Reports to Chair of Club / Grounds Sub-Committee

JOB START DATE: 01/09/2019


  • A great atmosphere to work within and to become part of a community focused club
  • Ability to develop your managerial skills and experience
  • WSET level 1 / level 2 Wine Training
  • Cellar training (if required)
  • Personal license course (if required)
  • Competitive salary of 19-22k per annum (depending on experience)
  • Commission on external events
  • 28 days annual leave (pro rata based on hours worked, Worked Bank Holidays can be taken in lieu when agreed with the committee
  • Employer Pension contribution in line with government legislation
  • Ongoing support from Club / Grounds Sub Committee


We are actively seeking an Organised and Enthusiastic Clubhouse & Grounds Manager to join our Rugby club. This is a great opportunity for the right person to come in and own this role.

This role is key within our business, reporting to the Club’s Committee via the Club / Grounds Sub Committee Chair and working alongside our team of bar staff and volunteers.

Whilst the club has seasonal demands and peaks, largely around the rugby calendar (September-May), the Clubhouse is open all year round, Monday - Sunday.

The Clubhouse Manager would be expected to balance their time engaged in the bar manager customer facing role and administration and to have a physical club presence across all weekends during the rugby season, except for planned/agreed absences.

This role will suit a candidate with a proven track record in;

  • Management within the Hospitality Industry
  • Event Organisation
  • Generating new Income and Profit
  • Strong Interpersonal Management Skills
  • Experience in maintaining a licensed facility
  • Organised, Approachable, Sociable and Friendly
  • Aware of club dynamics, inclusion and diversity
  • Marketing & Development through Social Media
  • Strong in Financial Management and IT skills
  • Bar Management
  • Club Event Management; Weddings, Christenings, Day Hire etc.
  • Broader Associated Clubhouse Administration
  • Maintenance services including the Control of the upkeep and Cleanliness of all areas
  • Stock Management
  • Staff Rota’s
  • Consistently Strive to Generating revenue through Bar Sales What you will do:
  • Be the Licensee of the Clubhouse
  • Report to and work with the Club / Grounds Sub Committee
  • Attend monthly Committee Meetings
  • Manage all aspects of the bar
  • Hold a current Personal License
  • Negotiate supplier contracts
  • Stock taking
  • Liaison with stock auditors
  • Selection of offerings and reordering supplies, setting and monitoring of prices, managing budgets and monitoring bar performance
  • Manage relationships with breweries and suppliers
  • Help Control Stock & Sales within the Club Shop
  • Match day Sponsors
  • Liaise with kitchen sub-contractors
  • Communicating with other club staff, teams, members and officials
  • Planning and taking part in Clubhouse events which may include evening and weekend work.
  • Be part of the Social Committee who organise the Club’s annual events
  • Operate within the Clubhouse’s policies and procedures including those on Confidentiality, Data Protection, Equal Opportunities and Health and Safety
  • Recruiting, training and developing staff to provide excellent service.
  • Submit time sheets for payroll each month
  • Keeping facilities and surrounding areas free from trash, litter and debris
  • Cleaning and maintaining equipment and materials.
  • Ensuring licenses are updated and in line with current legislation
  • Work alongside Club Volunteers

For all enquires and questions:

Please contact Mr. Roland Harries or Theresa Draycott-Lovell

By Phone: 07968203932 or 01305 230325

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £19,000.00 to £22,000.00 /year


  • Clubhouse & Grounds Manager: 1 year (Preferred)

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