Leisure and Sports

This industry is all about people enjoying sport, keeping fit and having fun - would you like to be part of it?

In Coast to Capital there are lots of organisations that will advertise for Leisure and Sports roles such as the 11 local authorities Brighton and Hove, Arun, Worthing, Chichester, Horsham, Mid-Sussex, Crawley, Mole Valley, Reigate and Banstead, Epsom and Ewell, Tandridge. A few examples of other Leisure and Sports companies in Coast to Capital based on turnover and employment local to us would be Sport Brighton, Active Sussex and Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club.
Think about the things you enjoy doing outside of school or college. Whether it’s going to concerts, the zoo, museums, sporting events, the cinema or spending time with your friends at the local leisure centre. People now prefer to spend more money on experiences than buying things. From attending festivals, going to the cinema, visiting museums and art galleries, or even working out in a gym – people want to do interesting and fun things with their leisure time. The sports sector is vast, there are also massive opportunities to work in the health and fitness sector in gyms and leisure centres and also in outdoor activities.
In 2021 around 29,500 jobs attributed to the sports sector in the Coast to Capital region. Communication, customer service and management are the top 3 common skills employers request in job adverts in this sector.

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What you'll need

You’ll need customer service skills, the ability to work well with others, patience, excellent verbal communication skills, pay attention to detail, use your initiative and to be flexible and open to change.

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