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AFC Seeks New Commercial Manager

3 months ago By Tony Simpson

Full Time Position - Could It Be You?

COMMERCIAL MANAGER

AFC Sudbury – The King’s Marsh Stadium – Brundon Lane - Sudbury

AFC Sudbury are recruiting for a Commercial Manager to join the team at the King's Marsh Stadium to help drive the continued growth of the business. The value that we provide for our clients is essential to our ongoing expansion and our sales professionals are a primary influence. With the growth of our sales organisation and existing client demand now is a great time to join the team behind the team.

Based at our stadium in Sudbury, the home of AFC Sudbury, The King's Marsh Stadium is a state of the art training and stadium complex with facilities including; 3G and Grass pitches, Conferencing and Banqueting facilities, an Academy Centre and Restaurant.

This role will give you the opportunity to manage the full life cycle of sales including; lead generation, relationship management and networking with clients, requirements gathering, negotiation and closing and full account management with existing and new clients.

Full details are on the website at afcsudbury.com
Please email your CV and Covering Letter with the subject "AFC Sudbury Commercial Manager"

to smith.2.trevor@gmail.com
AIM AND PURPOSE OF THE JOB

The main responsibility of this amazing opportunity is to lead on the development of all revenue streams for the Football Club and will be the driving force behind the commercial arm of the Club. This will include maximising sales in area including, perimeter boards, programme advertisements and match sponsorships.

The successful applicant will develop relationships and revenue streams with current commercial partners as well as secure new business. You will be responsible for the commercial activities of AFC Sudbury and be the primary contact person for all commercial activity connected with the Club.

MAIN DUTIES

To generate income for AFC Sudbury through the sale of ground advertising
To generate income for AFC Sudbury through the sale of match day sponsorships and programme advertising
To ensure that relationships with all Commercial Partners of AFC Sudbury are successfully maintained
To undertake commercial activities as directed by the Commercial Director with a view to increasing revenue streams.
To work closely with the marketing team to drive sales and traffic to the Club
To prepare monthly written reports, on commercial activities and projections

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Minimum Essential Requirements

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate most, if not all of the following qualities:

Skills

The ability to work as part of a team with minimal supervision
Excellent inter personal and communication skills
The ability to complete financial projection reports
Good literacy and numeracy skills
Excellent knowledge of sales and marketing practices
Computer Literate
Innovative ideas associated with income generation on behalf of AFC Sudbury
Experience/Qualifications/Training
Previous commercial experience
Previous sales and marketing experience
Previous IT experience
Desirable

Prior experience in professional sports marketing/sales.

Full driving licence and car

Hours/Pay/Benefits

Remuneration - Competitive
Reporting to - Commercial Director

Work Location - The King’s Marsh Stadium, Brundon Lane Sudbury CO10 1XR
Main Contacts - Members of the Business Community - local and further afield, Supporters, Community Representatives, AFC Sudbury Office staff and Club Officials

Hours of Work - Full Time plus Match Days / Events. Flexibility is essential

If you think this exciting opportunity to join the team behind the team might be for you then we would welcome your application.

Please email your CV and Covering Letter with the subject "AFC Sudbury Commercial Manager" to smith.2.trevor@gmail.com


Updated 12:58 - 31 Jan 2018 by Tony Simpson

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