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Coordinator - Sports Facilities

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Full time
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Closed for applications on 07/08/2020 23:59
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Youth / Community / Leisure Services
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Closing date:
7 Aug

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Coordinator - Sports Facilities

Foundation of Light, the registered charity of Sunderland Football Club aims to make learning and self-development fun by using the power of football. Already working with over 42,000 participants every year and employing over 180 staff, the Foundation is looking to add to its premier team.

The Foundation have a fantastic opportunity for a passionate, creative and innovative individual to join at an exciting time as we continue to drive the Beacon of Light’s potential, allowing us to re-invest into our communities through the Foundation of Light.

Based at the award-winning Beacon of Light in Sunderland, the successful candidate will lead on the programming and timetabling of the sports facilities.

You will have experience of working in a target driven environment and the hunger to exceed targets.

Strong communication and relationship building skills, a great track record of achieving targets and the ability to create opportunities that deliver upon business needs are a must. We are looking for somebody who demonstrates a strong drive and creative commercial vision who is excited by a fast-paced environment.

About the role

Your key accountabilities will include:

• Ensuring we maximise the sports bookings in the Sports Arena, Indoor football barn and the outdoor pitches
• Actively seek out new partnership opportunities through cold calling, networking, direct targeting and via business related social media
• Understanding the grassroots sporting environment
• Be aware of all opportunities within the organisation to ensure the ability to cross promote
• Building relationships with National Governing Bodies, grassroots clubs and community groups
• Provide monthly sales reports against targets
• Work with the marketing and communications team to produce relevant sales material and identify marketing opportunities to support the sales function

About you

Your skills and experience will include:

• Strong communication skills across all levels
• Ability to demonstrate personal resilience to achieve great results
• Highly self-motivated and confident
• You will have a strong attention to detail in terms of diary management and following up within agreed timeframes
• You will have a passion for customer service, have a process orientated approach and be professional and well-presented
• You must have previous sales experience and a proven track record of delivering upon targets
• Flexibility towards work and hours
• You will have a valid UK Driving Licence

If you are interested in this role, please send your CV and covering letter to gemma.snaith@foundationoflight.co.uk or to Gemma Snaith; Beacon of Light, Stadium Park, Sunderland, SR5 1SN by Friday, 7th August 2020.

Appointments may be subject to an enhanced DBS Check · Foundation of Light is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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