Applications are now being sought for the role of Terenure College RFC General Manager

Summary of role:
Reporting to the Club Chairman, the General Manager of TCRFC plays a crucial role in overseeing and managing various aspects of the club’s operations, including the bar, subscriptions, events, income, and expenditure, house and grounds and administration. This role requires a dynamic and organized individual who can effectively balance administrative responsibilities, customer service, and strategic planning to ensure the club’s success and growth.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Financial Management:

  • Manage budgets and controls for different areas of the club, including bar operations, wages, shop and subscriptions.
  • Monitor income and expenditure, ensuring financial sustainability and adherence to budgetary constraints.
  • Implement strategies to maximize revenue through efficient pricing, cost control, and revenue-generating / fundraising initiatives.
  • Analyse financial reports and trends to make informed decisions and recommendations to the club’s leadership.

2. Bar Operations:

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the club’s bar, ensuring exceptional customer service and a welcoming atmosphere.
  • Manage inventory, order supplies, and maintain stock levels to meet demand.
  • Collaborate with the bar staff to ensure compliance with health and safety regulations, as well as responsible alcohol service.

3. Membership Subscriptions:

  • Develop and execute strategies to attract and retain club members through well-structured subscription plans and benefits.
  • Manage the subscription database, ensuring accurate records of member information, renewals, and payments.
  • Handle membership inquiries, concerns, and requests, providing excellent customer service.

4. Events Management:

  • Plan, organize, and execute a variety of events, such as matches, tournaments, social gatherings, and fundraisers.
  • Coordinate event logistics, including staffing, facilities, equipment, and catering arrangements.
  • Collaborate with relevant stakeholders to ensure events align with the club’s goals and values.

5. Communication and Marketing:

  • Communicate effectively with members, staff, and stakeholders through various channels, such as newsletters, social media, and the club’s website.
  • Develop and implement marketing strategies to promote club activities, increase membership, and attract event attendees.

6. Team Leadership:

  • Lead and manage a team of staff members, including bar staff, event coordinators, and administrative personnel and house and grounds staff. 
  • Provide guidance, training, and performance feedback to ensure a motivated and skilled workforce.

7. Strategic Planning:

  • Collaborate with the club’s leadership to develop long-term strategic plans that align with the club’s vision and objectives.
  • Identify opportunities for growth, revenue generation, and community engagement.

8. Compliance and Regulations:

  • Stay updated on legal and regulatory requirements related to bar operations, events, and membership subscriptions.
  • Ensure the club’s operations are compliant with local laws, health and safety standards, and industry regulations.

Qualities / Experience:

  • Proven experience in a managerial role, preferably in the hospitality, sports, or entertainment industry.
  • Strong financial acumen with the ability to manage budgets and analyse financial reports.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Leadership skills to effectively manage and motivate a diverse team.
  • Problem-solving abilities and a proactive approach to addressing challenges
  • Familiarity with club operations and a passion for the sport (desirable).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and relevant software applications.
  • Number of Reports (Bar manager and staff, Office administration x 2, House and Grounds x 1)  

The General Manager will play a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth and successful functioning of the rugby club’s various operations. This multifaceted role demands a proactive, adaptable, and driven individual who can manage resources, engage with members, and contribute to the club’s growth and sustainability.

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Please apply via email attaching a full CV of experience to

Submission Deadline: September 8th 2023