Employment Vacancy: Leigh Centurions Look To Appoint A Commercial Manager

Leigh Centurions RLFC

£20,000 with bonus structure

Leigh, Greater Manchester

Contract type:
Permanent (Full time)

Closing date:
27 March 2017

Interview date:
Before 31 March 2017

Job Description:

Leigh Centurions Rugby League Club is seeking a Commercial Manager after securing promotion to the Betfred Super League; the pinnacle of Rugby League. The successful candidate will be responsible for organising, marketing and sales for all commercial events. Further, ensuring timely delivery of all club commercial properties and developing relationships with new and existing sponsors. The successful candidate will take great pride in their work and will be passionate about customer care.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Organise and deliver quality hospitality packages to our clients and partners at our state of the art modern facilities, Leigh Sports Village including match day hosting in hospitality areas
  • Organise and deliver further annual prestigious events including the club’s golf day, sponsor presentation evening, networking events and award ceremony etc coordinating and implementing all commercial inventory delivery in a proactive and customer focused manner
  • Growing new revenue streams and commercial partnerships
  • Identifying and securing new sponsorship Processing, recording and invoicing all commercial sales
  • Produce detailed and accurate reports and status updates for the Commercial Director
  • Managing the relationships with clients and partners and ensuring delivery of sponsorship agreements
  • Ensure ticket office manager and stadium team has up-to-date and accurate details for match days
  • Proactively work with Business Development Manager to highlight upcoming opportunities, events and any un-sold inventory
  • Proactively marketing all club commercial events and commercial properties
  • Assist the Business Development Manager with appropriate reports and sales collateral


Person Specification:

  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Good marketing skills
  • Strong sales ability
  • Good account management of sponsorship agreements
  • Be able to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Accomplished IT skills – including Microsoft Office applications
  • Confident communicator at all levels (oral and written)
  • Excellent customer service skills and telephone manner
  • Self-motivated with great attention to detail


How to apply
If you are interested in applying for this exciting position, please email your CV and covering letter to matthew.chantler@leighrl.co.uk before 27th March 2017

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