, the objective is to provide a truly memorable experience and a great day out for all members of the family.

We offer flexible opportunities, in a totally unique environment. We know this is a great place to work, but don’t just take our word for it…click on ‘apply now’

APPLY NOW
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