Profession recreational facilities manager

Recreational facilities managers direct the operations of facilities that provide recreational services such as gardens, spas, zoos, gambling and lottery facilities. They plan and organise the daily operations of the related staff and facilities and ensure the organisation follows the latest developments in its field. They coordinate the different departments of the facility and manage the correct use of rescources and budgets.

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Personality Type

  • Enterprising / Conventional
  • Enterprising / Investigative


  • Recreation activities

    The field and characteristics of recreational activities for customers.


  • Supervise daily information operations

    Direct daily operations of different units. Coordinate program/project activities to assure the respect of costs and time.

  • Represent the organisation

    Act as representative of the institution, company or organisation to the outside world.

  • Promote recreation activities

    Promote the implementation of recreation programs in a community, as well as recreation services provided by an organisation or institution.

  • Liaise with local authorities

    Maintain the liaison and exchange of information with regional or local authorities.

  • Manage logistics

    Create logistic framework for transporting goods to customers and for receiving returns, execute and follow up the logistics processes and guidelines.

  • Develop recreation programmes

    Develop plans and policies which aim to provide the desired recreation activities to a target group or in a community.

  • Manage recreational facility

    Manage the daily operations of a cultural facility. Organise all activities and coordinate the different departments functioning within a cultural facility. Develop a plan of action and arrange the necessary funds.

  • Schedule recreation facilities

    Schedule the use of recreational facilities.

  • Establish daily priorities

    Establish daily priorities for staff personnel; effectively deal with multi-task workload.

  • Manage operational budgets

    Prepare, monitor and adjust operational budgets together with the economical/administrative manager/professionals in the arts institute/unit/project.

  • Manage supplies

    Monitor and control the flow of supplies that includes the purchase, storage and movement of the required quality of raw materials, and also work-in-progress inventory. Manage supply chain activities and synchronise supply with demand of production and customer.

  • Set organisational policies

    Participate in setting organisational policies that cover issues such as participant eligibility, program requirements, and program benefits for the service users.

Optional knowledge and skills

corporate social responsibility manage payroll recruit employees schedule shifts organise training implement marketing strategies coordinate advertising campaigns chair a meeting inform customers of activity changes liaise with managers speak different languages ensure compliance with company regulations supervise work maintain professional records perform project management maintain relationship with suppliers create a financial plan evaluate employees order supplies coordinate events analyse transportation costs keep stock records check in guests maintain relationship with customers keep task records assess employees' capability levels maintain professional administration analyse goal progress plan medium to long term objectives manage a small-to-medium business delegate activities create solutions to problems manage budgets lead a team supervise the management of an establishment accounting counselling methods maximise sales revenues communication principles supervise the work of staff on different shifts plan health and safety procedures develop revenue generation strategies bookkeeping regulations quality standards manage workflow processes follow company standards provide cost benefit analysis reports produce sales reports company policies budgetary principles manage staff train employees manage health and safety standards develop organisational policies create safe working protocols assist customers report on overall management of a business identify customer's needs fix meetings manage schedule of tasks