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Altrincham Football Club
Sun, May 07, 2023
Full time

Job Title: Chief Executive Officer

Reports to: Co-Chairman & Board of Directors

Job Purpose

  • Develop and implement, in conjunction with the Board and management, the vision and business plan for the business
  • Provide leadership and direction for the organisation
  • Determine and lead overall execution of strategy, including managing key staff and volunteers
  • Establish and monitor milestones related to our financial and operating plans
  • To build the presence of the AFC’s brand, experience and product set within the local business community and nationally
  • Be responsible for implementing the culture for the entire organisation
  • Be responsible for the day-to-day running of the football club

Principal Accountabilities/Responsibilities:

  • Lead the day-to-day operations and be the face of Altrincham Football Club
  • Identify and pursue business development opportunities in line with our core values of Altrincham Football Club and deliver successful commercial outcomes
  • Develop and deliver an exceptional match-day event experience: including ticketing, facilities, hospitality, retail and food
  • Develop and deliver exceptional customer experiences outside of match day including building a strategy for Hospitality and Events
  • Deliver clear communication aligning with the Club’s brand values and mission across all platforms including digital/social media channels
  • Ownership of retail stock management and order fulfilment
  • Budget responsibility for the non-football part of the Club
  • Liaise with the Director of Football/Board on the football budget to enable appropriate reporting of the overall budget
  • Work closely with the football staff and leadership to support an environment for them and the teams to compete at the highest level – including first class support in arranging contracts, logistics, travel, facilities, catering etc
  • Take part in helping improve the stadium facilities by supporting the Stadium Director
  • Lead, develop and inspire colleagues and volunteers in all their decisions to successfully deliver the Club’s objectives – financially, socially and sustainably
  • Continually develop and reinforce an entrepreneurial and high-performance culture across the organisation
  • Attend National League meetings to represent the Club’s views, lobbying in its best interests and in accordance with its values and mission
  • Demonstrate leadership and a strong working relationship with the Club’s Community and Junior section, to further the Club’s interests, mission and impact within the community and engage with the fans

Essential Knowledge/Experience/Skills:

  • Experience in a senior management position
  • Knowledge of profit and loss, balance sheet and cash flow management, and general finance and budgeting
  • Ability to build consensus and relationships among executives, partners, and the workforce
  • Understanding of human resources and personnel management
  • Experience with corporate governance
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Ability to understand new issues quickly and make wise decisions
  • Ability to inspire confidence and create trust
  • Ability to work under pressure, plan personal workload effectively, and delegate
  • Flexible approach to working hours

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Altrincham Football Club is a diverse Club that respects all characteristics under the Equality Act; we want everyone to feel valued and included within the Club and to be able to achieve their full potential. We have a zero-tolerance approach to any form of discrimination and commits itself to the redress of any inequalities by taking positive action where appropriate. All employees are required to share this commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion

Salary / Benefits

Dependent on Experience

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