General Manager - Sunderland Women AFC Following a successful application to join the FA Women’s Championship for the 2021-22 season, an opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, dedicated and focussed individual to join SAFC Women’s Football Team as General Manager. The successful candidate will have a keen interest in sport, particularly football, and work with the Head Coach and SAFC’s Head of Football Administration to provide a first-class professional support to the Ladies Team. This position will include managing relationships with key partners and facility providers, collating compliance information in regard to the Licence and assisting with marketing, observation and assistance of matches throughout the season.Working with the Head Coach, internal SAFC departments and the FA Women’s Championship League you will need to be an excellent communicator with the ability to evidence great time management skills. Ensuring the Ladies’ Team is first class in its operation and processes is what we require – are you up for the challenge? This new position will require the successful candidate to evidence significant exposure within a multi-functional pressurised and busy role. The right person for this role would be expected to attend matches and from time to time, especially during the season, work unsociable hours. On a day-to-day basis this role will include planning, management of budgets and personnel, commercial development, general administration and communication with all levels, both internally and externally. There is a requirement for the successful candidate to be competent in using Microsoft applications and social media platforms. Additionally, the ability to travel to away games is a requisite of the role. If you think you have the relevant skills and wish to be considered for this position, please complete the application form and return by email to [email protected] If your application is successful, you will be contacted for an interview which will take place at the Academy of Light on a date to be confirmed. Please note this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS) Check. All applicants must be able to verify that they are eligible for work in the UK. A full job description and job specification is available on request. Applications should be submitted before close of business on 22 June 2021.