USA Rugby is searching for a new Head of Physical Performance with the 7s Women’s National Team. Reports To: Associate Performance Director (or equivalent). Direct Reports: All Strength and Conditioning Coaches in the Women’s National Programs including 7s and 15s; Strength and Conditioning Assistant Coaches/Interns. Work Closely with (Internal): Women’s National Team Athletes, Head Coaches […]
Department: Training & Education Location: Lafayette, CO This internship is expected to start in January 2017 and continue through May 2017. Interns must be eligible to receive college credit, or be satisfying an academic requirement, in order to be considered. This can either be a full or part-time internship working 15-40 hours per week. Overview: […]
USA Rugby/Rugby International Marketing (Lafayette, CO) Compensation: $35,000-$45,000 (DOE) plus benefits BACKGROUND: USA Rugby is recognized by the United States Olympic Committee as the National Governing Body for the sport of Rugby in the USA. USA RUGBY oversees the development and promotion of the game of Rugby at the Youth, High School, Collegiate, Club and […]
The Welsh Rugby Union is seeking to appoint a Performance Coach Manager who will be responsible for leading the establishment and delivery of a performance coach development framework which will enhance the pathway for top class coaches. The successful candidate will also work closely with all teams associated within the player pathway to ensure the […]
The Welsh Rugby Union is seeking to appoint a WRU Teams Media Officer who will be required to assist in creating and implementing communications strategy for WRU representative teams (including Women’s, Age-Grade and Sevens) as well as WRU Pathway that is aligned to the WRU strategy. You will also be responsible for leading on media […]
Orkney RFC is looking for a dynamic and committed Rugby Development Officer to work with us to drive the aims of Orkney RFC forward in-line with the club’s rugby development plan and Scottish Rugby’s vision. The club aspires to deliver a high quality rugby development programme that creates a positive, supportive environment for its players, coaches and […]
The Seattle Saracens Rugby Club is a member of USA Rugby and BC Rugby. In 2014 the club joined the Saracens Global Network from London, UK and the Seattle Saracens were born.
Seattle Saracens is a registered Non-profit Organization and offers elite level rugby for both Men and Women in the Greater Seattle area in both 15s and 7s variants of the game. The Saracens prides itself on being a club that is open to all and offers rugby for those new to the sport through to those competing for positions on the USA National Team. The Club is seeking a part-time or full-time intern to help develop, initiate and execute the marketing and business development plans. This is a non-paid position.
The Fiji Rugby Union is an affiliate to and operates under the oversight of World Rugby and Oceania Rugby. It is the custodian of rugby in Fiji and is headquartered in the Nation’s capital of Suva and administers rugby over the nation’s 14 provinces.
It selects and prepares national teams for competition in the World Rugby and Oceania Rugby sanctioned competition. The FRU is responsible for the development of programs to define rugby pathways from “grass root” level to elite and professional level.
The Fiji Rugby Union therefore invites applications from dynamic individuals with appropriate key attributes for the following position:
NATIONAL SEVEN’S HEAD COACH
The National Sevens Head Coach is responsible for delivering high performance leadership environment for the National Men’s and Women’s Seven’s team. To work within the National Selection Policy (in conjunction with the National Selectors) and identify the talent required and select the National 7’S Team to participate and win the Seven’s Series, Sevens World Cup, Commonwealth Games and the Olympics Gold Medal.
Black Ice Women’s Rugby Club is seeking a qualified and motivated Head Coach for the 2016-2017 competitive season (immediate start through June 2017). This is an exciting opportunity to work with a competitive and talented Division I rugby club who has finished in the top five at the USA Rugby National Championships the past three years. Black Ice […]
The RFU has an outstanding opportunity for a Business Development Manager to join one of the UK’s most respected sports bodies.
The RFU’s Commercial Partnerships Programme currently generates in excess of �30M per annum for England Rugby and is a major component of our investment back into the game to fulfil our core purpose of continuing to grow the sport in this country.
The Business Development Manager will support the Senior Business Development Manager and Chief Commercial Officer in securing new commercial partnerships for England Rugby to help maximise the organisation’s commercial revenue and promotion of the game in the lead up to the 2019 Rugby World Cup and beyond.
Key responsibilities will include:
Insight & Data – Undertaking desk based research into potential partnership categories and other revenue generating business models.
Research Analysis –The management of the RFU’s current commercial partnership research agency as well as the commissioning of new research reports to provide robust data and analysis to support the business case for RFU partnership.
CRM Management –Management and evolution of a leads and opportunities customer relationship management system. Maintaining accurate records of all sales and business development contacts and activities.
Sales – Developing leads, securing meetings and building relationships with prospective partners at senior levels through outbound approaches, existing RFU corporate relationships and generally building an industry network and profile.
Building a Business Case – Development of the RFU’s partnership narrative incorporating core belief/purpose, unique selling point and commercial assets and properties to help secure new commercial partners to the organisation.
Presentation Materials – Development of bespoke and tailored partnership proposals and presentations to suit the needs of individual companies.
Contractual Process – Support the Senior Business Development Manager in closing partnership deals including negotiation of commercial terms and working alongside the RFU’s legal team to conclude contractual agreements.
Asset Development – working with the Commercial Team and collaborating with other departments at the RFU (including Marketing, Rugby Development and Stadium) to create and evolve valuable assets that generate revenue and help grow the Game.
Act as an ambassador for, and promote the best interests of the RFU at all times, including the promotion of the RFU Core Values.
Undertake such other duties as maybe required from time to time as are consistent with the responsibilities of the post and the needs of the RFU
Qualifications and Experience:
The successful candidate will have a proven track record of building valuable commercial relationships and the ability to influence and sell new concepts at a senior level. Significant experience of sourcing and closing high value commercial deals and overseeing a transactional process is essential. The role holder will have credible experience of effectively commissioning, utilising and analysing research and insight data to develop lead generation and a proven track record in the utilisation of a CRM system to help deliver against specific business objectives. A good knowledge and understanding of sponsorship and sports marketing industry is helpful but not essential. The candidate will be educated to degree standard or equivalent, preferably in a relevant academic discipline. A background within a business consultancy and/or professional services company would be considered a distinct advantage.
The role holder will be a first class relationship builder with excellent presentation skills. The candidate will be financially literate and have a high commercial acumen with a tra