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Assistant Kit Manager

Sunderland AFC

Sunderland Association Football Club is an English professional football club based in the city of Sunderland, Tyne and Wear.

14 Jun 2022
Full Time
Closing date
30 Jun 2022

Sunderland AFC is recruiting for an Assistant Kit Manager to provide daily support to the Kit Manager and help with all aspects of Kit and Equipment for players, coaches and staff, including – ordering, printing and distributing kit, managing the packing and transportation of kit and equipment for fixtures and tours. This role involves working across all teams right through the academy, including both the men and women’s teams.

Responsibilities for the role include:

  • Ensure all players have the correct number/sets of any of clothing required that is personalized to the player
  • Ensure all clothing has been cleaned and maintained, or replaced as necessary
  • Coordinate the organisation of Club apparel/kit and ensure it is organized for travelling, training and match days, depending upon the Clubs requirements and player preference
  • To ensure the Club brand is promoted as allowed on all apparel/kit
  • Ensure all logos are compliant with Club, League and Sponsor guidelines
  • Pack and ship all kit as required/necessary for match day, training and preseason tours
  • To follow company policies and guidelines with regard to company vehicle use
  • To maintain the kit van log book at all times, and liaise with the relevant club personnel regarding services, vehicle tax and insurance
  • Set up all players lockers at the stadium (home and away) with the correct kit prior to kick off
  • To record and monitor stock levels of training and match kit, including regular stack checks
  • To liaise with the Retail Department for stock levels
  • To support the laundry department as and when required in delivery of first-class laundry service
  • Stock management of all kit

The successful candidate will have experience of a similar role in football or other sports sectors and must hold a valid UK Driving Licence.


Sunderland AFC is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a policy of treating all employees and job applicants equally. Our aim is that all colleagues should be able to work in an environment free from discrimination, harassment and bullying.

How to Apply

If you feel you have the relevant skills and wish to be considered for this position, please send your CV and covering letter to our recruitment team, by clicking 'Apply now' detailing any relevant experience and qualifications.

Additional Information

Full Time
Job Type
Team Operations & Logistics
Salary information
from £ 20,000

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