VACANCY – GENERAL MANAGER

24th July 2017

London Skolars are recruiting a General Manager to lead to the club through the next Phase of its development. The role is varied and rewarding, affording the right candidate to excel and make their mark in the world of rugby league.

A full job description and further information can be found below. Applications should be made by CV and covering letter to jacdavies@skolarsrl.com

London Skolars General Manager – Job description outline.

Overall Summary & Purpose of Position: The General Manager role will be responsible for and provide leadership and direction to the commercial, marketing, events, operations and administration functions within the Club.  Key to success being to increase revenues through corporate products, events, merchandise and match day sales. There is also additional revenue potential in sweating assets such as the London Skolars Clubhouse, gym facilities and digital streams.

Duties & Responsibilities: They include, but are not limited to:

x Provide leadership, direction and motivation for the Corporate Sales Executive and Community Development Manager.

x Help develop and implement the corporate sales, marketing, events and operations strategy for the club for the coming years.  Sales:

x Maximising all corporate sales revenue via events, hospitality, player sponsors  and sponsorship.

x Work closely with the CEO and Corporate Sales Exec to develop the sales strategy for the attraction of new Corporate partners x Working closely with the Corporate Sales Exec and be responsible for the delivery and development of all corporate sales products, events and sponsorship packages.

x Develop a full portfolio of corporate sales products including match day hospitality packages, and event sales related products. 

x Work with Corporate Sales Exec to ensure 1st class delivery of all products x Account manage sponsors

 

Fan Revenue & Marketing:

x Maximising all fan-sourced revenue via season tickets, match tickets, merchandising sales and lottery.

x Customer relationship management, including responsibility for customer databases and the development of direct marketing channels.

x Advertising and other promotion; events – both match day and non match day – and sports presentation management

x Development of an integrated internet/online presence including website

x Development of the London Skolars brand

 

London Skolars General Manager  Job Description 

Community

x Help support the Community Development Manager in the development of a community marketing strategy.

x Help support the Community Development Manager in the implementation of that community marketing strategy.

 

Operations and general Admin

x Lottery 

x Marketing mail outs 

x Database input…development kids 

x Schools (bookings and time sheets) 

x Stadium liaison for matchday 

x Pitch bookings (development and senior) 

x RFL paperwork: Grounds safety reports, match amendments 

x Website updates 

x SSC admin (database, bcards, phone calls, letters) 

x Programme production x Promoting match days prior to game day 

x Attendance at match days 

x Selling club offers to local business community – adverts, lottery, hospitality, player sponsors etc 

x Various other tasks as they arise  x Create Weekly / Monthly report for CEO        

 

Other Competencies and Personal Qualities:

x Strong computer skills and IT literacy including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Audience View Ticketing System and graphic related files

x Well developed communication skills – both verbal and written x A good organiser and planner with the ability to prioritise 

x Team player 

x Excellent written and spoken communication skills

x Excellent people skills x Personable, friendly & approachable

x Proactive, engaging & outgoing x Good customer service skills

x Good organisational skills

x Good at relationship building & nurturing

x High levels of energy and dynamism

x Able to think outside the box x Integrity

 

Salary/Package:

x Basic Salary: TBA Plus Commision 

x 20 days annual holiday

x General Expenses

 Working Hours & Additional Information: The job is a full time post, working 40 hours per week, with a requirement for weekend work during the rugby season; in addition some additional hours during busy periods. The role will be based primarily at London Skolars main office –  White Hart lane Community Sports Centre, White Hart Lane, Wood Green, London, N22 5QW.Regular weekend work will be required as well as irregular hours & availability for all match days. There will be time off in lieu for weekend work.  The above duties and responsibilities are not an exhaustive list and you may be required to undertake any other reasonable duties compatible with your experience and competencies. This description may be varied from time to time to reflect changing business requirements

 

 


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