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Vacancy | Commercial Manager

22 September 2017

Barnet FC are recruiting for a Commercial Manager to join the team at the Hive London.

Barnet Football Club is looking to appoint an experienced Commercial Manager 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 44 acre site, the home of Barnet FC and London Bees, The Hive London is a state of the art training and stadium complex with facilities including; 3G and Grass training pitches, Conferencing and Banqueting facilities, Medical Centre, Gym 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.

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

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Work Location - The Hive London, Camrose Avenue, London HA8 6AG

Post Title - Commercial Manager

Remuneration - Competitive

Reporting to - Chairman / Football COO

Main Contacts - Members of the Business Community - local and further afield, Supporters, Community Representatives, BFC Office staff and Club Officials

Hours of Work - Negotiable

 

 AIM AND PURPOSE OF THE JOB

The main responsibility of the role 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 Barnet Football Club and be the primary contact person for all commercial activity connected with the Club.

 

MAIN DUTIES

1) To generate income for Barnet Football Club through the sale of ground advertising.

2) To generate income for Barnet Football Club through the sale of match day sponsorships; and programme advertising.

3) To ensure that relationships with all Commercial Partners of Barnet FC are successfully maintained.

3) To undertake commercial activities as directed by the Chairman or Football COO with a view to increasing revenue streams.

4) To work closely with the marketing team to drive sales and traffic to the Club

5) 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.

A knowledge of sales and marketing practices.

Computer Literate.

Innovative ideas associated with income generation on behalf of Barnet Football Club.

Experience/Qualifications/Training.

Previous commercial experience.

Previous sales and marketing experience.

Previous IT experience.

 

Desirable

Prior experience in professional sports marketing/sales.

Car and full driving licence.

 

Work related circumstances

A flexible approach to working hours will be required.

 

To apply

Please email htout@thehivelondon.com with your CV and Covering Letter with the subject "Barnet Football Club Commercial Manager"


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