Leigh Sports Village provides state of the art facilities for sport, education, physical activity, health, leisure and culture and serves the local community and the region as a whole, and includes: sports pavilion and floodlit grass and 3G artificial sports pitches, athletics stadium, sports centre, sixth-form college, high quality hotel, retail outlets, bars, restaurants and a 12,000 capacity stadium.
The stadium is a multi-million pound complex with state of the art high quality facilities and is the home for Leigh Centurions, Manchester United Women and Manchester United U23s. The Stadium also hosts a number of events which have included rugby league international matches, Championship Finals Day, and was a venue for the Rugby League World Cup 2013. Elton John and Lionel Richie have also both performed hugely successful concerts.
Leigh Sports Village is a host venue for the UEFA Women’s Euro 2021 and the Rugby League World Cup 2021.
Business Development Manager (circa £40k)
In 2021, Leigh Sports Village is delighted to be hosting two major international tournaments at the stadium, as we stage multiple matches in both the UEFA Women’s Euros and the Rugby League World Cup.
To deliver and capitalise on these high-profile events, we are seeking to strengthen our executive leadership team by recruiting a proven Business Development Manager. Reporting directly to the Chief Executive, you will play a key role in the organisation and delivery of the UEFA Women’s Euros and Rugby League World Cup as well as explore the business, commercial and sponsorship possibilities for Leigh Sports Village as a whole.
It is crucial for this strategic role to interface between the project team delivering the tournaments and the business functions of Leigh Sports Village.
This is a unique opportunity to support the delivery of some of the biggest sporting occasions of this decade — and just as importantly leaving a legacy for the Sports Village for future years.
It is essential that applicants possess a relevant management qualification.
CLOSING DATE: 12PM, MONDAY 3rd FEBRUARY
For more information about this exciting career opportunity and a full job description please e-mail Emma Carter at firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply please send your CV along with a covering letter explaining your suitability and how you meet the criteria for this position and current salary/grade to Emma Carter at Leigh Sports Village Company, Leigh Stadium, Sale Way, Leigh, WN7 4JY or e-mail email@example.com
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