Vacancy: Bar and Facilities Manager


Derby Rugby Football Club are recruiting for a new Bar and Facilities Manager due to the planned retirement early in April 2022 of our current manager. The successful candidate should expect to start no later than January 31st,2022.

We are looking for an individual with the right experience in the hospitality industry, and preferably an insight and understanding of working within a sports and community environment. Derby RFC operates its rugby facilities for the benefit of its members and the wider community through events and hire out of its facilities. The role covers the day-to-day management of the facilities and full offering of the bar and catering services.


  • Hospitality industry management: minimum three years
  • Catering experience to deliver from small to medium size events
  • Strong track record in the bar management
  • Be customer focused at all times

Required licence or certification:

  • Personal Licence (APLH)
  • Food and Hygiene certification

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Leading and motivating a team of up to 20 people
  • Leading by example in a large team
  • Stock Control and Cash Management
  • Cellar Management
  • Ensuring staffed are trained and knowledgeable
  • Working with the senior management team to ensure smooth running of club functions and match day events.
  • Liaison with the Commercial Chairperson in supporting the clubs’ sponsors through matchdays and events.
  • Be a champion of hygiene, cleanliness and standards


  • Competitive salary based on experience, range £32k – £35k p.a.
  • Workplace pension
  • 30 days annual holiday
  • Fully funded mobile phone contract

The successful candidate will report directly into the Club Chairman and Managing Director.

Expressions of interest, together with CV should be made to [email protected] .