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 resources and budgets.

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Personality Type


  • Recreation activities

    The field and characteristics of recreational activities for customers.


  • Schedule recreation facilities

    Schedule the use of recreational facilities.

  • Represent the organisation

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

  • 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.

  • Establish daily priorities

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

  • Promote recreation activities

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

  • Manage operational budgets

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

  • Set organisational policies

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

  • 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.

  • Supervise daily information operations

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

  • 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.

  • Develop recreation programmes

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

Optional knowledge and skills

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

Source: Sisyphus ODB