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General Manager

London City Lionesses

London City Lionesses is a fully professional women's association football club based in Dartford, England. The team competes in FA Women's Championship during the 2019–20 season, the second tier of English women's football.

11 May 2022
Full Time
Closing date
30 May 2022

London City Lionesses are a professional independent women's football club currently playing in the FA Women's Championship. On the back of a second place finish, the club are actively recruiting a General Manager.

To manage all operations at London City Lionesses including; staff, licencing, facility management, administration, budgeting and day-to-day operations. The General Manager will manage external relationships and be the key point of contact for the FA. They will work with the Sporting Director and Club Board to oversee all football departments including; first team, academy, education and community.

  • To act as The FA’s primary contact for all League Competition business and meetings, in particular: commercial, finance, broadcast, facility and fixture related issues.
  • Development of relationships with key funding partners to ensure club sustainability: working with other members of the Club senior management team and directors to achieve this against the Club’s Commercial Plan.
  • Attendance at all meetings for League Competitions arranged by The FA.
  • Responsibility for fixture planning and subsequent management (through Club Operations Manager if relevant) to deliver against the Club’s plan for fixtures and events, marketing, and match-day promotion.
  • Management of all staff relationships to ensure effective recruitment, day-to-day management, and delivery of all work plans to agreed targets, in particular marketing/match day promotion and attendance requirements.
  • Supporting the coaching and senior management team on contracting, registration, and associated salary management.
  • Management and monitoring of the financial regulation scheme in place for the League Competitions.
  • Day-to-day Club budget management.
  • Management of relationship with facility provider against annual availability, usage, and Maintenance Plan.
  • Responsibility for meeting Licence requirements, and to ensure Club adheres to The FA’s Rules and Regulations and the Competition Rules.
  • Writing and submitting the annual Compliance and Development Report.
  • Reporting against the FA Funding and presenting evidence required to release funding: including annual reporting, through Club accountant and finance office and such other reports as requested by The FA.
  • To assist the Sporting director with developing a strategy and vision for women’s football.
  • Ensuring the Club adheres to The FA standards for safeguarding.
  • Attend a minimum of three CPD events organised by The FA per Season.
  • Required to sign up to and participate in The FA leadership development programme.

How to apply:

Please email a copy of your Cv and Cover Letter to our team via 'apply now'

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Full Time
Job Type
Team Operations & Logistics
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