Head Professional

Job Details

  • Place of work: Shotts Golf Club
  • Position: Head Professional
  • Region: Scottish
  • Date added: 01/02/2023
  • Closing Date: 13/02/2023

Shotts Golf Club are currently looking for a head professional to join our team.  Shotts is a James Braid designed part heathland part parkland 18-hole golf course established in 1895. The course is based 25 minutes from both Glasgow and Edinburgh.

As a key member of the team, the head professional is the first point of contact for members and guests.

They will require:

  • Extremely positive with great interpersonal and communication skills.
  • To be enthusiastic and forward thinking constantly looking for imaginative ways to improve the service to the members and visitors.
  • Be a dynamic, friendly, hardworking and conscientious individual who is suitably qualified to take on a new challenge to develop his/her career within an inclusive and progressive golf club.
  • The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability, drive and enthusiasm to build their business in line with the club’s future ambitions. As a key stakeholder they must develop long term relationships built on trust and confidence with the members, visitors and suppliers.
  • The position will offer a competitive remuneration, flexible working hours and work life balance. The financial package will be based on experience, qualifications and knowledge of the role.
  • It is anticipated that the successful candidate will be self-employed where they will be responsible for their own PAYE tax and National Insurance contributions as well as any pension scheme to which they are affiliated.

The Head professional will be responsible for

  • Starting duties and welcoming all members and visitors to the club.
  • Coaching, tuition and club fitting for individual and group.
  • Supporting the club in developing and building our junior and overall membership.
  • Complete management of the retail business area including stock control of all golf equipment, clothing, recruiting and resourcing retail assistants.
  • Custom fitting and club repair services.
  • Management of green fees and electric buggy hires on behalf of the club.


Closing dates for applications – 13 February 23

Further details will be forwarded to applicants who are successful in obtaining an interview.

Applicants should apply in writing via email including a comprehensive CV to our club secretary Jim Jess – Info@Shottsgolfclub.co.uk

Club Website – www.Shottsgolfclub.co.uk

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