JOB VACANCY – 3G all-weather pitch Manager – Lewes Community Football Club

JOB VACANCY – 3G all-weather pitch Manager

JOB VACANCY – 3G all-weather pitch Manager

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In July 2015, Lewes FC opened its state of the art all-weather pitch The Rookery. Till now, this vital facility has been managed as part of the Community Manager’s role, but now we wish to give the 3G greater focus. The club is therefore advertising for a part-time (20 hours) dedicated Manager whose job will entail everything from getting new bookings, managing existing ones, ensuring the facility is always safe & secure and also overseeing maintenance (which is carried out by excellent volunteers).

The salary is £10k per year plus commission on new sales. Please take a look at the job description attached. Start date is ASAP.

Here’s the job description…


Job Purpose            

3G Manager will focus on the efficient and commercially successful operation of
the Lewes FC 3G all-weather pitch facility which is situated adjacent to the
club’s stadium.

Responsible to the Community Board

Part-time: Hours: 20 hours per week

Start date: Immediate

Salary: £10,000 per annum with a competitive commission rate on new

The role includes sales, operational and administrative duties, delivery
of quality customer service as well as the planning, organisation and
implementation of football leagues and activities. When on duty, you will be
responsible for the security and health and safety of the facility, as well as
ensuring that the facilities meet customer expectations.

You will also be expected to develop the business through identifying
and implementing additional bookings and services, building and maintaining
contacts and partner relationships, and by promoting the facility through
marketing activity. Sales are predominantly with local football and rugby clubs
and schools.

To be successful in this role, you will ideally need to have relevant
experience of commission based sales and working in a community or similar

Along with excellent people skills and the ability to develop working
relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, you should also have good
organisational and financial management skills. The role will be located at
Lewes Football Club, Mountfield Road, Lewes, BN7 2XA.

The role will include the requirement for you to work some early
mornings, evenings, weekends and Bank holidays. A valid UK driving licence is
desirable but not essential.

The main duties will include:


•           Effectively marketing
and promoting use of the facility


•           Oversight of the
maintenance, security and cleaning of the facility in liaison with the Operations
Manager and/or Club Board as necessary


•           Monitoring and managing
bookings for the facility, receiving customer feedback, reporting any issues to
the Operations Manager or Club Board as required and implementing strategies to
improve customer satisfaction


•           Producing sales and
usage reports to the Club Board


•           These duties provide a
framework for the role and should not be regarded as a definitive list. Other
reasonable duties may be required consistent with the operation of the facility

What will you bring to the role?


•           Experience in working
in a commission/sales based role is desirable


•           Experience of
facilities / operational management


•     Excellent
organisational skills with the ability to work under limited supervision


•           Ability to proactively work
with internal and external partners


•           Strong interpersonal
and relationship management skills


•           Willing to work at peak
times including evenings and weekends


Lewes Football Club is an
equal opportunities employer and adopts a ‘CV blind’ process for shortlisting.

Applicants should therefore
include a cover letter and CV, but should put all personal details indicating
gender, age, ethnicity etc on an additional, separate sheet so that
applications can be assessed, as far as possible, on the candidates’ merits

For further information or
to apply, please contact Jackie Gilligan at