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Edinburgh City Football Club

SPFL Club – League 2

Effectively a start-up from a commercial perspective, Edinburgh City Football Club has an exciting opportunity for a new Commercial Manager/Director.

This Full-Time role, based in Edinburgh, will require a dynamic, self-motivated, and confident individual who is looking for a gateway to a career within professional Football.

Job Title: Commercial Manager/Director.

Reporting: to The Board

Main Objective: To grow the Club whilst creating, implementing, and developing the commercial opportunities and revenue streams of the Football Club.

Main Responsibilities/Duties:

  • To create and implement a fit for purpose Commercial Strategy.
  • To generate income for the Club through sponsorship sales including match day sponsorships, and corporate hospitality.
  • Managing the full life cycle of sales, from lead generation straight through to negotiation and close.
  • Ongoing support with the engagement with stakeholders.
  • Support the team with maintaining ongoing customer service standards.
  • To undertake commercial activities as directed by the board with a view to increasing revenue streams.
  • To prepare reports on commercial activities and projections.

Preferred Requirements:

  • University Graduate 2:1 in related degree subject

or

  • Track record of success in related position

Professional Experience:

  • Sales and marketing experience.
  • Experience of providing customer service to clients and stakeholders.

Personal Qualities / Skills:

  • Must display excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent organisation skills.
  • Flexibility to adapt to varying working weeks in the demands of the role.
  • Dynamic, hard-working & enthusiastic.
  • Self-starter and can-do attitude.
  • Ability to sell products and services.
  • Receptive to feedback about own behaviour, strengths, weaknesses, and areas to learn and demonstrates a flexibility and willingness to learn.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and take responsibility for a high quality of work.
  • Excellent rapport building and motivational skills.
  • Computer literate at Excel, Word & PowerPoint.

Remuneration: Salary DOE + Performance Related Bonus

Candidates should apply by sending their CV by email to kirsten@edinburghcityfc.com.

Closing date: 25th August 2021

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