Initial Investment

£6,500 +VAT to £9,000 +VAT

Training provided

Yes

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About Us

The Jo Jingles franchise opportunity provides an exciting opportunity for you to run your own business in an exclusive area offering fun-filled, interactive music and movement classes for preschool children from three months to five years of age in your local area.

About You

What makes a successful Jo Jingles franchisee?

  • Confidence: You will need to be confident and charismatic, well-organised and have strong presentation skills which will be key in  helping you to become a successful business owner and franchisee.
  • Relate to young children: You need to be able to identify with and relate to young children and take pride in being involved in the education and entertainment of pre-school children.
  • Business-minded: A business, sales or marketing background is also useful.
  • Used to juggling: Experience of being around very young children can help! You will probably have dealt with the fun and the pressures of juggling a career with family life.
  • Musical: Although we don’t stipulate that you must have a professional music qualification or training, you should have a good singing voice, a demonstrable musical background and a genuine interest in music.
  • Patience: Working with young children requires a bright and energetic personality mixed with endless patience.  Above all, you need to passionate about running the classes and owning your own business!

Training & Support

Rates 5* Franchise Support – 2016 and 2017 (by the independent research agency, Smith & Henderson)

When you purchase a franchise from Jo Jingles your business becomes part of our brand so we have a vested interest in making sure you have the support and the tools necessary to hit the ground running. Your success is our success so we’ll provide all of the training you need to ensure your business flourishes.

As a new franchisee you will receive one week’s interactive training at Jo Jingles HQ before starting your Jo Jingles classes to get you up to speed on our culture, ethos and brand personality. We also encourage visits to other franchisees prior to launch to find out more about their experiences. We’re delighted that our franchisees do stay in the Network for a considerable length of time – current average is 10+ years.

Our commitment to our franchisees doesn’t stop at high levels of training and support either. We also provide you with a whole host of other tools and advice including:

  • Local website development and support personalised to your local area.
  • Regular group training meetings/conferences giving you the chance to network and meet other Jo Jingles franchisees as well as the experienced and professional team at HQ.
  • An established intranet facility to encourage and support internal communication, share knowledge and network with our franchise community.
  • Business coaching and an appointed mentor to provide you with local ongoing support with business solutions, development and ideas.
  • In-class practical training and a one to one business advisory session prior to the launch of your business to further support your HQ training session.
  • Regular updates on all advertising, PR and promotional activities organised by Jo Jingles HQ.
  • Above all, we offer a FUN opportunity to start running your own child-friendly business!

Financial Information

Depending on the size of the area you require and the number of towns allocated to a territory, Franchise areas are currently available from as little as: £6,500+VAT to £9,000 + VAT. We also advise that in year 1 of running the business you should allow for a minimum of £1000 additional capital investment.

What’s included in the price:

  • A flexible working opportunity to fit around your own home and family life
  • Relatively low start-up costs and a good return on your investment
  • An exclusive territory and 5 year licence in which to run Jo Jingles classes
  • Comprehensive ongoing training and support to develop your business from start-up and throughout its lifecycle
  • Nationwide advertising, marketing and public relations support managed via Jo Jingles HQ
  • Comprehensive equipment package including percussion instruments, music books and CD’s recorded exclusively for Jo Jingles by well-known children’s TV presenters and music writers.
  • 3 years of exclusive age-specific Class Programmes which follow Government guidelines for all pre-school age groups.
  • Backing and security of being associated with a reputable and established brand that is trademarked and has been in business for more than two decades.

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Leigh Duke – Award Winning Franchisee

East Lothian, Borders and Edinburgh

Jo Jingles, franchise, franchisee, case study

 

After having her first child, Leigh Duke decided that her existing career in the world of banking was not going to be the right choice for family life. She initially attended Jo Jingles as a customer and enjoyed the classes with her baby so much that she decided to invest in her own franchise.

 

I like a challenge and having been to many Jo Jingles classes as a parent, I know how much fun learning through music is.

 

Leigh swiftly discovered the specially designed music programmes and strong Jo Jingles Support Network made it straightforward to get the business up and running. She loves seeing the progression of the babies to pre-schoolers and says:

 

I love the enthusiasm and seeing the little ones getting so much enjoyment out of it – as well as that they are learning new skills.

 

Having purchased her initial Jo Jingles territory of East Lothian back in 2007 with an investment of £6600, Leigh’s first-year turnover was in excess of £25,000. This original area has now more than doubled and Leigh has not only maintained stability of her classes but also expanded her business in 2015 with the acquisition of two additional areas, East Edinburgh and Central Edinburgh.

With a team of eight class teachers and most recently the appointment of a co-partner the business growth has continued and accelerated in the region. With additional business in nurseries and baby groups on a regular basis Leigh is on track for an impressive six-figure plus annual turnover in 2018!

Leigh’s outstanding management skills, growth and development of the business secured her the Jo Jingles Franchisee of the Year Award in 2016 and she has added to this with a number of other business accolades.

All this while being mum to two young, very active daughters of her own and being very much a reputable member of her local community.

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