Job Vacancy

5th June 2024

Job Title: Business Development & Operations Director
Location: Newton Abbot Rugby Club
Reports to: Board of Directors
Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent

40 hours per week to be worked flexibly according to the needs of the Club.

Salary: £35k + Commission
Job Purpose
The Business Development & Operations Director is responsible for leading our organisation’s
strategic growth and operational excellence. The role involves creating and nurturing
partnerships, enhancing community engagement, ensuring operational efficiency, and
promoting our rugby club’s core values and goals.
The ideal candidate will have a strong business development and operations management
background and a good understanding and passion for rugby. You will be proficient at
maximising the use of our resources to help you fulfil the role.
Please refer to our job description for an understanding of the key responsibilities of the role.
We are seeking someone who can demonstrate the following key competencies, skills and
• Proven experience in business development and operations management.
• Strong understanding and passion for rugby.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Experience in event planning and management.
• Proficiency in using software management tools for pipeline and relationship
• Proficiency in Website Management and a good understanding of WooCommerce and
• Strong leadership and team management skills.
• Financial acumen and experience with budgeting and financial management.
• The ability to think strategically and have sound planning skills.
• Demonstrable relationship-building and management skills.
• Experience in creating operational efficiency.
• Strong community engagement skills.
• Evidence of effective communication with all levels of stakeholders.
• Strong leadership and team development skills.
£35,000 per annum for a 40-hour week, working hours commensurate to the business need.
The commission is in addition to salary at 10% of commercial partner revenue, subject to onboarding
and maintaining commercial partnerships, excluding grassroots commercial partners.

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To Apply:
Please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you
are the ideal candidate for this role to
Candidates are expected to review the job description and person specification for this role
before applying.
Deadline for applications: Sunday 16th June 2024
Newton Abbot Rugby Football Club aim to provide an environment where everyone involved is treated
with respect and dignity, whatever their playing ability, role, background, politics, age, disability, gender
reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and
sexual orientation.
We will work to maintain our identity as a community rugby club whilst playing at the highest viable level.
We intend to increase the number of individuals involved with the club at all ages and improve retention
levels by:
• Provide excellent coaching and attractive social and welfare arrangements.
• working closely with local education providers and businesses whilst securing the best facilities
for players, members and spectators.
• complying with all appropriate legislation and guidance.
Join us and be a part of a dynamic team dedicated to the growth and success of our rugby club!


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