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Super Leagues Manager

Bloomsbury Football Foundation

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Posted 2 weeks ago

Join the trailblazing team at Bloomsbury Football Foundation and lead the revolutionary Girls Super League

Overview

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£29000 - £36000

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London, UK

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Expires at anytime

Organisation summary

Bloomsbury Football Foundation, a charity established in 2018, strives to empower London's youth through the beautiful game. With an ambitious 5-year plan to engage 20,000 young players weekly, the Foundation leverages football to promote active lifestyles and help children reach their potential. The Girls Super League, a rapidly expanding initiative, exemplifies our commitment to creating inclusive and exciting football experiences.

Role Summary

  • Oversee daily operations and strategic growth of the Girls Super League across multiple sites.
  • Manage the league's schedule, stakeholder relationships, and governance.
  • Directly manage league staff and drive growth strategies.
  • Control league finances and organize impactful events.

Role Requirements

  • Outstanding communication, organization, and time management skills.
  • Leadership qualities with a proactive approach to problem-solving.
  • Financial acumen and proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Eligibility to live and work in the UK without visa sponsorship.

Benefits

  • Continuous professional development opportunities.
  • Competitive salary with growth potential.
  • Central London office with gym, social events, and football match tickets.
  • Paid training leave and covered training expenses.

Bloomsbury Football Foundation is changing the game, and we need great people to help us on our journey! In late 2023, Bloomsbury Football Foundation published its new 5-year game plan with the goal of providing high quality, football provision for 20,000 young people every week.

Bloomsbury Football Foundation uses the power of football to improve the lives of children and young people in London. Established as a charity in 2018, we work to support children and young people aged 4 to 18 through the provision of football activities, enabling them to live active lifestyles, and pursue their full potential.

The Girls Super League, launched in 2021, is London’s fastest-growing grassroots girls’ league. The aim of the league is to create a safe, fun, and supportive environment, and make competitive football accessible to as many girls as possible.

The league manager will be responsible for the daily operations of the league across all three sites and the strategy for shaping the league's long-term growth. This role will be accountable for ensuring the success of the league in terms of participation, social impact, and financial sustainability.

Key Duties and Responsibilities include managing the league’s calendar of fixtures, fostering relationships with key stakeholders, ensuring correct governance of the league, line managing the full-time league coordinator and part-time league assistants, developing and executing a short and long-term growth strategy for the league, overseeing league finances, and delivering events such as coaching & refereeing courses, community workshops, and tournaments.

Essential skills, experience and knowledge include excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong organisational skills and attention to detail, exceptional time management with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, confidence in leadership and decision-making, ability to take initiative to problem-solve, familiarity with budgeting and finance, and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.

The candidate must have the right to live and work in the UK. Bloomsbury Football does not sponsor visas.

Benefits of working for Bloomsbury include ongoing internal and external CPD, being a part of a growing organisation, opportunity to increase salary and grow your role, Central London office (Camden Market) with free gym membership, regular staff socials, potential to get free tickets to Premier League, WSL, FA Cup, League Cup, and Champions League football matches, 5 days of paid training leave per year, and cost covered for relevant training.

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