Jun 09, 2021

Community Manager - Leicester Tigers - Closing date 21 June 2021

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  • Leicester, Leicestershire, UK
Full time, permanent management

Job Description


Location: Mattioli Woods Welford Road Stadium, Leicester.
Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time.
Salary: To be discussed at interview/Dependent upon experience
Closing Date: 17:00 on Monday 21 June 2021
Interview Date: Week commencing Monday 28 June 2021

Leicester Tigers:
Leicester Tigers is the foremost rugby union club in the country with silverware both in domestic and European competitions.
Based at Mattioli Woods Welford Road, the largest designated club rugby stadium in England, and the most iconic home of the sport in this country, Leicester Tigers remains the most successful club in the history of a thriving, competitive and successful league structure.

The Role:
At Leicester Tigers, we are excited to announce that an opportunity has opened up to work within The Leicester Tigers, as a Community Manager.
The primary focus of the role will be to develop, drive and deliver an ongoing plan of community focused Rugby and Engagement activities working with senior management to identify and acquire funding and operational resources to sustain and grow the outreach and impact of the Leicester Tigers Community.
Reporting directly to the Head of Community and Global Partnerships, the successful candidate will be working in a unique and exciting environment. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Working with the Head of Community and Global Partnerships to develop an ongoing programme of community activities and events in line with the objectives and outcomes of the Club’s vision and values statement, representing the Brand of Leicester Tigers to the highest standards at all times.
• Ensuring the Community delivery team has the support and skills required to meet all key performance indicators satisfying the terms of funding / grant requirements, safeguarding and welfare as well as Club objectives and outcomes.
• Managing the delivery of Community objectives working towards an agreed annual budget, managing resources to deliver a defined set of KPI’s across a multiple set of outcomes.
• Working with various club departments and senior management to develop and sustain a large network of Tigers positive Rugby Clubs, Schools and Community Groups to build a fan & revenue generating rugby offer to include Tigers Rugby Camps, Match Days Coaching, Talent ID, Coach Education and Group Sales opportunities.
• Communicating the work of the Leicester Tigers Community across the Tigers region and beyond, working with Tigers Communications to raise awareness of events and opportunities to inspire and engage groups and individuals from the Rugby and wider Community.
• Presenting management information, case studies, monitoring and evaluation data to senior management, Tigers communications, funding partners and commercial sponsors as required.
• Carrying out any other duties and tasks required by management and the Club, which are within the post holder’s capabilities.

Who we are looking for:
First and foremost, it’s important to us at Leicester Tigers that we bring the right people into our environment.
The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate an ability to actively and consistently exhibit the Club’s four key values:
 Club First: To keep the success of the ‘collective’ in mind in all that they do;
 Tough: To embrace hard work, and to be unwavering in their application and focus;
 Passionate: To genuinely care about their contributions, and how impactful they are in their role;
 Driven: To demonstrate a hunger for personal and professional development; challenging themselves, and those around them.
Working within a fast-paced and high intensity environment, the successful candidate will need the ability to think on their feet, effectively prioritise their workload, and attack challenges head on.

 Possession of Level 2 NGB
 The ability to obtain an Enhanced RFU DBS Certificate.
 A full and valid UK driving licence.
 Eligible to work in the UK.

 Competent and Experienced Level 2 Rugby Coach
 To have the ability to accept change and unsociable hours as needed
 Possess sound numeracy, literacy and IT skills

What you can expect in return:
 A competitive starting salary.
 Starting at 24 days of annual leave per year + bank holidays.
 An exciting and challenging working environment in the world of sport.


How to Apply: If you feel you have the qualities and experience we are looking for, please download and complete our application form (https://www.leicestertigers.com/club/vacancies). Once complete, please return by email to

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