Commercial Manager

  • Employer York City FC
  • Town / City York
  • Job Type Full-time
  • Salary Competitive
  • Closing Date 20/05/2022
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York City FC is now recruiting for an enthusiastic, proactive individual to manage all aspects of its commercial operations in the role of Commercial Manager.

This full-time role will require the successful candidate to lead on the development of all revenue streams for the football club and will be the driving force behind the commercial arm of the club.

Closing date:

Friday 20th May 2022

Interview date:

W/c 23rd May 2022

Interview format:

  • Panel interview

How to apply:

Please send your CV and covering letter, outlining how you meet the person specification and why you want to be part of what we do, to

Further discussion:

Please contact Dave Penney, Sporting Director at

Commercial Manager | Job Description


Commercial Manager


Full-time, permanent contract, inclusive of home match days and events

Responsible to:

York City FC Sporting Director

Responsible for:

  • York City FC Retail Manager

Main Purpose of Role:

  • To take overall responsibility for York City’s commercial strategy and operations

Duties and Responsibilities

The post holder will be expected to:

  • Maximise sales in areas including perimeter boards and programme adverts.
  • Create and sell a wide range of attractive sponsorship packages.
  • Plan and deliver an outstanding matchday hospitality programme for all first team fixtures.
  • Organise a variety of events for supporters, sponsors, and partners throughout each season.
  • Effectively collaborate with:
  • York City FC Board of Directors
  • York City FC staff
  • City of York Council
  • Commercial partners and sponsors
  • CGC Catering
  • GLL
  • Stadium Management Company

Social Conditions

The post will be based at The LNER Community Stadium, however some off-site working will be necessary to carry out the duties of the post. A regular working week is inclusive of home first team matches, which will result in some evening and weekend work.

Economic Conditions

This is a full-time position with a competitive salary, dependent upon experience. The post holder is entitled to 20 days of annual leave per year, plus bank holidays.


York City FC is firmly committed to the provision of equal opportunities and strives to ensure that discrimination does not occur. All employees have a duty to ensure that discrimination does not occur and support the implementation of the club’s Equality Policy as appropriate. Any employee who discriminates on any of the grounds outlined in the Equality Policy may be subject to the club’s disciplinary procedure.

Continuous Professional Development

The post holder will be given reasonable training as required to carry out the duties of the post. The post holder will be expected to take ownership for their own continuous professional development and undertake relevant professional and vocational training, in line with job needs, throughout the duration of their employment.

Safeguarding Children

York City FC is committed to equality of opportunity and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.


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