Senior International Soccer Academy Manager

Celtic FC

Glasgow, United Kingdom

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This is an exciting, high profile and rewarding role with responsibility for building new relationships with grassroots clubs internationally whilst driving incremental revenue for a hugely successful commercial business.

Job Role Summary

Job TitleSenior International Soccer Academy Manager
LocationGlasgow, United Kingdom, Europe
FunctionBusiness Development & SalesBusiness Development
Employment TermsPermanent, Full Time
Closing DateClosing date and time for applications passed

Job Role Details

As a Senior Manager of Celtic Football Club's International Soccer Academy operation within our commercial department, this is an exciting, high profile and rewarding role with responsibility for building new relationships with grassroots clubs internationally whilst driving incremental revenue for a hugely successful commercial business.

Key responsibilities will include:

- Delivering and designing the business development strategy to meet the department objectives.

- To identify, present to and secure new clubs into the Celtic Club Partnership programme.

- To manage and ensure first class delivery of key commercial components of club partnership agreements including, overseas coaching camps, team tours, international tournaments, online curriculum, kit sales, international coaches' convention etc.

- To manage full time staff within the business.

- To manage and deliver key activation components of club partnership agreements including, marketing responsibilities, access to any assets, branding etc.

- To manage all logistics required for the successful delivery of the club partnership programme including staffing, travel etc.

- To ensure commercial viability of soccer academy programmes.

- To grow and maximise international soccer academy revenues.

- To maintain all records of activity and provide timeous reports as required.

Skills and experience required:

- Commercial experience of at least 3 years, ideally in the football industry.

- B-Licence Scottish FA or equivalent.

- Background or experience in delivering coach education.

- Awareness of financial planning and budgetary control processes.

- Experienced people manager with strong interpersonal skills.

- Proven track record in international business development.

- Complete understanding of the business development process.

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Celtic FC is committed to eliminating discrimination whether by reason of gender, sexual orientation, race, nationality, ethnic origin, colour, religion or ability and to encourage equal opportunities.

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