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Vacancy: kit manager

Bristol Rugby require a kit manager to work as an intrinsic member of the rugby management team.

  • Are you an exceptional planner and organiser?
  • Are you a skilful influencer with an established rugby network?
  • Do you manage proactively and work collaboratively in a team?
  • Do you want to become a pivotal driver in Bristol Rugby’s ambitious plans?

If so, we would like to talk to you…

With a vision and philosophy ‘to Inspire our community through Rugby Success’, we are intent on combining our home-grown talent with hand-selected, fully-researched recruits. 

Bristol Rugby are fully committed to achieving our big ambitions and we have a home for a Premiership team to be proud of: Ashton Gate – a £47 million stadium, which has become a 27,000-capacity modern, multi-use stadium.

Take a look inside: http://www.bristol-sport.co.uk/stadium/the-plan/virtual-tour/

These are our most exciting times, we are building a sustainable infrastructure for the future and we are looking for committed, exceptional people to join us on our journey.

We require a kit manager to work as an intrinsic member of the rugby management team, supporting the shape and content of the team moving forwards.

Your main responsibilities:

  • To manage kit requirements, ensuring that day to day duties are completed.
  • To organise kit distribution to management, players and staff
  • To be responsible for stock levels and ordering of kit and equipment
  • Ensure correct kit and equipment is provided for all matchdays and training days
  • The post holder will work all first team and A-League home and away fixtures
  • Printing of training and matchday kit to ensure compliance with league and commercial regulations
  • Undertake responsibilities with understanding of club’s confidentiality policies

You will have:

  • Comprehensive understanding of the professional rugby environment.
  • Strong skills, knowledge and experience in operational & logistics involved with a professional rugby team.
  • A proactive and engaging manner
  • Gravitas, discretion and the ability to deliver to deadlines
  • A full clean driving license and willingness to travel.
  • A desire to win

We will give you:

  • A competitive salary and package
  • Autonomy within a team environment
  • An honest, stable and consistent environment
  • A supportive and progressive culture
  • The opportunity to be part of an incredible journey

To apply for the position, please email your CV and a covering letter before Friday 2nd March to mtainton@bristolrugby.co.uk.

Applicants will be notified if they have been selected for interview on Monday, 5th March.

Interviews will take place between 1pm-7pm on Wednesday, 7th March.

This is a fixed-term contract for two years. Competitive salary.

Safeguarding Statement:

Bristol Rugby Club and Academy are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to endorse this commitment.

Equality Statement:

The successful candidate must ensure a positive commitment towards equality and diversity by treating others fairly and not committing any form of direct or indirect discrimination, victimisation or harassment of any description and to promote positive working relationships between all internal and external stakeholders.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

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