AFC Fylde

Do you want to work with a successful team in a newly built state of the art football stadium?

Do you have a passion for the football industry?

An excellent opportunity with genuine scope for progression.


Role Summary

The main responsibility of the Commercial Manager is to bring income into the club by forging strong links with the local community at all levels.


Fundraising Responsibilities: 

There are four main opportunities to raise revenue for the club and for which you will responsible; 


  1. Sponsorship
      • Kit Sponsorship
      • First team shirts (Home and Away)
      • Tracksuits
      • Training bibs
      • Reserve team
      • Ladies football team
      • Men’s and ladies’ hockey team


      • Ground Sponsorship
      • Naming rights to the Stadium
      • Stand sponsors


      • Players Sponsorship
      • Sponsorship of individual players


    • Match Day Sponsorship
    • Individual game sponsors
    • Ball sponsors
    • Programme sponsors
    • Mascots


      1. Advertising
        • Website
        • Match day programme
        • Specific ground locations
        • Ground boards


        1. Corporate Hospitality
          • Seasonal Sales of; 
          • Executive boxes
          • ‘2022 Club’ in Milano’s
          • ‘Presidents Club’ in Churchill’s
          • Match Day Opportunities
          • Corporate hospitality
          • Half time draw
          • Programme sales


          1. Business Partnerships

    Work with local businesses encouraging them to become the club’s official supplier or partner.


    Matchday Responsibilities

              • As Commercial Manager it is vital that you are present at all home games to look after your guests.


    Guests and Sponsors

            • Organisation and administration of attendees in hospitality areas
            • Update the Chief Executive and Head of Ticketing on sponsors in attendance
            • Prepare sponsorship gifts


            • Directors Boxes

                      • Confirm numbers and administer passes


              Welcome Posters/PA Script

                        • Prepare a detailed PA script covering any special announcements.


              Hospitality Areas

                            • Personally, meet and greet all sponsors and their guests when they arrive at the ground, ensuring their tickets and passes are ready for them.
                            • Act as host during the game catering to any requests and helping the matchday staff where appropriate.
                            • Co-ordinate ‘Man of the Match Award’ and let the match announcer know the result five minutes before the end of the game.
                            • Organise presentation of the ‘Man of the Match Award’ in Churchills.


              About You

                                • Previous experience in a commercial role at a sports venue is highly advantageous.
                                • Previous sales experience is essential.
                                • A natural rapport builder at all levels.
                                • A passion for working in the football industry.
                                • Self-motivated.
                                • Able to work towards multiple objectives.


              About Us

              Mill Farm Sports Ventures is an ambitious company with an entrepreneurial spirit and huge plans for growth. Home to AFC Fylde, this is an exciting opportunity to join a fantastic brand-new development, near to Kirkham, with a forward-thinking team.

              We’re passionate about being the best and you should be too!


              Location & Renumeration

              Based in Wesham, £25-40K + 20% bonus and car



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