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Business Manager

Company: The Learning Experience
Location: Lakewood
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Business Managers at The Learning Experience are responsible for the financial and operational performance of the Center. They have an essential ability to apply their business acumen to customer engagement and leading people, ultimately creating an environment where others can thrive.

Role Responsibilities:


  • Drives financial performance and productivity for all operational aspects of the center
  • Effectively analyzes and reconciles monthly P&L statements; creates action plans based on past performance and forecasted occupancy
  • Hires outstanding talent and ensures center is fully staffed with high performing teachers
  • Effectively manages labor; Approves all final work schedules to ensure appropriate ratios are always intact
  • Forecasts future enrollment based on annual graduation
  • Processes payroll, ensuring the accuracy of timekeeping systems
  • Manages center inventory- office supplies, food, curriculum, staff recognition items, etc.
  • Manages all vendor relationships- organizes facilities maintenance and technology support
  • Ensures parent billings, account receivables and collections are accurate and precise
  • In partnership with Center Director, conducts team meetings to communicate important information and set a direction
    • Executes marketing brand campaigns within the center and implements local marketing activities.
    • Oversees Work and Family program- building new relationships with community and business leaders (Housing Communities, Chamber of Commerce, Local Businesses)
    • Effectively uses social media channels for parent engagement and retention
    • Nurtures leads through scheduling and conducting tours; follows up with potential families to secure enrollment.
    • Leads tours, highlighting key features of our brand and the center and maintains strong connections with potential customers
    • Has a strong understanding of the childcare offerings within the community
    • Maintains the lead tracking portal and customer database
    • Coordinates the registration process and maintains customer and employee information in center systems
    • Responsible for communications to families (i.e. billing, newsletters)
    • Plans and manages budget for "parent pleasers"

      • 3+ years' experience in retail/store management - cross-industry experience is welcome
      • Demonstrated leadership ability with a minimum of 2+ years of experience in a customer-facing sales setting
      • Ability to leverage data to understand the business and make decisions
      • Bachelor's degree preferred

        Compensation: $40,000.00 - $44,000.00 per year

        The Learning Experience

        At The Learning Experience, we make early education joyful, engaging and fun so children are happy to learn, play and grow

        Our curriculum focuses on the six ages and stages of early childhood development and engages children in hands-on learning activities that encourage them to explore and solve problems at their own rate of development. This forms a foundation for kids to Learn, Play and Grow under the care of our nurturing teachers and staff.

        At TLE -, we've created a full cast of characters that become our little learners' educators, partners and friends through their preschool education journey. Each character has a unique personality and area of interest and brings learning to life by allowing children to explore the world through fun and imagination.

        This franchise is independently owned and operated by a franchisee. Your application will go directly to the franchisee, and all hiring decisions will be made by the management of this franchisee. All inquiries about employment at this franchisee should be made directly to the franchise location, and not to The Learning Experience Corporate.

Keywords: The Learning Experience, Lakewood , Business Manager, Executive , Lakewood, New Jersey

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