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Manchester City FC

Manchester City FC

Activation Executive


Role Type



Posting Date

Aug 28, 2023

Role description

Manchester, GB

Opening Date:25 Aug 2023

Full Time / Part Time:Full Time

Contract Type:Permanent

Closing Date of Applications 5th September 2023

Our Story
Manchester City is an English Premier League club whose roots began in East Manchester. From its first incarnation as St Mark West Gorton in 1880, the club became Manchester City FC in 1894.Behind each title lies emotion, moments and memories that resonate with millions of supporters around the world. Manchester City fans are known for their commitment and togetherness, as a Club that fights to the end.

Our Winning Team
MCFC is built on a vision for sustainability, with an academy structure designed to support long-term first team success, to engagement with the communities in which we reside. Together with our passionate fans and valued network of partners, we are developing Manchester City future history.

In this role youll be a key member of Manchester City Events Team. You will be intrinsically involved in the ideation, planning and delivery of fan experiences at both the Etihad and Academy stadiums as well as non-match day events designed to reach and engage new fans and improve the experience of existing supporters.

This is Your City
As part of our team, you will be entitled to 26 days annual leave plus an additional day off for your birthday, private healthcare and dental cover, an annual discretionary bonus, plus a range of partnership and lifestyle discounts.

Your Impact

Be responsible for the management, training and briefing of our Playmakers team with a focus on improving the level and quality of engagements with fans and other KPIs
Developing fan initiatives (specifically the Blue Carpet Experience and music activations) as well as other club activations across match days at the Etihad and Academy Stadiums
Create, develop, and deliver new fan experiences that are specifically targeted towards a variety of targeted fan segments at both men and women 1st teams / EDS matches
Support and where appropriate, lead in the planning and delivery of other stadium usages and non-MD events both locally in the UK and in key markets globally
Lead on the delivery of EDS, U19 and U18 games at the Academy Stadium including being responsible for all MD activation including AV systems and suppliers, running orders, scripts, entertainment, and briefings

What we are looking for

Experience of managing people and leading teams in high pressured situations
Excellent proficiency in using Microsoft Office specifically Excel and PowerPoint
A strong passion for live events
Good knowledge of the Green and Purple Guide
Strong detailed awareness of health safety law including Safeguarding
Commitment to working match days, including weekends and evenings
Strong communication skills across all departments and confidence at speaking to all levels
Credibility and interaction with our fan base
Strong organisational skills
Professional and approachable manner
Friendly and cheerful demeanour but always smart and professional in appearance
Strong time management and attention to detail
Experience of working in a fast-paced events role
Comfortable liaising with key stakeholders across the business and with suppliers
A Level and Degree educated
Events Management, Marketing degree or similar


High level knowledge on AV equipment and understands how a live show is brought to life
Excellent knowledge and experience in the use of managing social media accounts (Twitter / IG)
Proficient in a financial system like Agresso
Experience within a sporting or entertainment-based sector
Experience in researching and booking talent for live events
Experience in creating experiences for 18-35 or 35+ segments
Experience in creating experiences for young people and families
Experience of working both with small teams and teams of up to 40 people, giving briefs and managing their time
Adobe Photoshop / Illustrator proficient
Basic video and music editing skills

Welcome to your City

City Football Group is on a mission to become the world leading sports entertainment organisation, and we will continually push to achieve this with talented colleagues from diverse and wide-ranging backgrounds.

Those different perspectives and experiences will continue to help us empower better lives, create electric moments for the fans and seize opportunities for the future.

Positive impact that leads to lasting change is at the core of our values, if you want to be part of this forward movement, we welcome you

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