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Vacancy: Bristol City Women General Manager

Bristol City Women have a new and exciting opening as General Manager. 

Role Summary:

  • To manage all aspects of Bristol City Women Football Club, including its personnel, budgets and day-to-day operations.
  • The General Manager will also manage relationships and services provided to the Club by key partners and will oversee the professional management of the Youth Academy and Academy teams.

Salary and Contractual Status:

  • £35,000 p/a plus £5,000 on target earnings
  • Office Location: Stoke Gifford Stadium, South Gloucestershire and Stroud College- WISE Campus
  • Permanent, full time - 40 hours per week (This role will involve weekend work).

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  • To be The FA’s primary contact for all league business and to attend all FA WSL meetings
  • Production of the annual FA Club Development Plan.
  • Reporting against Club Development Plan and presenting any evidence of compliance required by the FA
  • Ensuring the Club meets all licensing requirements including salary cap
  • Ensuring the Club adheres to the FA Safeguarding children standards and best practice at all times (with support from the Safeguarding Officer)
  • Oversee production of annual club budgets
  • Ensuring income targets are achieved and expenditure budgets are managed in line with agreed budgets.
  • To work with the Board to develop and deliver a strategy and vision for womens football at the Club
  • Oversee planning and delivery of all match day administration, communications and operations for the First Team and Academy team for both home and away matches
  • Accompany the squad to away matches and represent the Club as required
  • Development of relationships with key funding partners to ensure sustainability across the Club, in particular the relationships with Bristol City FC, Bristol Sport and SGS College.
  • Represent the Club in a positive light in the media and to follow the group communications policy
  • Line management of all non-technical staff and volunteers – including those working in the first team, academy team, college team, youth academy and community programmes.
  • Supporting the coaching /senior management team on student and player recruitment, contracting, registration and associated salary management (through club secretary if relevant).
  • Responsibility for overseeing the delivery of the Club’s community programmes including the ‘Skills Centre’, Sister Club programme, Summer Camps and Forever Sport coaching.

Essential skills and experience:

  • Demonstrated management experience, preferably in a sporting context
  • Commercial acumen
  • Proven business development experience.
  • Experienced leader, able to work on own initiative as required
  • Open to travel and working weekends and week-nights (mainly to attend football matches)
  • Capable of working effectively within strict deadlines and a fast paced environment;
  • Experienced budget holder with the ability to develop and monitor budgets
  • Confident communicator

Desirable Experience:

  • An interest in women’s football and enthusiastic about developing women’s football at this exciting time. 

Key Competencies:

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Planning and organising
  • Attention to detail
  • Educate players as well as instruct
  • Communication with a variety of stakeholders
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Motivating others

To apply for the role, please send a copy of your CV and covering letter (no more than two A4 sides) to outlining why you best fit the specifications for the job role advertised.

  • Application closing date:  Friday, September 20th (midnight)
  • Interviews will take place on Tuesday, September 24th