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Womens' Team Manager

Ealing Trailfinders

Ealing Trailfinders Rugby Club is an English professional rugby union club based in West London and competes in the RFU Championship.

17 Mar 2023
Contract - Fixed Term
Full Time
Closing date
30 Mar 2023


Ealing Trailfinders is an ambitious, progressive, developing rugby union club based in West London.

This is an opportunity to join the clubʼs enterprising Team during a very exciting period of the clubʼs history as the Women's first-team enter the Allianz Premier 15s.


Manage operations, administrative, coordination, logistics and team support for the first team.

Work across teams and projects as required.


  • Attend all first team training, first team games, pre-season friendlies and any off-site training venues as required.
  • Have a full understanding of RFU and World Rugby regulations and competition rules and other governing bodies as appropriate.
  • Ensure all players are appropriately registered and available to play on a week-to-week basis with the RFU.
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of visa requirements, EQP criteria and other qualifying regulations for players.
  • Assist with the completion of the minimum standards audit and any other formal requirements including Covid 19 and Return to Play.
  • Submit activity schedules for the anti-doping and drug testing organisation.
  • Ensure all paperwork is complete for loan players and a record is kept for invoices paid and income generated.
  • Ensure all contact details are kept up to date for staff and players in the squad.
  • Liaise with TFSC to provide training schedules, food schedules, fixtures, room hire and any other items that might affect our daily schedules.
  • Prepare all training equipment for the coaches and for the sessions and tidy areas and put away all equipment as necessary.
  • Send out the team and schedules to squad on a weekly basis.
  • Keep a record of all players and staff training, time out and appearances and holidays.
  • Manage all match day requirements home and away and liaise with match day officials.
  • Dress changing rooms prior to players arriving for home and away games.
  • Responsible for the effective organisation of all team travel and accommodation requirements.
  • Take all kit to and from games.
  • Wash kit within 48 hours of the game finishing and wash kit on a daily basis for players.
  • Order equipment as necessary.
  • Maintain stock and stock take. Distribute kit. Ensure new players and staff are given the appropriate kit upon joining the club.
  • Assist in the day to day running of the club and women’s premier 15’s squad.
  • Attend any team manager meetings with the RFU.
  • Set a positive example and contribute positively to the team environment and culture.
  • Be a strong consistent example of all the club’s values and vision.
  • Any other reasonable request.



• Experience of working in a sports environment


• Strong planning and organisation skills
• Exceptional interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills
• Proficient with office technology including simple databases
• Creativity and strong problem-solving skills
• Enthusiasm
• Ability to prioritise demands

How to Apply

To apply for the Women's Team Manager, please click 'Apply Now' to email a covering letter and a copy of your CV to our recruitment team.

Job roles and details may be changed in line with the needs of the club, in consultation with the postholder.

Interview date: 3 April 2023

Additional Information

Contract - Fixed Term
Full Time
Job Type
Team Operations & Logistics
Rugby Union
Pay Information
Dependent upon skills and experience

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