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Jobs at Priestfield

Gillingham Football Club is currently recruiting for a number of roles at MEMS Priestfield Stadium. Please use the application form (available to download below, and towards the footer of this page) provided to tell us what role(s) you are applying for. We kindly ask that a CV is also provided. Completed applications must be sent to enquiries@priestfield.com

 

Applications sent in without an application form will not be considered.

 

APPLICATION FORM

 

 

Commercial and Events Sales Executive

The club is welcoming applications for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join the team as a Commercial and Events Sales Executive.

The successful applicant would be expected to maintain relationships with existing clients while also developing new relationships and selling corporate hospitality packages such as executive boxes and places in our dedicated 1893 lounge.

 

Under the guidance of the Commercial Manager, you would also be expected to help the Customer Engagement Team when it comes to selling match tickets, answering generic enquiries and assisting with matchday documentation.

A complete person specification can be downloaded here. 

If you are interested in the vacancy please send a CV and covering letter to Joe Comper on jcomper@priestfield.com.

Closing dates for applications is Wednesday August 3 at 5pm but suitable candiates may be invited for interview prior to this point, so we recommend you apply at the earliest opportunity.

 

Academy Coaches

Gillingham FC's Academy is seeking to recruit experienced and qualified part-time coaches for our Youth Development Phase.

Training takes place on Tuesday and Thursday evenings in Canterbury, and matches are played on Saturdays or Sundays.

Candidates must have completed the UEFA B coaching certificate as well as the Youth Award together with the FA safeguarding certificate.

The EFAIF qualification would be desirable, and any successful candidate would be expected to complete the course soon after appointment.

Coaches are required to have an up to date DBS certificate, and successful candidates will need to demonstrate a clear understanding of safeguarding issues. A sessional rate will be paid for the roles.

 

Applications should be submitted with a completed application form, together with a full CV, to gwellard@priestfield.com

 

Bar Staff

The Club is looking to hire a number of staff to work behind the bars across the ground and in our hospitality areas.

 

The successful candidates’ main duties will be to serve drinks to supporters, maintaining a professional approach to customer service, hygiene and cleanliness at all times.

 

Essential:

Over the age of 18

Confident taking payments

 

Desirable:

Previous bar and till-operating experience

Cellar training

 

Stewards

JOB LINK 

 

Gillingham Football Club is on the lookout for enthusiastic, friendly & resourceful individuals to join our matchday stewarding team at MEMS Priestfield Stadium.

 

Successful applicants will be expected to work Saturdays, or during the week, when the Gills are playing at home. This is a great opportunity to try something new and exciting, or simply as an extra source of income.

 

Cleaning Operative

 

JOB LINK

 

Gillingham Football Club is looking for a reliable, experienced Cleaning Operative to work across both our stadium and training ground site under the supervision of our Cleaning Supervisor.

In this vital role, as part of our operations, you will contribute to the smooth running of the stadium and training ground on a day-to-day basis by carrying out a wide range of cleaning duties. The role will involve undertaking planned and reactive and pre-planned cleaning as required and compliance checks.

 

 

Cleaning Supervisor

 

JOB LINK

 

We are looking for a reliable, experienced Cleaning Supervisor to work across both our stadium and training ground site leading the supervision of our Cleaning Operatives.

In this vital role, as part of our operations, you will contribute to the smooth running of the stadium and training ground on a day-to-day basis by carrying out a wide range of cleaning duties. The role will involve undertaking planned and reactive and pre-planned cleaning as required and compliance checks.

 

 

Customer Engagement Team

JOB LINK 

 

We are currently looking for a reliable, keen, motivated, passionate individuals to drive and secure new business, manage existing clients, sell match tickets, deal with general enquiries and work as a team to exceed targets and drive revenue into the business across all commercial lines.

Our ideal candidate will have previous experience working in sales and/or a customer service role, with relevant qualifications.

 

Sous Chef

JOB LINK

 

Gillingham FC is looking for a creative, passionate full and part time Sous Chefs to join us in the reopening of our stadium and play a crucial part in creating and implementing the catering aspect of or operations moving forward, within our catering team.

The successful applicant must be able to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends. The job will involve the planning, preparation and serving of food to players, staff, the GFC school students/staff and for internal and external events across several areas e.g. The Factory Pub/Restaurant, The GFC School, Staff/Players Canteen in addition to match days.

 

 

Match Day Hospitality Staff

 

The Club is looking for friendly and charismatic individuals to welcome and look after our guests on matchday.

 

This role may include food and beverage service to guests and must be carried out with the utmost professionalism in order to best represent the Club to our corporate clients and guests.

 

Essential:

Over the age of 18

Experience in waiting/food service

 

Desirable:

Previous bar tending experience

 

 

Food Stall Staff/Kiosk Executives/Kiosk Managers

We are looking for friendly and enthusiastic individuals to help look after home supporters on matchday by serving food from our stalls and operating as kiosk executives/managers.

 

This role will involve serving soft drinks, warm food and snacks to fans so a high standard of professionalism, hygiene and cleanliness will be required, as well as a confidence in taking payments.

 

When applying for these roles, please be clear as to which role(s) you are applying for.

 

Turnstile Operators

The Club is looking to hire a number of Turnstile Operators to manage the arrival of supporters and ensure a safe entry into the stadium.

 

Candidates must be approachable and friendly in manner to take on their duties of allowing fans entry to the stadium via turnstiles using a handheld scanner.

 

 

APPLICATION FORM