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Job vacancy: Academy Manager

Bristol Bears has opened applications for the prestigious role of Academy Manager.

The successful applicant must:

Person Specification

  • Have a significant level of experience and achievement in the coaching, support and development of young players.
  • Have a track record of effective management in a similar or related environment
  • Be qualified to a minimum of RFU level 3 coaching award
  • Be a team player and well versed in developing constructive working partnerships with a range of stakeholders
  • Be able to demonstrate a strong work ethic, drive and enthusiasm in a similar role.
  • Have excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Be a confident and proficient user of information technology
  • Be capable of developing overall strategy whilst at the same time having a strong grasp of detail
  • Be capable of driving the Bristol Bears vision

Application Process

To apply for this position please send a CV and covering letter to Caroline Goode: cgoode@bristolbearsrugby.com.

The deadline for applications is midday on Thursday, August 15th and interviews will be held on Thursday, August 22nd. Successful candidates will be contacted by close of business on Monday, August 19th with full interview details.

Contract & Remuneration

This role will be offered on a 2-year contract. This is a full-time appointment and the remuneration package offered will reflect the significance of the role and the capabilities of the successful candidate.

Start Date

The successful candidate will be available to commence employment on or before 23rd September 2019.


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