Franchise Development Manager


Closing date

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Our vision is for XCELERATE GYMS to be the beating heart of hundreds of local communities, as individuals and families focus on their health, wellbeing, and fitness.

XCELERATE GYMS takes a full 360-degree view of our members health, fitness and wellbeing. Giving them the support, tools and advice from world leading experts to help every member maximise every element of their mind, body and soul. Empowering every member, irrespective of their current fitness levels, to unlock their full potential and achieve their personal best.

We have built and secured the best training equipment and environment within the Fitness Industry. With partners from Power Plate UK, Dyaco and WattBike you will find no limitations to what we have.

“If You Succeed, We Succeed”

You will be a brand ambassador, promoting and representing the Xcelerate vision and values. We are looking for the crème de la crème, the very best in the business. This exciting new opportunity will be challenging but rewarding and offers many paths to career progression.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Franchisee recruitment
  • Finding new 3rd party partners and avenues for recruiting franchisees, whilst ensuring the cost of recruitment and working with 3rd parties is controlled and not onerous to the business
  • Seek new business and partnerships via sales phone calls, video calls and in-person meetings across the UK and sometimes overseas, including exhibition attendance
  • Ensuring the on-boarding process is up to date and in line with the expectations of the franchise industry and future franchisees
  • Coaching, supporting and ongoing managing of the franchise network
  • Reporting on KPIs from your portfolios such as revenue and growth
  • Ensuring all client data is up to date with key information
  • Achievement of sales KPIs in line with company expectations
  • Attend arranged and self-generated appointments in line with the prospect’s expectations
  • To connect with prospects in a range of external networks and virtual environments
  • Attend all Franchise Exhibitions yearly, as and when they are scheduled, to represent Xcelerate Gyms to the highest standards competing with 100 other franchise businesses to recruit new franchisees

The ideal candidate will be/have:

  • Hard working, conscientious and enthusiastic
  • A dynamic, strong communicator and can clearly articulate your ideas to others
  • Performance driven, the desire to develop and improve yourself 
  • Intelligent analysis and understanding of market opportunities
  • Personable and confident
  • Responsible for your business and all that it entails
  • Proactive and thinks on their feet
  • Creative problem solver
  • Set and maintain high standards
  • Keen to progress
  • Well organised and punctual
  • You excel in a team environment 
  • Proactively generate new business
  • An innovator
  • The ability to utilise and use social media to build a community of enthusiasts for the brand
  • stay up to date with new technology
  • Not afraid to roll their sleeves up and get stuck in
  • Flexibility is essential for the role to ensure on-time delivery of targets
  • Travel will be required across the UK and possibly internationally as the brand grows