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General Manager, Flight School Operations

Company: Piedmont Flight, Inc.
Location: Winston Salem
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Piedmont Flight Training has been creating pilots at Smith Reynold---s Airport for over 30 years.-- We are Part 141 school and have one of the most comprehensive training programs in North Carolina. Our offering consists of a fleet of thirteen aircraft, full-motion simulators and fourteen flight instructors.-- The school is in a tremendous growth phase and we---re looking for a General Manager to continue the growth.We see ourselves as responsible for supporting student success by creating an optimum learning environment, responding to student needs, empowering our team, demonstrating professionalism and developing cooperative work relationships with the management team, instructors and students. --The person for this role position is motived, a team player and has a positive attitude on a daily basis.The candidate for this role must have the ability to:

  • Supervise and lead a team of Certified Flight Instructors and Management team consisting of a Chief Pilot and Director of Maintenance.
  • Manage the daily operations of the flight school.
  • Provide the highest possible level of a flight training experience for the students.
  • Work closely and collaboratively with the front office, Chief Flight Instructor and Director of Maintenance
  • Identify, develop and grow new revenue streams
  • Work closely with existing university partnerships and identify, develop and grow new
  • Addressing student concerns in a timely manner
  • Demonstrate adaptability, communication, information processing, problem solving, responsibility and teamwork
  • Build sales and maximize profitability.
  • Analyze a profit & loss statement, monitor cashflows, scrutinize expenses and provide monthly performance updates
  • Analyze operating results, research discrepancies, and effectively report findings.
  • Strictly maintain an annual budget and forecast for the year
    Provide daily & ongoing oversight of:
  • Scheduling
  • Daily Sales
  • Daily Flight Lesson Tracking
  • Monitoring Cashflows
  • Student Acquisition
  • Asset Utilization
  • Affiliate PartnershipsSkills:
  • Financial acumen
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong multi-tasking ability
  • Excellent communication skills--Experience/Education Requirements:
  • Private Pilot Certificate
  • Part 107 Drone Pilot Certification
  • Associates in Aviation Management or Business
  • Three years of experience in the aviation industry
  • Three years in management role
  • Three years sale experience

Keywords: Piedmont Flight, Inc., Winston-Salem , General Manager, Flight School Operations, Executive , Winston Salem, North Carolina

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