Reading Football Club

Women’s & Girls Operations Officer

Reading Football Club



Role Type

Closing Date


Dec 3, 2021

Role description

£20,000.00 per annum
Reading – Training Ground RG41 5DB
Contract type
Fixed Term (Full time)
Closing date
3 December 2021
Job Description
We are looking for the right person to join our team as Operations Officer on a fixed term contract until June 2022. If you meet the Person Specification and wish to apply, please complete the application form which can be found on our website Purpose
To be responsible for the professional day – to – day management of Reading Women’s Football Club, its staff and budgetsAccountabilities
To maintain efficiency of all football administration matters and ensure compliance for RFCW with all governing body rules and regulations (i.e. Football Association, UEFA and FIFA).
To work with the General Manager to support the development of long-term strategies and business plans which help to grow and enhance the Club.
To be responsible for the co-ordination of all fixture for the 1st Team and RTC
To be responsible for the co-ordination of 1st Team home matchday operations including the provision of stewards, medical support, club shop, hospitality, media, staff and volunteers.
To be responsible for the co-ordination of away travel for first team including accommodation and pre match meals as required.
To liaise with the 1st Team Manager around organisation of the 1st Team
To be responsible for updating and maintaining the weekly Club schedule of activity and sharing this with the appropriate personnel.
To be responsible for reporting on a match to match basis, attendances, income, ticket sales, merchandise, commercial sales, sponsorship arrangements and other sales information.
To produce, up-date and maintain files incorporating all key club information and statistics.
To be responsible for the organising, planning, and delivering all operational and logistical support within the Girls programme including RTC Fixtures, organising referees, confirming pitch bookings
To arrange and liaise with all away teams and match delegates and official/s for each first team team fixture.
To be responsible for the overall administration, development and organisation of the RTC activities.
To work closely with the General manager, Women’s Technical Director and RTC Technical Director to produce an innovative and progressive annual programme for players and staff.
To support, deliver and drive club-wide strategies and objectives as set by the General Manager or Women’s Technical Director
To be responsible for registrations of all players in the girls and womens department
To be responsible for 1st Team Player Care
To provide New Players settling in support
Person Specification
Qualifications: Essential – GCSE (or equivalent) at grade C or above in both Maths and English or qualified by relevant experience; A full driving licence and access to a vehicle
Desirable – Sport related or business management degree
Experience: Desirable -Experience of working in a similar role; Sports/ Football Development experience; Experience of working within a commercial/ business environment; Experience of working in Women’s football
Knowledge: Desirable – Knowledge and understanding of The Football Association
Skills: Essential – Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines whilst being able to prioritise workloads in a timely fashion; Must be able to demonstrate excellent administration skills; Project management skills; the ability to take ownership of projects and see them through to completion; Demonstrable skills and abilities in an Executive PA or Executive Administration capacity; Excellent IT skills including the use of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Intranet/Web/Internet and Microsoft Outlook; Ability to apply attention to detail, to ensure that information is recorded, monitored and analysed appropriately; Ability to organise and administer events; Demonstrable ability of successful meeting servicing with the ability to prepare agendas, papers and minutes; Ability to provide oral and written information clearly and concisely and able to understand and explain maters arising in own area of work; Ability to contribute to internal and external networks, actively seeking to build productive relationships, share information and ideas and improve working practices; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Must adhere to confidentiality and data protection procedures at all times
Attitude: Essential – To be flexible and agile always ready to adapt when things don’t go to plan; To be a role model for all Club values and ways of working; Flexible approach to working hours including a willingness to work evening and weekends; Ability to actively contribute to, lead and be part of a successful team; Pro-active and reliable; Enthusiastic, confident and helpful nature

How to apply
If you meet the person specification and wish to apply, please complete the application form on our website and submit it to reach us by the closing date of Friday 3rd December 2021 at 12 noon