Southampton FC

Southampton FC

Venue Events Manager


Role Type



Posting Date

May 26, 2022

Role description

Location: St Mary’s Stadium, Southampton (with up to 40% home working)
Hours: Full time, flexible.  Will include match days and events. 
Contract Type: Permanent
Criminal Record Check: Enhanced with Child Barred List
Your next role
We’re excited to be looking for someone to plan and deliver Matchday and non-match day experiences in line with our Venue Experience strategy.  This role will cover both inside and outside of the bowl at St Mary’s Stadium and our ground in Totton.  You will be responsible for creating a unique Southampton Football Club matchday that tells a story, as well as be the go-to person on matchdays
End to end planning and delivery of special events at the stadium
Find and share local new talent that can enhance the matchday experience
Manage bookings and contracts
Communicate regularly with colleagues, stakeholders, contractors and suppliers
Keep up to date records and documents
Manage the team of casual matchday staff
Manage the budget requirements for your area
What are we looking for?
The competencies which are required include:
 Essential Experience:
Experience of coordinating and delivering small/medium and large events
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Attention to detail
The ability to think spontaneously and to be flexible
Ability to manage a budget and provide reports on progress
Desirable Skills:
An understanding of audio and visual technology
What we can do for you
Giving you the right balance in your life is important to us, and our benefits are designed to complement this – from 2 free match tickets for every home league game, free breakfast and afternoon snacks on site, discounts at local shops and restaurants, an Employee Assistance Programme and mental health first aiders for when things get tough, to specialist support with professional development and access to a world of internal and external training courses and professional qualifications.

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