Club Vacancy | Commercial Manager

The Spartans Football Club is seeking to appoint a Commercial Manager to help drive the continued growth of the club across our Men’s and Women’s teams. With the success of the club and interest at an all-time high now is a great time to join the team behind the team.


The role is based at our Ainslie Park complex, Edinburgh, with facilities including our 3,500 capacity stadium, our café/bar and our planned new Youth Work and Education building.


If you think this exciting opportunity might be for you then we would welcome your application. The main responsibilities of the role are to lead on the development of all commercial revenuestreams for the Football Club and be the driving force behind the commercial arm of the Club. This will include maximising sales including strip sponsorship, stadium advertising, programme advertisements, match hospitality and match/ball sponsorships.


The successful applicant will develop relationships and revenue streams with current commercial partners as well as secure new business. You will be the primary contact person for all commercial activity connected with the Club.


• Map out and implement a clearly defined commercial strategy that can maximise
sustainable revenue generation
• Build on existing and foster new commercial relationships, generating innovative ways to
generate sustainable revenue streams
• Collaborate with the existing marketing/social media team to promote commercial activity
• Work with internal partners Spartans Community Foundation and Spartans FC Youth to
maximise opportunities
• Aim to meet and exceed sales targets as set by the Board, preparing monthly reports on
activities and plans


• Previous sales and marketing experience, preferably in a sports environment
• Good knowledge of sales and marketing best practice, with ability to think creatively
• The ability to work as part of a team with minimal supervision.
• Excellent inter-personal and communication skills.

• Strong technology, literacy, organisational and numeracy skills
• A personality, with conduct and credibility, that engages and commands confidence and
respect, whilst representing the club


• Work Location – Ainslie Park Stadium, 94 Pilton Drive, Edinburgh EH5 2HF
• Post Title – Commercial Manager
• Remuneration – Competitive base with performance related bonus
• Reporting to – Keith Boyes, The Spartans FC Director (Commercial)
• Main Contacts – Members of the Business Community – local and further afield,
Supporters, Spartans Community Foundation, Club Officials
• Hours of Work – Negotiable (the role is likely to be part-time however we would make it
full time for the right individual)


Please email Keith at with your CV and covering letter, the closing date is Monday 18th December 2023.